(May 8, 2012) – Z-Wave Alliance Member MiOS announces an expansion of its Z-Wave enabled gateway and controller business with its partner GOAP. This agreement further extends the value of Z-Wave based solutions in the global market. GOAP, a leading manufacturer and distributor of energy efficient and automation solutions, is now using the MiOS engine to add Z-Wave capabilities to its product line.
Through an OEM agreement, GOAP will be offering the MiOS engine through its NETIC brand product line that provides energy management and automation solutions to hotels, residential and business buildings and the marine segment. This new partnership will bring MiOS to GOAP’s distribution partners in Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Portugal, Serbia, Spain and Turkey.
“MiOS is very enthusiastic about this new partnership. GOAP is a major player in these markets, and MiOS’s control engine perfectly complements their existing offerings while giving them the power and flexibility to integrate even more device types,” said Lew Brown EVP of Business Development for MiOS.
“After much time spent testing controllers, GOAP is proud to select MiOS as the controller engine inside our product line. Adding this controller rounds out our solution, and advances our stronghold as the leading energy management and automation solutions provider,” says Andi Pelegrini, R&D Manager from GOAP.
MiOS is a powerful, flexible software engine developed to give a home owner, light commercial enterprise operator, or small business owner the tools to save energy and increase security from anywhere in the world. MiOS can be embedded into virtually any consumer electronic device, instantly adding home automation functionality. MiOS was founded in 2008 and launched its award-winning control engine as part of the Mi Casa Verde brand gateway product line (www.micasaverde.com). MiOS is now a leading OEM control and gateway software provider to a variety of brands in the U.S. and Europe.
GOAP is focused on the development of high-tech and innovative home automation products and solutions which are installed in hotels, residential, office buildings and cruise ships. GOAP’s products and solutions are protected and registered under the brand NETIC. From its establishment, GOAP became one of the leading worldwide providers of automation and energy efficient heating and air-conditioning systems for tourist cruise ships. The company has transferred its knowledge to land-based businesses as well, where the company’s main activity is implementation of comprehensive automation systems for different types of buildings.
About The Z-Wave Alliance:
The Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of over 160 companies worldwide who use the Z-Wave technology in their products and services. Alliance members collaborate on the advancement of the Z-Wave technology and on solutions in market areas including; smart home, smart energy, security, remote home management, hospitality, and aging independently. The Alliance operates an interoperability and coexistence test lab that is open to Alliance members and non-members. For more information please email email@example.com or visit www.z-wavealliance.org.
Z-Wave® is the first technology to bring affordable, reliable and easy-to-use wireless control to every aspect of daily life, including home appliances, consumer electronics, healthcare, and energy use, to name just a few. Z-Wave is an award-winning, proven and interoperable wireless mesh networking technology that allows a wide array of devices in and around the home to communicate including lighting, appliances, HVAC, entertainment centres and security systems. Z-Wave brings many benefits to everyday life including remote home monitoring, home healthcare, safety and security, and energy conservation. Z-Wave certified products are currently available from leading consumer brands in more than 600 products worldwide. For more information about Z-Wave please visit www.z-wave.com.
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