Milpitas, CA. Jun 12, 2012 — The Z-Wave Alliance, a consortium of global companies that oversees the world’s largest interoperable ecosystem for wireless home control products and services, announced today that it has certified its market-leading 650th product. Coming fast on the heels of the Alliance’s of the 600th certified product announced in January of this year, the certification demonstrates the rapid worldwide growth of the Z-Wave wireless control ecosystem as a key enabling technology driving the “Internet Of Things”.
The ZRC-100 Portable Controller from Remotec Technology Limited provides simplified and secure control of door locks, lights, alarm systems and other home control devices from the convenience of the bedside table, coffee table or kitchen counter, all without requiring a smart phone, tablet, Wi-Fi, or even an Internet gateway.
In a noteworthy advancement, the ZRC-100 utilizes the same AES128 encryption standard used for on-line banking, as well as in Z-Wave enabled alarm panels, door locks and other secure devices. This feature, along with the remote’s simple operation and low cost, make the ZRC-100 a perfect controller for any application where security and ease of use are essential, such as care for the aging and mobility impaired, as well as small businesses, hospitality environments and remote/local alarm management.
“The Z-Wave ecosystem, reliability and smart system-on-chip design have allowed us to further broaden our product portfolio,” says Paul Cheng, Managing Director of Remotec Technology Ltd. The ZRC-100 portable controller seamlessly controls any and all Z-Wave certified devices from any manufacturer – door locks, window shades, lighting, sensors and more.
The Z-URC product line is Remotec’s answer to the increasing demand for home automation RF solutions powered by Z-Wave. “Remotec has been able to find a great niche with our family of Z-Wave enabled products as the home control market continues to grow at an amazingly fast pace.” says Sr. Sales Executive Cindy Li. Remotec’s distribution partners are the web sites www.zwaveproducts.com and www.zwaveeurope.com.
“The Z-Wave Alliance is pleased and honored to have Remotec Technology Limited as a member,” says Mark Walters, Chairman of the Z-Wave Alliance. “In addition to being a great all around remote control for everyday use, Remotec brings secure control of security panels, door locks, comfort, convenience, entertainment and energy devices to the mobility impaired and aging. It is also the perfect solution for hotels and small and medium business that need simple, low cost remote control of secure and non-secure devices.
For more information, please visit www.z-wavealliance.org.
About Z-Wave Technology:
Z-Wave is an international wireless standard for intelligent, interoperable, low-power, RF mesh networking technology. This powerful smart chip and compact protocol enable two-way RF communications amongst Z-Wave enabled devices, thus allowing products and services from multiple manufacturers to work seamlessly. Z-Wave continues to be the technology of choice for industry leaders representing: Home Automation, Remote Home/Health Monitoring, Home Entertainment, Smart Home Control, Energy Management and Connected Home Services. Z-Wave enabled products represent the world’s largest ecosystem of interoperable smart products. www.z-wave.com.
About The Z-Wave Alliance:
Established in 2005, the Z-Wave Alliance is an open consortium of leading companies worldwide dedicated to delivering affordable, reliable easy-to-use, wireless home control products and services. With more than 600 interoperable products certified and over 160 members, the Alliance represents the largest ecosystem of wireless control products in existence and the global, brand-recognized companies that bring these products and services to market. The Alliance supports its members with marketing, networking, technical forums, training, best practices, test and certification tools and a complete interoperability lab. For more information on or to join the Alliance, please email email@example.com or visit www.z-wavealliance.org.
Z-Wave(R) is a registered trade mark of Sigma Designs and its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.
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