Sigma Designs® (NASDAQ: SIGM), a leading provider of Smart TV platforms and IoT devices, today at CES 2017 announced Z-Wave SmartStart, an enhancement to the Z-Wave specification that vastly improves service provider installation of Z-Wave devices in the smart home.
Sigma Designs is releasing the interoperability layer of the Z-Wave standard into the public domain. The Z-Wave Public Spec provides cloud service developers, gateway makers, technology enthusiasts, and others free and easy access to the Z-Wave interoperability layer, for development of smart home IoT applications.
Z-Wave IoT accelerator-style program gives winners with an innovative idea in IoT product or service design access to the large Z-Wave Alliance ecosystem, partners and resources as well as the Z-Wave IoT ready 500 series development kits.
Hive Connected, creator of The Huny Beacon intelligent speaker system, is the most recent winner of the Z-Wave contest and will receive Z-Wave Alliance membership.
Because Z-Wave is one of the key wireless IoT platforms being used in residential applications, Nokia is implementing Z-Wave in its latest generation of smart home gateway products.
Sigma Designs, announces their Z-Wave modules models ZM5101, ZM5202, and ZM5304 with protocol SDK version 6.60 have been evaluated to UL‘s standards for home security, enabling new applications for professional security sensors and other devices in the multi-billion dollar home security business in the US.
Nu Tech Software Solutions, Inc, an automation and process control firm based in Oregon, has taken the prize with AlarmDecoder and will receive Z-Wave Alliance membership.
With a year of steady growth, new partnerships, a new online consumer education initiative and augmented security for Z-Wave IoT devices, the Z-Wave Alliance announces year-end milestones.
The security measures in S2 will provide the most advanced security for smart home devices and controllers, gateways and hubs in the market today.
Texas-based smart home startup HAB Home Intelligence is the next winner of the yearlong Z-Wave Labs program with iBlinds, their intelligent shading solution, and will receive Z-Wave Alliance membership and access to the new Z-Wave IoT ready 500 series development kits.
Vancouver based smart patio door lock startup Padio Systems Inc. is the next winner of the yearlong Z-Wave Labs program and will receive Z-Wave Alliance membership and access to the new Z-Wave IoT ready 500 series development kits.
Sigma Designs today announced a co-operative program with China Unicom (Guangdong Branch office), to bring smart-home automation solutions to China Unicom subscribers via Zeewave’s Smart Home gateway.
The Z-Wave Alliance, a global consortium of 325 member companies supporting the Z-Wave Wireless IoT standard, will host the Z-Wave Pavilion at CEDIA 2015.