2Gig by Linear’s new “Internet of Things” offering — the GC3 self-contained security/home automation system — features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB and user-swappable cell radios.
Julie Jacobson · April 17, 2014
Staples and Zonoff announced “an aggressive expansion of the program” at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) here , including new ecosystem device partners and support for additional wireless protocols.
January 06, 2014
The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of global companies dedicated to promoting Z-Wave as the standard in wireless home control, will host its Unplug Fest & Developers Forum on Nov. 12-14 at Linear’s Carlsbad, Calif.-based headquarters.
November 06, 2013
Kwikset and the Z-Wave Alliance will present the Z-Wave Himalayan Expedition during CEDIA Expo 2013 at the Colorado Convention Center (Sept. 26-28) to showcase home automation capabilities.
September 04, 2013
As it continues to expand its footprint in Missouri, Hackett Security has acquired Wentzville, Mo.-based Avery Security for an undisclosed amount.
July 24, 2013
The Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of more than 200 independent manufacturers that build wireless home control products based on the Z-Wave standard. Mark Walters, chairman of the group, joins the conversation to discuss the increasingly competitive home automation/home security landscape.
By Rodney Bosch · June 03, 2013
The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of global companies dedicated to promoting Z-Wave as the standard in wireless home control, is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its Interoperability Lab in Piscataway, N.J.
October 21, 2012
After many years, promises and false starts, the lofty vision of home automation technology is coming to fruition. Although it has gotten to where automation is almost a bad word, often replaced with controls, there are a number of newer technologies and associated products opening up exciting opportunities for security contractors willing to give it a go.
By Bob Dolph · July 01, 2012
Verizon has joined the Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of global companies dedicated to promoting Z-Wave as the standard in wireless home control.
February 22, 2012
A smart home service that Verizon has been testing in New Jersey this year is now available to all of its broadband customers.
October 12, 2011