Z-Wave

Read: New Yale Assure Lock 2 Works With Bluetooth, Apple HomeKit, WiFi

New Yale Assure Lock 2 Works With Bluetooth, Apple HomeKit, WiFi

The redesigned Yale Assure Lock 2 will eventually gain Z-Wave and Matter Smart Modules, giving customers the option to adopt the smart home industry’s newest connectivity standard.

Read: Z-Wave Alliance Rolls Out Free Educational eBook Series on Z-Wave Technology

Z-Wave Alliance Rolls Out Free Educational eBook Series on Z-Wave Technology

The eBook series is said to serve as the definitive guide to Z-Wave technology and how the Z-Wave protocol addresses serious challenges both now and in the future.

Read: Z-Wave Product Ecosystem Surpasses 4,000 Certified Devices

Z-Wave Product Ecosystem Surpasses 4,000 Certified Devices

Certification ensures all Z-Wave devices — regardless of brand, manufacturer and chip generation — work harmoniously with each other to deliver on the promise of the interoperable and backwards compatible smart home.

Read: Z-Wave Alliance’s 2022 State of the Ecosystem Report Sheds Light On Smart Home Landscape

Z-Wave Alliance’s 2022 State of the Ecosystem Report Sheds Light On Smart Home Landscape

The report features data on smart home device ownership by demographic, product type, installation preference and more.

Read: Z-Wave Alliance Outlines Smart Home Outlook in 2022

Z-Wave Alliance Outlines Smart Home Outlook in 2022

With greater interoperability comes the prospect for new or previously overlooked categories to enter the smart home ecosystem.

Read: Yale Unveils New Z-Wave Plus Smart Module for Assure Line

Yale Unveils New Z-Wave Plus Smart Module for Assure Line

The Z-Wave 700 Series chip is said to enable 20% stronger battery life, a 46% expansion of connectivity range, improved ease of enrollment during product set-up and more.

Read: Why the Smart Home Network Has Never Been More Vulnerable

Why the Smart Home Network Has Never Been More Vulnerable

The security category is particularly vulnerable — smart cameras, locks and the hubs controlling them are all hacking targets.

Read: Kwikset to Showcase 10-Button Keypad Connected Smart Lock at ISC West 2021

Kwikset to Showcase 10-Button Keypad Connected Smart Lock at ISC West 2021

The Home Connect 620 from Kwikset is an entry-level smart lock with the latest Z-Wave 700 chip technology.

Read: Vivint Becomes Latest Principal Member of Z-Wave Alliance

Vivint Becomes Latest Principal Member of Z-Wave Alliance

The current roster of Alliance board members includes Alarm.com, ASSA ABLOY, LEEDARSON, Ring, Silicon Labs, StratIS, Qolsys and ADT.

Read: Z-Wave Opens Long Range Specification to Developers

Z-Wave Opens Long Range Specification to Developers

Z-Wave LR supports distances of up to several miles with a maximum output power of 30dBm while supporting up to 4,000 nodes on a single network.

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