Control4 becomes latest company to join Z-Wave Alliance

Control4 becomes latest company to join Z-Wave Alliance
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Whole home automation company Control4 has joined the membership of the Z-Wave Alliance, a global membership organisation dedicated to advancing the Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol.

Control4 will be offering its customers and certified custom integrators a wide variety of choices in smart home automation devices and will also expand its interoperability.

Taking up the Z-Wave Alliance membership, Control4 joins over 375 additional supporters of the Z-Wave standard in smart homes around the world.

Mitchell Klein, executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance, said: “This milestone is an important proof point for the entire Z-Wave ecosystem; over the last year, we've seen increased adoption from both DIY and installed smart home manufacturers, global service providers, popular home security companies and leaders in the custom installer channel. Z-Wave is a flexible platform that will continue to support a growing ecosystem.”

Earlier this month, Control4 announced it was to be one of the first home automation companies to combine smart home scenes with the convenience of Amazon’s ‘Alexa’ far-field voice recognition which operates with a single voice command. A verbal “Alexa, turn off house” command shuts down the house by turning off all of the lights, lowering the thermostat, locking the doors, and arming the security system. in hearing industry leaders discuss subjects like this and sharing their IoT use-cases? Attend the IoT Tech Expo World Series events with upcoming shows in Silicon Valley, London and Amsterdam to learn more.

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