Welcome to the Z-Wave Alliance

The Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of over 300 leading manufacturers and service providers worldwide
that are dedicated to interoperable wireless control products based on the Z-Wave open standard.

Z-Wave is a key enabling technology driving the "Internet of Things."

Featured Companies:
M2M Solution

M2M Solution introduces its smart home platform at Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam.


Vivint has launched its new Vivint Sky smart security and home control system. See the overview video here...


Honeywell's Total Connect system is deep into the "big picture" with 7" of video display. See the intro video here...

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White Paper Now Available For Z-Wave IMA Network Tool 

The Z-Wave Installation and Maintenance Application (IMA) enables a technician to locally or remotely survey the Z-Wave signal quality at every node in the system. This can speed up installation and help ensure robust performance of the smart home system. Read the release here, or sign up for the download here.

First Z-Wave To Apple HomeKit Bridge Demonstrated

Z-Wave Alliance member Z-Wave.Me has performed the first public demonstration of Z-Wave control integrated with the Apple HomeKit control and automation system. The demo used the company's Z-Way system, based on Raspberry Pi, as a bridge to control Z-Wave devices using an iPad and the Apple HomeKit device classes. Read the story here... 

Vesternet Home Automation Site Now Available To U.S.

Vesternet, a leading e-tailer of home automation solutions in the U.K., has opened a B2C destination to U.S. customers. The site, which offers a broad selection of Z-Wave products, is unique in that it offers consumers one-to-one pre-sale planning and purchasing advice, and extensive post-sale support. Read the news here... 

Z-Wave Technology Leaves Strong Impression At CEDIA Expo

Eleven companies exhibited in the Alliance Pavilion, and more than forty companies displayed Z-Wave products and solutions throughout the CEDIA 2014 show floor. See our CEDIA 2014 booth gallery on our Facebook page, and read the news and announcements from Z-Wave Alliance member companies here...

Z-Wave Alliance Now On LinkedIn 

The Z-Wave Alliance is pleased to announce the debut of its new Z-Wave Alliance LinkedIn page. Member companies and prospective members of the Z-Wave Alliance are invited to see and share the latest business and technology announcements through this popular social network.  

Essence’s WeR@Home™ is European Consumers’ Choice for 2014

The European Consumer’s Choice Award for 2014 has been awarded to Essence for its Smart Living - WeR@HomeTM solution. European Consumers Choice is an independent non-profit organization developed to reward companies for ingenuity of product design, innovation and ease of use.

Z-Wave Alliance Addresses South American Market At Predialtec

Predialtec in Sao Paolo, Brazil, is the largest home automation exhibition serving South America. Z-Wave and the Alliance were in full force with exhibitions, demos and presentations for this key international event. Click to see photos from Predialtec 2014, or follow/translate the show's Twitter feed at #Predialtec.

Z-Wave Garage Control Debuts At Lowes

Intelligent home control from the garage got a first look from Wired magazine, which took the new Iris garage controller for a spin. The controller connects to a garage door opener, which in turn connects wirelessly to a central Iris hub. A smartphone app ties the opener’s actions to other devices using Z-Wave. Read the story here... 

Z-Wave Anchors New IoT Platform Facility In China

The Z-Wave Alliance is proud to be a central presence in an ambitious new research and development facility in China called the IoT Platform initiative. The mission is to provide a unified technology center supporting all the upstream and downstream applications of the diverse IOT industries now developing in the Chinese market. Read the story here, or see a photo gallery of the opening here...

Z-Wave And Healthcare At SmartAmerica Challenge

The Z-Wave Alliance was proud to be part of  the SmartAmerica Challenge, sponsored by NIST, which showcased cutting-edge IoT technologies in multiple business and social sectors, unveiled at the White House. The Alliance participated in a Cyber-Physical System (CPS) called  "ClosedLoop Healthcare" that makes aging safer and medical care more effective. Read the story here...

Z-Wave Stirs Chinese Builder Market At GEBT

Z-Wave had a major presence at the Guangzhou Electrical Building Technologies (GEBT) expo at the China Import and Export Fair Complex. The event is regarded as the most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia. Browse our photo galleries from GEBT here and here.

New Turnkey Z-Wave Modem Offers Fastest Time-to-Market Yet

Sigma Designs has announced volume production for its latest turnkey solution. The ZM5304 is the company’s most easily integrated solution, delivering the fastest time-to-market yet for Z-Wave products. The ZM5304 allows developers to focus on their high-level applications without being impacted by low-level programming and RF regulatory approvals. Read the announcement here.

New Z-Wave Web Sites From Sigma Designs

Sigma Designs has three new web sites to provide both B2B and B2C customers with Z-Wave information. One is for new B2B customers interested in getting involved with Z-Wave technology; the other B2B is for customers who want to take their Z-Wave further. There's also a new B2C site at www.z-wave.com.