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Z-wave Midyear Growth report

Posted by Antonio Sergio on

Z-wave Midyear Growth report

2100 Z-Wave certified devices from over 600 member companies With close to 60% growth in membership, the Z-Wave Alliance announces milestones for the largest compatible smart home ecosystem in the market. FREMONT, CA – June 26, 2017 at 9 AM EST – The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, today announces a new growth report for the Z-Wave ecosystem, detailing achievements to date. The Z-Wave Alliance now boasts over 600 member companies and a certified device portfolio now surpassing 2100 Z-Wave certified devices in the market. In 2017, 98% of new...

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DoorBird updates

Posted by Giuseppe Sergio on

DoorBird updates

Dear DoorBird Customers, Melbourne marketplace The new year is just a few weeks old but many things already happened behind the scenes here at DoorBird. We are proud to present the first of our new Products for 2017.   News DoorBird Tablet Wall-mount mini 4   We are very excited to present the DoorBird Tablet Wall-mount mini 4! We developed the wall mount exclusively for the iPad mini 4 and it will turn your tablet into an indoor station for your DoorBird and other smart home devices.Invisible power supply is guaranteed due to the extra large cut out. Eight magnets...

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Z-Wave vs. Wi-Fi vs Bluetooth: A Breakdown

Posted by Giuseppe Sergio on

Z-Wave vs. Wi-Fi vs Bluetooth: A Breakdown

Article re-blogged from blog.z-wave.com One of the easiest ways of explaining an unfamiliar technology is to compare it with something people already understand. That's why you might hear things like: "It's like Wi-Fi, but…" or "It's similar to Bluetooth, but…" when talking about Z-Wave. And it's true that all three technologies have a lot in common. They're all wireless, and each has its role to play in the future development of the smart home. But that's where the similarities end. Like Wi-Fi, Z-Wave relies on wireless technology to send information through the air in and around your home, from one...

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Build first, automate later: how to approach a smart home retrofit (but better ask us for useful tips)

Posted by Giuseppe Sergio on

Build first, automate later: how to approach a smart home retrofit (but better ask us for useful tips)

Connected lifestyle article For many years, the long-held consensus in the custom installation community was that without a solid wired framework to build upon, it was difficult to create a smart residence that could be easily controlled. The alternatives were simply nowhere near as effective (or secure) and would usually tie a homeowner down to a small pool of products that inevitably limited the functionality of the finished property. These fears were not necessarily unfounded. For the majority of larger properties, creating a connected home from the foundations up results in a wider range of intelligent features that can be...

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zConnect the first Australian member of the Z-Wave Alliance launch new products

Posted by Giuseppe Sergio on

zConnect the first Australian member of the Z-Wave Alliance launch new products

Digital Home Systems to launch new in-house brand, zConnect Article from Connected Home By Paul Skelton on 21/07/2016 Perhaps best known as being the first Australian member of the Z-Wave Alliance, Melbourne-based home automation distributor Digital Home Systems has announced that it has developed its own brand of Z-Wave devices under the name zConnect. The new range will be launched at the forthcoming Integrate Expo on stand C74. Products will reportedly begin shipping in September. “This is very much a natural evolution from our early days as an importer and OEM, to now being a manufacturer,” director Jerzy Zywicki says. “Being...

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