Monster Cable Products, Inc. is collaborating with Zensys to develop a suite of Z-Wave-enabled home automation products.



Cable Products Company Joins Growing Z -Wave Alliance

BRISBANE, Calif., September 8, 2005 -Monster Cable Products, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of high -performance consumer electronics accessories for home, car, office and professional use, announced today that it is collaborating with Zensys, developers of the Z -Wave wireless mesh networking open standard for home control, to develop a suite of Z -Wave -enabled home automation products.

"Utilizing the Z -Wave technology, we'll be able to create a range of one -step set up and easy -to -use products that will enable our consumers to control their lighting, home ecosystems, home security systems, HVAC systems, entertainment products and a range of other applications in an unprecedented way" said Noel Lee, Head Monster and the company's founder, "Z -Wave's consumer -friendly technology complements Monster's commitment to creating high -quality, high -performance products that enhance consumers' lives."

Monster also announced today that it will join the Z -Wave Alliance (www.z, a growing consortium of more than 125 leaders in the home technology space dedicated to solidifying Z -Wave as the standard for wireless home control products. Current Z -Wave Alliance members include Honeywell, Motorola and Leviton.

"We are delighted that Monster -the leader in its field -has chosen to base new products on our Z -Wave technology," said Per Nathanaelson CEO of Zensys. "Having another industry leader choose the Z -Wave platform further illustrates our growing position as the de facto technology standard in the wireless home control market."

Developed by Zensys, a provider of wireless networking technology for control and status reading applications, Z -Wave is a low -cost, two -way, wireless mesh network communications technology that enables consumers to monitor and manage their lighting, security systems and other home controls easily, conveniently and securely from anywhere in the world. Z -Wave is a fully developed, affordable, easy -to -use and interoperable technology that is available in more than 40 wireless home control and automation products today. For more information about Z -Wave, visit www.zen

Monster is known to thousands of audio, video, car, photo, computer, movie and music enthusiasts as the company that makes their other products work better. Starting in a San Francisco garage 25 years ago, Noel Lee, The Head Monster, created the first Monster Cable to get better sound from stereo speakers. He created an instant following with recording engineers and professional musicians with many of today's hottest CDs being mixed and mastered in studios completely wired with Monster Cable and powered by Monster Power. The Monster brand now encompasses over 4,000 items including speakers, subwoofers, furniture, camera bags, cell phone headsets, PowerCells™, power line conditioners, voltage stabilizers, surge protectors and every kind of cable imaginable…all with a single focus: to help enthusiasts Get All The Performance They Paid For™ from their favorite electronics. Explore the world of Monster at

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Monster media contact:
Daniel Graham
Phone: 415 -840 -2024

Zensys media contact:
Jennefer Traeger
Phone: 720 -988 -6149

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