ISE 2015 - Z-Wave Alliance Demonstrates Global Strength with Partner Pavilion at ISE 2015

Alliance hosts ecosystem of premium international brands showcasing momentous growth and adoption of the wireless Z-Wave standard.

Amsterdam, NL - ISE Stand 12-A74 - February 10, 2015 - The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying Z-Wave, the world's largest ecosystem of wireless control products and services, is making its presence known in Amsterdam with its first-ever ISE Partner Pavilion. Building off the momentum of its most successful year yet, with new partnerships and an expanding Board of Directors, the Z-Wave Alliance will welcome a prestigious roster of manufacturers and distributors in its ISE Stand 12-A74, who will demonstrate a vibrant network of wireless technology solutions encompassing the smart home, climate control, security, entertainment and more.


The following brands will be displayed within the Z-Wave Alliance ISE 2015 Partner Pavilion:

Aeon Labs
As a leading developer and manufacturer of wireless products that complement the digital smart home, Aeon Labs' products are designed to save energy, protect the home, and ultimately improve life. Aeon Labs will be demoing Z-Wave enabled sensors, switches and more. For more on Aeon Labs: http://aeotec.com/

Fibaro
Manufacturer of the Fibaro Home Intelligence System, Fibaro is one of the most complete and functionality-rich smart home solutions available on the market. The brand will feature its home automation system, sensors and other devices while also hosting its Mount Everest Challenge, which embodies the ideal that "home is wherever you are". Alongside a number of exciting events under the banner of "From Amsterdam to the Top", Fibaro is inviting journalists to explore its Z-Wave powered control solutions in the ISE Press Room and within the Z-Wave Alliance Partner Pavilion, Stand 12-E74, where upon being presented with tablets, they can remotely operate Fibaro home automation devices in Poland, the UK and United States directly from the tradeshow floor. For more on Fibaro: http://www.fibaro.com/en

ID-RF
ID-RF recently introduced smart home products for the consumer electronics market under its own brand "NodOn®," through white label and OEM solutions. For more on ID-RF: http://id-rf.net/

Nortek Security & Control
Nortek Security & Control (formerly Linear) has a long history of providing customers with advanced and innovative Z-Wave-enabled products, including the 2GIG interactive home security console and a wide selection of globally-compatible Z-Wave control devices and control platforms. At ISE, the brand will be showing a variety of smart home solutions ranging from security to lighting control, including: security and automation panels, door window transmitters, Euro Z-Wave plug-in modules, EU lighting solutions and more. More on Nortek Security & Control: http://www.linearcorp.com/

Secure Controls
Secure Controls will be illustrating the breadth of capabilities that its smart solutions offer through Z-Wave connectivity, including a vast array of products that integrators can demo, as well as their latest in climate control, thermostats and water heater controls. For more on Secure Controls: http://www.securetogether.com/en/

Thermo-Floor
Thermo-Floor specializes in electrical heating solutions and for more than 20 years has been one of the market leaders in Norway, featuring a continuously expanding product range that offers ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications. The brand will specifically be demoing its Z-Wave enabled radiant heating solutions. For more on Thermo-Floor: http://www.thermo-floor.no/no/hjem/

Zipato
Zipato offers interactive security and automation system based on cloud architecture. Using the Zipabox modular home automation controller, various wired or wireless devices can be joined to a Zipato network, including a breadth of Z-Wave powered solutions. For more on Zipato: http://www.zipato.com/

Z-Wave Europe
Z-Wave Europe is the leading one-stop distribution resource for Z-Wave products in Europe. As the oldest and largest B2B distributor for Z-Wave devices, servicing all European countries, Z-Wave Europe has evolved to also design and produce its own products, including the first commercially available Z-Wave Plus software. Z-Wave Europe offers this software to companies that want a fast track toward development of their own gateways. With minimal effort, users can create and manage their own gateway using Z-Wave Europe's provided hardware, or their own, if supported by a robust and reliable software back end. Part of this unique offering is also a diminutive USB Stick that allows users to join routers, NAS drives or any other hardware in the home into a Z-Wave gateway. For more on Z-Wave Europe: http://www.zwaveeurope.com/

"We are thrilled to showcase the power and authority of the Z-Wave standard at such an important venue," said Mark Walters, Z-Wave Alliance Chairman. "We've seen a clear uptick in the interest level for home controls and automation across the European market as well as at ISE. We're eager to join the conversation and promote the vast ecosystem of Z-Wave supported devices, as well as our broad network of leading CE members."

Z-Wave products are available direct to consumers through major retailers and e-tailers in the US and Europe. Adopted by over 300 worldwide market leaders, Z-Wave is fully interoperable between all brands and is fully backward-compatible between versions.

For more information on the Z-Wave Alliance, please visit http://z-wavealliance.org. Follow the Z-Wave Alliance on Facebook , Twitter and LinkedIn.


About Z-Wave
Z-Wave technology and is an open, internationally recognized ITU standard (G.9959). It is the leading wireless home control technology in the market today, with over 1200 certified interoperable products worldwide. Represented by the Z-Wave Alliance, and supported by more than 300 companies around the world, the Z-Wave standard is a key enabler of smart living solutions for home safety and security, energy, hospitality, office and light commercial applications.

Z-Wave® is a registered trademark of Sigma Designs and its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

About the Z-Wave Alliance
Formed in January 2005, the Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of leading companies in the home technology space dedicated to solidifying Z-Wave as the standard for wireless home control products. The principal members include; ADT, Evolve Guest Controls, FAKRO, Ingersoll-Rand, Jasco Products, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, SmartThings, and Sigma Designs. Alliance members lead the home controls market, providing leading edge products and systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, energy conservation, safety and security.

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