Z-Wave Alliance Supports Smart Home and Integrator Growth at CEDIA Expo 2018
The Z-Wave Pavilion will feature new pro channel products, demonstrations from emerging brands and opportunities for integrator training + membership
San Diego, CA – August 29, 2018 at 8:30 am EST – The , a global membership organization dedicated to advancing the popular Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol, will host the Z-Wave Pavilion in booth number 2715 at CEDIA Expo 2018 in San Diego, California. The Z-Wave Pavilion is a popular spot at CEDIA with member companies featuring new products and services in smart home, demonstrations of the award-winning Z-Wave Certified Installer Toolkit and networking with smart home leaders.
Z-Wave Pavilion members include:
The Z-Wave Pavilion will also feature live demos of the Z-Wave Certified Installer Toolkit, a diagnostic tool that was named a 2017 CEDIA Award winner in the “Best Hardware” category. The Z-Wave Certified Installer Toolkit helps integrators to maintain, diagnose and troubleshoot Z-Wave networks to ensure a solid, secure mesh network is in place.
The Z-Wave Alliance will also conduct CEDIA training sessions for industry pros to learn more about smart home protocols, networking and Z-Wave installations.
Led by Executive Director Mitchell Klein, “Z-Wave, Zigbee, and Bluetooth – Oh My!” will elevate the difference between each network, explain which protocols products are using for control, and how the platforms affect residential installation projects.
The other training sessions will be led by Alliance Technology Director Rick Tinker and will dive deeper into the logistics of setting up a Z-Wave network “The Ah-Ha Moments with Z-Wave” offers installers tips and information on the design, installation, and maintenance of Z-Wave systems as well as an overview of the Z-Wave Certified Installer Toolkit.
The Ah-Ha Moments with Z-Wave; What You Need to Know to Become the Z-Wave Expert: Design, Installation, Maintenance and Using the Certified Installer Toolkit
Technology Director, Rick Tinker
Wednesday, September 5
Thursday, September 6
Friday, September 7
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Room 10
2:30- 4:00 p.m.
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Z-Wave, Zigbee, and Bluetooth - Oh My!
Executive Director, Mitchell Klein
Thursday, September 6
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
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Z-Wave® technology is an open internationally recognized ITU standard (G.9959). It is the leading wireless home control technology in the market today, with over 2400 certified interoperable products worldwide. Represented by the Z-Wave Alliance, and supported by more than 700 companies around the world, the 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 Silicon Labs 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 over 700 leading companies in the home technology space dedicated to solidifying Z-Wave as the standard for wireless smart home products. The principal members include: ADT, Alarm.com, ASSA ABLOY, FIBARO, Huawei, Ingersoll Rand Nexia Intelligence, Jasco Products, Leedarson, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, Silicon Labs and SmartThings. 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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