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ASSA ABLOY joins Z-Wave Alliance board of directors

The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, has announced that ASSA ABLOY has joined the Alliance board of directors.

December 15, 2017  By  SP&T Staff

ASSA ABLOY joins principal members ADT, Alarm.com, FIBARO, Huawei, Ingersoll-Rand, Jasco Products, LEEDARSON, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, SmartThings and Sigma Designs.

The ASSA ABLOY Group is a manufacturer of door-opening solutions for institutional, commercial and consumer markets. Currently offering Z-Wave enabled smart door locks, ASSA ABLOY recently acquired August Home, another Alliance member and manufacturer of Z-Wave smart lock solutions.

“We have strongly supported Z-Wave through our Yale smart locks and plan to play an even bigger role as a decision maker in the growing Z-Wave Alliance,” said Kevin Kraus, director technology and integration support for Yale Residential at ASSA ABLOY Americas. “As a board member, we want to help in developing global Z-Wave product requirements as we build out our smart lock offerings in various regions around the world.”

As a principal member, ASSA ABLOY will participate in developing global Z-Wave product requirements and in promoting Z-Wave enabled digital smart locks worldwide.

The Z-Wave Alliance has over 600 member companies worldwide and over 2100 certified smart home and IoT devices.

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