Z-Wave Source Code Project Complete – Paves New Way for Z-Wave Technology
The Z-Wave Alliance announced the completion of the Z-Wave Source Code project, which has been published and made available on GitHub to Alliance members. The Z-Wave Source Code Project opens development of Z-Wave and enables members to contribute code to shape the future of the protocol under the supervision of the new OS Work Group (OSWG). The goal of the project is to provide a rich development environment that contains the relevant source code and sample applications to those seeking to play a direct role in the advancement of the Z-Wave standard.
Z-Wave Alliance Announces New Board of Directors for 2023
he Z-Wave Alliance announces the newly elected Z-Wave Alliance Board of Directors. Effective immediately, the updated roster of roles and representatives from across the connected home and IoT industry. The past two years has driven impressive growth in the smart home industry. Data is showing that 55% of U.S. adults or 110 million people now own one or more smart home device(s). Z-Wave has experienced this first-hand with milestones such as the availability of the Z-Wave Long Range (LR) certification, achieving 4100 certified Z-Wave devices, and witnessing 90 million new devices enter the market since 2020.
Z-Wave Alliance Surpasses 4,000 Certified Devices
The Z-Wave Alliance proudly announces that the Z-Wave product ecosystem has surpassed 4,000 certified devices. HOPPE AG is the Alliance member that hit that magic milestone which comes on the heels of the Z-Wave Alliance announcing the first Z-Wave Long Range (Z-Wave LR) certified devices are hitting the market for implementation into smart home systems.
Z-Wave Alliance Releases 2022 State of the Ecosystem Report
The Z-Wave Alliance announces the release of its third-annual Z-Wave State of the Ecosystem Report. The newly available report – fielded in cooperation with Interpret – leverages a mix of syndicated data to provide a baseline of the overall smart home market landscape as well as data collected from a custom quantitative survey of 1,500 U.S.- based smart home device owners. The report uses this data to examine current and future smart home technology trends.
Silicon Labs and Z-Wave Alliance Expand Smart Home Ecosystem by Opening Z-Wave to Silicon and Stack Suppliers
Silicon Labs announced plans to open the Z-Wave Specification as a ratified, multi-source wireless standard available to all silicon and stack vendors for development. With this change, semiconductor and software suppliers will be able to join the Z-Wave ecosystem, contribute to future advancements of the leading smart home standard, and develop and supply sub-GHz Z-Wave radio devices and software stacks.