Control & Automation

Z-Wave’s New ‘SmartStart’ Dramatically Simplifies Home Automation Installs

SmartStart allows dealers and vendors to easily provision Z-Wave home automation devices off-site, so the entire system is ready control when the products are powered up at home.

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Posted by Steve Hoge on October 11, 2017

For systems or components not pre-provisioned by an integrator or installer (e.g. in DIY situations), it sounds like the setup will depend on the gateway manufacturer updating their Z-Wave hub and accompanying setup app to support SmartStart.  So that begs the question: which gateway providers besides August have signed up so far to support this new standard?

Posted by Blefadts on October 11, 2017

https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2017/10/11/1144503/0/en/Sigma-Designs-Inc-Announces-Major-Restructuring-Actions-to-Accelerate-the-Return-to-Profitability.html

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Posted by Blefadts on October 11, 2017

https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2017/10/11/1144503/0/en/Sigma-Designs-Inc-Announces-Major-Restructuring-Actions-to-Accelerate-the-Return-to-Profitability.html

Posted by Steve Hoge on October 11, 2017

For systems or components not pre-provisioned by an integrator or installer (e.g. in DIY situations), it sounds like the setup will depend on the gateway manufacturer updating their Z-Wave hub and accompanying setup app to support SmartStart.  So that begs the question: which gateway providers besides August have signed up so far to support this new standard?