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Ring Joins Z-Wave Alliance, Looks to Advance Cybersecurity

Ring now has a seat on the Z-Wave Alliance’s board of directors and will look to improve cybersecurity, interoperability, and innovation within the security ecosystem.

CE Pro Editors · August 23, 2019

Leviton Partners With Alarm.com to Integrate Z-Wave Lighting Controls

Thanks to Z-Wave technology, a number of Leviton Decora Smart lighting controls can now integrate with Alarm.com panels and controllers.

CE Pro Editors · August 14, 2019

Ezlo Acquires Centralite Systems, Adding ZigBee to Z-Wave Home-Automation Portfolio

Centralite is Ezlo’s third smart-home acquisition in a year, after smart-home platform developer MiOS (Vera) and Z-Wave device manufacturer Fortrezz.

CE Pro Editors · July 15, 2019

Midyear Report: SnapAV, Control4, Sonos, Atmos, Tuya Among Top 10 Most-Read Stories on CEPro.com

Top 10 most-read stories for the first half of 2019 relate to SnapAV and Control4 merger, Atmos demos, Sonos prices, Tuya (who?), Crestron Pyng, Wi-Fi as a home-automation standard and other IoT and A/V themes.

Julie Jacobson · June 19, 2019

New GE-Brand Z-Wave Smart Light Switches Available in Five Styles

Jasco’s GE-brand light switches offer installation ease and 20 percent smaller depth.

Lisa Montgomery · June 17, 2019

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are “the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net.”

Julie Jacobson · April 26, 2019

Alula BAT-Connect Adds Cellular, IP, Home Automation to Ordinary Security Panels

Alula claims its new BAT-Connect is first ‘triple-path’ alarm communicator with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and 4G/LTE cellular (CAT M1 for 5G transition), plus unified dashboard for security, surveillance and Z-Wave home automation.

Julie Jacobson · April 5, 2019

Review: Kwikset Convert Z-Wave Smart Lock is Ideal for Retrofit, Rentals

Kwikset Convert is a Z-Wave connected smart lock that replaces an interior deadbolt but uses the existing exterior lock hardware.

CE Pro Editors · April 2, 2019

Injured U.S. Army Sergeant Caleb Brewer Honored With Specially Adapted Smart Home

The Gary Sinise Foundation worked with local integration firm JL Automation to create the perfect smart home for disabled war veteran Caleb Brewer and his family.

CE Pro Editors · March 28, 2019

Apple Acquires Patents From Defunct Smart Security Start-Up Lighthouse AI

Is it possible Apple is looking to use Lighthouse AI’s visual authentication, monitoring and depth-sensing patents to create its own surveillance camera?

Steve Karantzoulidis · March 8, 2019

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