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CE Pro Podcast #69: How Z-Wave Alliance Is Expanding Smart Home Possibilities

Mitch Klein of Z-Wave Alliance and Silicon Labs joins the CE Pro Podcast to chat about the interoperability of the protocol and latest home and resimercial uses for integrators.

Arlen Schweiger · August 13, 2021

Silicon Labs’ Tyson Tuttle to Retire, Matt Johnson Successor

Silicon Labs has announced the board-approved, succession plan to elect company President Matt Johnson as the new chief executive officer when Tyson Tuttle retires on January 1, 2022.  “With our IoT vision, strategy and roadmap set and record-breaking financial results delivered, I decided now is the best time to announce our leadership transition plan,” says […]

Robert Archer · July 28, 2021

Silicon Labs Divests Infrastructure, Automotive Unit for $2.75B

The divestiture means Silicon Labs, owners of Z-Wave, is fully focused on IoT connectivity with its chipsets.

Jason Knott · July 27, 2021

Shelly Motion

Wi-Fi-based $39 Shelly Motion Sensor Targets Smart Home Market

Next-gen $39 Shelly Motion sensor from Allterco Robotics is optimized with Silicon Labs Wi-fi technology and long battery life.

Jason Knott · February 11, 2021

Z-Wave to Become More Open Home-Automation Standard with Multiple Technology Providers

Silicon Labs is putting forth a real effort to open up Z-Wave, with plans to create a multi-source wireless standard available to all.

Julie Jacobson · December 20, 2019

The Very First Z-Wave 700 Series Home-Automation Product

At CES 2019, Sensative shows flat “Strips” sensor with new 700 Series chipset, boasting 10-year battery life; Silicon Labs shows Z-Wave on Wireless Gecko.

Julie Jacobson · January 09, 2019

Next-Generation Z-Wave 700 Launches on the Silicon Labs Wireless Gecko Platform

New Smart Home Platform Drives the Battery-Powered IoT Device Trend

CE Pro Editors · December 12, 2018

Z-Wave ‘Hack’ is Old News; ‘Vulnerability’ is Deliberate

Z-Wave Alliance says home-automation “hack” reported last week is rehash of 2013 “threat,” and less of a flaw than a “conscious decision.”

Julie Jacobson · May 28, 2018

Sigma Acquisition Collapses, but Silicon Labs Could Buy Z-Wave Assets for Cheap

Z-Wave developer Sigma Designs (SIGM) fails to meet terms of acquisition, but IoT chip-maker Silicon Labs (SLAB) could buy Z-Wave assets on the cheap, or the whole thing could be a big mess.

Julie Jacobson · January 24, 2018