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Vivint joins Z-Wave Alliance’s Board of Directors

Vivint joins as Principal Member to advance Z-Wave’s presence in the smart home space

AUSTIN, TX — The Z-Wave Alliance, a global membership organization dedicated to advancing the popular Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol, has announced the addition of Vivint Smart Home as a Principal Member. Vivint will also have a seat on the Alliance Board of Directors.

Vivint Smart Home joins existing Alliance BOD members ADT, Alarm.com, ASSA ABLOY, Ingersoll Rand Nexia Intelligence, Jasco Products, Leedarson, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, Ring, Silicon Labs and SmartThings.

“Vivint was one of the first to standardize on Z-Wave as part of its smart home platform and has been a leader in the growing adoption of Z-Wave standards in the industry,” said Jim Nye, chief product operations officer at Vivint Smart Home. “Working with all our Z-Wave partners, we’ve been able to create an elegant and seamless customer experience. We’re excited to be a part of this Alliance and continue to drive innovation for smart home customers.”

Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and support, as well as 24/7 customer care and monitoring. Vivint offers a comprehensive suite of Z-Wave-enabled smart home products. Consumers can create a customized smart home with smart locks, lighting, cameras, thermostats, garage door control and sensors. They can control their smart home using a touchscreen panel, a single app or voice commands.

“As we close out 2019, we’re excited to welcome Vivint to our Board of Directors,” said Mitchell Klein, executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance. “Our current Board of Directors roster includes some of the most impactful brands leading the smart home market today. Vivint has been a long-time supporter of Z-Wave, and we look forward to the ideas and expertise they will bring to the Alliance and our members.” 

The Z-Wave Alliance membership now exceeds 700 members worldwide with over 3,000 smart home and IoT certified devices on the market, and to date, more than 100 million Z-Wave IoT products have shipped worldwide. Z-Wave continues to be a leader in the smart home category with one of the largest connected ecosystems in the market.

For more information on the Z-Wave Alliance, please visit http://z-wavealliance.org.

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Tim Albright

Tim Albright is the founder of AVNation and is the driving force behind the AVNation network. He carries the InfoComm CTS, a B.S. from Greenville College and is pursuing an M.S. in Mass Communications from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. When not steering the AVNation ship, Tim has spent his career designing systems for churches both large and small, Fortune 500 companies, and education facilities.

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