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Monster announces plans to produce Z-Wave home automation products

Discussion in 'News' started by John Archer, Sep 14, 2005.

  1. John Archer

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    Monster Cable Products has announced that it is collaborating with Zensys, developers of the Z-Wave wireless mesh networking open standard for home control, to develop a suite of Z-Wave-enabled home automation products. Says Noel Lee, Head Monster and the company’s founder: “Utilizing the Z-Wave technology, we’ll be able to create a range of one-step set up and easy-to-use products that will enable our consumers to control their lighting, home ecosystems, home security systems, HVAC systems, entertainment products and a range of other applications in an unprecedented way. Z-Wave’s consumer-friendly technology complements Monster’s commitment to creating high-quality, high-performance products that enhance consumers’ lives.”</p><P>Monster also announced today that it will join the Z-Wave Alliance, a growing consortium of more than 125 leaders in the home technology space dedicated to solidifying Z-Wave as the standard for wireless home control products. Current Z-Wave Alliance members include Honeywell, Motorola and Leviton. </p><P><b>ABOUT Z-WAVE</b><br>Developed by Zensys, a provider of wireless networking technology for control and status reading applications, Z-Wave is a low-cost, two-way, wireless mesh network communications technology that enables consumers to monitor and manage their lighting, security systems and other home controls easily, conveniently and securely from anywhere in the world. Z-Wave is described as ‘a fully developed, affordable, easy-to-use and interoperable technology that is available in more than 40 wireless home control and automation products today’. For more information about Z-Wave, visit the Zen-Sys <A HREF="http://www.zen-sys.com" TARGET="_blank">website</A>.

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