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Trident IoT launches Taurus Z-Wave Series Silicon

April 30, 2024SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Trident IoT, an RF technology and engineering company, has announced the release window of its new Taurus Z-Wave Series of silicon solutions. The Trident IoT Taurus Z-Wave Series will encompass system-on-chip (SoC) solutions and modules that support the latest advancements in Z-Wave technology, including Z-Wave Long Range (ZWLR) for the U.S. and the implementation of the ZWLR European specification. The Taurus Z-Wave Series will ship with an SDK based on Open Z-Wave Specification...

Avi Rosenthal, Bill Scheffler, RF Technology, Trident IoT, Z-Wave, Z-Wave Alliance

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Trident IoT completes $10M fundraising, welcomes Pedersen to board

April 19, 2024SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Trident IoT, a silicon provider and radio frequency (RF) technology company, announced the completion of a $10 million fundraising round. Trident IoT said that it offers Z-Wave silicon solutions and product design and development consulting services for any RF technology, and that this latest fundraising round will allow the company to expand silicon/hardware solutions development, engineering support, and certification preparation services across the gamut of IoT and...

radio frequency (RF), Todd Pedersen, Trident IoT, Vivint, Vivint Solar, Z-Wave

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NAPCO announces availability of Prima Security device

October 5, 2023SSN Staff

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. – Napco Security Technologies has announced the immediate availability of its Prima Security/Video/Automation All-in-One Super Panel and accessories line at all leading Distributors in North America.  Napco’s Prima 7” Super Panel, is a slim profile all-in-one 7” panel that controls security, fire, HD Video, and Z-Wave smart automation. Napco touted its easy 5-minute installation as a leading feature. Prima includes consumer features, such as voice...

Prima Security, Security, smart automation, video doorbell, Z-Wave

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Z-Wave Alliance announces new membership tiers

May 19, 2023SSN Staff

BEAVERTON, OR – Standards development organization the Z-Wave Alliance has announced two new levels of membership offerings. The Z-Wave Alliance said that these new tiers were created to broaden the organization’s reach, foster innovation, and add opportunities for membership involvement that supports the growth of the alliance. The new tiers consist of Individual Academic Member, which is for individual members of the teaching staff of a college, university, or similar higher...

membership, Mitch Klein, Z-Wave, Z-Wave Alliance

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RoomMe introduces event-driven, on-demand occupancy reporting

June 9, 2020SSN Staff

TEL AVIV, Israel—Intellithings, creator of RoomMe, a patented intelligent room presence monitoring system highlighted on page 20 of Security Systems News’ May 2020 Product Spotlight section, recently announced support for IFTTT, including an action that provides users with trigger-driven occupancy reports. This update is available on the RoomMe app and is compatible with IFTTT-connected alarm and security systems. Leveraging patented Presence Sensing Technology (PST), RoomMe leverages...

Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri, DIY security systems, DIY systems, Google Assistant, IFTTT, Intellithings, RoomMe, Z-Wave, Zigbee

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Silicon Labs and Z-Wave Alliance expand smart home ecosystem

December 19, 2019SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—Silicon Labs and the Z-Wave Alliance announced plans to open the Z-Wave Specification as a ratified, multi-source wireless standard, available to all silicon and stack vendors for development. Semiconductor and software suppliers will be able to join the Z-Wave ecosystem, contribute to future advancements of the smart home standard, and develop and supply sub-GHz Z-Wave radio devices and software stacks. The Z-Wave Alliance will expand to a standards development organization for...

Interoperability, Mitchell Klein, Silicon Labs, smart home technology, smart homes, Z-Wave, Z-Wave Alliance

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Silicon Labs acquires Sigma Designs' Z-Wave Business

April 25, 2018Paul Ragusa

AUSTIN, Texas—Silicon Labs announced this week the completed acquisition of Sigma Designs' Z-Wave business for $240 million in an all-cash transaction.“With Z-Wave now being a part of Silicon Labs we have really created an IoT powerhouse,” Raoul Wijgergangs, VP/GM of the Z-Wave Business in Silicon Labs, told Security Systems News. “Every short-range IoT technology is now combined into one company, so I believe that any company that is looking to do something with low-power...

Raoul Wijgergangs, Sigma Designs, Silicon Labs, Tyson Tuttle, Z-Wave

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'Timing is perfect' for Honeywell upgrade solution release

July 2, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Honeywell just introduced a new solution enabling dealers to offer affordable home automation upgrades to more than 10 million customers—and a company executive says the release of Honeywell's VISTA Automation Module or “VAM” couldn't have come at a better moment. That's because dealers are already reaching out to existing customers to do a radio upgrade as the 2G sunset approaches, Alan Stoddard, senior director of marketing for Honeywell Security...

Alan Stoddard, Electronic Security Expo (ESX), home automation, Honeywell, Physical Security, VAM, Z-Wave

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Piper a 'lead-in technology' for security companies

April 16, 2014Martha Entwistle

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—Software platform provider iControl is one step closer to providing “smart home solutions for every household in the world,” with the April 9 acquisition of Blacksumac, iControl marketing director Greg Roberts told Security Systems News.Blacksumac makes a Wi-Fi-enabled “home awareness and automation device” called Piper. IControl is the connected home technology software platform used by ADT's Pulse, and a number of cable companies, including Comcast's...

Blacksumac, connected home technology, Greg Roberts, iControl, Physical Security, Piper, Russell Ure, Z-Wave

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Talking panels and keypads with Don Childers

March 5, 2014Leif Kothe

The next day he went down to a security company—Lake Norman Security Controls—to inquire about a job. After speaking to Childers, the owner told him he needed one more year of experience, and then he'd “welcome me back and I'd have a job.” Exactly 365 days later, Childers returned to the company and met with the owner, who remembered him from a year before. “I didn't imagine he'd remember me,” Childers said. “But the next day he called me...

Don Childers, Honeywell, Physical Security, Security Central, YALE, Z-Wave

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