Z-Wave Alliance Welcomes Vivint Smart Home to Board of Directors
Vivint Smart Home joins Alliance leadership as a Principal Member to help drive Z-Wave innovation in the fast-growing smart home space.
AUSTIN, TX – November 20, 2019 at 9 am EST – The Z-Wave Alliance, a global membership organization dedicated to advancing the popular Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol, today announces the addition of Vivint Smart Home as a Principal Member. As a leading smart home company, 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.