Z-Wave Alliance Welcomes Lighting Giant LEEDARSON to Board of Directors

The Z-Wave Alliance announces the addition of global connected lighting manufacturer LEEDARSON to its Principal Level Membership

FREMONT, CA– January 25, 2017 at 9 AM EST – The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, announces IoT leader LEEDARSON has become a Principal Member and the 10th member of the Alliance Board of Directors. They join industry-leading board members ADT, FAKRO, FIBARO, Ingersoll-Rand, Jasco Products, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, SmartThings, and Sigma Designs.

LEEDARSON is a leading provider of lighting solutions, security and intelligent lighting control, sensing and communication systems and specializes in smart, energy-saving technologies. LEEDARSON has become a widely respected organization in the connected home and IoT markets, offering solutions built for residential, commercial and industry applications and will integrate Z-Wave interoperability into its future product lines.

“LEEDARSON is proud to join the Z-Wave Alliance Board of Directors,” said Michael Bailey Smith, Senior Business Development Manager for LEEDARSON. “As the first Chinese company to be a board member, and the world’s leading IoT ODM manufacturer, we look forward to providing input and feedback to help drive and expand Z-Wave’s global leadership position in the connected devices industry.”

The Alliance membership is now over 450 members worldwide with 1700 smart home and IoT certified devices. To date, 70 million Z-Wave IoT products have shipped into the market, representing a $3.28B global business annually. Z-Wave continues to be a leader in the smart home category with one of the largest connected ecosystems in the market.

“We are excited to welcome LEEDARSON to the Z-Wave Alliance Board of Directors,” said Mitchell Klein, Executive Director. “LEEDARSON is one of the largest manufacturers of lighting solutions in the world – their expertise in IoT across residential and commercial markets will be invaluable for the Alliance board.”

For more information on the Z-Wave Alliance, please visit http://z-wavealliance.org. Follow the Z-Wave Alliance on Facebook, Twitter and on LinkedIn for the latest updates.

For more information on LEEDARSON, please visit http://www.leedarson.com/.

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