Vivint joins Z-Wave Alliance

Vivint Smart Home has joined the Z-Wave Alliance as its newest principal member.

The company also takes a seat on the organisations board of directors.

In 2020, the Z-Wave Alliance transitioned to a non-profit standards development organisation and has been actively recruiting leaders in smart home and IoT to join the new member-driven organisational structure.

The current roster of alliance board members includes: Alarm.com, Assa Abloy, LEEDARSON, Ring, Silicon Labs, StratIS, and Qolsys, most recently appointing principal member ADT in November 2020.

Vivint delivers an integrated smart home security system which includes a number of Z-Wave certified devices across home security, access control, lighting, and more.

Vivint’s chief product officer Jim Nye says that Vivint has been a long-time advocate of Z-Wave technology and recognises its benefits for creating a seamless user experience.

Z-Wave Alliance director of strategic partnerships for IoT and Silicon Labs, Mitch Klein, in welcoming Vivint, says: “Given Vivint’s impressive background in smart home, and long-standing commitment to supporting Z-Wave technology, the alliance is thrilled to have their continued support.”

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