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Z-Wave Alliance Vision and Mission

Z-Wave Alliance Vision & Mission

The Z-Wave Alliance is united in its support of Z-Wave as the enabling technology for the age of anywhere/everywhere wireless control and monitoring. Z-Wave Alliance members lead the home controls market, providing systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, safety and security.  In the Z-Wave ecosystem, the whole is greater than the sum of the partners.

Vision Statement:

To enable a world in which humankind benefits fully from the connectivity and interoperability of devices throughout their lives. 


Mission Statement:

Our mission is to enable Z-Wave Alliance members and their customers to benefit fully from the Internet of things by providing standards, education, training, and market promotion. 


Strategic Values and Principles:

  • Promote consumer awareness and recognition of Z-Wave technology as the trusted standard for wireless control.
  • Ensure interoperability between systems and devices from all members.
  • Provide opportunities and processes for collaboration on future products and services.
  • Accelerate the adoption of Z-Wave control products
  • Offer training and resources for members and channels that extend the knowledge base and broaden Z-Wave penetration worldwide. 

  • Create a common voice for member companies to influence the direction of technology development.

  • Promote growth and global scalability.

The Alliance encourages other leading home control manufacturers and service providers to join our dedication to wireless interoperability, and to develop and deploy products that utilize interoperable Z-Wave technology.  Our vision is one of a common standard that allows simple wireless control for almost any residential or light commercial product or application.

The Z-Wave Alliance membership is comprised of market leaders from a broad landscape of residential and commercial products that provide millions of consumers and businesses with control and automation solutions that are easy to install and use. Z-Wave finally makes wireless device and system control practical and affordable.

For manufacturers, Z-Wave offers a powerful and broadly deployed ecosystem for innovative control and monitoring applications. Z-Wave's light overhead in cost and power consumption make the technology practical for almost any sphere of product development. For service providers, Z-Wave offers an environment where deployments can be easily extended or enhanced, with full confidence in the backward and forward compatibility with existing products and services.


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