Milpitas, Calif. – October 27, 2010 –The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies dedicated to establishing Z-Wave as the standard in wireless home control, today announced the addition of 2GIG Technologies, a leader in the residential security industry and provider of one of the most innovative home security platforms on the market, as its newest principal member. 2GIG Technologies joins an impressive list of industry leaders including: Cooper Wiring Devices, Danfoss, Fakro, Ingersoll Rand, Leviton, Sigma Designs and Universal Electronics.
"The security alarm panel is evolving from a security solution into the hub for total home management – from lighting to energy management," said Raoul Wijgergangs, chairman of the Z-Wave Alliance. "And it’s the security vendors – such as 2GIG – that are leading the charge in innovation and deployments with services that solve multiple issues in the home all enabled by Z-Wave home control."
Responding to the trends and consumer demand in the residential security landscape, 2GIG Technologies manufactured the first self-contained security and home management system, its GO!Control security panel, allowing consumers to monitor and control their home from any remote location.
"2GIG has been a member of the Z-Wave Alliance since 2009, and we’re thrilled to be invited as a principal member," said Todd Santiago, President for 2GIG Technologies. "We are fully committed to Z-Wave and developing a wide range of Z-Wave-enabled security systems with remote wireless control and energy management functions."