August Home Inc, the leading provider of smart locks and smart home access products and services, today announced the August Smart Lock Pro (Z-Wave), a new Z-Wave lock for the professional channel. The new lock will be sold exclusively through August Pro, a division of August Home dedicated to serving integrators and security dealers in the custom home installation channel.
In conjunction with this announcement, August also announces it joined the Z-Wave Alliance, a global membership dedicated to advancing the popular Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol. By joining the Z-Wave Alliance, August will expand interoperability and offer certified integrators the ability to integrate the market-leading Smart Lock as a key component of a complete smart home solution.
“We’re fully committed to supporting the professional channel and believe in offering products that deliver interoperability and choice for both dealers and their customers. Today we are announcing support for the Z-Wave standard with our new Smart Lock and Z-Wave Alliance membership,” said Jason Johnson, CEO of August Home Inc. Johnson continues, “We are also looking at joining the ZigBee Alliance and other standards’ organizations that support the professional channel. This supports our mission to deliver market-leading products that integrate with the security systems and home automation platforms dealers and integrators are installing every day to help them grow their business.”
August Smart Lock, Z-Wave
Some of the most well-known smart home systems and more than 1,700 products use Z-Wave technology. The new August Smart Lock Pro (Z-Wave) leverages the architecture of the marketleading August Smart Lock. Support for Z-Wave allows the August Smart Lock Pro (Z-Wave) to communicate wirelessly to security and home automation systems and will allow integrators and installers to include the August Smart Lock as part of a complete smart home solution.
The August Smart Lock Pro (Z-Wave) will begin shipping in the Fall and will be sold through August distribution partners including ADI, AVAD, Top Notch and Worthington. For more information about August Pro, visit august.com/pro.
August Smart Home Access Solution
The August Smart Lock, August Smart Keypad and August Doorbell Cam, create the complete Smart Home Access Solution allowing people to manage their front door from anywhere. The August Smart Lock turns a smartphone into a smart key where consumers can lock and unlock their door, create virtual keys for guests, and keep track of who comes and goes with a 24/7 activity log. The August Smart Keypad also lets users create unique entry codes for family, friends and service providers to unlock an August Smart Lock without a traditional key or smartphone. The August Doorbell Cam lets consumers see and speak with visitors at the door,
from anywhere, using a smartphone.
The August Smart Home Access Solution is a complete system that turns a smartphone into a command center for the front door. August products become even more powerful with the ability to integrate leading brands and platforms that expand the capabilities of the system. August partners include leading platforms such as Amazon Echo, Apple Homekit and Nest. Additional August Works With partners also include premier security provider Honeywell Total Connect, IFTTT and Logitech Harmony.