Volansys now part of Z-Wave Alliance; boosts automation sector with HomeBridge, modular IoT gateway

Volansys, an Internet of Things solutions enabler announced this week that it has joined the Z-Wave Alliance to expand its reach into home and building automation market by offering Z-Wave enabled solutions and extended services to engineer series of Z-Wave certified smart products, smart hubs and connected mobile applications.

With over 2100 Z-Wave certified products supported by more than 600 companies worldwide, the Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of companies in the home technology space dedicated to solidifying Z-Wave as the standard for wireless home control products.

Silicon valley-based Volansys offers embedded systems, digital networking, internet of things, cloud and mobility solutions from concept to roll-out. From 2008, it has been powering enterprises worldwide to engineer smart connected products and applications at faster time to market and lower total cost of ownership. With over 50 products implemented, over 300 employees and more than nine industry-standard reference platforms including Modular IoT Gateway and HomeBridge, Volansys is headquartered in the US and has in-house product design centers in India.

As a Z-Wave Alliance member, Volansys announced plans to enable Z-Wave connectivity in both the HomeBridge and Modular IoT Gateway smart home, commercial building and industrial automation gateways, which can connect 20 to 200+ sensors to IoT enabled devices via multiple RF connectivity using single Android or iOS mobile application.

With Z-Wave enablement, the HomeBridge and Modular IoT gateway gain enhanced interoperability that benefits custom home installers looking to integrate these smart gateways into their IoT ecosystem.

“We are pleased to welcome VOLANSYS to the Z-Wave Alliance member ecosystem,” said Mitchell Klein, Executive Director of the Z-Wave Alliance. “We’re looking forward to working with VOLANSYS on their plans for Z-Wave certification and bringing exciting new Z-Wave enabled smart home devices to the market.”

“A large number of IoT device manufacturers across the globe choose Z-Wave connectivity to enable their IoT solutions. By joining the Z-Wave Alliance, VOLANSYS will open the doors for its customers and prospects to integrate 2100+ more smart home devices with our solutions such as HomeBridge and Modular IoT Gateway. Volansys is also working on a series of Z-Wave certified IoT devices for the home automation market.” said Dhruvesh Patel, CTO, Volansys.

Volansys provides Z-Wave porting services and Z-Wave SDK support to smart home appliance OEMs that are interested in implementing the wireless connectivity into their smart products and hubs, enabling secure device-to-device connectivity with Z-Wave technology certification, all at improved product quality and accelerated product development time.

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