August Home Debuts Z-Wave Smart Lock for the Professional Channel
August Home Joins Z-Wave Alliance & Adds Another Smart Home Wireless Protocol to its Lineup
Las Vegas, April 4, 2017 — Today, August Home is expanding their August Pro product lineup with the announcement of the August Smart Lock Pro (Z-Wave). This new smart lock is a new Z-Wave lock for the professional marketplace. It 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.
Z-Wave is the leading wireless home control technology in the market today, with over 1700 certified interoperable products worldwide. Z-Wave Alliance is a global membership dedicated to advancing the popular Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol. By becoming a member of the Z-Wave Alliance, August Home is expanding its interoperability and offering 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."
The new August Smart Lock Pro (Z-Wave) uses the same architecture of August Smart Lock. Many of today's security and home automation systems use Z-wave wireless protocols to communicate with its devices. This partnership will now allow these integrators and installers of security and home automation systems to include the August Smart Lock as part of a complete smart home solution.
If interested in getting an August Smart Lock Pro (Z-Wave), you will have to wait till the Fall when it will begin shipping. It will be sold through August distribution partners including ADI, AVAD, Top Notch and Worthington. For more information about August Pro, you can visit august.com/pro.