The Z-Wave Alliance, Fremont, CA, an open consortium of manufacturers, developers and marketers delivering affordable, interoperable wireless home control products, reported that Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has joined the Alliance as a principal and board member.
As an Alliance board member, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies will participate in setting the ongoing direction of the organization's global efforts to certify and promote Z-Wave wireless technology. This introduction of Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a global provider of security and safety devices spanning both the commercial and residential markets, will further strengthen and grow the wide range of Z-Wave products available worldwide.
“Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has been a member of the Z-Wave Alliance since 2007 through its Schlage subsidiary, and has a proven history of excellence in providing industrial and consumer security technologies,” says Mark Walters, chairman of the Z-Wave Alliance.
“The Alliance believes that Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies’ elevation to the board reinforces the value of Z-Wave technology and continued leadership in the ‘connected home market.’"
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, Carmel, IN, is a leading global provider of products and services that make environments safe, secure and productive. Highlighting the company’s brand offering is Schlage, a leader in security devices in commercial and residential markets.
“We look forward to taking a leadership role on the Z-Wave Alliance board to bring the benefits of Z-Wave wireless technology and create new security offerings that can greatly improve homeowners’ lifestyles around the world,” says Dwight Gibson, general manager intelligent residential security, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies.