Today we’re announcing 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 Home 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 Home 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 Pro, 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 market-leading August Smart Lock. This allows wireless communication with security and home automation systems allowing 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/.