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Verizon Launches Home Automation, via Z-Wave: Verizon has become the first major U.S. telecom provider to laun...

Verizon Launches Home Automation, via Z-Wave: Verizon has become the first major U.S. telecom provider to laun...

Verizon has become the first major U.S. telecom provider to launch a commercial-scale home automation line of business — and it’s picked the proprietary Z-Wave wireless mesh technology to enable it. That’s big news in the home energy management space on a number of levels. For starts, Verizon’s move to start selling home security and energy management services — first to its nearly 5 million FiOS broadband Internet customers in the U.S., but later to Verizon Wireless customers nationwide — represents a potentially major expansion of the market for smart thermostats, lighting controls and smart plugs beyond the realm of wealthy DIY homeowners and utility pilot projects. Secondly, Verizon’s choice of Z-Wave, a proprietary low-power wireless mesh technology, could represent a major challenge to ZigBee, an alternative wireless mesh standard that’s been adopted by most of the u...

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