KDDI picks Sigma Design's Z-Wave for smart home service

Thursday 22 June 2017 | 12:32 CET | News
KDDI uses Sigma Design's Z-Wave as the wireless mesh technology powering its smart home platform, au Home, designed specifically for network operators. Au Home will leverage Z-Wave for a broad array of sensors, outlets, locks, and other connected devices essential for the delivery of optimal home security, automation, and smart metering services.

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