Beyond X-10 The Future of Home Automation
Z-Wave products have been shipping from several different companies. Intermatic has been shipping master controllers, lighting modules, light/dimmer switches and appliance modules at Fry's Electronics stores. Intermatic expects to have 25 SKUs available to retail by the end of the year.
Meanwhile, Wayne Dalton and Leviton are also getting ready to ship product. Einstein says over 125 companies are developing product and he says more retail exposure is coming soon. "I expect a national home center chain will have this available before the end of this year," he says.