Beaverton, OR – October 26, 2022 – The Z-Wave Alliance, the standards development organization dedicated to advancing the smart home and Z-Wave® technology, today announces that LEXI, the company behind the industry’s most comprehensive IoT platform that is transforming how both enterprises and consumers manage and automate their smart spaces, has officially joined the Z-Wave Alliance Board of Directors.
Ratified as a standards development organization (SDO), the Z-Wave Alliance actively recruits smart home and IoT leaders to join, direct, and contribute to the completely member-driven organization and chart the course of the future of Z-Wave technology and the smart home. LEXI joins an impressive roster of Z-Wave Alliance board of director member companies which currently includes ADT, Alarm.com, ASSA Abloy, Bluesalve Partners, LEEDARSON, Qolsys, Ring, Silicon Labs, and Vivint.
“The future is open, interoperable, and flexible – and this is the vision and reality LEXI shepherds into the market and contributes to at a board-level and to workgroup conversations within the Z-Wave Alliance,” said John E. Osborne II, COO, LEXI. “Companies of any size with the right goals, roadmap, and passion can have a seat at these important industry tables. Working together to solve challenges, mutually benefit and draft off one another’s experience and ideas, and evolve the IoT landscape for everyone involved is a mission we believe in whole-heartedly.”
Holding prestigious positions as Vice Chairman of the Z-Wave Alliance Board of Directors and Chairman Emeritus for the Connectivity Standards Alliance, John recently joined LEXI as Chief Operating Officer (COO). The organization has a deep bench of seasoned IoT executives with a product portfolio poised to support the wave of collaboration taking place across the industry.
“LEXI joining the Board of Directors with John as both their representative and newly appointed COO is a major win for the Z-Wave Alliance,” said Mitch Klein, Executive Director of the Z-Wave Alliance. “LEXI and Z-Wave share in a critical goal for the smart home – interoperability – and we’re thrilled to officially announce and welcome LEXI to the board under the insightful leadership of John, who has been a steward of smart home development for decades.”
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About the Z-Wave Alliance
The Z-Wave Alliance is a standards development organization dedicated to developing and advancing Z-Wave® technology as an open and internationally recognized ITU standard (G.9959) for smart home and IoT solutions. Alliance members lead the home controls market, providing leading edge products and systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, energy conservation, safety, and security. Z-Wave® is a registered trademark of the Z-Wave Alliance.
LEXI offers the ultimate gateway to the IoT universe. Our intelligent IoT platform is flexible, future-proof, and designed to empower companies to easily and intuitively add and manage Smart Devices for the home, building, city and agriculture. Our executive team is involved at the board level within leading global standards bodies that are charting the course for the connected future. Built by design to work with ALL leading ecosystems*, ALL major wireless protocols** and to bridge competitive third-party products, our Universal IoT Gateway is unrivaled, the LEXI Mobile App is comprehensive yet uncomplicated, and our U.S.-based cloud services were built by us from the ground up, enabling LEXI to deliver truly unique functionality at up to 90% cost savings over all our competitors. Learn more about the LEXI IoT Edge-to-Cloud Platform and other intelligent advantages at lexi.tech.
*Supports Amazon Alexa®, Google Home®, HomeKit®, IFTTT® & Samsung SmartThings®
**Far-reaching and future-ready: 900MHz, Bluetooth, LoRa, Wi-Fi, Zigbee, Z-Wave plus OTA to BLE Mesh, Thread and Matter
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