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SMAhome Interview with our Director Jerzy Zywicki

In a recent interview with SMAhome our Director, Jerzy Zywicki, discussed Z-Wave, the current smart home market and the latest developments for the Australian zConnect brand. For further insight into the current state of home automation in Australia read the article from SMAhome here.

Silicon Labs Acquires Sigma Designs Z-Wave Business

Silicon Labs have completed their acquisition of Sigma Designs Z-Wave business on April 18, 2018, including a team of approximately 100 employees. The acquisition means that Silicon Labs now comprise all short range IoT connectivity options including Zigbee and Bluetooth devices.

Insights from the 2018 SMAhome Expo

Security devices like cameras and motion sensors are the key driving force behind smart home automation adoption according to many buyers at the 2018 SMAhome Expo, many of whom expressed an interest in being able to monitor their home while they are away. Manufacturers have kept a keen ear to market demandsand are constantly innovating to expand the capabilities of the smart home while also ensuring that it is easy to use and affordable.

The VERA Plus is Now Available

We are excited to announce that the Vera Plus is now available from Digital Home Systems Pty Ltd.

Z-Wave Alliance Membership Discount

Interested in becoming a Z-Wave Alliance member?

Now is the time!

Vera is now compatible with Amazon Alexa!

We are excited to announce that Vera gateways are now compatible with Amazon Alexa!

Launching the VeraPlus at 2017 Integrate Expo

We are excited to announce that we have launched the new VeraPlus for the Australian and New Zealand market at this year’s Integrate Expo.

2017 Integrate Expo Highlights

Thank you all who visited us at the 2017 Integrate Expo!

The event was a great success for Digital Home Systems and the Z-Wave ecosystem with a lot of interest generated amongst installers and distributors.

Visit us at the 2017 Integrate Expo!

The Integrate 2017 Expo is a leading industry event for emerging AV and IT technologies. It will be held in Melbourne from Tuesday the 29th to Thursday the 31st of August, 2017. We will be available throughout the expo at our stand M26.

Introducing the VBell™ Video VoIP Intercom

We are excited to announce the arrival of the VBell™ Video VoIP Intercom, an exciting evolution of the everyday intercom!

Our homes are getting smarter and more connected

The Telsyte Australian IoT @ Home Market Study forecasts spending on IoT home products and services in Australia to grow almost eleven-fold in the next four years from $231 million in 2015 to $4 billion by 2020. The research also indicates that the number of connected home devices in the average household will more than double in the next four years with today’s average of 11 devices, set to grow to 29 in the next four years.

Become a Z-Wave Alliance Integrator Member

Z-Wave Alliance have recently released a new integrator membership category available to Z-Wave installers for an annual fee of $250 USD.

DHS launches new brand of Z-Wave devices - zConnect

We are excited to announce the launch of our own brand of Z-Wave devices under the name zConnnect. The new range was launched at the Integrate Expo and products are now available for shipping.

Z-Wave Alliance News

Z-Wave Alliance LogoCongratulations to our Administration Director Jerzy Zywicki!

Jerzy has recently been recognized 'for his work on expanding Z-Wave in the Australian market' and was given a beautiful glass trophy 'The Spirit of Z-Wave'.
DHS was the first member of the Z-Wave Alliance in Australia and Jerzy is also the 'Z-Wave Evangelist' for Aus and NZ.

Vera Edge is proving to be the winner in Home Control Gateways

The latest list of integrated devices and 7.0.19 firmware can be found here. Vera have also announced that they are currently testing Amazon Echo and a Central Monitoring Service.

Introducing GOAP

We are happy to announce that we are now importing GOAP products for the Australian and New Zealand markets.

New! REMOTEC ZRC-90 Z-Wave Scene Master

The REMOTEC ZRC-90 Scene Master Controller is a Z-Wave enabled secondary controller for your Z-Wave network. When buttons on the ZRC-90 are pushed, your Z-Wave central controller will receive a signal which it can use to activate your scenes.

VistaCam 700 Indoor Camera back in stock!

Good news! The VistaCam 700 Indoor Camera is back in stock!

VERA Edge JPEG

The VeraEdge comes with many exciting features such as:

  • Regularly updated device Installation Wizards
  • Compatibility with over 1200 Z-Wave devices
  • WPS easy push button pairing for WiFi devices
  • Network Wide Inclusion (NWI) with Gen5 Z-Wave devices
  • A powerful and intuitive UI7 interface which guides you through every step of the installation and expansion process

 

To find out more about the VeraEdge head to Vera's website.
For informative videos on setting up and using the new VeraEdge visit Vera's youtube channel.

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The Integrate 2016 Expo will be held in Sydney from Tuesday the 23rd to Thursday the 25th of August, 2016. We will be available throughout the expo at our booth C074 (Digital Home Systems and Fibaro Australasia).

We are happy to announce that Z-Wave Alliance executive director Mitchell Klein is scheduled to give a Keynote speech at the Expo on Wednesday 24th from 9:30-11:00am.

Our resellers are invited to drinks with Digital Home Systems after Expo day 1 on Tuesday 23rd from 6:00pm.

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