Electronic House are reporting on a new venture between Microsoft and Leviton designed to bring remote controlled lighting and other Z-Wave-enabled home automation products…
“Leviton has joined forces with software giant Microsoft Corporation to offer a way to remotely control lighting and other Z-Wave-enabled home automation schemes using any number of popular consumer electronic products.
Bridging the Microsoft/Leviton connection is the industry’s first Z-Wave-compliant Ethernet gateway, the Vizia RF Foyer from Leviton. Available during the second quarter of this year, the Vizia RF Foyer will connect to a PC or laptop Ethernet port and transmit signals to a Z-Wave home control network…
- Available Q2 2007
- Works via Z-Wave technology
- Line includes dimmers, switches, controllers, lamp modules, and other appliances