Revolutionizing Smart Security Control Panel with Connected App for Home Automation

Client Overview

A global leader in smart connected devices and systems for residential, security, access control, AV distribution, and digital health markets. They have deployed more than 4 million connected systems and over 20 million security and home control sensors and peripherals across the globe.

Business Challenge
  • Upgrading existing product lines to remain competitive in the security and access control market with Z-Wave plus v2 support
  • Enhancing app user experience & performance to increase customers usage for the app
  • For the same, client was looking a technology partner with expertise in Z-Wave based development & certification
VOLANSYS Contribution
  • Provided firmware support for security and control panels (primary and secondary) and enhanced features, functionality and resolved critical blockage in the device
  • Z-Wave alliance certification for Z-Wave Gateway controller
    • Developed firmware for Zwave plus v2 support
    • Added network, management and all required command classes support to control different types of end devices over Zwave.
      ( thermostat, lights, door-locks, switches, etc.)
    • Added support for different kind of gateway role ( primary, secondary )
    • Support for notifications to get the all notifications
    • OTA functionality Performed pre-certification on Z-Wave plus v2 controller
    • ZWave controller 700 Self- Certification.Developed GUI support to controller end device from Gateway and network operations
  • Enhanced security control panel firmware to comply for UL 985 required for household fire warning systems
    • Added support of Wi-Fi pairing between primary and secondary panels
    • Private mesh network over BLE, Z-Wave for alarming all devices in the house
  • Improved UI/UX experience for mobile app
    • Enhanced remote analytics and operability
    • On-going support and sustenance for improved customer experience
Technologies | Engineering Expertise

Embedded Firmware – C++, Linux, Google Breakpad | Mobility Solution (Android & iOS) | Quality Engineering

Solution Architecture
Revolutionizing Smart Security Control
Benefits Delivered
  • Improved 15% stability index of a mobile app as per the industry standards
  • Increased 10% app downloads with improved user ratings
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