The Esteemed China Unicom Research Institute Joins the Zigbee Alliance to Drive Zigbee Adoption in Chinese Industry Standards

The Zigbee Alliance warmly welcomes the China Unicom Research Institute, one of China’s three major mobile service carriers, as they join the Alliance at the Participant level. In 2015, the China Unicom Research Institute initiated the Smart Home Standardization United Group (SSUG), which drew in a number of well-known enterprises in the industry, including FiberHome, […]

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Zigbee Alliance at CES 2018: Driving the IoT Forward

After a Record-Breaking Year, the Zigbee Alliance Brings Momentum and a Vision for the Internet of Things to CES 2018 With 25% growth in the number of Zigbee Certified products, a record 76 new members, and over 300 million Zigbee products deployed, the Zigbee Alliance is ready to bring its momentum and vision for the […]

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Zigbee Alliance Wins SEAD Connected Efficiency Award for its Energy-Efficient Communication Protocols

By Tobin Richardson, President & CEO | Zigbee Alliance I am excited to announce that this week, three of the Zigbee Alliance’s protocols found the spotlight thanks to their inherent efficiency in energy consumption. On Tuesday, November 7th the Zigbee Alliance’s Zigbee 3.0, Green Power, and Zigbee PRO protocols earned the SEAD Connected Efficiency Award. This award identifies energy efficient protocols […]

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Delivering on the Open IoT as Zigbee Reaches 2,200 Certifications Milestone

By: Victor Berrios, Vice President of Technology, the Zigbee Alliance I am extremely proud to announce that the Zigbee Alliance has now surpassed 2,200 Zigbee Certified implementations. That’s over 2,200 Zigbee products and Zigbee Compliant Platforms from members across the globe contributing toward a more connected, interoperable world. Standards bodies love to talk about certifications […]

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Zigbee Smart Energy Flexing for Functionality with Zigbee PRO 2017 & Dual-Band Operation

A Two-Step Process to Advance Two Technologies When the Zigbee Alliance released dual-band frequency operation in Zigbee PRO 2017, we never planned for it to be as simple as launching a new technology and calling it a day. Introducing simultaneous operation on sub-GHz and 2.4 GHz bands revolutionized Zigbee’s technology capabilities in areas where sub-GHz […]

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The Path to Dotdot Starts with Zigbee

When the Zigbee Alliance announced Dotdot, the universal language of the IoT, it generated a lot of excitement. And for good reason — Dotdot brings the mature application object model at the heart of Zigbee to new networks and markets. But good product managers know that even the most exciting market opportunities take time to […]

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Zigbee Now Supports Even More Certifiable Device Types

Zigbee Now Supports Even More Certifiable Device Types By Musa Unmehopa, Zigbee Alliance Vice Chairman of the Board, and Senior Director Standards & Regulations, Philips Lighting Momentum continues to build behind Zigbee as the universal IoT language for interoperable device-to-device communication. In addition to last year’s announcement about the first 20 Zigbee Certified platforms (the […]

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