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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Zigbee Alliance Represents at Smart Energy Summit 2016

Zigbee Alliance Represents at Smart Energy Summit 2016 By Mark Walters, VP of Strategic Development, Zigbee Alliance The Zigbee Alliance’s Mark Walters participated in the Smart Energy Summit 2016 on a panel titled Interoperability, Integration, and Energy Management. Read his blog post to learn about the expanding market for energy solutions and home controls along […]

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Zigbee Energy!

Zignbee Alliance board member Skip Ashton – VP Software, Silicon Labs – recaps the 48th Zigbee Alliance Member Meeting held in Silicon Valley mid-February, noting the Alliance “continues to grow and thrive and companies want to use the robust and proven technology as they deploy products.” View full post https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/zigbee-energy-skip-ashton?trk=prof-post

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