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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Improve Food Safety: Zigbee-based Temperature Monitoring Solution from Wincor Nixdorf and Telaid

Food safety is improving across supermarkets as retailers adopt game-changing temperature monitoring controls based on Zigbee sensors and an innovative solution from Wincor Nixdorf and Telaid. The RSI Temperature Monitoring Solution will be on display in booth #1853 at the NRF Big Show January 17-20 in New York.   How to Improve Food Safety with […]

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Zigbee in Space: XBee RF Modules launched by NASA

By: Isabella Romero, Zigbee Marketing & Events Intern July 7, 2015: A historic day for Zigbee technology and Digi International, NASA successfully launched XBee RF modules into space in a sounding rocket. The success of this experiment paves the way for the ability to breach foreign planets whose atmospheres are much thinner than Earth’s, while […]

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Zigbee Alliance Cologne Member Meeting, June 2015

Every year, the Zigbee Alliance holds a member meeting in Europe that includes a week-long collaboration on standards development, strategy discussions, marketing planning, and an all-around good time. These tri-annual meetings are an integral benefit to membership at the Zigbee Alliance, especially since the launch of the Market and Development Track that is open to […]

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Victor Berrios named Vice President of Technology

For the past two and a half years, Victor Berrios has been an integral part of the Zigbee Alliance team. Many members have worked alongside Victor in work groups and at test events, and the Alliance has recognized his invaluable involvement with Zigbee standards and member companies. Even before his current position on staff, Victor […]

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