The ZigBee Alliance at DistribuTECH 2016

The ZigBee Alliance at DistribuTECH 2016
Dozens of Member Companies Set to Show Solutions for Smart Cities

WHAT:      The ZigBee Alliance, a non-profit association of companies creating open, global standards that define the Internet of Things (IoT) for use in consumer, commercial and industrial applications, is proud to have dozens of member companies participating in DistribuTECH 2016. The products and solutions showcased at the event support the development of low-power, highly reliable and secure wireless communications products for applications including utilities, smart girds, street lighting, city-side sensor networks, and traffic and parking control.  ZigBee Alliance solutions help communities worldwide address today’s energy and resource challenges.

WHO:        Some of the ZigBee Alliance members showcasing ZigBee-based solutions include:

Digi International – (Booth 1025) Digi is a leading provider of ZigBee embedded wireless modules and gateway solutions.  The company will be showing its newly updated ZigBee through-hole module, award-winning XBee® ZigBee Cloud Kit, and newly released XBee® ZigBee Mesh Kit. Staff will be available onsite to share plans regarding ZigBee 3.0 availability

Rainforest Automation – (Booth 727) This industry leader helps utilities and their customers manage energy in real time by integrating the Internet of Things into the Smart Grid edge.  ZigBee Smart Energy monitoring products that have been deployed at utilities across the country will be on display, including the EMU-2™ In-Home Display, which provides real-time feedback for energy users, and has been proven to motivate them to reduce their consumption. The EAGLE™ Energy Gateway will also be featured. It provides real-time feedback on smartphones and tablets, as well as streaming live smart meter data to the cloud.

Rainforest will also be announcing its new portfolio of Demand Response products, including the new EAGLE-200™ Control Gateway, User Control Portal and apps, Device Management service, and other Cloud Services.

      To find additional ZigBee Alliance members at the show, visit:

  • Aclara (Booth 1213)
  • Applied Communication Sciences (ACS) (Booth 2441)
  • Cisco (Booth 2047)
  • Corporate Systems Engineering (Booth 800)
  • Digi International (Booth 1025)
  • Eaton (Booth 1700)
  • Ecobee (Booth 1464)
  • Energate Inc. (Booth 1149)
  • Honeywell Smart Grid Solutions (Booth 413)
  • Intel Corporation (Booth 1055)
  • Itron (Booth 1301)
  • Kamstrup Water Metering (Booth 648)
  • Landis+Gyr (Booth 1101)
  • Lightspeed Technologies (Booth 742)
  • Luxoft (Booth 758)
  • Moxa Americas (Booth 2501)
  • Mueller Systems (Booth 1566)
  • OWON Technology (Booth 2447)
  • Panasonic (Booth 1819)
  • Powertech Labs Inc. (Booth 628)
  • Qualcomm, Inc. (Booth 808)
  • Rainforest Automation (Booth 727)
  • Renesas Electronics America, Inc. (Booth 338)
  • Schneider Electric (Booth 601)
  • Sensus (Booth 915)
  • Siemens (Booth 901)
  • Silver Spring Networks (Booth 1532)
  • Systech Corporation (Booth 2406)
  • Trilliant (Booth 1439)

WHY:         In addition to learning about the latest products based on ZigBee Alliance solutions, attendees will learn about how the organization is helping to create a smarter, greener world through collaborations with other leading standards organizations.  ZigBee Alliance executives will discuss the organization’s recently announced technical cooperation agreement with the EnOcean Alliance, collaboration with the Thread Group on an end-to-end solution for IP-based IoT networks, and its recently ratified ZigBee 3.0 specification designed to unify IoT standards so it is easier to develop and market interoperable products and solutions to fuel innovation and enable surprising new capabilities in the home, workplace and cities.

WHEN:       February 9 – 11, 2016
WHERE:     Orange County Convention Center – Orlando, Florida

HOW:        To schedule a meeting from DistribuTECH 2016 with Mark Walters – Vice President of Strategic Development for the ZigBee Alliance – please contact Heather Chesterman at [email protected].

Information about the ZigBee Alliance and membership opportunities is available here.

ZigBee: Control Your World
The ZigBee Alliance creates, maintains and delivers open, global wireless standards that enable everyday objects to work together and control your world in the Internet of Things (IoT).  An open, non-profit ecosystem of 425 companies, the Alliance is developing and promoting the world’s leading IoT standards across a wide range of consumer, commercial and industrial monitoring and control applications.  For more information, visit www.ZigBee.org.