Two Zigbee Projects Take Home Major Awards at China National Undergraduate IoT Design Contest

  This year marks the fourth year that the Zigbee Alliance Member Group China (ZMGC) sponsored the 2018 TIIC-National Undergraduate IoT Design Contest, which took place last month at Wuxi Taihu Lake Expo Center in Jiangsu, China. In addition to the consistent support from long-term co-organizer and Zigbee Alliance member, Texas Instruments, the event was […]

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Step-by-Step Guide: Getting Started with Zigbee

By: Doug Alguire, Director of Customer Success, MMB Networks My work at MMB Networks over the past 7 years has exposed me to countless engineers and Product Managers that are completely new to Zigbee. I have had the pleasure of working with customers ranging from major consumer brands to innovative startups on projects in markets […]

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Unlocking New Market Opportunities: A Fast Track to Certification

The Zigbee Alliance’s new Certification Transfer Program creates new markets for Alliance members, and an easy path to build and grow IoT ecosystems.    By: Daniel Moneta, CMO & VP Corporate Development, MMB Networks // Board Member and Marketing Working Group Chair, Zigbee Alliance Earlier this year, the Zigbee Alliance launched the Certification Transfer Program. […]

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Zigbee Alliance Introduces Certification Transfer Program to Accelerate Growth of the Internet of Things

    AS MAJOR ECOSYSTEM PLAYERS CONTINUE TO CHOOSE ZIGBEE ALLIANCE STANDARDS FOR PROMINENT SMART HOME HUBS AND DEVICES, ALLIANCE ACCELERATES ECOSYSTEM GROWTH WITH PRODUCT CERTIFICATION TRANSFERS BETWEEN MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS Davis, California – August 15, 2018 – The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for […]

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Zigbee Leads the Wireless Mesh Sensor Network Market

By: Mareca Hatler, Director of Research, ON World ON World has been covering Zigbee and IEEE 802.15.4 for the last fifteen years.  In the first few years, we were tracking Zigbee chipset numbers in the thousands a month.  Today, there are millions of Zigbee chips sold monthly.  In fact, wireless mesh sensor network standards such […]

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Analysts Confirm Half a Billion Zigbee Chipsets Sold, Igniting IoT Innovation; Figures to Reach 3.8 Billion by 2023

  802.15.4 MESH NETWORKS DOMINATE CONNECTIVITY IN THE IOT WITH ZIGBEE ALLIANCE STANDARDS FORECASTED TO BE IN 85% OF UNITS SHIPPED OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS Davis, Calif — August 7, 2018 —The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced […]

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Reach and Delight More Customers with Your Zigbee Certified Devices and Amazon Alexa

By: Brian Crum, Senior Product Manager, Amazon  Alexa is Amazon’s voice service and the brain behind tens of millions of devices. These include Amazon devices like the Echo, Echo Plus, Echo Show, and Echo Spot, as well as a growing list of third-party devices with Alexa built-in, like the Sonos One. Customers have already connected tens of millions of smart […]

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How Smart Energy by the Zigbee Alliance Enables Service Providers and Consumers to Improve Consumption Habits and Save Money

    By: Joe Ballif, Product Manager at Itron | Chair of the Zigbee PRO Energy Marketing Working Group for the Zigbee Alliance Smart Energy by the Zigbee Alliance is a secure, wireless protocol designed to enable utilities to improve energy availability and reliability, and empower consumers to better understand their energy consumption habits. With over […]

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Smart Energy by the Zigbee Alliance Chosen for Smart Meter Rollout to Every Home in Great Britain by 2020

  ZIGBEE ALLIANCE SMART ENERGY 1.4 CERTIFICATION PROGRAM NOW OPEN FOR COMPANIES WANTING TO BUILD SMART ENERGY PRODUCTS FOR THE ROLLOUT Davis, Calif — May 2, 2018 —The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of companies creating, maintaining and delivering energy-efficient, open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), has opened certification for its updated Smart […]

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联盟采访飞利浦Hue技术主管

采访人物: George Yianni:Philips Hue照明系统的创建人员之一,飞利浦照明家居系统技术总监 Daniel Moneta: Zigbee联盟市场工作组主席,MMB Networks公司市场总监   Philips Hue个人照明系统把司空见惯的灯泡进行Zigbee认证并连上互联网,将智能家居引入了千家万户。Hue为踏入这一新天地的消费者带来友好便捷的用户体验,并引领他们不断深入,将Hue照明系统与新的应用、产品和平台进行连接。 在本次采访中,飞利浦照明家居系统技术总监和Hue产品系列的创始人之一George Yianni,将分享飞利浦照明如何开发深受消费者推崇的物联网产品的经验,和采用开放标准对产品获得成功所起的关键作用。 在采访中,Yianni谈到了飞利浦照明当初选择Zigbee作为Hue通信标准的原因,以及这个选择如何持续为用户带来更大价值,为飞利浦照明创造更多商业机会,包括: 易用。Zigbee提供了多种方式让用户可以方便地进行Hue产品配置,对于简单的系统,可以将灯泡和遥控开关直接连接,或者通过Hue Hub让多个设备组成功能更完备的系统。 可靠。Zigbee的网状网络能覆盖全屋,Hue的用户可以安享稳定的操作体验而无需操心通信距离和中继器等等网络配置。 稳定供应链。Zigbee是开放的标准,具有全球化的生态圈和供应链。多样化促进创新,使Hue能不断为用户创造价值,并保证了飞利浦照明供应链的灵活和安全。 开放。Zigbee联盟是全球性的标准组织,对物联网业内所有公司开放,这让飞利浦照明能够参与和影响Zigbee标准的演化,确保这一标准始终适合公司和客户的需求。 互操作。Zigbee的核心价值是超越供应商的互操作性。Hue产品在最初投放市场后已经过了好几年,但仍可以和现有的或者新发布的平台一起工作。这也带来了新的商业机会,和市场领导者共同合作,比如Amazon Echo Plus就将Hue和智能家居一同推向新的客户。 欢迎点击此处观看对这位智能照明领导者的采访视频。 点击此处观看视频  点击此处观看完整视频

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Zigbee Alliance Interviews Head of Technology of Philips Hue

  By certifying to Zigbee and connecting the humble light bulb to the Internet, the Philips Hue personal lighting system has helped usher in widespread adoption of the smart home. Hue is able to reward consumers with a friendly, easy experience as they take their first smart home steps, and encourage users to continue down […]

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Zigbee Alliance Recognizes Leadership and Dedication in Its World-Class Membership

Three times a year, the Zigbee Alliance hosts week-long Member Meetings across the globe to roll up our sleeves and make progress on initiatives face-to-face. We take this opportunity to recognize outstanding leadership, contribution, and dedication by the individuals who make up the Alliance. All Zigbee Alliance members are invited to submit nominations for our four […]

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China Telecom Shanghai Research Institute Joins the Zigbee Alliance with a Focus on Creating Open, Standardized Smart Home Solutions in China

After closing 2017 with a record number of product and platform certifications, the Zigbee Alliance is proud to start 2018 by welcoming new members who share the goal of setting the foundation and future for the Internet of Things (IoT). One of these, the China Telecom Shanghai Research Institute, is the world’s largest broadband network […]

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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 […]

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