Lightfair

Lightfair International 2015 May 5-7, 2015 New York, New York, USA Venue: Javits Center Website: http://www.lightfair.com/ As the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, LFI blends continuing education courses with innovative products ranging from high-end design to cutting-edge technology.

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Organizations Around the Globe Use XBee Zigbee Networks to Solve Problems and Change Lives

By Matt Ahart of Digi International. Zigbee networks are all around the world – even space! Whether it’s providing a way to deliver reliable electricity or helping reduce the spread of infection within hospitals, the applications of Zigbee technology are nearly endless. Here are a few interesting Zigbee applications happening today. Devergy Brings Solar Power […]

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Mark Walters Named New Vice President of Strategic Development for ZigBee Alliance

Mark Walters Named New Vice President of Strategic Development for ZigBee Alliance Working to grow adoption and awareness of ZigBee standards   Davis, Calif. – May 11, 2015 – The ZigBee Alliance, a non-profit association of organizations creating open, global standards that define the Internet of Things (IoT) for use in consumer, commercial and industrial […]

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Smart Wireless Lighting

Smart Wireless Lighting Published: May 2015 Pages: 80 (65 figures, 36 tables) VIP price: $2,999 (reg. $3,999) Synopsis: Low power wireless standards combined with a rapid migration to LED lighting has made smart lighting a catalyst for the Internet of Things. ON World’s 2015 surveys with vendors, consumers and major retail outlets found that smart […]

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ZIGBEE ALLIANCE PRESS RELEASE: ZigBee Alliance and Thread Group Collaborate to Aid Development of Connected Home Products

ZigBee Alliance and Thread Group Collaborate to Aid Development of Connected Home Products Agreement Opens Doors for ZigBee Cluster Library Application Protocol to Run On Thread Networks  SAN RAMON, Calif. – Apr. 2, 2015 – The ZigBee Alliance (www.ZigBee.org) and the Thread Group (www.threadgroup.org) today announced they are collaborating to enable the ZigBee Cluster Library to run over Thread networks. […]

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MEMBER RELEASE: Leading Chinese IoT Company — Wulian Joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors

On March 11th (Beijing time), the leading Chinese IoT Company, Wulian, held a press conference at Shanghai New International Expo Center, announcing that Wulian becomes the newest member of ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors at the ‘Promoter’ level. It is reported that Wulian is the twelfth member of the Board of Directors after Philips, Legrand, […]

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Building a Smarter “Smart Home” on ZigBee 3.0

No longer just gizmos and gadgets for the wealthy, devices for the smart home are fast becoming the purview of the every man. Estimates project that within the next 10 years the average household will consist of 100 connected devices, networking everything from lights and motion sensors to thermostats and smoke detectors. With every passing […]

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ZIGBEE PRESS RELEASE: Wulian Joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors

Wulian Joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors Leading Chinese Company Joins ZigBee Board to Promote the Internet of Things around the World San Ramon, Calif. – March 10, 2015 – The ZigBee Alliance, a non-profit association of organizations creating open, global standards that define the Internet of Things for use in consumer, commercial and industrial […]

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IoT In Commercial Buildings – Connected Lighting & Beyond

The Internet of Things (IoT) is ushering in a new era of connected devices that stream real-time data, bring intelligence and enable consumers to make better decisions thereby saving money. From wireless thermostats, security systems and smart watches that sync to an app – monitoring and control of remote devices has reached the mainstream consumer […]

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4 Under $400: Get Started with ZigBee Today

Our readers are often interested in ZigBee technology but don’t know how to get started. Here are four starter kits you can order online to get started with ZigBee today! The AIR module Booster Pack Kit for ZigBee applications by Anaren eases the development of products intended to wirelessly communicate in compliance with ZigBee standard. This kit provides “out of […]

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Control4 Intros Much Smarter Thermostat, Way Better Interface at ISE 2015

Control4 (Nasdaq: CTRL) has always had a smart thermostat to integrate with its home automation system, and for a long time has supported third-party stats as well (yes, Nest too). At ISE 2015, though, the company is (finally) launching a home-grown successor to its original stat that controls virtually all functions of any HVAC system. The new wireless, […]

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