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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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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