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2014-01-27 08:33:55

Development of an interoperable wireless IPv6 communication profile based on international open IEEE and IETF standards SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the ZigBee Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, announced that a group of leading smart metering and smart grid member companies are developing a communication profile aimed at achieving true plug-and-play...

2013-11-19 12:33:59

Standard enables more consumer control, helps retailers increase operational efficiencies SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee(®) Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced that it had completed and ratified the ZigBee Retail Services standard. It is now available to ZigBee members for product development. ZigBee Retail Services is an open,...

2013-10-28 08:34:10

Local access to compliance testing services will benefit rapidly growing ecosystem in the region SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee(®) Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced that China Electronics Standardization Institute (CESI) has become an authorized test service provider of the ZigBee Certified program. CESI, a China Government...

2013-07-24 08:35:39

Update expands device integration, enhances user experience SAN RAMON, Calif., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee(®) Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced that an update to ZigBee Home Automation has been ratified and is now available for product development. The new version is fully interoperable with the earlier versions of the standard. (Logo:...

2013-05-28 08:23:29

Organizations to collaborate on certification program and promotion of standards SAN RAMON, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee® Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, and the ECHONET(TM) Consortium, an organization promoting the development of basic software and hardware for home networks, today announced a liaison agreement to collaborate on the development of a certification program for products based on...

2013-05-21 08:32:58

Agreement represents an important step forward for wider ZigBee adoption in Japan SAN RAMON, Calif., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee® Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, and Telecommunications Technology Committee (TTC), a non-profit and private standards development organization on information and communication technologies (ICTs) in Japan, today announced the...

2013-04-29 08:31:44

Document available for download; free webinar scheduled SAN RAMON, Calif., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee® Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies, creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced it has completed development and ratified the Smart Energy Profile 2 (SEP 2) standard. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091005/SF86596LOGO) SEP 2 provides IP-based information and control for...

2012-12-19 08:21:20

SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee® Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced the most eco-friendly way to power ZigBee products via its new Green Power feature. Products, including switches and dimmers, can now be easily powered with available energy harvesting sources rather than using a battery or AC mains power, creating a no-maintenance,...

2012-11-14 08:24:47

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee® Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced the public download availability of its ZigBee Input Device(TM) standard and the selection of golden units supporting this global standard for human interface devices used in consumer electronics (CE) and computer accessories. A free public webinar revealing the innovation of...

2012-10-04 02:21:21

SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee® Alliance celebrates its first decade of successes this month, most notably in enabling the growing machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) trends and providing utilities and energy service providers with new consumer energy management and efficiency capabilities. Hundreds of manufacturers have shipped hundreds of millions of ZigBee products for a variety of energy management, commercial and consumer applications,...