Connected home evaluation kit unveiled: Infineon prototyping platform supports Zigbee Alliance’s new CHIP standards

Infineon Technologies AG simplifies the design and implementation of secured smart home devices with a new evaluation kit based on an OPTIGA™ Trust M security solution for Raspberry Pi.

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Amazon, Apple, Google, and Zigbee Alliance form smart home device connectivity standard working group

Amazon, Apple, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance, have created a new working group to develop and promote a new, royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products. Security will be a fundamental design tenet.

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Wireless mesh networking devices market to grow at almost 9% a year until 2021, says Technavio

Technavio analysts forecast the global wireless mesh networking devices market to grow at a CAGR of almost 9% during the forecast period, according to their latest report.

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zigbee alliance to unveil universal IoT language at CES, 2017

The zigbee alliance announced that from CES 2017 this week it will be showcasing a path to a unified Internet of Things (IoT). The alliance will focus on the growing momentum behind zigbee (3.0) products and development solutions, and the alliance’s newly announced dotdot — a universal language for the IoT,

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Members of ZigBee Alliance and Thread Group to demonstrate universal language for smart devices

The ZigBee Alliance, an association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT), and the Thread Group, an organisation focused on making Thread the foundation for the IoT in the home and beyond,

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ZigBee Alliance issues statement on security in recent lightbulb hack

The ZigBee Alliance is in continuous communication with its member companies to develop and maintain its suite of market-relevant standards for the IoT. The Alliance is aware of the issues raised in the Weizmann Institute /

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ZigBee Alliance adds UL as 5th authorised test lab to meet growth of IoT product certifications

The ZigBee Alliance, announced UL – a global safety science organisation – is the newest independent authorised test service provider accredited to support ZigBee Alliance certification programs.

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Huawei joins ZigBee Alliance as a Promoter, takes seat on Board of Directors

The ZigBee Alliance, a non-profit association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT), reported that Shenzhen, China-based ICT solutions provider, Huawei has joined the ZigBee Alliance.

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SOMFY joins ZigBee Alliance board of directors

SOMFY has joined the ZigBee Alliance at the Promoter level and accepted a seat on its Board of Directors.

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ZigBee Alliance names new executive board members as initiative momentum grows

The ZigBee Alliance, a non-profit association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT), announced the addition of two vice chairmen to its executive committee, Musa Unmehopa and Jean-Pierre Desbenoit.

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ZigBee Alliance creates End-to-End IoT product development solution to bring applications library to Thread’s IP Network Protocol

The ZigBee Alliance has announced it is working with the Thread Group on an end-to-end solution for IP-based IoT networks.

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ZigBee and EnOcean alliances to combine benefits of EnOcean Energy Harvesting Wireless with ZigBee 3.0

The ZigBee Alliance with EnOcean Alliance has announced that the two organisations will cooperate on combining the benefits of EnOcean energy harvesting wireless solutions with ZigBee 3.0 for worldwide applications.

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Work to be done before ZigBee-Thread tie-up makes mesh networks interoperable and smart homes real

The ZigBee Alliance and the Thread Group recently announced that they are collaborating to aid development of connected home products. Their agreement opens doors for the ZigBee Cluster Library Application Protocol to run on Thread networks.

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Smart energy and business transformation concerns dominate European Utility Week

This year’s European Utility Week conference and exhibition kicked off on November 4, with almost 10,000 delegates from more than 250 utilities attending. Two key themes were present wherever you looked: the introduction of ‘Smart’ energy solutions for homes, businesses, cities and nations; and the need for the entire sector to transform the ways that

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Zigbee Alliance certifies smart water meter

The Zigbee Alliance has certified Freestyle Technology and Elster’s jointly developed V200 digital water meter. The volumetric water meter, with an integrated electronic register, incorporates data features

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HGI to focus on Zigbee for home energy management

The Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) is to use its Chicago meeting next week to look at applications of Zigbee profiles for its home energy management (HEM) service specifications.

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