Industry working group formed to develop open standard for smart home device connectivityJanuary 6, 2020
Amazon, Apple, Google and the Zigbee Alliance have joined forces on a new working group that plans to develop and promote the adoption of a new royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products, with security as a…
Ikea becomes latest member of Zigbee Alliance BoardDecember 13, 2019
The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that Ikea has joined its Board of Directors. The decision solidifies Ikea’s commitment to universal open…
New report explains how systems will improve 5G capabilitiesAugust 22, 2019
The new report, Advanced Antenna Systems for 5G, identifies how AAS will be commercialized, provides technical details into the increasing complexity of wireless antenna systems, and illustrates how they are central to the development and deployment of 5G networks.
Zigbee reaches product milestoneAugust 22, 2019
Zigbee Alliance’s global membership continues to expand an open and interoperable IoT – reaching 3,000 certified products.
5G Americas white paper on the connected future of IoTJuly 17, 2019
The report explores the market drivers and technology solutions for IoT trends in verticals and applications, and an overview of developments in global standards for cellular IoT.
Zigbee Alliance announces the ‘All Hubs Initiative’June 6, 2019
An initiative to make IoT products easier to develop, deploy, and sell across ecosystems, the product of this effort is a set of features at the application and network layers of Zigbee that will be incorporated into the upcoming 3.1 version of Zigbee technology.
LoRa Alliance and DLMS user association bringing IoT to utilitiesApril 4, 2019
By using DLMS over LoRaWAN networks, utilities will achieve network connectivity that supports smart metering use cases – gas, electricity, thermal energy and water – across many different IoT applications.
IoT Ready Alliance dissolves into the new Zhaga consortiumApril 4, 2019
The NEW Zhaga focuses on interoperability and executes a strong program to address interfaces for smart components, such as sensors and communication modules.
TIA and UL collaborating to advance the Smart Buildings marketplaceFebruary 22, 2019
The two organizations will work to create a list of relevant standards for smart buildings, develop training content for smart buildings characteristics and criteria, and provide information on the value proposition of smart buildings.
Reliable Controls founder inducted into the BACnet Hall of FameJanuary 24, 2019
Roland Laird participated in BACnet International’s BTL Working Group and the ASHRAE SSPC 135 BACnet Committee between 2005 to 2010 and served on the board of directors of BACnet International from 2012 through 2017.