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ZigBee Alliance: 38 New Members Welcomed to Drive IoT Forward


6/10/2016

Davis, Calif. — May 19, 2016 — 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 that 38 new members have joined since the beginning of 2016. This rapid growth reflects continued industrywide support for the organization and its latest low-power RF solutions for a smarter, greener IoT — from innovative new companies to major, market-moving brands that are serious about contributing to interoperability, collaboration, and unification.

“These 38 organizations represent an international movement to bring the Internet of Things forward on a universal scale that’s not hindered by country borders, brands, or language,” said Tobin Richardson, president and CEO, ZigBee Alliance. “Our members are focused, producing results, and ZigBee 3.0 is generating explosive interest as we rally the industry around the goal of meaningful IoT interoperability via a consolidated approach to the market.”

The ZigBee Alliance welcomes the following 38 companies representing 15 countries to its prestigious roster of 425-plus forward-thinking members from 37 countries around the globe:

·         Ad Hoc Electronics (US)

·         BEESMART Ltd. (Hong Kong)

·         Blaze Automation Inc. (US)

·         Danfoss (US)

·         EASY SAVER Co., Inc. (South Korea)

·         Ei Electronics Ltd. (Ireland)

·         Enerbee (France)

·         Energetic Lighting Europe NV (Belgium)

·         Ferguson Sp. z.o.o. (Poland)

·         GEWISS S.P.A. (Italy)

·         Giersiepen GmbH & Co.KG (Germany)                                                        

·         Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (Hong Kong)

·         iRevo – Assa Abloy Korea (Korea)

·         Johnson Controls Inc. (US)

·         LEDVANCE LLC. (US)

·         Linx Technologies (US)

·         Lux Products Corporation (US)

·         Luxembourg Online SA (Luxembourg)

·         Lynxus Technologies Corp. (China)

·         Midea Group (China)

·         Nokia (Alcatel-Lucent) (US)

·         Nortek Inc. (US)

·         Optoga AB (Sweden)

·         Paulmann Licht GmbH (Germany)

·         PC Partner Ltd. (Hong Kong)

·         Powerley (US)

·         Qualcomm Technologies Inc. (US)

·         RIBAG Licht AG (Switzerland)

·         Shanghai UMEinfo Co., Ltd. (China)

·         Sinopé Technologies Inc. (Canada)

·         Stelpro (Canada)

·         TCI Telecomunicazioni Italia srl (Italy)

·         TCL Communication Ltd. (Hong Kong)

·         TP-LINK Technologies Co., Ltd. (China)

·         Tritech Technology Limited (Hong Kong)

·         VCA (US)

·         Verizon Technology (US)

·         Willis Electric Co., Ltd. (China)

“The flurry in membership activity we’ve experienced in just the past four months since announcing ZigBee 3.0, plus the recent acquisitions of Daintree by Current (by GE) and GreenPeak by Qorvo, indicate the industry’s large-scale investment in ZigBee technologies for next-generation IoT products,” said John E. Osborne II, chairman of the ZigBee Alliance board. “We’re proud to see continued growth of the ZigBee brand and we’re pressing full-steam ahead.” 

Guiding the organization’s efforts, the ZigBee Alliance board is an international lineup of proven industry leaders: Comcast Cable, Itron Inc., The Kroger Co., Landis+Gyr, Legrand Group, Midea Group, NXP Semiconductors, Philips, Schneider Electric, Silicon Labs, SmartThings, Texas Instruments, and Wulian.

To learn more about ZigBee Alliance, click here.