Zigbee Alliance hits 3,000 certified products
By SP&T Staff
The Zigbee Alliance recently announced there are now more than 3,000 Zigbee Certified products and Zigbee Compliant Platforms available to the market.
“Hitting the 3,000th certification demonstrates how collaborating across brands and standards is what’s helping our market flourish as everyone wants choice and the ability to easily connect devices to one another,” said Jon Harros, director of certification and testing programs, Zigbee Alliance, in a statement. “Our member companies work in different areas of the IoT realm yet come together to drive innovation and development through Zigbee Certification. Each qualified product and platform further expands the interoperability universe for us all.”
According to Zigbee, Amazon claimed the 3,000th Zigbee Certified product spot with their 2nd Generation Echo Show. The Echo Show features a built-in smart home hub that connects to Zigbee-based light bulbs, door locks, sensors and more.
“Customers tell us they want smart home devices that are simple to setup, reliable, and work together seamlessly,” said Chris DeCenzo, principal engineer, Amazon, and Zigbee Alliance Board Director. “By contributing to open standards and pursuing Zigbee certification for products including the 2nd Gen Echo Show, our goal is to help ensure customers can choose from a wide range of smart home devices and know that they’ll work great together.”
The companies that contributed to this latest milestone in the first half of 2019 include:
Amazon, BEGA Gatenbrink-Leuchten KG, Chameleon Technology, Green Energy Options, Hangzhou Greatstar Industrial, The Kroger Co., Landis+Gyr, LEEDARSON, Leviton Manufacturing Company, NEXELEC, Qualcomm, Samsung, Schneider Electric, Secure Meters, Sengled, Shenzhen Feibit Electronic Technology, Shenzhen Heiman, Shenzhen Kaifa Technology, Shenzhen Sunricher Technology, Silicon Labs, SmartThings, Somfy, System Level Solutions, Stelpro, Texas Instruments, The Home Depot, Toshiba Corporation, Tuya, Xylem, and Yunding Network Technology.