There has been a lot of news about ZigBee lately, so I figured I would post some of the more interesting articles I am finding on the internet.
SourceMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. & SURREY, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 18, 2006--Integration Associates:
-- Based on IAI's CompXs Technology, Integration Associates (IAI) Today Announced Their Pre-Certified USB Dongle Developers Kit Designed to Shorten the Time-to-Market for Designers Building 802.15.4 / ZigBee Products
Integration Associates, manufacturer of low cost, high performance analog solutions for wireless and wireline data communications, and of the OEM 802.15.4/ZigBee USB Dongle, has today further expanded its EZLink(tm) wireless product line to include a USB Dongle Developers Kit for 802.15.4/ZigBee product development. The EZLink product line is aimed at OEMs looking to reduce R&D cost, reduce time-to-market, and minimize development risks.
Source: PCworldPC World got a briefing on Zigbee home automation technology two or three years ago, and it sounded very promising. But then it fell off the face of the earth--we've never seen any Zigbee products. That's about to change; the organization behind the technology says we'll see "tens" of Zigbee-certified consumer products by the end of the year.