Category Archives: Zigbee

The argument against Wi-Fi enabled HAN

The market-leading chip maker, Broadcom, recently announced that it would offer a new Wi-Fi module that would allow manufacturers to add a wireless component to their products. Essentially, the idea is to use the popular technology platform to link appliances … Continue reading

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Wireless providers poised to bridge smart grid – smart home communication gap

How exactly the power grid of tomorrow will look is still being decided. But several key developments over the past few months indicate that one industry may play an influential role in making the smart grid concept an eventual reality. … Continue reading

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Where do wireless technology and human health meet?

According to a recent report, shipments of Zigbee modules are set to increase by more than 700 percent over the next five years. Zigbee, for anyone who is unfamiliar with the brand, is a wireless technology that allows us to … Continue reading

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Getting everyone to think like an early adopter

Since its debut, home automation has never lacked a core group of excited and dedicated followers. It did, however, until recently struggle in gaining broader acceptance. In Simon Sinek’s book “Start with Why”, he introduces a concept he calls the … Continue reading

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Wireless technologies make it possible for national service brands to enter US home automation market

This year has brought a number of big announcements, with Verizon, Comcast, ADT, and others declaring their official entry into the home automation business. Their presence is an endorsement of the readiness of wireless technologies for mass deployment, and may … Continue reading

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Why we’re likely to see more wireless building automation in the next few years

Last month, ABI Research released a much talked about report titled “No New Wires Technologies to Drive Home Automation Market.” In a summary of the report’s findings, ABI Practice Director, Sam Lucero, directs attention to the merit of wireless systems … Continue reading

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Frostdale’s wireless lighting controls now on display in Essen, Germany

Seoul, Korea (July 4, 2011) – Frostdale is pleased to announce that its wireless lighting controls are now on display in Essen, Germany at the red dot museum. The nanogrid™ switches will be featured in a special exhibition titled “Design … Continue reading

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