21 Nov 2019
Zigbee Alliance Augments its Green Power Program
The Zigbee Alliance announced new branding and certification measures centered around its existing Green Power feature, which is based on energy-harvesting technology and part of the flagship Zigbee PRO standard.
20 May 2016
ZigBee Alliance welcomes 38 new members to drive IoT forward
The ZigBee Alliance, a non-profit association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things, has announced 38 new members have joined since the beginning of 2016.
16 Dec 2015
GaN Systems wins coveted 2015 Global Semiconductor Award
GaN Systems, the leading manufacturer of gallium nitride power transistors, has won the coveted Global Semiconductor Alliance 2015 "Start-Up to Watch" award.
22 Jul 2015
Thread wireless networking protocol now available
The Thread Group has announced the release of Thread, the new IP-based wireless networking protocol designed for low-power connected products in the home.
10 Jun 2015
SIGFOX adds Denmark to its global Internet of Things network
SIGFOX and IoT Denmark A/S have announced plans to roll out the SIGFOX network in the Scandinavian country.
15 Apr 2015
ZigBee and Thread move towards mesh network interoperability
The ZigBee Alliance and the Thread Group recently announced they are collaborating to enable the ZigBee Cluster Library to run over Thread networks.
18 Jun 2013
Silicon Labs acquire Energy Micro
Silicon Labs has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Energy Micro AS.
31 Jan 2013
Industry-standard ultra-low power microcontroller benchmarks
The Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium (EEMBC) has announced its intent to create a standardized, industry-endorsed method to evaluate the energy efficiency of ultra-low power (ULP) microcontrollers.
27 Oct 2011
Wireless sensor networks and energy harvesting coming together
Zero power wireless sensors are now available, which bring together new low power wireless ICs with energy harvesters (which harvest energy from heat, light or motion, for example) and the appropriate form of energy storage and conditioning.
23 Sep 2011
Arrow Electronics offers turnkey energy-harvesting reference design
Arrow Electronics, Inc. has joined with leading suppliers Silicon Labs, Infinite Power Solutions and Linear Technology Corporation to launch a turnkey energy-harvesting reference design enabling wireless networks powered by a solar energy-harvesting source.