Category Archives: Home Automation

Your home may be getting a lot smarter

ZigBee LogoControl freaks rejoice.  Zigbee announced[http://news.prnewswire.com/ViewContent.aspx?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/08-19-2009/0005080049&EDATE=] today that it certified 17 new devices ranging from occupancy sensors to deadbolts, nearly doubling its cache of certified products.  Similar to the Z-wave and legacy X10 standards, Zigbee devices can be integrated into homes and businesses and offer wirelessly networked sensing and control solutions for appliances, lighting, security, and environmental conditions.
So if turning on your lights or lifting your window shades is pushing you over the edge, check out the list of certified products on the ZigBee website[http://www.zigbee.org/Products/CertifiedProducts/ZigBeeSmartEnergy/tabid/271/Default.aspx] and start automating some of life’s most mundane tasks.

ZigBee LogoControl freaks rejoice.  Zigbee announced today that it certified 17 new devices ranging from occupancy sensors to deadbolts, nearly doubling its cache of certified products.  Similar to the Z-wave and legacy X10 standards, Zigbee devices can be integrated into homes and businesses and offer wirelessly networked sensing and control solutions for appliances, lighting, security, and environmental conditions.

So if turning on your lights or lifting your window shades is pushing you over the edge, check out the list of certified products on the ZigBee website and start automating some of life’s most mundane tasks.