Thread, ZigBee Knit IoT Stacks
April 6, 2015

In a deal that may foreshadow a move toward unity in the Internet of Things, the Thread Group and the ZigBee Alliance will define a spec for running ZigBee’s application layer over Thread. The move will provide hundreds of ZigBee devices a path to a network that natively supports Internet Protocol addresses.

Energy Management, Automation & Control Products, At A Glance
January 2, 2014

The Power Distribution Unit (PDU) from AMX permits intelligent monitoring and management of energy consumption for up to eight individually connected components and restricts power to any or all devices when not in use. It is one solution to the perennial problem of millions of dollars of squandered energy resources due to inefficient devices. The PDU eliminates wasteful standby power usage and allows remote power cycling for any device.

Celebrating Control4’s 10th Anniversary
September 20, 2013

Dig deep into the events leading up to any major historical milestone—from World War I to the birth of rock ’n’ roll—and you’re likely to find a tangle of root causes stretching back nearly to the dawn of civilization. Thankfully, digging into the pre-history of Control4, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, isn’t quite so tangled. It started with a spark, a chance encounter, and a shared dream.

Energy Management and Automation Integrators Speak Out
July 1, 2013

Energy management and automation systems have changed dramatically within recent memory, but that’s not all that’s driving innovation in the category. Consumer perception of their utility and value has moved just as smartly along the same developmental curve. That’s what integrators who specialize in installing these products are telling Technology Integrator.

HAI by Leviton Teams With Yale Real Living
April 8, 2013

HAI by Leviton this week named Yale Real Living a new Connectivity Partner. The partnership enables two-way integration with Yale’s ZigBee and Z-Wave wireless door locks.