Hong Kong– VTech Communications Ltd (VTech Communications), a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd (HKSE: 303), announced today that the company has joined the ZigBee Alliance as an Adopter Member.
The Alliance promotes smarter and greener products. Its member organisations provide everything product manufacturers need to create “ZigBee” products, such as radio semiconductor chips, design houses, software companies, support tools and testing. By joining ZigBee, VTech Communications has access to final, approved specifications, use of the member logo, participation in interoperability events, and access to standard work/task group documents and development activities.
Through access to valuable task groups, the VTech contract manufacturing services (CMS) team can help its clients in the implementation of ZigBee standards and technologies, such as standards-based wireless technology designed to address the unique needs of low-cost, low-power wireless sensor and control networks in just about any market.
Since ZigBee can be used almost anywhere, is easy to implement and its technology needs little power to operate, it offers opportunity for entry into new markets, as well as innovation in existing markets such as Home Automation and Smart Metering.
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