VTech Communications Ltd Announces Joining Zigbee Alliance
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.
Some key facts about ZigBee:
- With hundreds of members around the globe, ZigBee uses the 2.4 GHz radio frequency to deliver a variety of reliable and easy-to-use standards anywhere in the world.
- Consumer, business, government and industrial users rely on a variety of smart and easy-to-use ZigBee standards to gain greater control of everyday activities.
- With reliable wireless performance and low-power battery operation, ZigBee gives companies the freedom and flexibility to do more.
- ZigBee offers a variety of innovative standards designed to help companies go green and save money.
For further details about VTech Communucations Ltd, please visit www.vtechcms.com.
VTech is the world's largest manufacturer of cordless telephones and a leading supplier of electronic learning products. It also provides highly sought-after contract manufacturing services. Founded in 1976, the Group's mission is to be the most cost effective designer and manufacturer of innovative, high quality consumer electronics products and to distribute them to markets worldwide in the most efficient manner.