ANGA Cable Show 2013, THE NETHERLANDS: GreenPeak Technologies, a leading low power RF-semiconductor company, announced the availability of a low cost and low power ZigBee solution for end nodes in the Smart Home, allowing operators to further accelerate market adoption and enabling ZigBee Smart Home solutions that cover the full home and last for up to 10 years without battery replacement.
Operators will now be able to offer Smart Home service offerings at a very low cost for services like home monitoring, energy monitoring and control, elderly care, etc., enabling profitable business models for both the Operators and their supply chain.
GreenPeak’s newly released low cost, low power and easy to install ZigBee PRO solution runs on coin-cell batteries for up to 10 years, essentially removing the need for battery replacement, allowing ZigBee Smart Home networks to become virtually maintenance free, slashing end user service calls.
With GreenPeak’s superior range and robustness, the devices can guarantee reliable full home coverage. Easy to install, the ZigBee end nodes can be securely installed with a single click, allowing DIY installation by the consumer without requiring technical support.
In this way, GreenPeak’s ZigBee chips allow Operators to address a very profitable 3 Billion dollar Smart Home market. It also helps Operators to further implement the strategy of making the set-top box the center of the Smart Home by enabling customers to reach their devices at home with their smart phones from any location in the world.