The ZigBee Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations
creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, residential,
commercial and consumer applications, announced it has opened two new offices
in China to drive greater ZigBee adoption and address ZigBee standards to meet
China’s specific needs for its rapidly expanding infrastructure and growing
The Alliance appointed Jerry Huang as director of ZigBee Asia Pacific, Greater China representative, with offices in the Sensing China
Center in Wuxi and in Zhongguancun Science Park (Z-Park) in Beijing. Huang, who
has 20 years of marketing experience, will lead the Alliance’s collaboration on
the Internet of Things industry efforts and standards development from these
“ZigBee is very excited to have a local presence in
China,” said Bob Heile, chairman of the Alliance.
“China has declared the Internet of Things to be one
of three strategic imperatives in its current five year plan and ZigBee’s
comprehensive global standards for wireless sensor networks are key enablers
for the IoT. Our two office locations will help us expand and deepen our
collaboration with China in achieving this important objective,” Heile
The Chinese Sensing China Center,
located in Wuxi, is a thriving center of excellence on the Internet of Things.
The Z-Park is one of the largest high-tech parks in China, located in the heart
of the Chinese Capital City. Traditionally, many national and highly
influential technology projects have initiated at Z-Park.
“These new offices in China represent an exciting
opportunity to incorporate ZigBee standards in the millions of metering and
Smart Grid deployments planned throughout China as well as the huge number of
commercial and residential buildings planned for construction,” Huang
ZigBee offers green and global wireless standards
connecting the widest range of devices to work together intelligently and help
you control your world. The ZigBee Alliance is an open, non-profit association
of approximately 400 organizations driving development of innovative, reliable
and easy-to-use ZigBee standards. The Alliance promotes worldwide adoption of
ZigBee as the leading wirelessly networked, sensing and control standard for
use in consumer, commercial and industrial areas.
By TelecomLead.com Team