920IP: Low-power, IPv6 Networking for Home Energy Management by ZigBee Alliance

July 1, 2014 - The ZigBee Alliance,announced it has completed  920IP, an update to ZigBee IP, in response to Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) designation of 920 MHz for use in HEMS and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) endorsement of ECHONET Lite as a smart home standard.  the first open, global standard for an IPv6 based full wireless mesh networking solution to control low power, low cost devices. More

Come See Us At LightFair in Las Vegas, June 3-5th

LightFair International San Juan Software will be in the ZigBee booth at LightFair International in Las Vegas, NV, June 3-4th at the Las Vegas Convention Center. LightFair is the preeminent show for the Lighting industry. Now in its 25th year, LightFair features 6 pavilions which showcase product-specific manufacturers. The Conference offers 200+ hours of world-class accredited education, with courses from 90 minutes to 2-day immersion sessions at every level, from Foundational to Advanced as well as General Courses on retrofitting existing buildings, managing LED costs, sources updates, and more. The LFI Innovation Awards® honors the industry’s newest product designs. LFI Networking & Special Events bring together lighting industry professionals. More

ZigBee Member Meeting in Vancouver, BC June 16-19th

ReprZigBee Allianceesentatives of San Juan Software will attend the ZigBee Members meeting in Vancouver, BC Canada  June 16th-19th. San Juan Software has been an active member of the ZigBee Alliance since 2004 and has held officer positions in several of the ZigBee Work Groups. For more information about the ZigBee Alliance go to www.zigbee.org

IoT & M2M Markets to Grow to $500 Billion by 2019

According to a market forecast report released by Research & Markets,The global Internet of Things and Machine-to-Machine communications market is estimated to grow from $128.7 billion in 2014 to $498.92 billion in 2019, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.42% during the forecast period of 2014-2019.It is expected that by 2025 a trillion of interconnected devices will be present in the market. The forecast is broken out by technologies and platforms (RFID, Sensor Nodes, Gateways, Cloud Management, NFC, CEP, SCADA, ZigBee), M2M connections and IoT components. It includes worldwide market forecasts by region (2014 - 2019).  More

TI supports iBeacon technology across TI's Bluetooth® Smart, dual-mode and combo-connectivity

SimpleLink™ SensorTag, new SensorTag App and CC2543 reference design with iBeacon technology, deliver fast time to market of new apps and devices. DALLAS, April 16, 2014 -- Texas Instruments (TI) announced support for iBeacon technology across its Bluetooth® low energy portfolio, and launched a new location app, with iBeacon technology, for the CC2541-based SimpleLink SensorTag development kit, optimized for beacons and broadcast applications such as trail markers in a park, exhibits in a museum, or product displays in stores. More