|[November 14, 2012]
GreenPeak Golden Unit for ZigBee Input Device
UTRECHT, Netherlands --(Business Wire)--
Technologies, a leading Smart Home RF-communication semiconductor
company, today announced its support for the ZigBee
Input Device standard, which adds specific features to the ZigBee
RF4CE specification for mice, keyboards, touchpads, wands, game
controllers and other input devices.
GreenPeak has achieved Golden Unit status for its ZigBee Input Device
stack software and has also made its development platform available to
its customers to accelerate integration and product design.
Input Device is a global standard for greener, innovative and
easy-to-use mice, keyboards, touchpads, wands and other input devices
used to control and operate computers and consumer electronic devices.
It also offers native support for popular multi-touch and gesture
commands, allowing manufacturers to deliver feature-rich products.
The ZigBee Input Device standard allows consumers to use their devices
from greater distances or even from other rooms because its operation is
not limited to line of sight.
Plus, because of lower power draw,
devices using the ZigBee Input Device standard will get much longer
battery life, greatly reducing the total number of batteries used - and
disposed of - during the lifetime of the device.
GreenPeak's chip unique low latency also allows ZigBee Input Device for
game controllers to transfer data more quikly, enabling faster and more
"GreenPeak has supported the ZigBee Input Device standard since its
inception. It is a great addition to the ZigBee RF4CE specifications and
will make input devices more intuitive and greener." says Cees
Links, founder and CEO of GreenPeak Technologies. "The ZigBee
Alliance has established rigorous testing plans to ensure conformance to
the standard and to ensure the highest standard of quality for all
future ZigBee products. We are delighted to achieve the Golden Unit
status. Our development platform, combined with Golden Unit
certification, will enable our customers to quickly and easily deploy
ZigBee Certified products using ZigBee Input Device."
The ZigBee Alliance will host a free public
webinar covering ZigBee Input Device as well as ZigBee Remote Control
and the ZigBee RF4CE specification on December 6, 2012.
RF4CE: A Quiet Revolution (News - Alert) is Underway" will be held from 8:00-9:00 am
PST (or 05:00-06:00 pm CET) and feature speakers from the CE industry.
Space is limited and advance registration is available at: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/595909335
ZigBee Input Device - The standard for advanced human input devices
Input Device is the global standard for greener, innovative and
easy-to-use mice, keyboards, wands, touchpads and other input devices
used with computers and CE devices. It gives these devices
non-line-of-sight operation, two-way communication, longer range of use,
extended battery life, a broader range of capabilities and features.
ZigBee Input Device is a standard designed especially for the ZigBee
RF4CE specification. For more information or to download the standard,
ZigBee: Control your world
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
members 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. For more information,
About GreenPeak Technologies
GreenPeak Technologies is a
fabless semiconductor company and is a leader in ZigBee silicon
solutions for the smart home.
GreenPeak is privately funded. It is
headquartered in Utrecht, The Netherlands and has offices in Belgium,
Japan and Korea.
GreenPeak has won the prestigious 2012 Red Herring (News - Alert)
Top 100 Europe award and is recognized as a leader in developing new
wireless technologies for consumer electronics and smart home
applications, demonstrating rapid growth and adoption by major customers.
more information, please visit www.greenpeak.com
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