BOSTON--(Ambient Devices, the leading provider of displays and systems that deliver instant, effortless access to information at a glance, today announced that it has joined the ZigBee Alliance, an open, non-profit association driving development of innovative, reliable, and easy-to-use ZigBee standards. Ambient Devices’ Energy Joule has undergone significant testing and is now ZigBee-enabled and ZigBee Certified. Through its membership, Ambient Devices will join some of the most innovative and well-known organizations in the world to improve the way we live and work.)--
“The Joule should allow utility companies to relay information about their customer’s energy consumption and any demand response information in real-time encouraging smarter energy consumption.”
“Ambient Devices is pleased to join the ZigBee Alliance,” said Pritesh Gandhi, CEO of Ambient Devices. “ZigBee is the leader in the global evolution towards energy-efficient wireless monitoring, and Ambient is looking forward to collaborating with other Alliance members to continue developing standards that encourage smarter and more sustainable energy choices.”
Ambient’s energy products offer utilities simple tools to guide their customers into making smarter energy consumption choices. The Energy Joule enables customers to efficiently manage their energy consumption, helping to reduce stress on the grid. The ZigBee Certified products, for the ZigBee Smart Energy standard, pulse and change colors to forewarn users when power supplies are strained. ZigBee uses the 2.4 GHz radio frequency to deliver a variety of reliable and easy-to-use standards anywhere in the world.
“Ambient Devices’ Energy Joule is a unique energy management product that we were pleased to see earn ZigBee Certified product status,” said Ryan Maley, vice president of strategy at the ZigBee Alliance. “The Joule should allow utility companies to relay information about their customer’s energy consumption and any demand response information in real-time encouraging smarter energy consumption.”
ZigBee and Ambient Devices share a mission devoted to creating a smarter, more sustainable world. Ambient Devices is one of the latest members of the ZigBee Alliance.
About Ambient Devices
Ambient Devices is the leading provider of displays and systems that deliver instant, effortless access to information at a glance. Ambient's energy products offer utility companies a simple way to relay details to their customers about how energy usage patterns are affecting pricing, in real-time. By outfitting homes and businesses with an easy-to-use tool that guides smarter energy choices, utility companies have found that they can encourage even energy consumption throughout the day and increase overall customer satisfaction. For more information please visit: www.AmbientDevices.com.
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, visit: www.ZigBee.org.