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DrQuine
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Zigbee and the future
DrQuine   11/28/2014 12:36:16 PM
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Bringing 6 application areas into the Zigbee 3.0 Pro standard is a nice way to ensure that the devices will be useful across domains - and expand their market. Seven year battery life will also be a great boon ... the only problem is that in an ever more complex Internet of Things it may become very difficult to identify the source of a system failure when the battery finally fails. We're all familiar with the chirp of the failing smoke detector (which can be hard to localize among multple devices in a building with sound reflecting walls). In 7 years, when the swarm of Internet of Things devices are all interconnected and interdependent, how will we ever determine which one has failed? A standard in which devices report their identity and location when they experience a failing battery would be a great benefit.

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Re: Vendor onus
krisi   11/18/2014 7:51:51 PM
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I am also curiours where is ZigBee sitting in the protocol stack with respect to TCP/IP layer

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Re: Vendor onus
jdesbonnet   11/18/2014 4:34:48 PM
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What's missing from the ZigBee developer ecosystem is a open source reference implemenation that's not tied to any particular vendors hardware.  Unless things have changed, the ZigBee Alliance was not particularly open to this (requiring developers to stump up $$$$ in membership fees).  Has there ever been a successful network standard that did not have multiple open source implementations? I don't think so.

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Vendor onus
rick merritt   11/18/2014 11:08:44 AM
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I'd love to hear from component makers about how much (or little) extra work building in compliance will be for you.



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