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Samsung and HTC to plant ZigBee home automation standard in future handsets

0. phoneArena posted on 10 Jul 2013, 07:39

One of the reasons that the home automation craze hasn't completely taken off yet, are the numerous competing standards that exist. Sure, it is nice to be able to control your lighting, HVAC or appliances from afar, but you'd have to pick sides. If this latest rumor pans out, though, we might be nearing the state where one standard gets more popular than the others, prices falling, convenience ensues, you get the drift...

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posted on 10 Jul 2013, 10:52

1. nak1017 (Posts: 328; Member since: 08 Jan 2010)

About time!
Mesh networking and super low-power really makes this standard shine.

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