Control & Automation
ZigBee Smart Energy Version 1.1 now available
October 27, 2011 - The ZigBee Smart Energy version 1.1, a standard which provides information and automation to help consumers reduce their energy consumption and save money, is now available for public download, says the ZigBee Alliance. The updated version includes features such as dynamic pricing enhancements, tunneling of other protocols, prepayment features, over-the-air updates and backwards compatibility with certified ZigBee Smart Energy products version 1.0. According to the alliance, these features make it easer for consumers to use, but also make it ideal for utilities and energy service providers to deploy and operate.