Spansion Joins ZigBee Alliance

"Spansion is committed to shaping the future of wireless connectivity with smart, innovative and energy efficient technologies"

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 1, 2014 -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems, today announced it joined the ZigBee Alliance. Through active participation in the ZigBee Alliance, Spansion will continue to contribute to open standards and technology collaboration to accelerate the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT).


"Spansion is committed to shaping the future of wireless connectivity with smart, innovative and energy efficient technologies," said Dhiraj Handa, senior vice president and general manager of Spansion's Multimarket Microcontroller Business Unit. "Spansion's scalable low-power microcontrollers, industry leading embedded flash and recently announced "battery-less" energy harvesting products provide compelling building blocks for system integrators combining ZigBee products to enable emerging IoT applications, such as building and home automation, smart energy management, LED lighting control, retail services, sensor fusion and wearable devices."

"We are pleased to welcome Spansion to the Alliance and their commitment to developing interoperable Internet of Things products," said Ryan Maley, Director of Strategic Marketing for the ZigBee Alliance. "We recognize their commitment to providing important enabling technologies such as energy harvesting, which will help drive deployment of IoT solutions."

The ZigBee Alliance is an open, non-profit association of approximately 400 organizations 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.

About Spansion
Spansion (NYSE: CODE) is a global leader in Flash memory-based embedded systems solutions. Spansion's Flash memory, microcontrollers, analog and mixed-signal products drive the development of faster, intelligent, secure and energy efficient electronics. Spansion is at the heart of electronics systems, connecting, controlling, storing and powering everything from automotive electronics and industrial systems to the highly interactive and immersive consumer devices that are enriching people's daily lives. For more information, visit http://www.spansion.com

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