Leading Chinese Company Joins ZigBee Board to Promote the Internet of Things around the World
SAN RAMON, Calif., March 10, 2015 -- The ZigBee Alliance, a non-profit association of organizations creating open, global standards that define the Internet of Things for use in consumer, commercial and industrial applications, today announced that Wulian is the newest member of the ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors, joining the Alliance at the 'Promoter' level.
Wulian is a leading networking equipment and solutions provider based in China. A successful company expanding into a global role, Wulian provides sensors, controls, and networking solutions for a number of industries.
"Wulian believes that ZigBee standards are the key to the growth of the IoT, and we are eager to play an active role in growth of those standards. This place on the ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors will allow us to promote the spread of ZigBee's open, global standards around the world," said Jaken ZHU, President and Founder of Wulian.
Wulian joins NXP, Comcast Cable, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., Itron Inc., Kroger, Landis+Gyr, Legrand Group, Philips, Schneider Electric, Silicon Labs, and Texas Instruments on the ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors.
"The Wulian Group and ZigBee Alliance members have established a shared view of the vast opportunity in the China market for the IoT. I am pleased that Wulian has committed to join Alliance members in upholding ZigBee's open, global standards in China and around the world," said Tobin Richardson, President and CEO of the ZigBee Alliance. "Their strong endorsement indicates the requirement for open and global standards in the IoT, including support for China's 5-year plan. I join the rest of the members in welcoming their commitment to the smart home and other quickly growing sectors."
For more information about the ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors, visit http://www.zigbee.org/zigbeealliance/board-and-officers/.
Wulian is a leading networking equipment and solutions provider based in China offering sensors, controls, and networking solutions for a number of markets including the smart home. For more information, visit http://www.wulian.cc.
ZigBee: Control your world
ZigBee offers the only open, global wireless standard enabling everyday simple and smart objects to work together and help you control your world. ZigBee is the leading standard for monitoring and control used in consumer, commercial and industrial markets around the world. The Alliance is an open, non-profit ecosystem of approximately 400 organizations developing and promoting standards defining the Internet of Things for use in homes and businesses. For more information, visit www.ZigBee.org.