Resideo joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors

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Monday, January 6, 2020

DAVIS, Calif.—The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), recently announced that Resideo Technologies, Inc. has joined its Board of Directors. Along with other Zigbee Alliance promoter member companies, Resideo will also play a vital role in the Connected Home Over IP project that aims to simplify development for manufacturers and increase device compatibility for consumers. 

“Resideo is synonymous with residential home controls, having created the original thermostat when it was still part of Honeywell,” Tobin Richardson, president and CEO, Zigbee Alliance said in the announcement. “Fast forward to 2020 and they are now a leader across the connected home and bring tremendous technological resources to your Alliance. Their breadth of connected solutions allows companies using the Zigbee protocol in their products to help simplify the smart home experience for consumers.” 

Resideo’s new air, water, energy and security solutions and services allow consumers to proactively monitor home systems to prevent appliance failure or dwelling damage. Innovations from Resideo: 

  • Address indoor air quality with whole home monitoring, filtration and humidification solutions;
  • Understand how the home reacts and recovers to changing weather conditions;
  • Detect water leaks, and remotely or automatically shut off the water;
  • Monitor a home’s critical appliances performance to remotely diagnose maintenance issues; and 
  • Deliver entry-level security protection with the ability to scale to a fully integrated smart home security solution. 

“As a global leader in the connected home industry, it’s our responsibility to partner with other established companies to help drive standards and value for the intelligent living landscape,” Scott Harkins, vice president and general manager, Connected Home, Resideo, said. “We take an open architecture approach and our involvement in industry standards organizations, like the Zigbee Alliance, helps set the course for market players and facilities to have stronger compatibility between products and ecosystems to make smart home connections easier for homeowners.”