ZigBee Alliance Welcomes 38 New Members The ZigBee Alliance has officially added 38 new members since the beginning of 2016.RS Staff ⋅ May 25, 2016 The ZigBee Alliance has officially added 38 new members since the beginning of 2016. “These 38 organizations represent an international movement to bring the Internet of Things forward on a universal scale that’s not hindered by country borders, brands or language,” said Tobin Richardson, president and CEO of ZigBee Alliance. “Our members are focused, producing results, and ZigBee 3.0 is generating explosive interest as we rally the industry around the goal of meaningful IoT interoperability via a consolidated approach to the market.” The ZigBee Alliance welcomes these 38 companies representing 15 countries to its roster of 425+ forward-thinking members from 37 countries around the globe. “The flurry in membership activity we’ve experienced in just the past four months since announcing ZigBee 3.0, plus the recent acquisitions of Daintree by Current (by GE) and GreenPeak by Qorvo, indicate the industry’s large-scale investment in ZigBee technologies for next-generation IoT products,” said John E. Osborne II, chairman of the ZigBee Alliance board. “We’re proud to see continued growth of the ZigBee brand and we’re pressing full-steam ahead.” Guiding the organization’s efforts, the ZigBee Alliance board is an international lineup of proven industry leaders, including: Comcast Cable, Itron, The Kroger Co., Landis+Gyr, Legrand Group, Midea Group, NXP Semiconductors, Philips, Schneider Electric, Silicon Labs, SmartThings, Texas Instruments, and Wulian. SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.