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Silicon Labs' New Wireless SoCs Enable Eco-Friendly Zigbee Green Power IoT Devices

Silicon Labs announced a new family of secure, ultra-low-power Zigbee® system-on-chip (SoC) devices designed for eco-friendly IoT products deployed in mesh networks. The EFR32MG22 (MG22) family expands Silicon Labs’ Zigbee portfolio by delivering the smallest, lowest power SoCs optimized for Zigbee Green Power applications. Based on Silicon Labs’ Wireless Gecko Series 2 platform, the MG22 SoCs are an ideal choice for Zigbee devices powered by coin cell batteries or energy-harvesting sources. Target applications include smart home sensors, lighting controls, and building and industrial automation.


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Behold the Ides of March

One of the annual rites in the communications sector is Cisco’s assessment of global mobile data traffic. It arrives each February with basically the same headline: The mobile revolution is going strong. This year’s report Opens a New Window. arrived on Tuesday, detailing hundreds of millions of new mobile connections in the past year and projecting billions more in the years ahead.


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Surging Wi-Fi Traffic and New IoT Applications to Spike Wireless IC Shipments by 54% by 2020

Surging Wi-Fi traffic, new uses cases, and emerging IoT applications will result in a nearly 54% increase in wireless IC shipments by 2020, forecasts ABI Research. The short-range wireless connectivity market technologies—including ZigBee, Thread, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), Z-Wave, Wi-Fi, and NFC—will continue to evolve to meet new market demands, as evident with various new and upcoming enhancements. 


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