Cable & Telecom

Amazon, Apple and Google to work together on smart home open standard

AMAZON, APPLE, GOOGLE, and the Zigbee Alliance this week announced a new working group which will work towards developing and promoting the adoption of a new, royalty-free connectivity standard. Zigbee Alliance board member companies such as IKEA, Legrand, NXP Semiconductors, Resideo, Samsung SmartThings, Schneider Electric, Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), Silicon Labs, Somfy, and Wulian are also onboard to join the working group and contribute to the project, said the press release announcing the alliance. The goal of the Connected Home over IP project is to simplify development for manufacturers and increase compatibility for consumers – since each smart device made...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.