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Unfortunately, for me, there was a ring of truth in the original article - at a previous position I witnessed Amazon “appropriate” data and expertise from a customer that was selling as a third party through their site, and going into competition... — crookedbow on Oct 19
The commercial building systems integration market embraced Zigbee years ago and there are a myriad of Zigbee products in that space.  The tech is both robust and widespread.  Amazon may be expecting to crossover into light commercial with their... — leonard.lowe-llc on Oct 19
This would have more value as an article if you actually knew that it passed true 4K/HDR encoded material rather than give your impressions while you viewed it. If you had tested it the output it would be more useful. Minor point: FIBBR looks an awful lot... — gobrien on Oct 19
I could not be happier that Amazon did NOT choose Zwave, the jury is out for me on Zigbee but I have had years of miserable experience with Zwave and its about time for it to die a merciful death.  Its reach has been brutal, the ability to add/delete... — HometechJohn on Oct 19
Amazon just maintaining the “Phillip’s Hue” route with ZigBee? — Michael.kelly synergyfl.com on Oct 18
Correction- Google WiFi indeed has a Zigbee radio. The Onhub router supports Weave as well.  The most likely reason for choosing Zigbee is the lack of requiring a Hub of any kind. Couple that with Zigbee 3.0 and Dot Dot and Zigbee’s roadmap is looking... — hmurchison on Oct 18
Main reason is single chip supplier, also they know consumers don’t care what technology they use. They will own consumer market and will drive a lot more zigbee products to market. They also were probably turned off by cost of Zwave. — Blefadts on Oct 18

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