ZigBee, which is named after the dance honeybees do to communicate to other honeybees, was developed and standardized as IEEE 802.15.4 in 2004. Originally designed as an ultra-low-power wireless standard to support energy harvesting, it is now widely accepted as a low-cost, low-power wireless mesh-network standard. It is also one of the wireless standards being eyed for use in the IoT network of sensors, actuators, and Internet servers...
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