Silicon Labs完成对Sigma Designs 公司Z-Wave事业单位的收购 广泛部署的网状网络技术以强化公司在智能家居领域的领先地位
结合Z-Wave网状网络技术和可互操作的产品特性，加上Silicon Labs 多协议的专业知识，智能家居研发人员可以取得大型、多样的生态系统网络，以及全方位的端节点（end-node）技术选项，为数百万智能家居的潜在客户提供广大的商机。Silicon Labs此次的收购策略达成了为智能家居市场提供全方位无线硬件和软件产品组合的目标，其中包括Wi-Fi?、Zigbee?、Thread、蓝牙（Bluetooth?）和专有协议。
Silicon Labs首席执行官Tyson Tuttle表示：“结合Z-Wave、Silicon Labs应用广泛的IoT连接产品组合，让我们能够在智能家居市场上达成无线技术一体化的愿景。安全、可互操作的客户体验是智能家居产品设计、部署和管理的核心。我们的智能家居愿景是多种技术能够安全地共同运作，任何使用我们所有连接选项的设备均可轻松连接家庭网络，并可自动执行安全更新和功能升级。”
Z-Wave副总裁兼总经理Raoul Wijgergangs表示：“合并后，Silicon Labs和Z-Wave联盟及其生态系统将继续精进Z-Wave的技术蓝图，为数以百万计的智能家居产品用户提供创新的技术。Z-Wave是种经过验证、广泛部署的技术，设备销量已达到1亿数量的市场里程碑。此次收购将推动多元生态系统网络合作伙伴的共同合作，扩大对亚马逊、Alarm.com、ADT、三星SmartThings，Yale，Vivint，Google Home和Comcast等的链接。”
Sigma Designs代理总裁兼首席执行官，暨首席财务官Elias Nader表示：“我们很高兴Sigma Designs绝大多数股东能批准出售我们的Z-Wave事业单位给Silicon Labs。出售这项资产此一过程是可尽快将资金返还给股东的重要里程碑 。”
Sigma Designs Inc.?（纳斯达克股票代码：SIGM）持续开发用于行动物联网（IoT）市场的技术。有关Sigma Designs的更多信息，请访问www.sigmadesigns.com 。
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