SPOTLIGHT: Siemens debuts wireless building automation

Siemens Building Technologies is offering a wireless commercial building automation system based on ZigBee-ready wireless networking technology from Ember. The APOGEE Wireless Field Level Network aims to provide increased occupant comfort, greater flexibility and more efficient control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. The product uses radio transceivers embedded with Ember's IEEE 802.15.4 standards-based wireless semiconductors and software to create self-forming mesh networks. Release