XBee Broadcast
Volume 2, Issue 1
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Smartphone-Controlled Radiator Cover Improves Comfort & Energy Use
Millions of people rely on steam heat. If you’re one of them, you know that your place usually has one of two climates — tropical or Arctic. Admit it, you’ve opened the window in the winter to try to find a balance — we all have. Radiator Labs' smartphone-controlled cover for your radiator uses Internet of Things technology, including Digi's XBee modules, ConnectPort X2e gateways and Device Cloud by Etherios, to keep your room cozy and save energy. Read More >
Tech Tip: Using XBee Wi-Fi Cloud Kit to Toggle Power to an A/C Circuit

We have received an increasing number of requests for Tech Tips and How-to articles regarding the XBee Wi-Fi and the XBee Wi-Fi Cloud Kit. Due to the protocol-bridging nature of the XBee Wi-Fi, many communication project infrastructures are simplified.  One such project is controlling an AC circuit remotely using web applications. This makes control from any web-connected device possible. Read More >

Next Generation Configuration Platform for XBee
XCTU is a free multi-platform application designed to enable developers to interact with Digi RF modules through a simple-to-use graphical interface. It includes new tools that make it easy to set-up, configure and test XBee RF Modules. Unique features like graphical network view and XBee API frame builder make development on the XBee platform easier than ever. Read More >
XBee Wireless-Enables Hotel Energy Management System
Lodging Technology's flagship GEM System hotel energy management solution resets room temperature to a management-selected energy saving level when guests are out of their rooms for a period of time, reducing energy consumption by 35-45%. When the company wanted to make this system wireless to simplify installation, they came to Digi for a plug-in solution to ZigBee-enable sensors, switches and transceivers. Read More >
XBee Puzzler

Answer this month's XBee Puzzler at the end of the Tech Tip for a chance to win one of our new XBee t-shirts!

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Congratulations to our most recent winners: Jon "JZ" Gray, Adam Muegge & Diego Hoyos Robles

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