The leader in ZigBee(TM) wireless sensor networking Cirronet, Inc., a subsidiary of RF Monolithics, Inc. (NASDAQ: RFMI), and its products distributor Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. (Nu Horizons) (NASDAQ:NUHC), invite original equipment manufacturer (OEM) design engineers to attend a free, online seminar on the latest in wireless sensor networking, ZigBee 2006 and ZigBee Pro. The webinar is scheduled for December 17, 2007 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST.
Much has been written and talked about the new ZigBee Pro standard since its recent ZigBee Alliance approval. Questions remain about the differences between ZigBee Pro and the ZigBee 2006 specification. The webinar will assist OEM design engineers to more fully understand the differences between the specifications plus provide guidelines and tips for deciding which specification to use.
Cirronet is a long time member of the ZigBee Alliance and a leading provider of ZigBee products. Technical expert Tim Cutler, vice president of marketing for Cirronet, will lead the webinar. Mr. Cutler has provided technical marketing and sales expertise to Cirronet since November 1998. Prior to joining Cirronet, Mr. Cutler spent over 15 years in senior marketing positions at several high technology companies. He received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in business administration from Georgia State University. He holds two patents for microprocessor-based design.
Cirronet supplies wireless modules and box products for the industrial market to device OEM manufacturers, integrators, and end users. Its products enable customers to wirelessly monitor and control electronic devices by establishing wireless connection between machines and the internet. Its OEM modules are incorporated into custom wireless solutions ranging from portable heart monitors to overhead crane controls, and its industrial box products provide wireless connections in harsh industrial environments. Cirronet products are based on proprietary and industry standard protocols that include ZigBee, Bluetooth®, and WI-FI; and they operate in the license-free 434 MHz, 900 MHz, and 2.4 GHz ISM bands. Cirronet is a wholly-owned subsidiary of RF Monolithics, Inc.
About Nu Horizons Electronics Corp.
Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. is a leading global distributor of advanced technology semiconductor, display, illumination, power and system solutions to a wide variety of commercial original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Electronic Manufacturing Services providers (EMS). With sales facilities in 51 locations across North America, Europe and Asia and regional logistics centers throughout the globe, Nu Horizons partners with a limited number of best-in-class suppliers to provide in-depth product development, custom logistics and life-cycle support to its customers.