Samsung, HTC, others may add Zigbee support to smartphones

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http://www.talkandroid.com – Sources are indicating Samsung is ready to build support for Zigbee wireless technology into upcoming smartphone models. Zigbee is a set of standard protocols for wireless control of home automation devices like lights, heating and cooling controls, door locks or appliances. Samsung has already provided some support to the Zigbee Alliance and their standard by producing Zigbee compatible products like LED lightbulbs. This latest move though would move support for the standard from the individual products to the smartphone. By doing this, users would not need separate apps for each Zigbee equi (IT news)