Torex Semiconductor to Support ONE-NET Open-Source
Wireless Control Standard
April 2, 2009 – Petaluma, California – ONE-NET announced today that Torex Semiconductor Ltd. has
joined the ONE-NET open-source wireless networking alliance. Torex Semiconductor Ltd joins a growing list of
companies supporting the ONE-NET wireless standard.
“We are very pleased to participate in the ONE-NET Alliance. There is a large need in home automation systems and
remote security system applications for low power consumption and battery operated devices” stated Tommy Yamamoto,
Chief Operating Officer of Torex USA Corporation. “ONE-NET is going to be the optimum wireless protocol in which
to develop these low power consumption systems.”
“We are excited that Torex will be supporting ONE-NET. The Torex Power Management solutions help to enhance
power efficiency and RF noise performance, which is a perfect fit for the ONE-NET protocol.” added James Martin,
CEO of Threshold Corporation, and a founding member of the ONE-NET alliance.
The ONE-NET wireless standard is the world’s foremost multi-vendor,
open-source wireless control protocol. ONE-NET was specifically optimized home control applications and includes
important features such as integrated peer-to-peer operation. It also features a high level of security, excellent
range, and low power consumption. ONE-NET’s comprehensive design specification is distributed royalty-free,
accelerating the availability and use of wireless connectivity in a wide variety of devices and applications.
Source code examples for microcontrollers, schematics, and bills-of-materials for reference designs are readily
available, and simple open-source licensing rules apply.