Design article gives an overview of ZigBee technology and starts a
series of hardware reivews. Many robot builders are discovering that ZibBee
is an inexpensive way to get a wireless link between a robot and a
computer, useful for either recording telemetry or issuing commands to
the robot. There's a lot of cool hardware coming out and Electronic
Design is going to be reviewing some of it, starting with a review
of Daintree Networks Ethernet to ZigBee adapter. Another great source of
USB-ZigBee hardware for robots not mentioned in the article is New Micro, Inc.