LG, Toshiba Join Zigbee Steering Committee

The group's RF4CE wireless standard is aimed at bringing advanced features to remote controls and other consumer electronics.

LG Electronics and Toshiba have joined the Zigbee RF4CE Steering Committee, a group pushing to bring the Radio Frequency for Consumer Electronics standard to the consumer electronics industry, the Zigbee Alliance said Tuesday. Zigbee RF4CE is a radio frequency standard specification that gives devices the ability to operate from greater distances faster, more reliably, and with greater flexibility.