From 2004 to 2009 ZigBee node shipments to grow at 200% a year

The market for 802.15.4, a wireless Personal Area Networking technology, or PAN, and the ZigBee specification network layer, is poised for skyrocketing growth, reports In-Stat. On an aggressive basis, 802.15.4 nodes/chipsets could grow by a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 200% from 2004 to 2009, the high-tech market research firm forecasts, with annual shipments surpassing 150 mln units in 2009.