Company:GreenPeak Technologies

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GreenPeak Technologies was an Utrecht, Netherlands-based fabless company developing semiconductor products and software for the IEEE 802.15.4 and Zigbee wireless market segment. Zigbee technology is used for Smart Home data communications and to facilitate the Internet of Things, the term used to refer to devices designed to be operated and managed by internet-enabled controllers and management systems.

GreenPeak Technologies
FounderCees Links[1]
Number of locations
Belgium, France, Japan, Korea, United States, China, India
ProductsRF Silicon - Communication controller chips for wireless Smart Home applications & the Internet of Things
Number of employees

Industry standards

Wireless sensor applications prosper best within the sphere of industry standards. Standards offer OEMs the freedom to purchase from a larger pool of suppliers and most importantly, standards allow devices from different vendors to interoperate, a feature which is paramount in applications ranging from building automation to industrial automation.

GreenPeak's development is based on open industry standards in addition to the IEEE 802.15.4 wireless network standard. GreenPeak is a member of the Global Semiconductor Alliance and supports the open global standards of the Zigbee Alliance.[2][3]


GreenPeak’s product offering contains communication controller chips for Zigbee Smart Home and IoT applications for IEEE 802.15.4. The product portfolio features small size, ultra low-power communications chips, with integrated software, tools and reference designs for seamless integration into residential and consumer electronics applications.

Acquisition by Qorvo

On 17 April 2016, it was announced that GreenPeak had agreed to be acquired by Qorvo.[4][5] After the acquisition, GreenPeak would continue to function in the Netherlands, Belgium and Hong Kong as the "Low-power Wireless Systems" business unit in the Infrastructure and Defense Products (IDP) group of Qorvo. Cees Links, former CEO of GreenPeak Technologies, was announced to take over as the General Manager of the Wireless Connectivity business unit.


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