zigbee® Connected Home Reference Designs

Reduce the complexity of a zigbee connected mesh network design and minimize power consumption with Silicon Labs' complete, optimized and easy-to-use reference designs for Home Automation and Lighting applications based on zigbee HA 1.2 profiles.

Reference Design Features
USB Virtual Gateway

Ubuntu Linux virtual machine

View and send ZCL communication from/to end devices

Pre-programmed with zigbee NCP

Web application UI with rules engine to monitor and control end devices

Wi-Fi/Ethernet Gateway

Off-the-shelf hardware

View and send ZCL communication from/to end devices

Web application UI with rules engine to monitor and control end devices

Connected Lighting

RF reference design with demo board

Support network up to 250 nodes

Compact footprint

FCC/CE compliant

zigbee HA 1.2 pre-certified

Dimmable Light Switch

6 capacitive touch pads (controlled by EFM8SB1)

Gesture control for touch, hold, and swipe

Low-power design support up to 3 year battery life on CR2032

FCC/CE compliant

Door/Window Contact Sensor

Small form factor with reed switch/hall sensor option

Low power design support up to 5 year battery life

Temperature reporting using Si7053

FCC/CE compliant

zigbee HA 1.2 pre-certified

Smart Outlet

15 Amp current capacity

zigbee HA 1.2, with multiprotocol upgrade capability

Built-in temperature / humidity / ambient light sensors

FCC/UL pre-certified

Compact design (6.5 x 6.5 x 4.0 cm)

Occupancy Sensor

PIR sensor, 12 m/90 deg range

Low-power, 5+ year battery life

zigbee HA 1.2, with multiprotocol upgrade capability

Built-in temperature/humidity/ambient light sensors



Embedded World 2017 video

Connected Home Mesh Networking Demo