Ember® ZigBee® Wireless Networking Systems

Ember® is the platform of choice for OEMs developing ZigBee® networking into their products. The Ember ZigBee platform is the most integrated, complete and feature rich ZigBee solution available — a single-chip, high-performance 2.4 GHz ZigBee transceiver and ARM® Cortex®-M3 processor integrated with the most reliable, scalable and advanced ZigBee PRO software and supported by best-in-class development tools.
Ember chips (stack embedded), development kits and other programming and debugging tools can be purchased through Silicon Labs' worldwide sales channels.

ZigBee Chips

EM359x SoC/NCP - Higher pin count parts in the EM35x family NEW

The Ember EM359x family of ZigBee SoCs offers 8 additional GPIO (32 total) and 2 additional serial ports (4 total) versus the EM351/7 or EM358x parts.
Part Flash RAM GPIO Serial Ports USB
EM3591 256 kB 32 kB 32 4 No
EM3592 256 kB 32 kB 32 4 Yes
EM3595 512 kB 32 kB 32 4 No
EM3596 512 kB 32 kB 32 4 Yes
EM3597 512 kB 64 kB 32 4 No
EM3598 512 kB 64 kB 32 4 Yes

EM35x SoC/NCP — Market-leading ZigBee SoC

The Ember EM35x family of ZigBee SoCs minimizes external components and provides multiple RF connection options for easy use with or without external PAs. These parts integrate a programmable ARM Cortex-M3 processor, IEEE 802.15.4 ZigBee transceiver, up to 512 kB Flash and up to 64 kB RAM, and the EmberZNet PRO network protocol stack supporting the ZigBee PRO feature set. The larger memory parts are ideal for more complex applications or applications that require flash space to store an over-the-air upgrade firmware image.
Part Flash RAM GPIO Serial Ports USB
EM351 128 kB 12 kB 24 2 No
EM357 196 kB 12 kB 24 2 No
EM3581 256 kB 32 kB 24 2 No
EM3582 256 kB 32 kB 24 2 Yes
EM3585 512 kB 32 kB 24 2 No
EM3586 512 kB 32 kB 24 2 Yes
EM3587 512 kB 64 kB 24 2 No
EM3588 512 kB 64 kB 24 2 Yes

EM34x ZigBee Remote Control

The EM34x family are fully integrated system-on-chip that integrates a 2.4 GHz, IEEE 802.15.4 compliant transceiver, 32-bit ARM® Cortex™-M3 microprocessor, flash and RAM memory, and peripherals of use to designers of ZigBee-based RF4CE systems.

ZigBee Software

EmberZNet PRO

The rigorously tested and field-proven EmberZNet PRO networking protocol stack sets the bar for ZigBee PRO stack reliability. Used in more announced products than any other ZigBee PRO stack, the EmberZNet PRO stack derives its robustness from years of experience delivering mesh network solutions. The EmberZNet PRO stack offers complete ZigBee PRO compliance with additional enhancements for robustness and ease-of-use that maintain compliance while offering developers an edge over standard ZigBee PRO Feature Set implementations.

ZigBee Development Tools

EM35x Development System

The EM35x development environment dramatically shortens design cycles by uniting sophisticated network development and debugging tools. It begins with the silicon-based packet trace port, a collection of minimally-intrusive hardware debugging features on the EM35x SoC and network co-processor. Debug adapters bridge the packet trace port to the developer's PCs via an Ethernet connection, where Ember Desktop enables rapid development and debugging. Ember AppBuilder is an easy-to-use graphical tool providing the fastest path to certifiable products using ZigBee standard public application profiles. Bundles of these tools and development boards are available for each of the Ember ZigBee chipsets.

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