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Solutions for Home Security 

From contact sensors to motion detection and door locks, reliable connectivity and long battery life are key to a positive consumer experience. Take advantage of widely deployed ZigBee and Thread mesh networking solutions from Silicon Labs to speed time-to-market. 

Thread Security and Commissioning

Thread networks are secure and easy to set up thanks to a sophisticated authentication scheme and AES encryption to close security holes that exist in other wireless protocols.


Developing Accessories for the Apple HomeKit Ecosystem

Apple HomeKit is a framework for communicating with and controlling connected home applications. Dozens of devices can be built with HomeKit, but designing these products for the Apple protocol and navigating the approval process can be a daunting process. Join us for this webinar and learn how Silicon Labs can help dramatically reduce this complexity and mitigate risks.

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Family MCU Core Flash RAM GPIO Output Power Range USB Development Kit Protocol Support
EFR32MG ARM Cortex-M4 256 kB 32 kB 16-31 -30 to +19.5 dBm No SLWSTK6000A thread protocol     zigbee protocol
EM358x ARM Cortex-M3 256 - 512 kB 32 - 64 kB 24 -55 to +8 dBm (boost) Yes EM35x-DEV or EM35x-DEV-IAR thread protocol     zigbee protocol
EM359x ARM Cortex-M3 256 - 512 kB 32 - 64 kB 32 -55 to +8 dBm (boost) Yes EM35x-DEV or EM35x-DEV-IAR thread protocol     zigbee protocol
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ZigBee Occupancy Sensor This is a low power, wireless motion sensor with estimated 5 year battery life. It also includes temperature/humidity (Si7021) and ambient light sensing (Si1141), integrated together with the latest multiprotocol Mighty Gecko wireless SoC.  The design ships with the Silicon Labs ZigBee stack and enables further development and an out-of-the-box demo with the ZigBee HA Gateway and other ZigBee reference designs. ZigBee Occupancy Sensor Reference Design
ZigBee Contact Sensor This is a low-cost, small form factor, low-power design that supports up to 5 years of battery life. Cost and performance footprint options for detecting open and close status. A temperature sensor that reports the ambient temperature on a regular basis. ZigBee Contact Sensor Reference Design
ZigBee USB Virtual Gateway This gateway reference design, with EM3588 ZigBee SoC and based on ZigBee HA 1.2, can run on any platform that supports the VirtualBox environment (Windows, OSX, and Linux) ZigBee USB Virtual Gateway Reference Design
ZigBee Wi-Fi/Ethernet Gateway This out-of-box gateway reference design, with EM3588 ZigBee SoC and based on ZigBee HA 1.2, works with any of Silicon Labs' lighting or home automation reference designs. You can control and monitor devices on the network via a web UI.  WiFi Ethernet Gateway

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