IoT Wireless Learning Center
Wireless connectivity is at the heart of the IoT, and Silicon Labs offers the world’s widest range of wireless connectivity solutions. Learn about our low-power, feature rich, and secure system-on-chip devices (SoCs), modules, and software designed to meet the demands of IoT systems.
Wi-Fi is one of the most common technologies for wireless connectivity, providing secure, reliable and fast wireless IP connectivity. Silicon Labs’ all-inclusive Wi-Fi modules are targeted for applications where excellent RF performance, low power consumption, security and easy application development together with fast time to market are key requirements.
Silicon Labs is the vendor of choice for OEMs developing Zigbee and Thread networking into their products. The Silicon Labs 802.15.4 platform is the most integrated, complete and feature rich solution available for Zigbee and Thread — a family of Wireless SoCs, based on Arm® Cortex® processor and 2.4 GHz transceiver, together the most reliable, scalable and advanced software and supported by best-in-class development tools.
Silicon Labs provides flexible, highly-integrated Bluetooth products that meet the most demanding requirements for a wide variety of applications. Silicon Labs engineered products for longevity and have best-in-class RF sensitivity and power consumption. In addition, Silicon Labs offers easy-to-use but powerful software solutions that can help make application development and integration a straightforward process.
Silicon Labs owns the Z-Wave wireless protocol. Focused 100% on the smart home, Z-Wave technology is an open development environment for products and services, and powers a large ecosystem of smart things for the IoT. Z-Wave offers industry-leading low power technologies for smart devices, including intelligent sleep modes.
Low power wide area networks (LPWAN) have emerged as a viable technology to provide cost-effective wide area connectivity for the IoT. LPWAN offers multi-year battery lifetime and is designed for sensors and applications that need to send small amounts of data over long distances a few times per hour from varying environments.