Mesh Networking Training

You want to add range and reliability with a mesh network, and we’re here to help. We’ve collected all of the most relevant training and how-to content here to give you one-click access to the latest information on developing mesh systems.

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Mesh Networking Fundamentals Series

Wireless Networking Application Development Fundamentals

Adresses Embedded networking, radio fundamentals, networking basic concepts, wireless networking and networking devices.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | PDF | 30 min

 

Thread Fundamentals

A brief background on the emergence of Thread, provides a technology overview, and describes some key features of Thread to consider when implementing a Thread solution.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | PDF | 1 hour

 

Bootloading Fundamentals

Introduces the Gecko Bootloader and the legacy Ember bootloaders. Summarizes the key features the bootloaders support and the design decisions associated with selecting a bootloader. Describes bootloader file formats.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | PDF | 1 hour

 

Mesh Networking Tools Curriculum

Simplicity Studio v4 Training Video Series

Get a rundown Simplicity Studio by following along with this series. You’ll learn about navigating simplicity, utilizing templates, optimizing your searches, and more.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | Video Series | 15 min

 

Mastering Simplicity Studio v4 Video Series

Follow along for a visual, hands-on look at Simplicity Studio and its features. We look at navigation, the package manager, and other features up-close.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | Video Series | 6 min

 

EFR32 Development with Simplicity Studio Video Series

New to Simplicity or EFR32 development? Watch this video for a step-by-step guide, taking you from simplicity setup to preparing for a protocol-specific test.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | Video Series | 8 min

 

Zigbee Curriculum

Zigbee Introduction Video Series

Watch these three introductory videos that will help jump start your Mesh networking application building using Simplicity Studio and EmberZNet Zigbee Protocol stack. If you need to brush up on Wireless Mesh networking platform and Zigbee Pro networking basics, these videos are a good place to start.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | Video Series | 30 min

 

Networking Concepts Video Series

A six-part video series that provides the fundamentals of various Zigbee networking concepts, including architecture basics, MAC and PHY, node types, PAN IDs, and addresses, network activities, and application profiles clusters and endpoints. The series ends with an overview of the most popular Zigbee application profiles.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | Video Series | 1 hour 15 min

 

Zigbee 3.0 DIY: Building a Zigbee 3.0 Switch from Scratch

Gain a fundamental understanding of how to build an application incrementally, starting from the basic constructs provided by the AF and adding plugins and callbacks to gain increasing functionality.

Intermediate | Hardware Required: SLWSTK6000B: EFR32MG12 2.4GHz Mesh Networking Kit | Software Required: Simplicity Studio, EmberZNet (Gecko SDK Suite) | Prerequisites: none | HTML | I Day

 

Zigbee Application Layer Concepts Video Series

Watch all six videos in this series to improve your Zigbee networking knowledge. Specifically focusing on application layer concepts, learn about building and automating a Zigbee 3.0 switch and light from scratch as well as Zigbee OTA bootloading, Zigbee applications debugging with EM35x, and EM5xx manufacturing test.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | Video Series | 8 min

 

Extending AppBuilder Video Series

A two-part video series on extending AppBuilder to allow not only the use of custom plugins but also the ZCL section. The videos expand on topics like creating the plugin, configuring the properties files, and creating a custom device, cluster, attribute, and command.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | Video Series | 20 min

 

Thread Cirriculum

Thread Fundamentals

A brief background on the emergence of Thread, provides a technology overview, and describes some key features of Thread to consider when implementing a Thread solution.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | PDF | 1 hour 

 

Thread: Introduction Video Series

A three-part video series that introduces Thread, including its fundamental concepts, advantages, and key features that makes it special and highly useful for low power, low data rate, device-to-device communication. If you’re not new to wireless networking, this video series also provides an overview of how Thread compares to Zigbee Pro and other wireless networking technologies.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | Video Series | 20 min

 

Thread: Basic Concepts Video Series

Expand your Thread wireless networking knowledge by watching these five videos that introduce Thread basic concepts, from messaging to mesh routing, IPv6 routing and addressing, border router basics, and commissioning. Also explore a two-part companion lab video to build and run a Thread application.

Beginner | Hardware Required: none | Software Required: none | Prerequisites: none | Video Series | 22 min

 



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