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|Description||Z-Wave Long Range||Flash (kB)||RAM (kB)||Sensitivity (dBm)||Package Type||Package Size (mm)|
FEATUREDZ-Wave 700 Modules
Z-Wave 700 Modules
|Z-Wave 700 SiP Module||512||64||-103.9||SiP||9 x 9|
Z-Wave 700 SoCs
Z-Wave 700 SoCs
|Z-Wave 700 Modem SoC||256||32||-106||QFN32||5 x 5|
Z-Wave 500 Modules
Z-Wave 500 Modules
|Z-Wave 500 PCB Module, Z-Wave 500 SiP Module||128||16||-94.3, -93||PCB, SiP||8 x 8|
Silicon Labs and Z-Wave Alliance announced plans to open the Z-Wave Specification as a ratified, multi-source wireless standard available to all silicon and stack vendors for development. By expanding access to Z-Wave as a standard supported by multiple semiconductor and software suppliers, the Z-Wave ecosystem will benefit both from broader technology support as well as accelerated market adoption.
The Z-Wave protocol is currently the foundation of the most mature and pervasive smart home ecosystem in the market today. With more than 100 million interoperable devices deployed, the Z-Wave ecosystem comprises more than 3,200 Z-Wave certified products provided by over 700 Z-Wave Alliance member companies.
To learn more about Open Z-Wave and/or membership in to the Z-Wave Alliance, register below.
This section contains the latest tools available to be used for the development and debugging of Z-Wave. It is important it is always the latest version of these tools which are downloaded and used. Always check this page when a new SDK release is announced.
|Z-Wave Controller SDK||Z-Ware is a Z-Wave controller middleware running over Z-Wave over IP (Z/IP) interface as a Web Gateway, allowing control of Z-Wave certified devices from multiple vendors.|
|Z-Wave 700 Series End Device SDK||The Z-Wave 700 Series End Device Software Developer’s Kit (SDK) intended to help developers creating Z-Wave Plus compliant products in a fast and cost-effective manner.|
|Z-Wave 500 Series End Device SDK||The Z-Wave 500 Series End Device Software Developer’s Kit (SDK) intended to help developers creating Z-Wave Plus compliant products in a fast and cost-effective manner.|
Access to Data Sheets, App Notes, and more.
Find all Z-Wave training resources
Learn the process to certify your products for Z-Wave
Learn more about Z-Wave specifications
Read about Z-Wave software longevity
See global frequency coverage
The Z-Wave protocol is an open, interoperable, sub GHz RF mesh wireless communications technology designed specifically for control, monitoring and status reading applications in residential and light commercial environments. Mature, proven and broadly deployed (with over 100 million products sold worldwide), Z-Wave is by far the world market leader in wireless control, bringing affordable, reliable and easy-to-use ‘smart’ products to many millions of people in every aspect of daily life.
The Silicon Labs Z-Wave solution is an end to end solution with software and hardware building blocks for both controllers and end devices to create a full smart home IoT system. The Z-Wave software gives you the foundational features required in the Z-Wave Specification and enables you to focus on your application with no need to be a protocol expert.
The Z-Wave Controller software (Z-Wave to IP gateway or in short Z/IP Gateway) from Silicon Labs enables fast time to market, as it handles all connectivity and protocol details allowing you to focus on your application software and cloud connection. Z/IP Gateway provides features such as easy and secure commissioning (SmartStart and Security S2), network maintenance, a mailbox for battery devices and more ensuring that your controller product is in compliance with the required functionality from the Z-Wave Alliance Specification. All pre-certified under the latest Z-Wave certification program from the Z-Wave Alliance.
The Z-Wave End Device software from Silicon Labs enables end devices such as security sensors, door locks, light switches/bulbs, and many more to benefit from the pre-certified Z-Wave applications, all certified under the latest certification program from the Z-Wave Alliance. For more custom device applications you can leverage the Z-Wave Application Framework.
The complete suite of Z-Wave certified HW and SW building blocks enables system solutions, for end device makers and controller/gateway companies, to build Z-Wave powered smart home products and enjoy the benefits of taking part in the Z-Wave Ecosystem.
|Range||Data Rate||Frequency Band||Network Topology|
|Z-Wave||100 m||100 kbps||915/868 MHz||MESH|
|Z-Wave Long Range||>1000 m||100 kbps||912 MHz||STAR|
Z-Wave is designed to meet the demands of the future smart home, hospitality and MDUs, where increasing needs for more sensors and battery-operated devices require both long-range and low power. Our sub-GHz Z-Wave solutions offer best in class security, Smart Start provisioning, battery life of up to 10 years, full home coverage, customer product-level interoperability and backward compatibility.
Z-Wave is, by far, the most widely used wireless protocol for the home automation industry. It uses simple, reliable, low-power radio waves that easily travel through walls, floors and cabinets, without interference from the other wireless devices you might have in your home. Z-Wave can be added to almost anything electronic, even devices that you wouldn’t ordinarily think of as “intelligent,” such as appliances, window shades, thermostats and lights.
Z-Wave offers integrators and system designers a world of business opportunities, along with the products and training to make those opportunities pay dividends for both you and your clients. Now integrators can easily deliver all the hot applications that customers are asking for, including remote home and business management, energy conservation, connected solutions for independent aging, real estate and property control and more. All with no new wiring and the confidence that comes with an interoperable standard that works seamlessly between brands.
Offering wide coverage and up to 10 years on a coin cell
Over 3000 products from 700 manufacturers
Z-Wave S2 security framework
Easy and error free secure inclusion
Easy development and faster time to market
Up to 1-mile wireless communication range