Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) launches thenext-generationZ-Wave®700 on the Wireless Gecko platform, the industry’s most comprehensive hardware and software connectivity solution for the Internet of Things (IoT). Z-Wave 700 delivers on Silicon Labs’ vision and platform integration roadmap following the company’s strategic acquisition of Z-Wave technology in April 2018
“With the worldwide smart home market expected to grow to 1.3 billion devices shipped annually by 2022, much of that adoption and growth will be driven by sensors that enable AI and edge computing applications, which can deliver smart experiences in new verticals such as security, aging-in-place, energy, voice control and insurance,” said Adam Wright, IDC Senior Analyst, Consumer IoT. “Advances in wireless technology, such as Z-Wave 700, are driving the battery-powered sensor trend and making these devices easier to install and deploy.”
Z-Wave 700 combines a powerful ARM® processor-based platform with large on-chip memory to enable greater intelligence at the edge and secure inclusion in less than one second. The energy-efficient Z-Wave 700 platformdelivers10-year coin-cell battery life, enabling more wireless sensor applications. Enhanced RF performance seamlessly extends Z-Wave 700device range beyond
Z-Wave 700builds on core Z-Wave featuresto enableinteroperability with thousands of devices and ensure best-in-class security with built-inSecurity 2 (S2). Z-Wave 700 also includes SmartStart, providing an easy way to automatically create and configure Z-Wave networks for instant device installation success.
“We have built the groundbreaking Z-Wave 700 platform with features to the future and an ear to our ecosystem partners who can deploy enable interoperability with-range, low-power and future-proof platform for their new smart home applications,”said Raoul Wijgergangs, Vice President and General Manager of Z-Wave forSilicon Labs. “Developers can now take advantage of the advanced to automatically combined with Z-Wave’s renowned interoperability, industry-leading S2securitydevice-
With no requirements for regionalized SAW filters external memory, Z-Wave700 offers a single global software stock-keeping unit (SKU) for easier logistics and cost-effective global production. Byreducing BOM cost, Z-Wave700speeds development of global smart home products.
Silicon Labs offers a wide range of development tools to enable easier, faster smart home product design. Developers benefit from low-
Pricing and Availability
Z-Wave 700 is shipping pre-orders now to 150 beta customers within the Z-Wave Alliance,