Mesh Reference Designs for the Connected Home

Silicon Labs’ upgraded mesh networking reference designs make developing applications for the connected home simple

Image of Silicon Labs' Mesh Reference Designs for the Connected HomeReduce the complexity of connected mesh network application development and minimize power consumption with Silicon Labs' complete, optimized, and easy-to-use family of reference designs for home automation and lighting applications based on the new EFR32™ Mighty Gecko technology. These solutions provide the quickest path to next generation wireless products.

EFR32MG12 Connected Lighting Kit - This connected lighting reference design is robust, scalable, and feature-rich. The kit supports white, temperature and RGB color settings, and dimming functionality for connected lighting designs. The lights can easily connect to other connected home reference designs including the below devices plus other kits such as the dimmable capacitive touch light switch reference design via a Zigbee® gateway like the USB Virtual Gateway or the Wi-Fi/Ethernet Gateway.

Features
  • Wireless evaluation board for LED lighting applications
  • Supports Zigbee, Thread, and multiprotocol
  • +125°C operation
  • FCC pre-certified
  • Micro USB connector
  • 10-pin mini-Simplicity compatible connector
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EFR32MG12 Connected Smart Outlet Kit - Get to market even faster with this smart outlet reference design. This device solves the major challenges of a wireless outlet development: the power distribution and safety design, the rigorous challenges of wireless networking, and the electronic certifications. The Silicon Labs mesh software stack is implemented on the ARM® Cortex®-M4 Mighty Gecko SoC, providing an upgrade path for dual-protocol or changing protocols altogether.

Features
  • Form factor 120 VAC smart outlet
  • Supports Zigbee, Thread, and multiprotocol
  • 15 A current capacity
  • FCC/UL pre-certified
  • 15 A power relay
  • Built-in temperature, humidity, and ambient light sensors
  • Energy monitoring circuit
  • 10-pin mini-Simplicity connector
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EFR32MG12 Occupancy Sensor - The Silicon Labs Zigbee occupancy sensor reference design kit is ready out of the box to demonstrate Zigbee occupancy sensing applications. Each unit is an ultra-low power, small, and cost-effective complete reference design based on the Zigbee 3.0 standard. This reference design kit features the newest EFR32G12/13, the Si7021 relative humidity and temperature sensor, and the Si1141 ambient light sensor.

Features
  • PIR sensor, 12 m/90° range
  • Low-power, 5+ year battery life
  • Supports Zigbee, Thread, and multiprotocol
  • Built-in temperature, humidity, and ambient light sensors
  • Excelitas PYD1698 dual-element pyroelectric detector in a TOS-4 package with digital output and accompanying Fresnel lens
  • 10-pin mini-Simplicity compatible connector
  • Optional tamper lever switch
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EFR32MG12 Connected Lighting Kit

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EFR32MG12 CONNECTED LIGHTING KITRD-0098-0401EFR32MG12 CONNECTED LIGHTING KIT7 - ImmediateView Details

EFR32MG12 Connected Smart Outlet Kit

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EFR32MG12 CONNECTED SMART OUTLETRD-0100-0201EFR32MG12 CONNECTED SMART OUTLET0View Details

EFR32MG12 Occupancy Sensor

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EFR32MG12 OCCUPANCY SENSORRD-0099-0201EFR32MG12 OCCUPANCY SENSOR0View Details

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Published: 2018-02-15