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New Z-Wave smart home platform

14 November 2018 Smart Home Automation Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Silicon Labs has launched the next-generation Z-Wave 700 on its Wireless Gecko platform, delivering on the platform integration roadmap following its acquisition of Z-Wave technology in April 2018. The new smart home platform builds on Z-Wave's advanced S2 security and interoperability by improving energy efficiency and adding higher-performance, longer-range RF capabilities.

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 platform delivers 10-year coin-cell battery life, enabling more wireless sensor applications. Enhanced RF performance extends device range beyond traditional limits to the edge of the yard and throughout a multi-story home.

Z-Wave 700 also includes SmartStart, providing an easy way to automatically create and configure Z-Wave networks for instant device installation. With no requirements for regionalised SAW filters or external memory, it offers a single global software stock-keeping unit (SKU) for easier logistics and cost-effective global production.

For more information contact NuVision Electronics, +27 11 608 0144, gdeklerk@nuvisionelec.co.za, www.nuvisionelec.com



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