Sigma Designs, Inc.

- Z-Wave is available as a single chip solution with the ZW-0301 representing the third generation of Z-Wave chip technology. The Z-Wave mesh network stack is embedded in the chips, and Flash memory is available to the manufacturer/OEM for their own application software. A set of on-chip peripherals makes the Z-Wave chips true systems on chip solutions. Additional tools are available that simplify the integration with e.g. Microsoft development platforms such as .NET XP-Vista/compact/Micro Framework. 

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  • Z-Wave Introduction
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Z-Wave RF ModulesZ-Wave RF Modules - Sigma Designs' Z-Wave offers a fully interoperable wireless mesh home control and monitoring standard. The 500 series modules help you get to market quickly. The ZM5304 is a low-cost FCC certified module for gateways, routers, and STBs. The ZM5202 provides a drop-in solution for previous generations (300 and 400 series) targeting applications like thermostats, lighting controllers, sensors, and smart meters.  More...

Documents of Interest

Sigma Designs, Inc.  License Agreement

These agreements are required by Sigma Designs, Inc. prior to purchasing any Z-Wave products, as the products contain information that is confidential to Sigma Designs, Inc.

Sigma Designs Development Kit Agreement
Sigma Designs Z-Wave Certification Agreement

Tools and Software

Development Software - Development of Z-Wave applications requires the use of the Professional Developer's suite compiler (PK51-ND) available from Keil.
Z-Wave delivers the optimal balance of key-mass market requirements

  • Seamless interoperability between multiple vendors and applications
  • Robust and reliable coverage through mesh networking
  • Easy, automatic set-up and simple network management
  • Low power consumption for multi-year battery life
  • Integration of home and entertainment control with meta data support
  • Low cost for mass market consumer and trade products
The Z-Wave Alliance is an open consortium of global companies committed to delivering on the promise of interoperable 2-way RF mesh networking wireless products, services and technologies. The Z-Wave Alliance host developer's forums and Unplug Fest for participating members significantly reducing the cost, effort and time to market for a rich interoperable wireless control product line.

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