Zigbee 3.0® enables STM32 developers to leverage the interoperability and power-saving features of Zigbee networking for projects such as home automation, smart-lighting, smart-building, and broader IoT connectivity.
Zigbee 3.0® unifies the features of Zigbee specifications for consumer and industrial applications, a move that has driven major consumer and Internet brands to choose Zigbee connectivity for new smart-home products. A long-term supporter of Zigbee technology, ST is a member of the Zigbee Alliance board of directors, a council member of the Zigbee Alliance Member Group China (ZMGC), and supportive of the Zigbee Alliance Connected Home over IP (CHIP) project.
The ST Zigbee 3.0® software for STM32WB55 includes the highly regarded Exegin Zigbee PRO protocol stack, provided free of charge, and delivered and fully supported by ST. This stack is used in Exegin products certified as Zigbee Golden Units and is approved as a reference stack for use by test laboratories. To further ease development, ST’s offer supports 46 Zigbee 3.0® clusters that help users quickly establish device capabilities. A further 21 clusters support legacy products.
Leslie Mulder, Exegin’s President said; “This is a milestone for the Zigbee Alliance, with the advent of ST’s Zigbee 3.0® offering, Zigbee is reaching a new level of maturity, one that has the potential to cement its and ST’s leadership roles in the IoT market.”