Developing with Silicon Labs Z-Wave#

Z-Wave is a wireless communication standard designed to allow smart home devices of all types and brands to “talk” and work together. It is found inside products such as lights, door locks, security systems, climate controls, window blinds and much more, connecting them together in functional and intuitive ways.

Z-Wave Chip

The content on these pages is intended for those who want to experiment with or are already developing a Z-Wave application using the Silicon Labs Z-Wave SDK.

For details about this release: Links to release notes are available on the Gecko SDK page.

For Silicon Labs' Z-Wave product information: See the product pages on

For background about Z-Wave: The Fundamentals section is a good place to start.

To get started with development: See the Getting Started section to get started working with example applications.

If you are already in development: See the Developer's Guide for details or go directly to the API Reference.

If you have a product ready for certification: See the Z-Wave certification page for an overview and useful links.