I went to the CES show this last week and looked at a bunch of home automation stuff. Here’s the most interesting Zigbee stuff I saw…
A company named ThinkEco is releasing the Modlet which is a plug-in outlet replacement that uses Zigbee to let you monitor power usage [...]
I’m on to the next phase – trying to use the kit and update the programming to send IR commands when prompted by the PC. This is my last ‘review’ post.
I first attached the CC Debugger to the target board and ran SmartRF, which has a simple interface to the CC2530 for reading and [...]
Software and Documentation Applications
It’s relevant to discuss my application and desires for the kit before continuing.
Like many people I’ve dropped my cable subscription. I don’t actually watch TV (which is why I have time to write this blog) and my family watches rarely. I do watch movies and we have a [...]
The Hardware Contents
One of the hot new chips for Zigbee has got to be the TI CC2530 and family. This is a single chip 8051 core that has plenty of RAM/Flash and a ‘free open-source Zigbee-certified’ stack.
In order to play with this a bit I bought the CC2530 RemoTI development [...]
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