RF System-on-Chip for Home Control Applications
Zensys announced ZW0401, a fourth-generation home control chip in the Z-Wave series. It is useful as an RF control platform for A/V and home automation devices. Specifications include USB 2.0, 30 general purpose I/Os, a third-generation Triac controller, integrated IR support for universal remotes, and support for sub-1 GHz and 2.4 GHz bands to help reduce interference. There's also concurrent multi-channel support, 30 GPIOs, and hardware security support for AES 128-key matrixes and random number generation.