Z-WAVE ZME USB1 :: UZB Z-Wave USB Stick
Item-No.: Z-WAVE ZME USB1
Z-WAVE ZME USB1
his USB Stick connects a PC or any other computing platform with USB interface to a wireless Z-Wave network. A controller software compatible to the Sigma Designs Serial API is required to use the functions of the device. This software plus this UZB realize a static controller to manage and use Z-Wave devices of various vendors. This stick works with all certified Z-Wave devices regardless of its vendor or date of origin. The Sigma Designs Serial API specification is available to all owners of a Sigma Designs Z-Wave SDK.
The device implements a virtual serial interface used by the Z-Wave application. Linux and Mac OSX has a built in device driver for the stick and will create a new device named like /dev/cu.usbmodemfa131 (OSX) or /dev/ttyACM0 (Linux). Windows enumerates a new COM device but may require a device driver uzb.inf available below.
Compared to the standard firmware design used by almost all Z-Wave USB Sticks and other Z-Wave Host Interface hardware, the UZB firmware offers several extensions and enhancements:
Backup and recovery function including network topology
Optimized transmitting queue handling to speed up transmitting process
Firmware update from the OS level in the field
Trusted Platform module applying strong encryption
Extended Wakeup Notification
Handling to extend battery life time of battery operated devices in the network
The UZB comes with two versions: UZB1 is the plain stick without any additional software license. It can be used with any third party Z-Wave controller software. UZBWAY is the combination of the UZB stick plus a license key for the Z-Way controller software. Z-Way will always require a Z-Wave.Me hardware to run, either a UZB (with license) or a Razberry board.
Package weight : 0.013 kg
RoHS : conform