Building Automation

Wireless Door and Window Sensors With Sub-1GHz SimpleLink Wireless MCU (Rev. A)


This application report discusses the main challenges related to wireless door and window sensor design and how they are addressed by SimpleLink Sub-1 GHz CC1310/CC1312 and multi-band CC1350/CC1352 wireless MCUs. First it gives a short overview of what a wireless door and window sensor is. Then, it discusses wireless technology requirements for door and window sensors and other security system usecases.

The application report validates the Sub-1GHz technology as an excellent fit for door and window sensors and explains the main benefits for systems based on the CC13xx devices with a focus on RF, wireless communication and low power design. It concludes with a test case describing a potential use case along with its state machine and power consumption analysis.