The POPP Zigbee ZB-Stick (Productcode: 701554) is designed for general usage with PCs, laptops or single board computers like Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, Odroid, Orange Pi and others. It is based on EFR32MG1 SiLabs chip, which is a 2.4-GHz, IEEE 802.15.4/Zigbee microcontroller. The POPP ZB-Stick (Zigbee) is preprogrammed with Network CoProcessor firmware and provides USB interface through CP2102N USB-UART bridge. When plugged into a computer it’s shown as a Serial Port. You can buy smart home devices that usually use IoT technology.
With an increasing number of Zigbee devices: Philips Hue, Osram, Iris, Ikea Tradfri, Xiaomi Aqara, and others – it’s interesting to use these products for Do It Yourself scenarios. Using the POPP ZB-Stick (Zigbee) you can directly communicate with these devices, using programming languages like Node.js, Python, and C or using ready to go plugins for different Home Automation platforms.