News Archive

Support for Silicon Labs' Wireless Gecko EFR32 platform added

Feb 18, 2019 — Support for Silicon Labs' Wireless Gecko EFR32 family of SoCs has been added to the OpenWeave Device Layer. Both the EFR32MG12 and EFR32MG21 are supported, and we've also added a new sample app for a connected door lock device for both platforms.

Connected Home over IP working group formed

Dec 19, 2019 — Google has joined Amazon, Apple, and the Zigbee Alliance to form the Connected Home over IP working group. This group plans to develop and promote the adoption of a new, royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products, with security as a fundamental design tenet. Google is contributing OpenThread as part of this effort.

For more information, see the Connected Home over IP site and the Google Blog.

Device Layer and nRF52840 Lock Example App added

May 17, 2019 — We've recently added the Device Layer to OpenWeave, a platform adapation layer that implements the code necessary to integrate OW with multiple platform vendors. And for the new Nordic nRF5 Device Layer, we've added a sample app for a connected door lock device. is live!

May 2, 2018 — Our new documentation site at has launched. This is the companion site to the GitHub repository, featuring in-depth guides, tutorials, and reference material.

Happy Codelab released

Mar 15, 2018 — Want to learn more about Happy, the network topology simulation tool used to test Weave products over IoT networks? Then try our Getting Started with Happy and Weave Codelab. You'll learn how to use Happy, as well as some basics of Weave.

Nest's Weave open sourced as OpenWeave

Sep 18, 2017 — Today Nest released an open-source version of Weave, called OpenWeave. This initial release makes available some of Weave’s core components. Preview the technology by inspecting the code, learning about the architecture, and understanding the security model. Also included is Happy, Nest's network topology simulation tool.