nRF5 SDK for Thread and Zigbee

Software Development Kit for Thread and Zigbee

A complete solution for building Thread 1.1 and Zigbee 3.0-certified products. The nRF52840 SoC and the nRF5 SDK for Thread and Zigbee together offer a powerful solution for battery powered IoT devices.

nRF5 SDK for Thread and Zigbee takes a full advantage of the multi-protocol capabilities of the nRF52840 SoC by supporting concurrent Thread/Zigbee 3.0 and Bluetooth® Low Energy operation.

Thread feature highlights:

  • Thread 1.1 certified
  • Pre-built OpenThread stack for nRF52840
  • Based on nRF5 SDK v15.2
  • Support for OpenThread Network Co-Processor (NCP)
  • Support for DFU over Thread
  • Concurrent multiprotocol between Bluetooth low energy and Thread examples
  • CoAP and MQTT-SN application layer examples
  • Border Router and cloud connectivity example
  • Thread native commissioning with NFC example
  • PC tools: Thread Topology Monitor

Zigbee feature highlights:

  • Certified as a Zigbee compliant platform
  • Pre-built Zigbee 3.0 stack provided as a library
  • Based on nRF5 SDK v15.2
  • Examples of a Zigbee device the three device types: Coordinator, Router, or End Device
  • Support for DFU over Zigbee
  • Concurrent multiprotocol of Zigbee and Bluetooth LE

Click here for more about our Thread or Zigbee offerings!


NB! Also available under the
downloads tab:

  • The old nRF5 SDK for Thread
  • RaspPIoT Border Router Demo

Note that there is other software available under the "Downloads" tab

nRF5 SDK for Thread and Zigbee

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2.0.0 Software Development Kit

nRF5_SDK_for_Thread_and_Zigbee_2.0.0_29775ac.zip

nRF5 SDK for Thread

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0.11.0 nRF SDK for Thread Software Development Kit

nRF5_SDK_for_Thread_v0.11.0_84a130f.zip

RaspPIoT Border Router Demo

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2.0.0-1.alpha

RaspPi_OT_Border_Router_Demo_v2.0.0-1.alpha.zip