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January 25th, 2017

7layers – now authorized to provide LoRa Alliance US certification services

Benefit from 7layers comprehensive portfolio for LoRa devices and modules

Ratingen, Germany, 24.01.2017: Following the initial announcement in June 2016, 7layers has been authorized as a world-wide service provider for LoRa Alliance certification. Based on this, the 7layers group has now added LoRa Alliance certification services for the USA to its already existing LoRa certification services in Europe. The announcement was made at the LoRa Alliance All Member Meeting, taking place in London in January 2017.
As a proven technology driver, 7layers has once again been deeply engaged; this time with the main US-based drivers to launch LoRa certification for products working on the US specific frequency band (915 MHz) for LoRa technology.

image0037layers is acting as a contributor member for the LoRa Alliance. More than 400 companies have been signing up so far and the number of additional members is growing fast. Following its success in Europe we currently see the LoRa market in the US ramping up as well. “Today we are proud to announce that we have become one of the first authorized LoRa Alliance certification test laboratories, supporting LoRa devices certification, target for the US market”, states Thomas Jaeger, Director for Group Business Development & Innovation at 7layers. More details will be provided on the LoRa Alliance Website soon.

About 7layers: 7layers is a group of engineering & test centers specializing in wireless technologies. The organization supports the development, testing and market access processes of connected devices, as well as the set-up and maintenance of smart IoT services. Stakeholders in IoT processes, such as manufacturers and suppliers of connected devices, wireless component manufacturers, network operators, application developers and the service providers themselves benefit from using 7layers services and supporting tools.

7layers services for connected devices encompass antenna and module integration; RF consulting; Radio/EMC testing, interoperability, field and conformance testing; certification (PTCRB, GCF, Bluetooth®, MirrorLink, LoRa and many more) and international type approval (RED, FCC, ISED Canada etc.). IoT processes are supported with technical consulting, analysis of suitable technologies, reviewing requirements, benchmarking plus the development of specifications, quality policies, test specifications and test cases. Additionally, 7layers provides Interlab test solutions (Bluetooth RF, Device/UICC, TTY) and the new Interlab EVO Test Management System for the verification lifecycle management of connected devices and Smart Services.

The 7layers service centers and/or accredited test labs are located in the USA (Irvine, Sunnyvale), Germany (Ratingen), Korea (Seoul), Japan (Yokohama) and China (Beijing, Shenzhen). 7layers belongs to the Bureau Veritas Group, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification, serving a large variety of industries.
More information at:  www.7layers.com  and www.bureauveritas.com/cps
Contact: Brigitte.Lewis@7layers.com / Thomas.Jaeger@7layers.com

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