sigfox-accredited

October 24th, 2017

7layers is a Sigfox accredited supplier of consulting, test and certification services
7layers wireless expertise is being enhanced with Sigfox’s device-to-cloud communication approach Sigfox certification

Ratingen, Germany, 24 Oct. 2017: 7layers, an international provider of engineering, testing and certification services with years of experience in the wireless field, has now become a Sigfox accredited supplier of consulting, test and certification services.

Sigfox, a leading provider of connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT), is establishing a worldwide network with which billions of so-called “low-energy devices” can be connected to the Internet as simply as possible.

Sigfox specific consulting, testing and certification

7layers is proud to be accredited to provide Sigfox specific consulting, test and certification services which are part of the Sigfox Ready™ Certification Program for end-products.

In addition, 7layers works together with Sigfox on the Sigfox Verified™ Certification Program for modules and reference designs. Manufacturers are welcome to work with 7layers during their development phase.

Further information about the certification programs can be obtain from Sigfox certification steps.

Additional 7layers services

For a smooth, international market access of Sigfox certified devices, 7layers provides additional capabilities such as

  • pre-testing to prepare for a smooth Sigfox certification and/or regulatory approval process
  • regulatory testing and global type approval services for modules and connected devices
  • consulting services to optimize the RF performance of wireless connected devices
  • technical consulting & engineering services for IoT services providers

“In a broader context, our relationship with Sigfox enhances the support we can give to new IoT service providers who are using this technology”, states Thomas Jaeger, responsible for Business Development and Innovations at 7layers. “In combination with many other cellular, LPWAN and short range IoT technologies, 7layers has stepped up now to be a really leading consulting, engineering, test and certification organization that covers all important global IoT technologies”.

About 7layers: 7layers, an international group of engineering & test centers, supports industries employing wireless technologies such as 4G, 3G and 2G, DSRC, ERA-GLONASS, LoRa, Bluetooth® and others. Manufacturers of wireless enhanced devices, component manufacturers, IoT services providers, network operators and technology associations benefit from working with 7layers. The group runs accredited test laboratories in North America, Europe and Asia offering consulting & engineering, conformance & interoperability testing, certification & global type approval. 7layers also develops off-the-shelf and customized test set-ups. 7layers belongs to the Bureau Veritas Group, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification, serving a large variety of industries. For more information visit www.bureauveritas.com

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