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November 9th, 2017

7layers is now a Thread Authorized Test Lab
Thread Certification services are now being offered to 7layers’ Smart Home and Internet of Things Customers

Irvine, CA, 9-Nov-2017: Today 7layers, an international provider of engineering, testing and certification services for wireless enhanced devices and services has announced that it has been audited and authorized by the Thread Group to provide Thread Certification Services.

About the Thread technology

Thread is a technology designed to reliably connect and control hundreds of products around the home and beyond through a robust, IP based and secure mesh network with no single point of failure. The Thread Group is a non-profit organization focused on the development of the Thread Technology. Only Thread certified products can bear the Thread logo to show the quality, security and interoperability of connected products to consumers.

7layers Thread services

Building on its extensive wireless expertise, 7layers is proud to continue to expand its service offering to the IoT market and in particular the Smart Home and Building Automation sector with the new Thread Certification capabilities. Thread Certification is complementary to other wireless technology certifications 7layers provides, such as Bluetooth®, LoRa, MirrorLink, Qi, Sigfox, KNX, WiFi, Zigbee, etc. and will play a key role in the rapidly emerging IoT market.

“Offering Thread Certification testing further underlines our commitment to support the Smart Home and Building Automation market with our wireless technology know-how and certification expertise,” stated Boris Binger, Sr. Technical Manager.  “Thread technology is enabling companies to build connected products for the smart home market with greater reliability/robustness, compatibility and usability.”

About The Thread Group

The non-profit Thread Group is focused on making Thread the foundation for the internet of things in the home and beyond by educating product developers, builders and consumers on the unique features and benefits of Thread and ensuring a positive experience through rigorous, meaningful product certification. Thread is backed by industry-leading companies including ARM, Big Ass Solutions, Johnson Controls, Nest Labs, NXP® Semiconductors, OSRAM, Qualcomm, Schneider Electric, Silicon Labs, Somfy, and Yale Security. Since opening its membership in October 2014, companies from around the world and across all aspects of the expansive and connected technology sector have joined the Thread Group to create the very best way to connect and control devices. For more information, please visit www.threadgroup.org.

About 7layers

7layers, is an international group of engineering & test centers. the company supports industries employing wireless technologies such as 4G, 3G, 2G, Bluetooth®, LoRa, Wi-Fi, Zigbee and others. Manufacturers of wireless enhanced devices, component manufacturers, IoT services providers, network operators and technology associations benefit from working with us. 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 http://www.bureauveritas.com/home/about-us/our-business/cps/your-industry/wireless-smart-world and www.7layers.com

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