The IP500 standard is a secure open, non-proprietary and high-performance building automation platform. By using and supporting the main industry norms IEEE 802.15.4-2006, 6LoWPAN, IPv6, IPSec, BACnet, and AES128, it is the only wireless standard that ensures maximum interoperability and thus flexibility. In addition, IP500 is an ultra-low power technology run by battery, energy harvesting or ac/mains.
Devices and systems utilizing the IP500 standard have to comply with the international and national regulations imposed by the implemented communication protocols, such as the selection of frequencies or electromagnetic interferences (EMI) limitations. Furthermore, they are subject to applicable safety and security legislation and regulations.
With extensive experience and knowledge in wireless technology, our experts can support you with IP500 testing and certification services to ensure interoperability and compliance of IP500 communication modules with applicable standards and regulations.
The IP500 services by TÜV Rheinland can support you with:
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Our experts initially test and certify the standard compliance of the IP500 communication module stand-alone. Devices containing IP500 communication modules are subject to testing and certification according to the IP500 standard and other relevant environmental and performance standards. In the long run, we plan to provide customers with extended services including compliance testing or certification related to their regulated functionality.
Our services consist of the following steps:
IP500 is suitable for applications and functions in home and building control like:
If you have any questions concerning IP500, please do not hesitate in contacting us. We are available around the clock, seven days a week.
Head Competence Center Smart Grid
TÜV Rheinland Germany
Founded in 2007, the IP500 Alliance is an international industry initiative launched by leading manufacturers, users and operators with the focus on applications such as access control, fire and smoke detection and escape route systems. It provides and supports the framework for a complete wireless IP500 solution based on the common and worldwide accepted IETF (IPv6), IEEE (802.15.4) standards, regulations and industry protocols for smart sensors / objects.
In addition, the alliance enables suppliers to provide reliable and fully interoperable IP500 solutions and synchronize with other related groups / alliances.