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Smart Home: IoT Wireless Product Testing

Certified wireless products for a connected smart home

Supported by faster, more affordable broadband and stronger Wi-Fi able to connect many rooms over a larger area, the demand for wireless devices has exploded. Smart technologies used in the home have gone remote, providing access to kitchen appliances, central heating and cooling systems, lighting fixtures, and security systems via a smart phone, tablet, or computer. Wireless smart products must be tested and certified to meet international and country-specific rules and regulations as well as network operator approvals.

We provide comprehensive testing and certification services for wireless devices used within the smart home environment. Our experts work in accredited laboratories conducting performance and interoperability testing to assess the quality and compatibility of your wireless products. We test to certify your products meet the individual requirements specific to alliances and industry associations so that you are able to work with local service providers anywhere in the world.

Well-versed in mandatory certifications for wireless technologies, we are also authorized to provide services for Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, Zigbee®, and many more industrial standards and communications protocols. Our labs have been selected and authorized by these alliances to test for their approval logos and ensure your smart products are compliant and competitive in all your chosen markets.

Authorized Third-Party Lab for Alexa Voice Service

Amazon has recognized TÜV Rheinland’s Wireless & IoT lab facility in Nuremberg, Germany, as an Authorized Third-Party Lab for the Alexa Voice Service / Testing of products for compatibility with Amazon’s Alexa Voice Services standards. AVS adds to TÜV Rheinland’s existing broad portfolio of interoperability services such as Bluetooth SIG, WiFi, ZigBee, Thread, LoRaWAN, SigFox and others.

Succeed in any market with tested and certified smart home products

Our services have been developed to ensure your wireless products comply with the system interoperability, cyber security, data privacy, operational safety, and expected performance reliability standards for the smart home. We make sure you meet all regulatory mandates as well as type approval requirements and test protocol global alliance standards. Our regulatory specialists work in local languages on the ground to provide you the deep cultural understanding and expertise you need to compete and succeed in diverse market conditions. We serve you with comprehensive services for your smart home products from a single source to save you money and shorten your time-to-market.

Smart home product testing and certification

We conduct comprehensive service for the testing and certification of wireless products to be used in the smart home environment. We provide expert support in the following areas:

  • Performance & Interoperability
    Products are tested to ensure quality, operational functionality and the ability to communicate with partner devices in smart home systems.
  • Data Privacy
    Cyber security measures are assessed to ensure data is consistently protected against vulnerabilities and breaches.
  • Test Protocols
    Products are evaluated to ensure requirements for short- and long-range global alliance standards are met.
  • Global Certifications & Regulatory Compliance
    Products are tested and certified for compliance according to all relevant international regulations and country-specific requirements.

Our tests for wireless smart home products include:

Our global network of experts is available to serve you from a single source at any time to ensure your wireless smart home products are ready for markets anywhere in the world.

Our smart home testing and certification services | TÜV Rheinland

Your smart partner for your smart products

Our recognized services have been developed to provide you the expertise you need to ensure the fast and appropriate testing and certification of your wireless products. We work locally on your behalf, respecting the culture and language at locations around the world. We hold international accreditations and are uniquely qualified to support you within any regulatory framework for successful certification and entry to the markets of your choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How can I get fast testing and certification for my product?

To speed up testing and the certification process, make sure to give complete descriptions of the device, make sure all functions of your device are properly tested, and be sure to provide correct and consistent documentation.

How many samples are needed for testing?

Multiple samples may be required, depending on laboratory requirements and the testing being conducted.

Do I need to provide test samples to regulatory agencies?

Certain devices may be subject to provide a sample to a regulatory agency in cases where compliance requirements are of particular concern. This depends on the country and their authorities. For many countries, we are accredited to test and certify at our labs.

Is there anything I should be aware of after certification?

As a manufacturer, you are responsible to ensure that the products you are marketing are representative of the tested device and you must remain in compliance with regulatory statutes at all times.

How soon can I start shipping after successful certification?

You may ship your product the moment you receive certification. Being prepared and ready to launch is therefore important in shortening your time-to-market.

Learn more about how you can benefit from our services!

Our experts are happy to assist you with any further questions, specific needs and requests.

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