DAVIS, Calif. — The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that DEKRA now provides Zigbee testing services from their laboratories in Málaga, Spain. The well-respected and established test house gives Zigbee Alliance member companies another steadfast partner to turn to for reliable product testing, inspection, and certification.

For nearly a century, DEKRA has ensured safety through a wide range of testing and certification services. DEKRA provides a true one-stop-shop approach for IoT device certification covering the most relevant mobile and wireless technologies worldwide. The globally active, independent product testing house leverages an array of technology experts to ensure wireless devices comply with expected levels of interoperability, security, safety, and reliability. DEKRA labs are located in 60 countries around the world.

“OEMs are facing new challenges due to the integration of multiple wireless technologies into their products – so certifying against leading well-defined standards, such as those from the Zigbee Alliance, help manufacturers make and market their devices in a more efficient manner as streamlined, simplified technology translates to reduction in cost, complexities and a faster time to market,” said Noemí Pérez, IoT laboratory manager, DEKRA.

"DEKRA is continuously enlarging the IoT service portfolio and footprints around the world," said Thomas Jaeger, senior vice president and head of technology technical service management, DEKRA. "We’re excited to be part of the Zigbee ecosystem and we will definitely help to develop additional values."

For more information, visit www.zigbee.org.