FREMONT, Calif., Apr 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The LoRa Alliance®, a tellurian organisation of companies subsidy a open LoRaWAN® standard for a Internet of Things (IoT) low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), currently announced a Certification Affiliate choice for certifying inclination with a LoRaWAN standard. The new Certification Affiliate module offers a trail for non-LoRa Alliance members to obtain LoRaWAN device certification. The LoRaWAN acceptance module includes full custom testing, interoperability and RF performance, that is vicious for open tellurian standards. The Certification Affiliate module will boost a series and extent of LoRaWAN CertifiedCM inclination accessible in a marketplace to offer a IoT needs of companies and users around a world.
“LoRaWAN Certification is some-more critical than ever to safeguard that end-users exercise inclination that accommodate all technical and confidence standards,” pronounced Donna Moore, CEO and Chairwoman of a LoRa Alliance. “With this new program, we are charity an additional trail to capacitate fast acceptance of products. While we trust membership in a LoRa Alliance stays a best and many affordable trail to certification, this ensures that all companies have entrance to acceptance if membership is not an option.”
The Certification Affiliate module allows any device manufacturer to plead a products, ensuring they accommodate end-user mandate for dependability, interoperability and confidence as tangible by a LoRaWAN standard. Under a Affiliate Certification program, companies accept a following benefits:
- The use of a LoRaWAN Certification Test Tool (LCTT), a precertification exam apparatus permitting device manufacturers to exam their product during their possess trickery before to promulgation a device to an approved exam residence for certification
- One permit for a LCTT is enclosed in a connection price per year, and affiliates have a right to squeeze additional licenses
- Use of a LoRaWAN Certified trademark on their approved products in correspondence with LoRa Alliance policies
- Have approved products enclosed in a LoRaWAN Showcase online catalog of approved products
- Receive LoRa Alliance communications per certification
Historically, companies were compulsory to be a member of a LoRa Alliance to plead their devices. However, as acceptance is pivotal to tellurian adoption, a LoRa Alliance is gratified to offer this new option. The classification still encourages companies to turn members of a LoRa Alliance, as a cost to plead is reduce and there are many some-more advantages for member companies.
Comparison of Adopter Member and Certification Affiliate Benefits
About LoRa Alliance
The LoRa Alliance® is an open, nonprofit organisation that has turn one of a largest and fastest-growing alliances in a record zone given a pregnancy in 2015. Its members combine closely and share imagination to rise and foster a LoRaWAN® standard, that is a de facto tellurian customary for secure, carrier-grade IoT LPWAN connectivity. LoRaWAN has a technical coherence to residence a extended operation of IoT applications, both immobile and mobile, and a strong LoRaWAN Certification module to pledge that inclination perform as specified. The LoRaWAN customary has been deployed by some-more than 120 vital mobile network operators globally, and connectivity is accessible in some-more than 140 countries, with continual expansion. More information: lora-alliance.org
LoRa Alliance®, LoRaWAN®, and LoRaWAN CertifiedCM are purebred trademarks.
Eric Lawson, LoRa Alliance PR