With an installed base of over 100 million devices, Zigbee is a widely used wireless standard for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The Zigbee alliance developed this low-power, IEEE-based IEEE 802.15.4 wireless technology for home automation devices such as thermostats, lighting fixtures, and motion detectors. IoT smart devices using Zigbee technology need to be tested for compliance with interoperability standard.
Why is Zigbee Certification Important?
The Zigbee certification program verifies that every platform and product meets Zigbee requirements and performs as expected.
Apart from Zigbee, UL is actively involved in IoT industry groups such as Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), Open Connectivity Forum (OCF), Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), and Thread. We are able to advise our customers about standards under development and emerging technologies.
UL is an Authorized Test Service Provider accredited by the Zigbee alliance. UL tests for the different Zigbee certification programs, insuring that the products interoperate and work as advertised.
UL provides a complete market access solution to manufacturers of IoT and Smart Home products that employ Zigbee technology, in particular home automation and lighting products. This includes Zigbee certification, EMC and Wireless and Safety Regulatory services, and Global Market Access services to gain market entry into over 150 countries worldwide.