DEKRA Guangzhou Smart Home Laboratory Accredited as KNX Interworking Testing Laboratory
Recently, DEKRA Guangzhou Smart Home Laboratory successfully passed strict audits by KNX Association, the global giant in intelligent home and building automation field. With this accreditation, DEKRA Guangzhou Smart Home Laboratory is able to provide interworking testing services for intelligent buildings and smart home devices using KNX systematic solution.
As the most adopted standard in the field of home and building automation industry, KNX covers many products including lighting, blinds, security systems, energy management system, heating, ventilation, air conditioning systems, monitoring systems, service interfaces and building control systems, remote control, metering, video/audio control, large domestic appliances and so on. For more than 30 years, KNX keeps being professional and strict in products in terms of safety regulations, EMC, and interoperability. KNX has dominated the world's high-end residences, hotels and public infrastructure with stable, reliable, and interconnected products. DEKRA Guangzhou Smart Home Laboratory has been accredited by KNX as testing lab, which means that DEKRA is able to provide one-stop services for smart home and building industry not only in regulatory services (eg. LVD, EMC/RF, Energy Efficiency, Chemical, etc.), but also in interoperability services according to KNX requirements.
Mr. Joost Demarest, CTO and CFO of KNX said, “Congratulations! It’s good to see that DEKRA Guangzhou Smart Home Laboratory has passed the audit and become an accredited laboratory for KNX interoperability testing. It is the first testing laboratory approved by KNX under the new audit process. We expect DEKRA testing laboratory to provide high-quality support for KNX product testing in the future.”
Mr. Charles Chi, Vice President of Consumer Testing South China said, “By becoming a KNX accredited testing laboratory, DEKRA Guangzhou Smart Home Laboratory further extends our digital service portfolio. As the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification organization, DEKRA will grasp the opportunity of digitalization transformation and strive for a corporate culture of customer centricity.”
KNX Association is the creator and owner of the KNX technology – the worldwide STANDARD for all applications in home and building control, ranging from lighting and blind control to various security systems, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, monitoring, alarming, water control, energy management, smart metering as well as household appliances, audio/video and many more. KNX provides a single, manufacturer independent design and commissioning tool (ETS), with a complete set of supported communication media (TP, PL, RF and IP) as well as a complete set of supported configuration modes (system and easy mode). KNX is approved as a European (CENELEC EN 50090 and EN ISO 22510) and an international standard (ISO/IEC 14543-3). This standard is based upon 30 years of experience in the market. Over 500 member companies worldwide from different application domains have more than 8,000 KNX certified product groups in their catalogues. The KNX Association has partnership agreements with nearly 100,000 installation companies in 190 countries.
About DEKRA Smart Home
DEKRA Smart Home provides one-stop testing and certification services for global smart device manufacturers and brand owners. Currently, DEKRA Smart Home Laboratory not only provides KNX testing and certification, but also provides regulatory testing (eg. Safety, EMC/RF, Energy Efficiency, Chemical, etc.), protocol conformance testing (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, Thread, LoRa, etc.), ecosystem interoperability/compatibility/cybersecurity testing (Alexa AVS, IoXt, Amazon Alexa Cybersecurity, etc.), and DEKRA exclusive service – DEKRA Smart Home Seal and IECQ Certification, scope covering five aspects including APP testing, Voice Recognition, Interoperability, Wireless Connectivity and Consumer IoT Cybersecurity. DEKRA will be your global secure and connected partner in the new era of Internet of Things.