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Atmel Receives ZigBee RF4CE Platform Certification Using ATmega128RFA1

January 7, 2010

Enables faster, more reliable RF remotes and provides freedom to operate devices Removing ‘line-of-sight’ barrier of today’s infrared remotes LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — CES — Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in touch- and microcontroller-based solutions, today announced...

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“XM Ready” Certification Testing

May 5, 2009

The “XM Ready” certification type approval testing program was implemented by XM to verify XM capable products conformance to the XM specification and to verify proper functionality of these devices.  Under this program, different vendors can submit their XM products...

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Certification Programs: Trust, But Verify

April 22, 2009

During many discussions that President Ronald Regan had with the Soviet Union regarding nuclear disarmament, he outlined his position very clearly with the phrase “Doveryai, No Proveryai – Trust, But Verify.” This important concept is the very basis of certification...

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MoCA Certification Program Overview

April 20, 2009

is a standard that utilizes existing coaxial cable at homes for creating a home network for sharing digital multimedia contents among different location inside the home. The MoCA Alliance has established the MoCA certification testing program to insure the proper...

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Golden Unit Reference Logs for ZigBee

March 16, 2009

Many of you who are trying to get your ZigBee product (Platform, Smart Energy, MSP or other) ready for certification might be confused with all the documents to read – the specifications, the appendices, errata, etc. All you want is...

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802.15.4 Compliance for ZigBee Certification

February 20, 2009

If you’re looking to get any platform, product, etc. ZigBee certified, you probably know that you need to check for 802.15.4 compliance before you move on to the higher layers. However did you know that ZigBee does not mandate the...

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USB Qualification by Similarity

February 17, 2009

If you’ve developed several similar USB products, you might be able to get them all USB certified with only one test. Simple changes like product packaging, model numbers, connector vendors/model number, etc. can often be certified with only a few...

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Windows Logo Program – x64 Drivers

February 13, 2009

  Just a quick tip for anyone looking to have their Windows hardware WHQL’d (e.g., given a “Certified for Windows Vista” logo, etc.) – Microsoft has made 64-bit drivers MANDATORY. If you’ve designed a hardware product and you want to...

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