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In 2002, the Zigbee Alliance was organized as an independent, neutral, and non-profit origination. The activities of the Zigbee Alliance is shown as follows:
For more information, visit the CSA Alliance.
The members of the ZigBee Alliance are divided into three levels:
Promoter: Provides automatic voting rights for all working groups, final approval rights for all standards, and alliance board seats.
Participant: Provides full participation in all alliance committees, work/task groups, and member meetings. Participants have the voting rights in the working group, they can access all Zigbee Alliance standards and specifications in the development process in the beginning.
Adopter: Provides access to final approved specifications, use of Zigbee member IDs, participation in interoperability events, and access to standard work/task group documents and development activities.
The certification fee consists of two parts:
|Certify own derivative product||1500||1500||2500||NA|
|Certification Transfer Program||1500||1500||2500||2500|
|Certification Transfer annual fee||NA||NA||500||500 +500/Year|
The similarity certification is for the products that have certified, it can be exempted from testing, just submit the certification application directly. The certification fee is 500 US dollars.
The alliance allows participants and promoters to transfer certified products. The certified product that can be transferred must be an end product; it has obtained the relevant certifications of the Zigbee Alliance (Zigbee 3.0, Zigbee Smart Energy, and Green Power devices), the transferee must belong to Participants and Promoters, and Participants and Promoters must register the certified products on the certification webpage as an available product for certification transfer.
For Zigbee terminal products, if the following requirements are met, there is no need for testing, just start the certification transfer:
Membership requirements for certification transfer:
Participants and Promoters can provide the Zigbee certified products to the customers, and allow the customers to re-certify the product under their own brand. Products that obtained Zigbee certification through " similarity certification " can also be used for certified transfer.
Adopters are eligible to accept the transfer of product certification from Participants and Promoters and re-certify the product under its own company brand. Approved products can use the brand and certification mark of the adopter member company.
When the transferee is not a member of the alliance, they should register on the official website of the alliance and become an associate member (without paying the annual membership fee), the associate member is eligible to accept the transfer of product certification from Participants and Promoters, and re-certify the product under its own company brand. Approved products can use the brand and certification mark of the associate member company.
The basic process of certification transfer:
Qualified Adopter members can apply for the re-certification of products in the name of their own company through the " certification transfer program " at a certification fee of US$2500.
For non-alliance members, they can apply to be an associate member to obtain the certification transfer:
Associate membership is more suitable for companies that want to rebrand their certified products without requiring higher-level membership rights. New companies can choose to join the alliance as associate members.
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