In addition to regulatory approvals for Bluetooth products, approval in accordance with the requirements of the Bluetooth SIG is also required for a market launch. Any device that wishes to use Bluetooth technology and the Bluetooth logo must be tested in accordance with the “Bluetooth SIG Qualification Program”.
Only when these tests have been successfully completed is the manufacturer officially authorized to use Bluetooth technology and the associated Bluetooth trademark, which is a seal of quality for the compatibility of Bluetooth devices worldwide. With our laboratories in Saarbrücken, Germany and in Anyang, Korea, cetecom advanced provides two officially accredited Bluetooth Qualification Test Facilities (BQTF) with recognized Bluetooth Qualification Consultants (BQC) offering a comprehensive range of testing services.
A device with Bluetooth technology must be tested in accordance with the Bluetooth SIG Qualification Program in order to classify it as a licensed Bluetooth branded product. Although a self-qualification process is permissible, the support of a BQC avoids qualification errors and assists manufacturers in submitting their products for approval.
As a BQTF, our Bluetooth qualification services include the following:
The Bluetooth SIG currently offers manufacturers two different paths to Bluetooth SIG certification.
It is important to note that official tests according to Bluetooth SIG specifications may only be performed by so-called “Bluetooth Qualification Test Facilities” (BQTF). The acceptance of the tests and the resulting approval according to the Bluetooth guidelines can only be done by a certified “Bluetooth Qualification Expert”.