Jan 24, 2017PRESS RELEASE:
Kyrio, a provider of unique testing solutions for network technology services, is proud to congratulate Tekoia for having one of the first client applications certified by the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF).
"Thanks to Kyrio's quick and professional testing service, Tekoia's SURE Universal is the first smart remote to meet the stringent OCF standards. It is a real honor for Tekoia to be certified by OCF, but it's also a win for consumers and enterprises everywhere as it heralds a new era of greater interoperability for IoT," said Viktor Ariel, the Founder and CEO of Tekoia. "It is quite incredible that all the leading IoT vendors agreed on a single OCF standard. Now, Tekoia's compliant mobile client enables hardware businesses to focus on better IoT products."
Tekoia is the leading provider of smartphone universal remote control solutions for digital media, home automation and the Internet of Things (IoT). Tekoia's SURE Universal Remote platform puts users in the center of the remotely-controlled universe.
"SURE supports over 1 million different infra-red (IR) legacy appliances, and OCF certification means SURE is interoperable in the smart homes of today and the future," said Wylie Nelson, VP of Testing Services at Kyrio. "We congratulate Tekoia on attaining OCF certification and are excited by their efforts to connect different users, appliances, and vendors by delivering exceptional interoperability."
With billions of connected devices (appliances, smartphones, computers, cars and industrial equipment) anticipated by 2020, Kyrio's OCF certification testing service makes it possible for companies to securely connect IoT ecosystems, regardless of manufacturer, operating system, chipset or physical transport. The OCF standard is widely recognized with support from 300 members around the world - spanning consumer, enterprise, industrial, automotive, and health industries.
OCF is the leading IoT and smart home consortium in the world and includes CableLabs, Cisco, Haier, Intel, LG, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Samsung, and among its members. The recently launched OCF certification program is expected to become the industry standard for IoT interoperability. OCF's goal is to unify IoT standards so that companies and developers can create IoT solutions and devices that work seamlessly together.