Centero’s mantra is “Connected”. We are at the forefront of the Internet of Things revolution which is transforming a wide array of vertical markets.

About Centero

Mission

Centero is a provider of wireless technologies, products and services for Internet of Things connectivity. Our offering includes end-to-end, standards-based communication platforms that can be swiftly integrated into novel or existing products or systems.

Belief

Internet of Things connectivity unlocks a higher level of awareness about our world. Our focus is on creating value for our customers by offering technologies, products and services that help them in this quest.

Markets

Our target markets include industrial process automation, smart grid metering and distribution, commercial lighting and building automation, home automation and connected healthcare.

History

Founded in 2013, Centero is a privately-owned company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Our team is comprised of seasoned engineers and technologists with more than 15 years of focused experience in standards-based wireless communication systems.

Offering

Horizontal Product Portfolio – B2B

Centero’s product portfolio is comprised of wireless modules, communication stacks, edger routers, gateways and network operation and management software.

Vertical Product Portfolio – B2B and B2C

CenLab is a connected fluid analyzer and communication platform for the connected healthcare market and the emerging Medical Internet of Things.

Services – B2B

Our offering includes hardware, firmware and software engineering integration services for companies that develop connected products and systems for our target markets.

Affiliations

Affiliations

Thread is a wireless mesh network protocol designed to securely and reliably connect hundreds of products around the home – including appliances, climate control, lighting, safety and security devices. While furthering the adoption of Thread’s networking specification for the home, the Thread Group is expanding its connectivity solution into the commercial building and professional sectors. From building security to energy management and lighting, Thread brings tremendous value to a range of commercial building applications to make building performance more efficient and to enhance the building user experience. Thread is backed by hundreds of members, from innovative startups to leading brands that are defining the connected home lifestyle, commercial lighting and building automation and healthcare markets.
The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (WCI) is an organization that functions as an operational group within The Automation Standards Compliance Institute (ASCI), to establish specifications and processes used in the testing and certification of wireless products and systems for the ISA100.11a wireless standard. Manufacturing and automation control systems users and suppliers work together in the Wireless Compliance Institute to develop and deploy standards-based, industrial wireless devices and systems.

The mission of the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute is to build consensus around industry standards arising from the work of ISA100 Standards Committee on Wireless Systems for Automation, and to enforce their effective and consistent application. WCI owns the ‘ISA100 Wireless COMPLIANT’ certification scheme and conducts independent testing and certification of devices to ensure they conform to the ISA100.11a standard. By providing the ISA100 Wireless Compliant stamp of approval, users, suppliers and integrators can function under a single technical standard, enhancing inter-operability in the selection and deployment of wireless products and systems.

Centero is WCI’s exclusive worldwide distributor of ISA100 Wireless compliance and certification kits.

FieldComm Group is a global standards-based non-profit member organization consisting of leading process end users, manufacturers, universities and research organizations that work together to direct the development, incorporation and implementation of communication technologies for the process industries. In addition to HART and FOUNDATION Fieldbus communication technologies, FieldComm Group is responsible for ongoing development of Field Device Integration (FDI) Technology.Deployed in nearly every industrial facility in the world, Fieldcomm’s technologies have provided a connected framework using intelligent field devices to reduce waste, improve safety and increase operational efficiency for over 25 years.

Fieldcomm’s mission it to develop, manage, and promote global standards for integrating digital devices to on-site, mobile, and cloud-based systems as well as provide services for standards conformance and implementation of process automation devices and systems that enable and improve reliability and multi-vendor interoperability. It is also leading the development of a unified information model of process automation field devices while building upon industry investment in the HART®, FOUNDATION™ Fieldbus and FDI™ standards.

OMA was formed by the world’s leading mobile operators, device and network suppliers, information technology companies and content providers as the industry focal point for the development of mobile service enabler specifications. OMA is a non-profit organization that delivers open specifications for creating interoperable services that work across all geographical boundaries, on any bearer network. OMA’s specifications support the billions of new and existing terminals across a variety of wireless networks, including traditional cellular operator networks and emerging networks supporting machine-to-machine device communications for the Internet of Things (IoT).

The IPSO Alliance is part of OMA starting the beginning of 2018. The IPSO Alliance is an organization promoting the Internet Protocol (IP) for Smart Object communications. IPSO is a non-profit organization founded in 2008 with members from technology, communications and energy companies. The IPSO Alliance advocates for IP networked devices in energy, consumer, healthcare and industrial applications.

Significant new work in OMA is leading to the development of next generation mobile services in areas such as Device Management, LBS, IoT, APIs and more.