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.
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.
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.
Our target markets include industrial process automation, smart grid metering and distribution, commercial lighting and building automation, home automation and connected healthcare.
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.
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.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better, and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security, and privacy and smart connected solutions markets.
Centero’s IoT connectivity products and end-to-end platforms are centered on NXP’s wireless single-chip solutions as well as low-power and general usage processors. This includes the Industrial IoT wireless modules and Gateways targeting process automation that are ISA100 Wireless and WirelessHART standards certified and compliant.
Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, NEXCOM is committed to being your trustworthy partner in building the intelligent solutions. To surpass customers’ expectations, NEXCOM makes the difference by utilizing its decades of industrial computing experience, a highly talented R&D team, and by providing exceptional levels of customer service. With these core strengths, NEXCOM has enabled its customers to win key projects in a diverse range of industries.
Centero and NEXCOM are developing and marketing jointly various connectivity products and solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things.
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.
The ioXt Alliance is a group of manufacturers, industry alliances and government organizations dedicated to harmonizing best security practices and establishing testable standards that give retailers and consumers product confidence in a highly connected world.
The ioXt’s mission is to harmonize security requirements across participating protocols and ecosystems to increase interoperability among devices. Provide clear messaging to consumers, integrators, distribution channels and regulators that participating products meet industry-recognized security levels.