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Giving certified IoT devices the ability to stand out from the crowd

 
The Azure Certified Device program is your one stop for easily differentiating, promoting, and finding IoT devices built to run on Azure. From intelligent cameras to connected sensors to edge infrastructure, learn how this enhanced IoT device certification program can help you save valuable time.

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Prepare and certify your devices for IoT Plug and Play

 
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Program benefits

Device builders

Easily differentiate your IoT device capabilities and gain access to a worldwide audience looking to reliably purchase devices built to run on Azure. Use certification to increase product visibility and connect with customers through the Azure Certified Device Catalog.

Solution builders

Confidently find and purchase IoT devices built to run on Azure, knowing they meet specific capabilities. Easily search and find the right certified device for your IoT solution among a worldwide community of device builders on the Azure Certified Device Catalog.

Certification Programs Available Now

Azure Certified Device

Azure Certified Device certification validates that a device can connect with Azure IoT Hub and securely provision through the Device Provisioning Service (DPS). This certification reflects a device's functionality and interoperability, which are a necessary baseline for more advanced certifications.

IoT Plug and Play

IoT Plug and Play certification, an incremental certification beyond the baseline Azure Certified Device certification, validates Digital Twin Definition Language version 2 (DTDL) and interaction based on your device model. It enables a seamless device-to-cloud integration experience and enables hardware partners to build devices that can seamlessly integrate without the need to write custom code.

Watch a demo of how you can simplify IoT with Plug and Play

Edge Managed

Edge Managed certification, an incremental certification beyond the baseline Azure Certified Device certification, focuses on device management standards for Azure connected devices. Today, this certification program focuses on Edge runtime compatibility for module deployment and management though will continue to grow in the future with additional customer manageability needs.