NTS Certifies Telegesis ETRX2 Module for ZigBee PRO

National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of engineering services, announced that it has successfully completed certification testing of Telegesis’ ETRX2. Telegesis’ product passed the requirements for the ZigBee Manufacturer Specific Profile (MSP) certification, as outlined by the ZigBee Alliance, making the Telegesis ETRX2 the world’s first module certified using the latest ZigBee Feature Set, ZigBee PRO.

“NTS is pleased to see manufacturers such as Telegesis, bringing ZigBee products to the market so quickly, and having them officially certified to verify that they meet the standards developed by the ZigBee Alliance,” commented Osman Sakr, Chief Technology Officer of NTS. “We are looking to test many additional products that will require the ZigBee Manufacturer Specific Profile (MSP) certification.”

NTS has years of experience testing the latest wireless technologies. As a member of the ZigBee Alliance, NTS has participated since inception in the development of the certification program, which is governed by the ZigBee Alliance. NTS is not only able to perform the complete suite of testing required by ZigBee, but has also developed a custom, vendor agnostic test application called ZigTestTM which simplifies the validation of the ZigBee MAC, ZCP and MSP test requirements.

About NTS
National Technical Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of engineering services to the defense, aerospace, telecommunications, automotive and high technology markets. Through a worldwide network of resources, NTS provides full product life-cycle support, offering world class design engineering, compliance, testing, certification, quality registration and program management. For additional information about NTS, call 800-270-2516.

About Telegesis
Telegesis is a specialist provider of ZigBee module technology enabling companies to design in ZigBee PRO wireless capability without the need for specialist RF or embedded firmware capability. This reduces cost and risk for the design engineer while getting the wireless solution to market faster. Telegesis is a Participant Member of the ZigBee Alliance.

About ZigBee: Wireless Control That Simply Works
The ZigBee Alliance is an association of companies working together to enable reliable, cost effective, low-power, wirelessly networked, monitoring and control products based on an open global standard. The ZigBee Alliance membership comprises technology providers and manufacturers worldwide. Membership is open to all.