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Dekra provides one-stop wireless testing to assist 5G development in collaboration with iST
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Dekra, the world's leading expert organizations in testing, inspection, and certification announces today, that they will further strengthen the strategic alliance with Integrated Service Technology Inc. (iST) in Taiwan, in order to provide the most comprehensive one-stop wireless communication testing service.

Apart from the existing regulatory testing for international market access (FCC, ISED, CE and so on), mobile communication conformance testing program (PTCRB, GCF and many others), IoT wireless communication conformance testing (Bluetooth, LoRa, Wi-Fi, etc), Dekra now expands its service scope of CTIA OTA Testing for antenna performance, customized Wi-Fi performance testing, to penetrate the market of wireless terminal and 4G, 5G mobile communication testing and certification.

As the world's largest unlisted expert organization in the TIC (testing, inspection, and certification) industry, Dekra continues developing testing capabilities in Asia. Thus, Taiwan, which has the most completed semi-conductor industry clusters and specializations, is undoubtedly one of its key markets. Dekra provides comprehensive IoT and IoV TIC services, and since it established the joint venture Dekra iST with iST in 2015, they have started close collaborations. Recently, the integration of the wireless communication testing capabilities and laboratories has been done, so as to offer all-round IoT solutions. Meanwhile, Dekra has made large investments in 5G and V2X testing and certification instruments, speeded the deployment of testing environment, and will launch related services in the near future.

Dekra's history begins in 1925, and its business extends around the globe. At the moment, it has a workforce of around 46,000 people working in over 60 countries. In 2019, the company has grown for the 16th year in a row, with an expected consolidated revenues EUR 3.43 billion (around TWD 115 billion). Dekra has several branches in Linkou, Hsinchu and Taipei, including EMC/RF Lab, Wireless Communication Conformance Lab, IoV Lab, System Reliability and Failure Analysis Lab, providing EMC/RF mandatory regulations testing services, IoT wireless communication compatibility testing services, IoV testing service like automotive EMC testing, military EMC testing and car maker testing, and LED, PCB, PCBA, system reliability verification and failure analysis services. Dekra also provides Electrical Safety, Functional Safety, Rail services, as well as Export Support Services.

iST (3289) is the largest and most comprehensive laboratory of semiconductor industry in Asia, and also has been accredited by multiple international well-known and credible organizations including IEC/IECQ, TAF. Meanwhile, it plays the role of independent quality testing laboratory for OBM outsourcing products and associations. iST offers services such as Failure Analysis(FA), Reliability Assurance(RA) and Material Analysis(MA), as well as full-scope verification and analysis services to the IC engineering industry. Its customers cover the whole spectrum of the electronics industry from IC design to end products, and iST also established Automotive Electronic Verification Platforms and High-speed transmission signal testings. The revenue of iST in 2018 is over TWD 3.02 billion.

Dekra provides one-stop wireless testing

Dekra provides one-stop wireless testing to assist 5G development in collaboration with iST

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