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Discover the range of services we offer to assure the quality, safety and usability of IT products, from cell phones and solar panels, to wireless routers and satellite systems.

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Laptops & Computers

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Solar Panels

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Cell Phones

Makes no difference if you call or text, if it's for work or to connect with friends, if you're an influencer or an entrepreneur, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Industry certifications
  • Conformance testing
  • Network operator acceptance testing
  • Over the Air (OTA) antenna performance
  • Acoustics and audio performance
  • Field & Interoperability testing
  • RF/EMC testing, including
  • Product safety and performance testing for more than 200 international and regional safety marks
  • Battery testing for more than 65 standards
  • International Type Approval (ITA) service for more than 183 countries
  • Validation and consulting services

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Laptops and Computers

Makes no difference if it’s for gaming, movies or meetings, if it’s lightweight or has a touch-screen, if it's left on your desk or carried in your backpack wherever you go, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety, including:
    • Full evaluation of IEC62368-1 2nd and 3rd edition, and its national standards
    • Safety certification
    • Battery safety
    • Earphone jack output acoustics
  • EMC and RF, including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 2/3/4/5G, NFC, and:
    • EU: CE-EMC, CE-RED
    • US: FCC SDoC, FCC ID
    • Canada: ISED, IC ID
    • Australia: RCM
    • Japan: JRL, TBL
  • Energy Efficiency, including EU ecodesign, US DOE and CEC, Canada NRCan, and Energy Star
  • Performance:
    • Display
    • Camera
    • Bluetooth/Wi-Fi connection
    • Battery
  • Cyber Security: EN 303 645, etc.
  • Protocol testing and certification: USB-IF, HDMI, etc.

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Solar Panels

Makes no difference if it’s to power a house or a city, if it’s on your roof or in the garden, if you live in California or in Sweden, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Safety tests including insulation, grounding, hot spot, and wet leakage
    • Performance tests including power, and generating capacity
    • Environmental tests including dust, salt spray, and ammonia
    • Reliability test of PID, LID, LeTID, etc.
    • TC, HF, UV and other aging tests
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control – product and packaging monitoring and quality control:
    • Factory audits
    • Final random inspection
    • Pre-shipment inspection
    • Loading supervision
  • Sustainability services – Clean Energy Council and Carbon footprint

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Wireless

Makes no difference if you’re in the city or out in the fields, if you’re using a mobile, computer or a connected device, if you’re surfing the web or driving a smart car, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Conformance testing, including:
    • RF/Protocol, USIM/USAT/UICC, Application
    • 2G/3G/4G/5G, Cat-M1 & NB-IoT
  • Over the Air (OTA) antenna performance
  • Acoustics and audio performance
  • Field & interoperability testing
  • Wireless Industry Certifications, including:
    • GCF, PTCRB, CTIA
    • OMA, Sigfox, OneM2M, Thread, OmniAir & others
    • Wi-Fi Alliance, Bluetooth SIG, USB-IF, WPC, NFC
  • RF/EMC testing
  • Product safety and performance testing for more than 200 international and regional safety marks
  • Battery testing for more than 65 different standards
  • International Type Approval (ITA) service for more than 183 countries
  • Validation and consulting

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