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DEKRA opens new IoT laboratory in Linkou, Taiwan

State-of-the-art facilities prepared for the Internet of Things challenge 

| 11 July, 2016 |


• Multiple services under one roof

• Located in Asia’s innovation hub for the ICT industry

• Focused on Internet of Things (IoT)

Following several strategic acquisitions and organic growth, the international expert organization DEKRA is opening a new laboratory in Linkou, Taiwan. The state-of-the-art facilities provide cutting edge technologies and services to meet the rising market demand triggered by the Internet of Things (IoT) challenge, with special focus on connectivity.

In the last years, DEKRA has been taking a leading position in electric and electronic product testing in APAC, focusing on Internet of Things and M2M. Solutions range from regulatory, conformance to various Industry Consortium requirements for vertical markets such as Automotive and IT. By bringing its recent acquisitions Quietek, iST and AT4 wireless under one roof with DEKRA, the company has strengthened its service portfolio in Reliability, EMC, International Market Access, and Wireless.

“We are proud that DEKRA, the global No. 1 in Testing, Inspection and Certification in the Automotive market, is now taking a leading position regarding the Connected Car. Investments in Asia, like the new Linkou lab, contribute to our position as the “Internet of Things” Testing and Certification partner. We are convinced that going beyond traditional test services creates value and success for our customers.” says Fernando E. Hardasmal, VP Global Markets & Sales, DEKRA Product Testing and Certification.

The Linkou laboratory will provide a broad range of complementary services including EMC, Radiofrequency, Wireless, Mobile, IoT, Safety, Cyber Security & Interoperability, Energy Efficiency, Chemical, Performance & Reliability testing. On top of that, international market services offer customers access to more than 200 countries.

"East Asia is an important part of our global laboratory network which is prepared for the new requirements of the Internet of Things era. We are currently setting up six state-of-the-art laboratories in East Asia and we are systematically increasing our service portfolio in the important high-tech innovation hub Taiwan.” emphasizes Stanislaw Zurkiewicz, Chief Regional Officer of DEKRA in East Asia.

“We are continuously expanding our activities,” says Bert Zoetbrood, CEO of the global service unit Product Testing & Certification. “In 2015 we added ten product testing laboratories through strategic acquisitions, and we will be opening multiple additional labs in the course of this year. The Internet of Things megatrend is driving an increasingly connected world. By continually broadening our solutions offering in dynamic, growing markets, we are helping customers to meet the demand for safe products.”

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