AT4 wireless Selected by NFC Forum as Analog Test Tool Validation House

Málaga (Spain), 28th September 2015– AT4 wireless, a DEKRA company since its acquisition in June 2015, is pleased to announce that it has been appointed as the new NFC Forum Analog Tool Validation House.   

Effective October 12th, 2015. AT4 wireless will take on the role of Analog Test Tool Validation House for the NFC Forum. AT4 wireless , was identified through a rigorous bidding process as the best qualified candidate for this role. The Validation House is responsible for assessing test tools to confirm test specification compliance and reliability prior to tool approval by the Forum for use in Certification testing.

Beginning October 12th, 2015, vendors requiring tool validation as per the NFC Forum’s test tool validation process for new test tools, or updates, changes or extensions to existing tools, must submit their requests to AT4 wireless.

“AT4 wireless has been involved in the NFC Forum since 2005, and we are delighted to receive this recognition. This new role strengthens our position in the market addressing NFC device manufacturers’ needs,” comments José de la Plaza, Corporate Laboratory Director.

AT4 wireless has been involved in NFC Forum testing for many years and has accredited laboratories in US, EMEA and APAC.

About AT4 wireless

AT4 wireless is a leading network of testing laboratories offering world-class services for carrier device acceptance, performance, conformance, regulatory, field, functional and interoperability testing as well as worldwide compliance and type approval consulting in over 200 countries.

AT4 wireless offers testing, consultancy, development and training services to a wide range of industries as telecommunications, automotive, health, consumer electronics and security around wireless, cellular technologies; in fact, AT4 wireless testing and certification laboratories have a leading position in the Connected Car and Internet of Things markets.

AT4 wireless offers one-stop testing and compliance services to the telecommunications industry, ensuring an efficient access to the global markets.

AT4 wireless was founded in 1991, has more than 290 employees worldwide and supports customers globally with headquarters in Malaga, Spain, and testing laboratories in the United States, Taiwan, Chile and Japan.

AT4 wireless is a DEKRA company since its acquisition in June, 2015 by the international expert organization.

*Japan´s AT4 wireless testing lab. in cooperation with Toyo Corp.



DEKRA has been active in the field of safety for 90 years. Founded in 1925 in Berlin as Deutscher Kraftfahrzeug-Überwachungs-Verein e.V., it is today one of the world’s leading expert organizations. DEKRA SE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEKRA e.V. and manages the Group’s operating business. DEKRA generated sales of around €2.5 billion in 2014. The company currently employs around 35,000 people in more than 50 countries on all five continents. With qualified and independent expert services, they work for safety on the road, at work and at home. These services range from vehicle inspection and expert appraisals to claims services, industrial and building inspections, safety consultancy, testing and certification of products and systems, as well as training courses and temporary work. The vision for the company’s 100th birthday in 2025 is that DEKRA will be the global partner for a safe world.

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