Near Field Communication (NFC) Forum certification testing services available at AT4 wireless’s laboratories
Phone: +34 952 61 93 09
Email Belen Garcia
For release: 09 Dec 2010
in Asia, USA and Europe
Malaga, Spain, December 09, 2010 – AT4 wireless, a leading testing and
certification laboratory, announces that a new testing service for certification of
devices built to NFC Forum global standards is now available at AT4 wireless
laboratories in Taipei (Taiwan), Herndon (USA) and Malaga (Spain).
Using the Rider NFC test system for digital protocol testing, the only test solution approved
for NFC Forum certification and developed by AT4 wireless, AT4 wireless’s laboratories
are able to ensure that NFC devices are thoroughly tested to NFC Forum certification
Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that
provides intuitive, simple, and safe communication between electronic devices.
Communication occurs when two NFC-compatible devices are brought within a few
centimeters of one another. NFC operates at 13.56 MHz and transfers data at up to 424
Kbits/second. Because the transmission range is so short, NFC-enabled transactions are
“We want to thank the NFC Forum for this designation. AT4 wireless is the first laboratory
to offer NFC Forum testing services in three different locations. AT4 wireless has been
involved in the NFC Forum since 2005, and we are really excited about the NFC Forum
Certification Program’s 1st Certification Wave,” said Andres Moreno, Sales and Marketing
Director at AT4 wireless. “This new service allows us to extend our portfolio of testing and
certification services that already includes Bluetooth® qualification, Wi-Fi, Continua Health
Alliance, GCF, PTCRB and WiMAX Forum® certification along with Regulatory testing and Worldwide Compliance Services, and strengthen our position as the leading laboratory for
manufacturers of wireless devices“.
“The launch of AT4 wireless’s certification testing service represents a high point in the long
relationship between our two organizations,” said Paula Berger, Executive Director of the
NFC Forum. “We are pleased that NFC device manufacturers on three continents can now
have their products certified by one of the leading companies in the field.”
About AT4 wireless
AT4 wireless is a global supplier of Testing Services, Engineering and Test Systems.
From its Laboratories Division, AT4 wireless provides Testing and Certification Services for a
wide range of industrial sectors (telecommunications, IT equipment, automation, medical and
health, electronics, aerospace, naval, renewable energies and gaming technology, among
others), with the aim to guarantee that products comply with the quality and certification
requirements requested by the global market and users.
AT4 wireless is a global supplier of testing solutions for wireless technologies such as LTE,
2G/3G/HSPA+, WiMAX, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®, and is recognized as a leading telecom
testing laboratory and test & measurement equipment manufacturer.
AT4 wireless covers world class services for conformance, regulatory and interoperability
testing as well as field trials and worldwide compliance and type approval consulting, offering a
truly one-stop service for the certification of telecommunication devices.
AT4 wireless was founded in 1991, has more than 350 employees and operates from its
headquarters in Malaga (Spain), and branches in Herndon (VA), USA and in Taipei (Taiwan).
For more information visit www.at4wireless.com.