SUNNYVALE, Calif., August 11, 2014 – Simplay™ Labs, LLC, the leading provider of standards compliance and interoperability testing services for consumer electronics (CE) and mobile devices, today announced it has signed an agreement with iST (Integrated Service Technology) to open the newest Simplay Labs ATC, which will be located in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Simplay Labs will provide support, ATC test methodologies, test tools and training to iST. ATC testing services will commence in Q3 2014.
As leading connectivity standards such as HDMI and MHL evolve to keep pace with advanced features like 4K Ultra HD, HDCP 2.2 content protection, and more, Simplay Labs is in a unique position to support its global customers by helping to accelerate the delivery of the latest standards compliant products to consumers.
“Our agreement with iST allows Simplay Labs to expand ATC services into Taiwan as requested by our customers,” said Solomon Langley, general manager of Simplay Labs. “This partnership enables Taiwan customers to receive the level of expertise in HDMI, MHL and HDCP consulting, testing, compliance and interoperability services provided to our global customers.”
“Our strategic alliance with Simplay Labs not only positively represents the cooperation between two companies in the testing operation, it also signifies the synergy which combines iST’s testing expertise including failure analysis, electrical tests and reliability analysis with Simplay Lab’s experience in compliance testing,” said William Cheng, vice president of sales at iST. “This will assist customers in designing an integral test solution for HDMI, MHL and HDCP, therefore expediting the obtainment of certification emblems after passing the relevant tests.”
About Simplay Labs
Simplay Labs, LLC is the leading provider of standards compliance and interoperability testing services for consumer electronics and mobile devices that incorporate HDMI, MHL, HDCP and WiSA-based technologies. Simplay Labs and its worldwide Authorized Testing Centers (ATCs) offer device manufacturers a full suite of testing programs, test equipment, development and performance tools designed to ensure the highest level of performance and interoperability amongst devices transmitting and receiving premium digital audio/video content. Simplay Labs is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Silicon Image, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIMG). For more information, visit www.simplaylabs.com.