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Victoria Watkins

Tue, Aug 12, 2014

HomeGrid Forum Appoints Allion Labs as first Asian Accredited Test House

HomeGrid increasing the number of labs accredited to test silicon and systems to meet growing global demand

Beaverton, Ore., August 12, 2014

News Highlights

  • HomeGrid sought and evaluated proposals from several test houses to be accredited for certification testing of systems and silicon
  • Allion Labs Inc (Allion) selected as HomeGrid’s first Accredited Test House in Asia due to strength of lab’s proposal and long-term commitment to

As part of HomeGrid’s efforts to increase the number of accredited test houses (ATHs) to test silicon and systems, HomeGrid Forum today announced that its Board of Directors has selected Allion Labs Inc to be an ATH. 

Taiwan-based Allion Labs Inc. (Allion) was selected based on the strength of the company’s proposal and its long-term involvement in the effort.

John Egan, president of HomeGrid Forum, commented: “This is the next step forward for HomeGrid as we execute towards the global presence of With the addition of Allion as an ATH in Taiwan, we have strategically located a test house near active silicon and system vendor members to facilitate testing and certification. Allion has been an active member of HomeGrid for several years and we were very pleased with our evaluation of its response to our request for ATH proposals.”

“Allion is pleased to make a contribution to the development of HomeGrid Forum Certification Testing,” said Anne Tsou, Vice President of Allion. “We came to the same conclusion, regarding the need for the home networking standard, and realized that both parties and the industry would benefit through this collaborative effort. As the first accredited test house for HomeGrid in Asia, Allion will devote itself to providing a diversified range of professional certification solutions.”


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