Issued Date: 2016/2/15
Issued By: iST
iST(TWSE:3289) today (Feb. 15, 2016) announced its net revenues on a consolidated basis, the revenues for January 2016 were approximately NT$184 million. Month over month, the consolidated revenue increased 1.07%, and increased sharply 10.96% year over year, which still set the third highest monthly record.
The January revenues of iST maintained in a high level resulted from the flourishing requirement of the smart products verification and the material analysis, as well as the increasing amount of the reliability assurance and the failure analysis cases of iST’s subsidiaries in China. As a result, the sales of iST group still performed wonderfully despite of the slack season.
iST takes advantage of IoV (Internet of Vehicle) and IoT (Internet of Things) markets and gives a buoyant outlook of the whole group’s revenues. iST indicated, due to the explosion of semiconductor application in automotive fields, the IC suppliers cross-strait have entered into the market aggressively. iST has established a joint venture– “DEKRA iST” with DEKRA, the biggest vehicle safety verification and certification organization in the world, which can penetrate into the branding automotive market and carry out the verification of automotive capacity of iST.
After being licensed by Simplay Labs at its HDMI®2.0/HDCP2.2 ATC lab in Taiwan in 2014, iST has helped just shy of a hundred Taiwanese manufacturers of products including IC chips, module developers, cable, connector, and AV system brand owners to get their products tested. iST also assisted leading TV/Set-top box/ Large outdoor display board /E-sport display card/ Medical display brands from Taiwan, Japan, and Turkey in acquiring the HDMI certification logo.
While in the wireless test, iST has got ready for it since the beginning of 2016, that it has launched its over-the-air (OTA) wireless signal testing lab in Taipei, which recently certified by TAF (Taiwan Accreditation Foundation) specific to the quality management system certification of ISO17025. Meanwhile, iST also got approval for being one of the CTIA Authorized Test Labs from CTIA (Cellular Telephone Industries Association), the OTA standards setup institution. Now you can have the OTA test, debug and certification services in iST.
iST(TWSE:3289) January 2016 Revenue Report
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About Integrated Service Technology
Founded in 1994, iST began its business from IC circuit debugging and modification and gradually expanded its scope of operations, including failure analysis, reliability verification, material analysis and so on. iST has offered full-scope verification and analysis services to the IC engineering industry, its customers cover the whole spectrum of the electronics industry from IC design to end products.
In response to rising Cloud Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Vehicles (IoV), iST not only focuses on its core services but is also expanding its service offerings based on international trends, such as LED and Automotive electronic verification platforms and high-speed signal transmission integrity services.
iST’s pursuit of precision, perfection and efficiency, which has been accredited by multiple international well-known and credible organizations including IEC/IECQ, TAF, TUV NORD and CNAS. With increased outsourcing by major international brands, iST also plays the role of independent quality testing laboratory for OBM outsourcing products and association and is certified by TI, Lenovo, Dell, Cisco, Delphi, Continental Automotive, ISTA, HDMI, etc.
On July 2015, iST and DEKRA built a joint venture, Dekra IST to provide services including LED, PCB, PCBA, and system reliability verification, which could help to strengthen both parties’ capabilities of providing first-class testing and certification services in fields of automotive, LED and medical electronics.
Headquartered in Hsinchu, iST has led it to expand its operations around the world. The iST Group now includes iST Kunshan, iST Shanghai, iST Beijing, iST Shenzhen, iST Wuhan and iST Chengdu in China; Japan; US. These are all dedicated to providing customers with prompt, reliable and high-quality technical services in order to grow with the leaders of the world. For more information, please visit the iST website at: www.istgroup.com