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2017.08.23
Allion has been authorized as a testing and certification lab for USB 3.1 Gen 1 Peripheral

The USB Implementers Forum has recently certified Allion Labs as the only authorized lab and testing location accredited to test for USB-IF certification in the latest category of USB 3.1 Gen 1 Peripheral / Peripheral Silicon with USB Type-C™.  

With this recognition, Allion is currently the first and only testing lab to perform such USB testing services for the USB 3.1 (with bandwidth transfer super-speed of 5Gbps) and the symmetrical USB Type-C™ connector. The latest authorization as the only testing lab for USB 3.1 Gen 1 Peripheral / Peripheral Silicon with USB Type-C adds to Allion’s existing recognition and authorization by the USB-IF to conduct testing services in Host, Device and Peripherals, Cables and Connectors, Power Delivery, and many other USB testing services.

Allion is also the leading testing lab for testing and certifications of:

  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 Peripheral / Peripheral Silicon with USB Type-C ™
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 Host / Host Silicon with USB Type-C ™
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 Embedded hosts with USB Type-C ™
  • USB 2.0 Peripheral / Peripheral Silicon with USB Type-C ™
  • USB 2.0 Hosts with USB Type-C ™
  • USB 2.0 Embedded Host with USB Type-C ™
  • Alternate Mode Adapter
  • Cable Assemblies and Connectors 

Allion is also developing its USB testing capabilities through innovative design and testing solutions for future standards and products. We are currently collaborating with the USB association to design and develop USB testing related fixtures and technology for testing USB and USB connectors. This test and certification covers many areas such as physical layer, protocol, power, interoperability, and other related USB testing demands. With this in-house technological development, Allion is able to implement advance testing techniques and facilitate testing and certification process.

For more information about USB3.1 Gen 1, USB Type-C™ testing and certification, or about the latest USB testing and certification supports for other super-speed USB needs, we welcome manufacturers to contact us at service@allion.com.