Managed in California + Crafted in Japan

Cross-browsers testing & QA focused on user experience and creative execution of apps, websites, newsletters, rich-media campaigns, social media, etc.

San Francisco|Sendai|Tokyo

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Our Clients

Adobe,Google,TBWA,WPP,shopify,wp engine

Work

An full-service specialized solution for Quality Assurance and Testing of VR / AR content.
We cover technical & functional aspects, usability and creative value, but also the physical aspects of the experience.

Thanks to our trained and specialized staff and hardware inventory, we don’t use automation, virtualization, or crowdsourcing.
We developed specific test protocols and software solutions to generate quantitative and qualitative reports, covering functional and creative aspects, as well as physical discomfort.

QA VR Lab

  • 100+ mobile devices + GearVR, Daydream, Cardboad, etc
  • Vive, Oculus, PlaystationVR, etc., powered by different CPUs, GPUs, RAM configs
  • Large open space flexible for room-scale, seated and standing experiences
  • Experienced QA staff and industry standard reporting tools

Hardware Performance

  • Monitoring of CPU, framerate, motion tracking response, etc
  • Performance variations across headsets, mobile devices, and CPUs, GPUs, RAM configs
  • Impact of changes in device temperature, loss of connection, input device connectivity, calibration, etc
  • Multiplayer experience testing

UX Testing

  • Qualitative & quantitative reports of UX at different network speeds & hardware configurations
  • Biometric data capture (motion intensity, heart rate, temperature)
  • Experience with Functional and Non-Functional Testing

Physical Testing

  • Quantitative reporting of the physical experience through biometric data capture
  • Qualititive reporting on affects of VR usage using SSQ
  • Reporting phycical affects of a VR application using a varying demographic of participants

Work

Cross-browser testing for digital content on any existing device, with a focus on UX and creative execution.

As an approved rich-media creative QA vendor for some of the most demanding tech brands in the world, our manual testing services address the industry’s need for Quality Assurance specialized in UX and creative execution. Our San Francisco team of QA producers offers expertise and support to our US based clients, from planning to recommendations. Our Japan-based bilingual QA team is 16 hours ahead of West Coast, working with hourly rates at a fraction of US costs, delivering “Handcrafted in Japan” service.

Phase One

Project Kick-off

  • San Francisco or Japan based PM assigned
  • Define QA test plan and target configurations
  • Duration of one QA round × number of configurations × hourly rate = cost
Phase Two

QA Testing

  • Manual QA on real devices, 250+ configurations
  • Up to 30 testers simultaneously, across two QA rooms (This is 500 rounds of QA in one day!)
  • Only actual QA hours are charged within pre-agreed max budget
Phase Three

QA Report

  • Report for each tested configuration, functional, UX and creative aspects
  • Industry standard reporting platforms: Jira, RedMine, etc...
  • Technical recommendation for fix included when possible
Phase Four

Post-QA

  • Iterative across development process, pre-launch or live QA
  • Structure & skills available to apply corrective actions
  • Staff of 100+ UX, UI, front-end, backend and apps developers

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Work

Design & Development solutions for content & experiences: digital campaigns, websites, e-commerce, mobile & web applications, advertising, etc.

Our 100+ team of designers, programmers and project managers in Japan offer agile and scalable development capabilities at competitive rates, with “Made in Japan” quality production. Our San Francisco team brings over a decade of awarded global digital production experience for end to end client services, proximity and smooth communication. Front-end(HTML/CSS), Back-end (full stack), Mobile & Web App (iOS, Android, Java, C++, ...), E-Commerce (Shopify), CMS (Wordpress) Newsletters, Digital Campaigns, Social Media, VR/AR libraries, Flash, Unity 3D, and more.

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About

Team San Francisco/Team Japan

Our Vision - To change the future of Japan in 100 years

ASA Digital is headquartered in Sendai - Japan with offices in San Francisco and Tokyo. We offer affordable digital production services crafted by our nearly 100 staff based in Japan. Our founders & investors share the vision of developing digital skills and global services industry in the Tohoku region of Japan affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Led by Industry Experts

ASA Digital is founded and managed by partners with 15+ years of experience in awarded digital creative campaigns over three continents, both on agency and production sides.
Our founders have been awarded with over 10+ Cannes Lions, 20+ FWAs, Webbys, Asia Pacific AdFest, and an Emmy Award across their career.

Co-founder Emmanuel "Sacco" Saccoccini manages the San Francisco office. He brings over 15 years of experience in the US and Europe in conception & execution of creative digital content for the advertising industry, sanctioned by virtually every major international awards.
Earlier, he established and managed the West Coast presence of A-List digital production company UNIT9 (London). Prior he co-founded grouek studio (Paris), one of the earliest and most awarded digital studio in France.

Managed in California + Crafted in Japan

We have been operating in Japan since 2001, and in the US since 2015.
Our Client Services and Producers team is based in San Francisco, while our QA and Developers team is in Japan. We offer the convenience of a US-based and English speaking team, with the rates and quality of Japanese execution.