3 Step Process to Obtaining CE Certification

3-Step Process to Obtaining CE Certification

By Amy Jones | October 20, 2017

Obtaining CE Marking Any manufacturer—whose products have been tested and found to conform to the safety, health, and environmental protection requirements set out in the European law—can use a CE product logo. This said, there is no pan-European body for product marking. In most cases, manufacturers complete device assessments themselves, document the test results in a Technical File and issue a…

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Minister Bains and the ISED Department Consider Harmonizing U.S. Standards for Radio LAN Devices

By Amy Jones | January 30, 2017

Navdeep Bains, the Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, is responsible for developing goals and National Policies for Spectrum resource use, and for ensuring effective management of the Radio Frequency Spectrum resource. The ISED (Innovation, Science and Economic Development) Department has published the SMSE-002-17 this month in response to Canadian stakeholders and others, who would like a consideration…

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Additional Chinese Taipei – BSMI Standard Available on Uninterruptible Power Systems

By Amy Jones | December 8, 2016

What is the APEC-TEL MRA? The APEC-TEL Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) is a multilateral arrangement between economies in the APEC region. The APEC TEL MRA for Conformity Assessment of Telecommunications Equipment, which came into effect on 1 July 1999, facilitates the recognition of each other’s conformity assessment results. An Uninterruptible Power System is usually used to protect telecommunication or other…

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Android Device Manufacturers May Need More Compliance Testing After Marshmallow Install

By Amy Jones | June 10, 2016

[br] The “Marshmallow” Android Operating System (Android 6.0) enables a hotspot feature, which may have been disabled during the Compliance Testing. Industry Canada advises that more Compliance Testing is needed if the android device had the feature disabled. Industry Canada wrote: “It has come to our attention that apparently the installation of the Android Operating System version codename Marshmallow on…

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On / Off Transition: Christmas Lights Causing RF Disturbances In Electromagnetic Field

By Amy Jones | September 27, 2015

[br] Having slower than usual internet access? Your seasonal display of twinkling lights may be causing interference with your Wifi router. Today’s electronically managed Christmas light-show controllers, available at many retail stores, also add to the potential for lights to transition at the same time, causing RF interference. Strings of Christmas lights are unshielded, so when the electricity pulses through…

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30 Megahertz Spectrum Offering by The FCC “Low Band Spectrum Incentive Auction” March 2016

By Amy Jones | September 21, 2015

The unlicensed spectrum has been powerful platform for driving innovation, investment, and economic growth. Hundreds of billions of dollars in value for our economy and consumers, has been generated by the unlicensed spectrum, via breakthroughs like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. What technologies will emerge next? The FCC has a central goal to maximize the amount of spectrum made available for licensed…

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Electric Fail-Safe Issue: Honda Accord Recalls Over 6,700 Hybrid Vehicles In United States

By Amy Jones | September 10, 2015

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration an electrical flaw may cause the Honda Accord Hybrid (2014-2015 models) to switch to fail-safe electric vehicle mode. In this electric vehicle mode the vehicle “may” travel for about 2 miles at 40 mph, at which point the hybrid battery will discharge and the vehicle will stall. Honda Australia has also recalled…

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10 Things Product Manufacturers Should Know To Prepare For Wireless Device Certification

By Amy Jones | September 7, 2015

As a product developer pursuing wireless device certification/s, negotiating global wireless standards and regulatory guidelines can be a daunting task. It is almost critical that experienced personal and resources are leveraged to engage a successful product certification strategy. HCT America would like to share some useful information on wireless device certification: It’s astounding how quickly wireless technology has been integrated…

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Cell Phones Cause Electromagnetic Interference With Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

By Amy Jones | September 6, 2015

A study was performed to test the electromagnetic interference of cell phones with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators. Close to 4 million ICD’s have been implanted in the United States, and well over 3.25 million cell phones are in use in the U.S. Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators are life-saving medical devices implanted in patients who are at risk for sudden cardiac death from…

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