Wireless Charging System - CA

Industry Canada: New Issue on Electromagnetic Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) Devices

By Amy Jones | July 28, 2015

Wireless power transfer is essentially the transmission of power (electrical) from a power source to a consuming device with no conductors or solid wires. A device transmits power through electromagnetic fields across an intervening space to a receiver device, where it gets converted back into electric power. All Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) Devices are now under only one Industry Standard,…

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Surgery Medical Device Room Regulatory Compliance

Medical Devices Under New Stringent Standards By European Union (EU) Regulatory Directive

By Amy Jones | July 23, 2015

Directive 93/42/EEC by the European Union stiffens the list of medical devices, including software for proper application to be used for human beings including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and alleviating disease, injury or handicap. An updated and revised list of standards to be used for medical devices to demonstrate conformity was issued by the Commission of the…

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BMW DFS / Wireless Device Testing

Question: Has BMW Started A Trend by Silencing AM Radio In The New i3 EV (Electric Vehicle)?

By Amy Jones | July 22, 2015

Being called a revolutionary vehicle, the BMW i3 lacks a simple AM radio feature. A carbon-fiber reinforced plastic shell riding on an aluminum platform is blamed for the less-than optimal standards resulting in disabling of the AM radio in this BMW model. After spending close to $40,000 on the most energy efficient car sold in the U.S. this year, some…

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Untethered PITA HCT - CA

Warning: PITA Hacking Device – A Threat To Your Personal Computer’s Encrypted Key Strokes

By Amy Jones | July 22, 2015

This small device easily made from off-shelf parts can be a serious threat to your encrypted keystrokes. The “PITA” was named specifically after the popular pita bread, which the device can actually fit into. An economically made hacking device, named PITA (Portable Instrument for Trace Acquisition) is small enough to fit virtually anywhere, and can steal your encrypted information off…

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Spread Spectrum Radio HCT

New Certification Requirements By Industry Canada – Radio Standards Specification RSS-247

By Amy Jones | July 8, 2015

LE-LAN devices under new standards including expanded frequency bands, DFS procedures and emission limits. Certification requirements were added for Frequency Hopping Systems and Digital Transmission Systems. DTSs (Digital Transmission Systems) in bands 902-928 MHz, 2400-2483.5 MHz and FHSs (Frequency Hopping Systems) in bands 902-928MHz, 2400-2483.5 MHz and 5725-5850 MHZ have new standard specifications. Systems in these band widths are allowed…

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Marine Radio Korea / Global Radio Approvals

Industry Canada Releases New Issue For Land Mobile and Fixed Equipment in 27.41-960 MHz Range

By Amy Jones | July 8, 2015

Issue 12, published will be used in conjunction with the (RSS-Gen) for Land Mobile and Fixed Equipment Operating in the Frequency Range 27.41-960 MHz, and is subject to licensing in subsection 4(1) of the Radiocommunication Act. The new issue RSS-119 (Issue 12), published on May 28, 2015, replaces the previous Issue 11. The new issue addresses the following changes via…

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Long Range Wi Fi Antenna

U-NII-3 Transition Requirement 15.37 (h) for 802.11 Specifications Postponed By The FCC

By Amy Jones | July 2, 2015

Wireless ISP’s generally use the upper edge of the 5.725-5.825 GHz U-NII-3, pushing the industry demand thus creating the need for more band width in this range. The U-NII-3 is also known as U-NII/ISM, due to the overlap with the industrial, scientific and medical bands. Long Range WiFi Antennas are one example of U-NII-3 devices. A previous mandatory effective date…

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Korean Radio Certification - CA

Early Development of The Radio To Today’s Wireless Communication Technology Integration

By Amy Jones | January 14, 2015

The amount of wireless of connectivity, and the options to do so, are abundant in today’s electronic gadgets. WiFi, Bluetooth, UHF and 4G are just a few of the connect options available to the global consumer. All of this wireless connectivity can all be traced back to a significant invention called “The Radio”. Radio is made possible by the transmission…

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South Korea Radio Approvals - CA

802.11 5GHz WLAN DFS “Testing & Approvals” New HCT America Test Capabilities Now Online

By Amy Jones | September 12, 2014

2014 has brought about a resurgence in the high-tech industry. Wireless device technology is being integrated into most products these days. In order to allocate more frequency bands to accommodate this increased usage, some existing bands used by the FCC / government regulators (5 GHz band), have been opened for high-speed WiFi. Certain 5 GHz frequency bands overlap National Infrastructure…

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