Major FCC regulatory changes - significant impact for wireless device manufacturers
The FCC rules will be fully implemented by 13 July 2016 and significant changes will be introduced to how and where products may be tested in order to gain approval for the US market. This may affect the test chambers in China as they will not be used for FCC wireless testing activity.
New European Union Radio Equipment Directive comes into force in June
On 13 June 2016, the new Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU will replace the Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive (R&TTE). RED will become the required method to show compliance across the EU, equipment compliant with R&TTE Directive may continue to be placed on the market until then.
Japan Radio Company achieves multi-country certification with TÜV SÜD
Japan Radio Company, an established radio equipment manufacturer, planned to expand the global sales of its equipment. However, differences in wireless certification requirements across target countries became a challenge. With the support of TÜV SÜD, Japan Radio Company obtained multi-country certification smoothly and create an efficient certification application system.
Terminal manufacturers are struggling to keep up to date with a number of different solutions including contact, contactless and mobile as the payment market is continually changing. With over 15 years of experience in the payment systems market, TÜV SÜD can provide testing through our laboratories.