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September 2017

Welcome to our September issue of E.A.W. eNewsletter for the Electrical & Electronics, Automotive and Wireless/Smartworld industry. Please review the stories below; click on the relevant hyperlink in the title to learn more.

Bureau Veritas' 7layers becomes the first OmniAir authorized test laboratory for V2X devices
1st OmniAir Authorized Test Laboratory (OATL) for the Connected Vehicle certification program for Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) based Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) devices, scheduled to launch in October
As a member of OmniAir, 7layers participated in developing the Connected Vehicle Next Stage Certification Program, initiated by USDOT
Bureau Veritas is Board Member & Technical Group Chair
Bureau Veritas goes to Automotive Testing Expo 2017
24 - 26 October, Novi, Michigan, USA
Booth #4032, Suburban Collection Showplace
Speaking on V2X Ceritification on Day 1 in the Open Technology Forum Programme
Meet our representatives at the booth for the latest information covering Wireless/V2X, EMC/RF, environmental, material, performance, and chemical/analytical testing and certification
Curtis-Straus announces EPA Recognition to test Lamps and Luminaries
Certified by A2LA, Curtis-Straus is now recognized to test the following product categories for the ENERGY STAR® Program:
• Audio/Video Equipment
• Computers
• Telephony
• Water Coolers
• Uninterruptible Power Supplies
• Luminaires
• Lamps
• LED package
ENERGY STAR® is a joint program established by the EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy aiming to protect the environment through energy efficiency products and practices
Curtis-Straus receives Expanded Certification Accreditation Scope from ANSI
ENERGY STAR® Program accredited by ANSI to certify the following product categories:
• Appliances
• Commercial Food Service Equipment
• Electronics and Office Equipment
• Lighting and Fans
• Heating and Cooling
• Others (Vending Machines, Water Coolers, Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment)
7layers hosted the first LoRaWAN 1.1 Certification Workshop
Held on 7 - 8 September for the LoRa Alliance
Hosted by 7layers in Ratingen, Germany and chaired by the LoRa Alliance Certification Committee
Attended by major contributors on current and future test specifications
The 2-day meeting was to prepare the next generation of test specifications for devices that also can support new LoRaWAN 1.1 features such as roaming

Enjoy reading the E.A.W. eNewsletter, and stay connected with us.

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E&E Updates
Released European Directive 2014/35/EU LVD Standards
Israel Drafts New and Revised Mandatory Standards for Various Types of Electrical Products
Japan – Revision of Technical Standards of Terminal Equipment Ministerial Ordinance
Colombia Drafts Technical Regulation on Requirements for Zinc-Carbon and Alkaline Batteries
Ecuador Drafts Revision to Technical Regulation on Cold Production Household Appliances
Ecuador Drafts Amendment on Minimum Requirements for Electric and Non-Electric Shaving Devices
Japan Determines Allowable Values for Occupied Frequency Bandwidth of Radio Equipment
Taiwan Amends Inspection Requirements for Many Electrical Appliances Subject to Legal Inspection
China SRRC granted exemption from type approval for Short Range Device
Starting August 27th, 2017 Israel MoC stopped issuing Certificate for Cellular devices
Indonesia SDPPI Announcement of Online Certification System Update
India Adds Products to Requirements for Compulsory Registration of Information Technology Goods
Japan Revises Regulations Concerning Radio Equipment and Technical Conformity Certification
Saudi Arabia Drafts Performance and Energy Labelling Requirements for Refrigerators and Freezers
Ukraine Drafts Technical Regulations on EcoDesign Requirements for Various Electrical Products
Taiwan Publishes Technical Specification for Smart Meters and Home Energy Management System

Seminar: Exchanges on Conformity Assessment FIEEC
Paris, France
20 October
Automotive Testing Expo USA
Michigan, USA
24 - 26 October
SPS IPC Drives 2017
Nuremberg, Germany
28 - 30 November
Summary of Trainings in October 2017
Fontenay-aux-Roses / Moirans, France
Electromagnetic Compatibility - Radio
3 - 6, and 8 - 20 October 
Product Conformity & Technological Expertise
10, 11 and 19 October
Explosive Atmospheres
12 - 13 October
Electrical Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)
17 October
Sustainable Development
5, 6, 12 and 20 October

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