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September 2016

Welcome to our September issue of E.A.W. eNewsletter for the Electrical & Electronics, Automotive and Wireless/Smartworld industry.

In this issue, we are pleased to announce the opening of our wireless laboratory in Indonesia providing pre-submission testing and technical assistance for suppliers of wireless and mobile device embracing Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cellular (2G/3G/4G/LTE) technologies.

Additionally, read how we support companies meet the requirements of the Wi-Fi Alliance as well as the specific regulations of the target markets whilst learning about our latest accreditation for our Guangzhou household appliances laboratory.

Finally, check out the upcoming 2-day annual Qualcomm TCN (Test Center Network) training being hosted by 7layers Germany in October. The annual training facilitates test laboratories to offer the best possible service when testing devices and services built on Qualcomm technologies and chipsets
We also include a series of the latest technical and regulatory highlights.

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

Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services     
Global Marketing Team

Bureau Veritas expanded Footprint of Wireless / ICT Product Testing Capability in Indonesia
Our first wireless lab in Jakarta with advanced equipment providing pre-testing and debug services for brand companies, importers and manufacturers of wireless / ICT related products.
>> read more
Testing and Certification Services for Wi-Fi Technology
We provide full scope of Wi-Fi solutions to facilitate fast and effective market access.
>> read more
Bureau Veritas Guangzhou Laboratory Achieves CNAS Accreditation
With this latest addition, our testing reports facilitate wider acceptance globally thanks to our expanded accreditation mix.
>> read more
7layers will host Qualcomm's TCN training 2016 
The two-day training will include training sessions conducted by the Qualcomm's Wireless Academy Team, providing a deep understanding of the Qualcomm chipset and test technologies.
>> read more

E&E Updates
US Proposes New Definitions and a New Test Procedure for Certain Dedicated-Purpose Pool Pumps
Malaysia Proposes Banning Non-Compliant Electric Heating Pillows and Similar Equipment
South Africa Draft Amendments Regarding Safety Requirements for Medium-Voltage Electric Cables
Philippines Issues Notice on Intent to Add Self-Ballasted LED Lamps to Mandatory Certification List
Thailand Drafts Standard for Plugs and Socket-Outlets for Household and Similar Use
Egypt Proposes Mandatory Egyptian Standards for Household and Similar Electrical Appliances
Updated European Directive 2014/30/EU EMC Standards
Ecuador Suspends Draft Technical Regulations for Projectors, Headphones, and Microphones
China Seeks Public Comments for Proposed National Standards for Electromagnetic Compatibility
Colombia Lifts the Ban on the Production, Sale and Distribution of Certain Laser Pointers
INMETRO Requires Electrical Appliances to be Sold With New Noise Seal
Mexico Drafts Mandatory Standards on Controls for Lights for General Lighting Purposes
Taiwan Seeks Comments on Proposed Amendments Regarding Plugs, Outlets, Adapters, and Cords
France Defines Safety Requirements Applicable to Rotating Bonded Abrasive Products
Taiwan Drafts Amendment on Inspection Requirements for Electric Motor-Operated Hand-Held Tools
Ecuador Revises Technical Regulation on Garland Lights
Change on Technical Requirements & Procedures Applicable to Tests Product Certification for Telecommunications (Category I, II & III):
> Category I - "Technical Requirements for iPv6 Protocol for product with aerial interface terminal function designated to Mobile Services"
> Category II - "Radar"
> Category III - "Coaxial cable connector (all types)", "Self-Sustained Optical Cables for Aerial Installations - Figure 8"; "Optical Cables"
INMETRO will support information technology equipment certification
Taiwan Amends Low-Power Radio-Frequency Devices Technical Regulations
United Arab Emirates Drafts Technical Regulation on Energy Efficiency Labeling for Television Sets
US Issues Final Amendments Pertaining to Energy Labels for Household Appliances
US Proposes New and Amended Energy Conservation Standards for Conventional Cooking Products
Czech Republic Drafts Act on Selected End-of-Life Products and Amending Certain Related Acts
US Amends and Adopts Test Procedures for Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs)
Singapore Amends Regulations on Energy Labelling and Minimum Performance Standards
US Proposes Amending Regulation on Test Procedures for All Conventional Electric Cooking Tops
Chile Proposes New Draft Protocols for Two Types of Self-Ballasted Lamps for General Lighting
IoT & Trends in Mobile Device Technology Seminar - Series 3 - Next Generation of 5G technology development market trend
Taipei, Taiwan
30 September
ST Developers Conference
Santa Clara, USA
4 October
Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition)
Hong Kong
13 - 16 October
Qualcomm's TCN training 2016
Ratingen, Germany
26 - 27 October
Seminar: 7layers Wireless Seminar 2016
Ratingen, Germany
27 October
Electronica 2016
Munich, Germany
8 - 11 November
MEDICA 2016 - Healthcare Brokerage Event
Düsseldorf, Germany
15 - 17 November





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