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Mandatory cybersecurity for CE marking: Rules and procedures

Mandatory cybersecurity for CE marking: Rules and procedures

CE Marking
Cybersecurity is a necessary requirement for obtaining CE marking for radio equipment, thanks to the provisions of the Commission..
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Stoves and boilers: CE marking and procedures for placing on the market

Stoves and boilers: CE marking and procedures for placing on the market

CE Marking
To be marketed legitimately and safely, stoves and boilers must obtain the CE marking that guarantees to the consumer..
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Smartwatch between CE marking, regulations and growing market

Smartwatch between CE marking, regulations and growing market

CE Marking
Evolution of the classic wristwatch in an Internet of Things perspective, The smartwatch establishes itself as one of the products of...
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Human exposure to electromagnetic fields and SAR: Evidence, evolutions and regulations

Human exposure to electromagnetic fields and SAR: Evidence, evolutions and regulations

Human exposure
Thanks to the ever-increasing diffusion of electrical and electronic equipment and new technologies for telecommunications, the theme of the exhibition...
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Radio equipment: tests and procedures for a correct placing on the market

Radio equipment: tests and procedures for a correct placing on the market

Radio tests
Radio equipment manufacturers who wish to sell to 500 millions of consumers in the EU need to proceed with the assessment of...
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Good Practices for FCC and ISED Certifications

Good Practices for FCC and ISED Certifications

FCC and Canada
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the United States regulates all products containing radio transmitters - such as telecommunications equipment,...
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Bluetooth Speakers: CE marking for loudspeakers

Bluetooth Speakers: CE marking for loudspeakers

CE Marking
Extremely popular devices in the field of home entertainment, Bluetooth speakers are able to reconcile a good degree of practicality..
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Evaluation of machines: apply the three-step rule to ensure their safety

Evaluation of machines: apply the three-step rule to ensure their safety

Safety
Directive 2006/42 / EC has the dual purpose of harmonizing the health and safety requirements applicable to machinery, guaranteeing in the...
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The medical device market in Italy and Europe: a constantly growing sector

The medical device market in Italy and Europe: a constantly growing sector

CE Marking
The Italian and European medical device sector has grown steadily over the last decade, accomplice the question always present ...
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Ovens, temperature limits and hazard warnings: regulatory changes

Ovens, temperature limits and hazard warnings: regulatory changes

Safety
In the past it was very common to trace - on microwave ovens or other types of oven – a warning...
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Lighting systems: normative, CE marking and eco-friendly design

Lighting systems: normative, CE marking and eco-friendly design

Electrified furniture
The process leading to the certification of lighting components is well marked by specific standards and directives. Let's talk for example...
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Air purifiers and sanitizers are not medical devices: updates on the CE marking

Air purifiers and sanitizers are not medical devices: updates on the CE marking

CE Marking
As highlighted by the European document "Manual on Borderline and Classification in the Community Regulatory Framework for medical devices", purifiers...
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RoHS Directive: the chemical analysis of materials to obtain certification

RoHS Directive: the chemical analysis of materials to obtain certification

CE Marking
On the subject of restrictions on the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (ESA), Directive 2011/65 / EU - also called...
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FCC Regulations: procedural updates for electronic and radio equipment

FCC Regulations: procedural updates for electronic and radio equipment

FCC and Canada
The Code of Federal Regulations - the Code of US Federal Regulations it contains, among other aspects, the regulations for...
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UKCA marking: how to proceed with the UK Declaration of Conformity

UKCA marking: how to proceed with the UK Declaration of Conformity

CE Marking
From 1 January 2023, the transition period for UKCA marking will come to an end, making sure that...
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The value of pretesting in the production and marketing process

The value of pretesting in the production and marketing process

CE Marking
The need to verify the quality and safety of the products marketed, and their components, through laboratory tests...
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Video, audio and hobbies. Home automation and smart entertainment

Video, audio and hobbies. Home automation and smart entertainment

Electromagnetic compatibility CE Marking
The possibilities of use related to home automation are many and extremely varied; It ranges from the guarantee of an excellent degree of...
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The management of home life is in the name of home automation

The management of home life is in the name of home automation

Electromagnetic compatibility CE Marking
The home automation sector is extremely varied from a product point of view. It ranges from devices related to the world of entertainment..
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Home security with home automation: possibilities and scenarios

Home security with home automation: possibilities and scenarios

Electromagnetic compatibility CE Marking
Market sector in clear expansion, home automation is proposed as one of the most flourishing productive sectors of the two-year period 2020-2021,...
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A-G energy labeling: features and benefits

A-G energy labeling: features and benefits

CE Marking
Valuable tool for consumers and businesses for twenty-five years, EU energy labelling is an effective and clear guide for...
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The outboard electric motor between high performance and a growing market

The outboard electric motor between high performance and a growing market

Naval
In the world of pleasure boating – and especially among owners of small and medium-sized boats –...
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Man down devices: safety for lone workers

Man down devices: safety for lone workers

Radio tests
Walk-down devices – also called man-down devices – are a particular safety technology used for those workers who...
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Ozonizers for environmental sanitation: technologies and peculiarities

Ozonizers for environmental sanitation: technologies and peculiarities

Human exposure Safety
The sanitation and disinfection of public environments, private and means of transport are among the most sought after methodologies..
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Sicom Testing,17 years of many achievements and new perspectives

Sicom Testing,17 years of many achievements and new perspectives

CE Marking
An anniversary made of satisfactions, innovation and nascent projects is what sees Sicom Testing as protagonist in the 2020, a 17...
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Access control and RFID: overview and future market

Access control and RFID: overview and future market

Electromagnetic compatibility FCC and Canada
RFID technology (Radio-Frequency Identification) – thanks to the persistence of competitive costs and its growing penetration in various sectors..
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Sanitation of environments with UVC lamps: specificity and advantages

Sanitation of environments with UVC lamps: specificity and advantages

CE Marking
The technologies to sanitize the environments are among the most useful and sought after for the restart phase after the...
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Dimmer for LED systems: techniques and features

Dimmer for LED systems: techniques and features

CE Marking
Thanks to the ever increasing direct attention to the environment, pollution and energy saving, the use of LED technologies - in housing solutions,...
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Photovoltaic RFID tags: thanks to the MIT IoT is even more smart

Photovoltaic RFID tags: thanks to the MIT IoT is even more smart

Radio tests
RFID technology (Radio-Frequency Identification) It plays a key role in many different areas, Placing itself as a fruitful alternative to codes a...
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LED Strip furnishing: features, evolution, advantages

LED Strip furnishing: features, evolution, advantages

Electrified furniture
In recent times interior design and planning - whether it be housing solutions, private or public offices...
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From the sports park, from nursery school to: increasingly effective in RFID access control

From the sports park, from nursery school to: increasingly effective in RFID access control

Radio tests
RFID technology (Radio-Frequency Identification) confirms its top position among the IoT resources in the areas of access control, Expanding...
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The harmonized standard EN 300 328

The harmonized standard EN 300 328

Radio tests
EN standard 300 328 It concerns the good use of radio spectrum and regulates the placing on the market of fixed equipment..
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The harmonized standard EN 50360

The harmonized standard EN 50360

Human exposure Safety
EN standard 50360 It deals with the limit values for human exposure to electromagnetic fields that the radio equipment used a...
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The harmonized standard EN 50121-3-2

The harmonized standard EN 50121-3-2

Railway
EN standard 50121-3-2 regards electromagnetic compatibility aspects of the equipment installed on board of railway vehicles. In it...
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The harmonized standard EN 60529

The harmonized standard EN 60529

Human exposure Safety
EN standard 60529 describes a system for classifying the degree of protection provided by the enclosures of electrical equipment..
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Withdrawal of the products from the market and sanctions: the violation of the CE marking

Withdrawal of the products from the market and sanctions: the violation of the CE marking

CE Marking
As known, CE certification is an essential element for the marketing of certain types of products on the European market....
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The Energy Labeling

The Energy Labeling

CE Marking
The European Directive on energy labeling (Regulations (EU) 2017/1369) establishes a framework that applies to energy-related products injected..
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The Directive on Eco-Design (Erp)

The Directive on Eco-Design (Erp)

CE Marking
The EU Directive on Eco-Design 2009/125 / EC (Erp) establishes a regulatory framework for placing energy-related equipment on the market..
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The Machinery Directive (MD)

The Machinery Directive (MD)

CE Marking
The European Machinery Directive 2006/42 / EC (MD) constitutes the regulatory basis for the harmonisation of essential safety requirements for the...
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LED Technology: advantages and uses in lighting

LED Technology: advantages and uses in lighting

CE Marking
The LED lighting technology (Light Emitting Diodes) continue to benefit from a large spread in the domestic and international market, in...
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The Directive on radio equipment (RED)

The Directive on radio equipment (RED)

Radio tests
The European directive on radio equipment 2014/53 / EU (RED) establishes a regulatory framework for placing radio equipment on the European market....
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The Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC)

The Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC)

Electromagnetic compatibility FCC and Canada
Directive 2014/30 / EU of the European Parliament and the Council - 26 February 2014 – harmonizes the laws of the States..
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The Low Voltage Directive (LVD)

The Low Voltage Directive (LVD)

Human exposure Safety
Directive 2014/35 / EU of the European Parliament and of the Council - dated 26 February 2014 and implemented in Italy by...
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Internet of Things and Compliance: CE certification of IoT devices

Internet of Things and Compliance: CE certification of IoT devices

CE Marking
Born from the combination of sensors and communication network of digital devices, the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to stand as...
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Radio equipment: obligations and conditions for the placing on the European market

Radio equipment: obligations and conditions for the placing on the European market

Radio tests
The RED Directive 2014/53 / EU of the European Parliament and the Council - issued on 16 April 2014 and repealing the Directive..
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The implementation of the supplier's Declaration of Conformity (SDoC)

The implementation of the supplier's Declaration of Conformity (SDoC)

Electromagnetic compatibility FCC and Canada
In order to be imported and marketed in the United States, Radio frequency devices must obtain authorisation in accordance with the procedures laid down..
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Manufacturer, importer, distributor: the roles and obligations to the CE marking

Manufacturer, importer, distributor: the roles and obligations to the CE marking

CE Marking
The CE certification is an indispensable element in the marketing of certain types of products on the European market. The CE mark...
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Cooperation agreement between Sicom and Udicer

Cooperation agreement between Sicom and Udicer

Naval
Sicom Testing and Udicer / Nautitest collaborate to provide a service of testing and certification of marine equipment by combining their respective skills in a way...
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The European Regulation 2017/745 on medical devices

The European Regulation 2017/745 on medical devices

Electrified furniture CE Marking
The new Regulation (I) 2017/745 on medical devices, entered into force on 25 May 2017 and which repeals the previous Directive..
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Collaboration agreement between Sicom Testing and CATAS

Collaboration agreement between Sicom Testing and CATAS

Electrified furniture
Establish a collaboration between different laboratories is not always easy, much less immediate. Often, indeed, It is the competition that prevails...
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The importance of electromagnetic compatibility

The importance of electromagnetic compatibility

Electromagnetic compatibility FCC and Canada
Electromagnetic compatibility is an important topic in today's engineering and society and is set to become increasingly relevant..
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The trade in Europe of products from the United Kingdom

The trade in Europe of products from the United Kingdom

CE Marking
The European Commission has released a document concerning the consequences of Brexit on trade in Europe of products from...
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The General Product Safety Directive 2001/95 / EC

The General Product Safety Directive 2001/95 / EC

Human exposure Safety
There are products, including many everyday objects, which are not subject to specific safety regulations....
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The safety of the furniture product: risk analysis

The safety of the furniture product: risk analysis

Electrified furniture
At the headquarters of the CATAS of San Giovanni al Natisone, the conference entitled Product Safety was held..
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The evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT)

The evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT)

Radio tests
The concept of "Internet of Things" (IoT) It has spread exponentially in the last decade and is now an essential part of life..
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The conformity of wearable devices

The conformity of wearable devices

CE Marking
In the context of the Internet of Things (Internet of Things), a sector that is rapidly gaining popularity is that of "wearable devices"...
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The Radio Directive 2014/53 / EU

The Radio Directive 2014/53 / EU

Radio tests
Sicom Testing is receiving many inquiries regarding the European Directive on radio equipment (RED) 2014/53/EU: Here is a summary of the answers...
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Safety and Health at Work

Safety and Health at Work

Human exposure Safety
Safety at work includes a series of measures aimed at protecting those who work in situations of risk and...
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Accurate certification to avoid problems on the market

Accurate certification to avoid problems on the market

CE Marking
Even for those with limited production, The cost of a product non-conformity is considerably higher if it is detected..
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Upload induction batteries: certifying them as in Europe, USA and Canada

Upload induction batteries: certifying them as in Europe, USA and Canada

CE Marking
The inductive charging batteries have entered the market a few years: the convenience of recharging your device by exempting ...
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From the first to the fifth generation, the past and the future of telecommunications standards

From the first to the fifth generation, the past and the future of telecommunications standards

Radio tests
The era of telecommunications has made great strides and the technological evolution of the mobile network has allowed the emergence of new devices..
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The main anechoic chamber celebrates Sicom 5 years!

The main anechoic chamber celebrates Sicom 5 years!

Electromagnetic compatibility FCC and Canada
Sicom test s.r.l. It is celebrating these days the 5th anniversary of the construction of its main anechoic chamber used for the...
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SAR tests in the laboratory and human exposure occurs at radio frequency

SAR tests in the laboratory and human exposure occurs at radio frequency

Human exposure Safety
The wireless handheld devices are now part of our daily habits and have almost become an extension of ourselves. Use...
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Harmonized standards and European Directives for CE marking

Harmonized standards and European Directives for CE marking

CE Marking
What are harmonized technical rules? Harmonized standards are standards that describe how to verify requirements..
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Accredia provisions on the reissue of the test reports

Accredia provisions on the reissue of the test reports

CE Marking
From May 2015 Accredited testing laboratories may not reissue test reports by changing the information relating to the name of the...
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US Market and FCC certification

US Market and FCC certification

Electromagnetic compatibility FCC and Canada
To launch their products on international markets, companies have several steps to take. One of these is the obligation..
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Ten points in the European directive on radio equipment

Ten points in the European directive on radio equipment

Radio tests
Directive 2014/53/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of the 16 April 2014 On 22.05.2014 the Official Journal has published...
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