Compliance testing for wireless products: ensuring security and interoperability

Products including radio modules, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, cellular devices and many others, are increasingly popular in our daily lives. However, to ensure the safety, reliability and interoperability of these products, it is essential to subject them to rigorous compliance testing. In this article, we will explore the compliance testing needed for wireless products… Read more

Video, audio and hobbies. Smart home automation and entertainment

The possibilities of use related to home automation are many and extremely varied; they range from guaranteeing an excellent level of safety for homes, through limiting waste, thanks to the smart management of electricity, water and gas systems. And between regulation of flows and supplies, surveillance and safety systems - ... Read more

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

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The home automation sector is extremely varied from a product point of view. It ranges from devices linked to the world of entertainment - including audio, video, cooking, hobbies - passing through the world dedicated to home security (the characteristics and market of which we have explored in depth in this article), arriving at home automation which concerns the " living” of the home. … Read more

Home security with home automation: possibilities and scenarios

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A clearly expanding market sector, home automation is proposed as one of the most prosperous production sectors of the two-year period 2020-2021, both at a national and global level. The Italian market managed to close 2020 with a balance of 505 million euros - thanks primarily to home automation solutions for security... Read more

Access Control and RFID: Overview and Future Market

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RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) technology - thanks to the persistence of competitive costs and its growing penetration in various sectors - is witnessing high market growth, a trend that seems to be well confirmed also in terms of future scenarios. Among the applications that make this market flourishing, the commercial industry undoubtedly appears – … Read more

The Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive

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Directive 2014/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council - of 26 February 2014 - harmonizes the laws of the Member States regarding the electromagnetic compatibility of devices that can be placed on the market. The EMC directive presents itself as a regulatory text in the context of safety standards - referring to the IEC/ISO EN technical standards at ... Read more

Implementing the Supplier Declaration of Conformity (SDoC)

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To be imported and marketed in the United States, radio frequency devices must obtain authorization following the procedures established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC); procedures which were updated in November 2018. The categories of devices that must comply with the standards expressed by the FCC regulations (Part 15B) are the following: circuits … Read more

The importance of electromagnetic compatibility

Electromagnetic compatibility

Electromagnetic compatibility is an important issue in engineering and society today and is set to become increasingly relevant as computer and electronic technology advances. It is a relatively recent concept and its birth is linked to the large-scale diffusion of electronic equipment and their use in different … Read more

Sicom's main anechoic chamber celebrates 5 years!

Ananniversary

Sicom test srl is currently celebrating the 5th anniversary of the creation of its main anechoic chamber used for EMC measurements. This is the fourth anechoic chamber that the Sicom laboratory uses and it is larger than all the previous ones: it is in fact a 6x6x9 meter chamber equipped with two pre-chambers. For … Read more

US market and certification FCC

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With 332 million buyers and an almost constant growth in consumption of electronic, electrical and radio equipment, the US market is one of the most profitable and safest for manufacturers in the sector. Products placed on the US market must meet the technical requirements established by local regulations. The regulations and… Read more