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Consumer Products and Retail Newsletter

November

Welcome to the November edition of our TÜV SÜD newsletter, providing you important business, technical and regulatory updates on a bi-monthly basis. Within this newsletter I am pleased to share with you a video interview with Phil Evans, Business Development Director - Connectivity, with information about the latest Wifi 6E standard, an update on Spectrum as well as new on our latest accreditations for ATEX and PPE.

Mary Grigsby
Head of TÜV SÜD Product Service Division

Taking WIFI 6E products to market

In our latest expert interview Phil Evans, Business Development Director - Connectivity, answers 5 questions regarding the requirements and advantages for taking WIFI 6E products to market.

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TÜV SÜD’s automated regulatory test system updates for WIFI 6

To help support module manufactures and final product manufacturers integrating Radio modules, TÜV SÜD have engineered an automated test system.

TÜV SÜD’s testing and certification services allow manufacturers to ensure that their products comply with the FCC’s changing requirements without affecting their product development timelines.

Find out more about the test requirements for WIFI 6E

Global Market Access E-book available now

The latest edition of our Global Market Access (GMA) e-book is now available to download online. TÜV SÜD’s global regulation experts have compiled this indispensable guide to more than 30 regions and countries, putting all of the information you need at your disposal.

Download now

TÜV SÜD become first accredited provider to perform testing of ELT-DT devices

TÜV SÜD are pleased to announce that after two years of development of a test solution we have been recognised by COSPAS SARSAT as the first provider to be accredited to perform testing of Emergency Locator Transmitter - Distress Tracking (ELT-DT). We are expecting to start formal testing before the end of 2021.

Find out more about ELT-DT

TÜV SÜD joins Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF)

TÜV SÜD have recently joined the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) to help the organization’s membership advance trust, interoperability and secure communication between IP connected IoT devices and services.

Find out more about our partnership with the OCF

NEW UKCA legislative areas added to our ISO 17065 UKAS scope

TÜV SÜD BABT are pleased to announce that two new UKCA Legislative areas have been added to our ISO 17065 UKAS scope. These are:

Personal Protective Equipment Regulations (Regulation (EU) 2016/425 as brought into UK law and amended) and the Personal Protective Equipment (Enforcement) Regulations 2018 as amended. (PPE)

Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2016 as amended. (UKEX)

Find out more about our increasing UKAS scope

Employee spotlight: Carl Hunt, UKCA Product Compliance Assessor

Carl Hunt has been brought into the team to support with UKCA marking as a Product Compliance Assessor helping customers to navigate through the upcoming UKCA requirements. Carl previously spent 10 years within a regulatory team, transferring technical and regulatory knowledge to sales teams, including writing FCC/ISED/CE proposals for Radio, EMC, SAR, BTSIG, and REG services (such as RF Exposure/MPE, permissive changes, certifications). 

“Currently most manufacturers are confused and aren’t sure how to transition from CE marking to UKCA Marking. At TÜV SÜD we’re trying to bring clarity to our customers by supporting them as much as we can through the process with regular webinars, website and blog content.”

Find out more about Carl and our UKCA support

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