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How can I get fast testing and certification for my product?

To speed up testing and the certification process, make sure to give complete descriptions of the device, make sure all functions of your device are properly tested, and be sure to provide correct and consistent documentation.

How many samples are needed for testing?

Multiple samples may be required, depending on laboratory requirements and the testing being conducted.

Do I need to provide test samples to regulatory agencies?

Certain devices may be subject to provide a sample to a regulatory agency in cases where compliance requirements are of particular concern. This depends on the country and their authorities. For many countries, we are accredited to test and certify at our labs.

Is there anything I should be aware of after certification?

As a manufacturer, you are responsible to ensure that the products you are marketing are representative of the tested device and you must remain in compliance with regulatory statutes at all times.

How soon can I start shipping after successful certification?

You may ship your product the moment you receive certification. Being prepared and ready to launch is therefore important in shortening your time-to-market.

What is a connected vehicle?

A connected car houses technology to allow bidirectional communication with information systems to share internet access with other devices both inside and outside of the vehicle.

Why do I need a type approval?

Type approval ensures products meet a minimum set of regulatory technical and safety requirements. You need type approval for entry to world markets and requirements vary from country to country. Type approval is a critical element in setting industry standards and boosting consumer confidence in your product.

Why is eCall certification important?

The eCall emergency call service regulation came into effect in April 2018. A new eCall system can only be approved for market after successful testing and certification.

What kinds of testing are required to certify my connected vehicle system or component?

Certification depends on comprehensive testing including interoperability and performance assessment as well as regulatory type approval.

What is a smart city?

A smart city uses information communication technology (ICT) and the internet of things (IoT) connected devices to increase operational efficiency, share information with the public, improve the quality of community services, and ensure the welfare of its citizens.

What are the four pillars of a smart city?

Prudent urban planners consider four pillars of comprehensive development in order to build a city able to meet the aspirations and needs of its citizens. The urban eco-system is made up of institutional, physical, social and economic infrastructure.

Am I obligated to test and certify my smart devices for use in a smart city scenario?

Yes. Wireless and electronic devices intended for use in a connected smart environment must meet performance, operability, security and functional safety standards. Regulatory requirements may vary among countries and regions, and must be met to access each particular market.

What should community representatives and urban planners consider when building a smart city?

Responsible officials and project managers need to combine smart energy grids, smart transportation strategies, smart data collection and management, smart IoT devices and smart infrastructure frameworks to ensure an effective, efficient, and productive smart city.

What is smart healthcare?

Smart healthcare uses IoT technology to support mobile and wearable devices that can monitor and transmit patient information for real-time response to ensure a high level of health care.

What is a smart medical device?

Equipped with wireless IoT technology able to monitor and transmit critical data in real time, a smart medical device links doctors with patients at home or en route to the hospital. These devices provide patients a high level of mobility and healthcare providers the ability to remotely monitor patient status.

Am I obligated to test and certify my device?

Yes. We provide you the appropriate testing and certifications for your particular medical device according to relevant regulations and standards.

Can you assist me in accessing new markets?

Yes. Our Market Access Services help you to successfully enter the markets of your choice. We provide you localized support on the ground around the world to launch your smart medical device into any market.

What is a smart factory?

A smart factory combines physical production processes and operations with connected IIoT digital technology, smart computing and big data to foster a more beneficial system for manufacturers and supply chain providers in the fourth industrial revolution.

What is Industry 4.0?

Known as the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0 has transformed industry through the intelligent networking of IIoT machines, systems and processes with the help of information and communication technologies. Smart factories rely on Industry 4.0 solutions to support reliable and safe production.

How can I benefit from connected manufacturing?

Connected manufacturing allows you to leverage cloud computing to record operational and business data for increased transparency, efficiency, control, and customer satisfaction. Connecting your people, processes, and supply chains with Industry 4.0 solutions provides you end-to-end oversight.

Do I need to test and certify my IIoT devices and machines for the smart factory?

Yes. All IIoT components, devices and machinery intended for use in a smart factory must be tested and approved to certify interoperability, cyber security, electro mechanical compatibility and safety compliance in the connected production environment.

Is there one globally recognized certification for wireless products?

There is currently no global certification body providing universal testing standards against which to test your wireless product. We will help you determine which certification program is relevant to your product and target market location.

What is type approval?

Type approval is a certificate that verifies a product meets a minimum set of regulatory and technical standards as well as the safety requirements of the country in which the product is to be sold.

Why do I need network operator approval?

Network operator approvals from local wireless communication services providers document the successful interoperability testing of your product specific to their individual network configurations and parameter settings. We can help you with alliance approvals such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and ZigBee certifications to ensure you have what you need to work with diverse providers in competitive markets.

Why is certification important?

Whether testing regulatory compliance or Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and ZigBee compatibility, certification encompassing type approval and network operator approval proves the interoperability, security, privacy, safety and performance levels of your wireless product. Certification is required according to diverse regional regulations and is mandatory for market entry.

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