Specific absorption rate (SAR) is a measurement of how much electromagnetic radiation is absorbed by body tissues while using a wireless device. With the increasing use such devices, consumers and governments are increasingly aware of the potential health risks of radio frequency (RF) energy emissions. Thus, strict regulations have been put in place for devices that come into contact with the human body.
TÜV SÜD helps Binatone bring first baby monitor device to Chinese market
Bringing telecoms products to a global market requires the products to be compliant with the diverse technical regulations of each country. With the support of TÜV SÜD Global Market Access team. Binatone became the first manufacturer to certify a baby monitor device for the Chinese market as well as product roll-outs in Europe and USA.
Six months until new Radio Equipment Directive comes into force
The new European Union Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU will replace the Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive (R&TTE) on 13 June 2016. Manufacturers have a year to comply to the new RED into their production.
TÜV SÜD Product Service in the UK purchased a new testing platform which can deliver single point SAR testing capability to support RF device manufacturers wishing to market their products globally. This new platform also increases the scope of TÜV SÜD testing capabilities, allowing a wider range of RF-enabled device types.