Updates to UN ECE-R100 for electric vehicle batteries
SGS will present Battery Testing Latest Updates in UN ECE R100 for Vehicles with an Electric Powertrain, a complimentary webinar to support vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, and distributers of electric vehicle (EV) and hybrid vehicle (HV) batteries destined for Europe.
Saudi Arabia begins implementation of RoHS for electrical and electronic products
On July 4, 2022, Saudi Arabia began implementing its Regulation on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) for electronic and electrical equipment (EEE).
Why full-vehicle OTA testing is vital for success in the autonomous vehicle sector
Industry boundaries are changing. The increasing dominance of Internet of Things (IoT) and AI technology in our daily lives mean traditionally demarcated industrial sectors are combining.
SGS to host 'Advanced Field Service for Electrical & Electronic Products' Webinar
SGS is hosting a complimentary webinar, ‘Advanced Field Service for Electrical and Electronic Products’ on Friday, April 22, 2022.
SGS opens vehicle OTA performance lab in Suzhou, China
SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has opened a pioneering new Vehicle Over the Air (OTA) Performance Testing Laboratory in Suzhou, China to support automotive manufacturers with services to test, validate and comply with increasing wireless standards and regulations.
MGV to supply SGS with automotive antenna measurement
SGS has selected MVG to supply the first automotive over-the-air (OTA) test equipment compliant with the 5GAA VATM standard for its service offering of automotive testing in the APAC region.
Holistic approach to electrical and electronic testing
SGS has launched a ‘Total Solution Service’ for the Electrical & Electronic (E&E) Industry. This new holistic approach has been developed in response to the increased pace of change, global connectivity and e-commerce. It aims to ensure E&E manufacturers and brands can access specialist support at every stage of a product’s life cycle from design to store shelf and end-of-life disposal.
Ensuring compliance in the smart wearable devices market
Since 1,500 CE and the invention of the wearable clock, people have loved wearable technology. Today, we are fascinated by smart wearable devices (SWD) that enhance our daily lives in a multitude of ways.
SGS gains OSHA approval for electrical testing
SGS has gained Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recognition for its Electrical & Electronic (E&E) product testing facilities – expanding the scope of its global Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) network.
SGS helps hidden technology access North America
Hidden technology encompasses everything from wireless chargers to watches that measure exercise, mirrors that aid work outs, smart utility meters, cellphone payment systems, and automobiles that unlock by proximity to the key. The linking characteristic is that the true functionality of the technology remains hidden.
Reviewed drone regulations for manufacturers
The European Union (EU) became the first authority in the world to publish comprehensive drone regulations and rules for the safe, secure and sustainable use of drones. Published in June 2019, Regulation (EU) 2019/945 and Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947 cover commercial and leisure drones.
SGS to certify personal electric mobility devices in Singapore
Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has accepted SGS as a Nationally Recognised Testing Laboratory (NRTL), and SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services Co Shenzhen Branch Testing Center to provide testing and certification services for electric personal mobility devices to UL 2272.
Helping medical manufacturers understand IEC 60601-1-12
Manufacturers and suppliers of emergency medical service (EMS) equipment are advised to check their products comply with IEC 60601-1-12: Requirements for medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems intended for use in the emergency medical services environment.
Green supply chain solutions for E&E industry
With investors, shareholders and customers exerting increasing pressure on the Electrical and Electronics (E&E) industry to reduce its impact on the environment, SGS is seeing greater take-up of its ‘Green Supply Chain & Production Management Solutions’. SGS is well-placed to support businesses in transforming their green credentials.
Testing and certification of horticultural lighting
It has been announced that SGS has been authorised by the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) as an approved Safety Certification body for the testing and certification of LED-based horticultural lighting. The DLC, a non-profit organisation dedicated to accelerating the widespread adoption of high-performing commercial lighting solutions.
Keeping up-to-date with Europe’s medical device regulation
The introduction of the EU’s new Medical Device Regulation began a three-year transition period that expires on May 26, 2020. Manufacturers need to be sure they understand the requirements of the new regulation to ensure continued compliance.
Authorised test lab for IoT cyber security certification program
SGS has received approval from CTIA to provide laboratory testing services for its new IoT Cybersecurity Certification Program. According to the company, this recognition makes it one of the first accredited testing laboratories in the world to offer this new service.
Understanding the latest WPC certification requirements
On 8th March, 2018, version 1.2.4 of the requirements for Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) certification was released. The latest version includes several important points for stakeholders, including: Retaining the requirements for the Extended Power Profile (EPP) test and Baseline Power Profile (BPP); Removing the poorly defined definition for BPP plus Foreign Object Damage (FOD); Adding a requirement that all products with power e...
Home appliance manufacturers advised to test eco-buttons
Eco-buttons have the ability to save consumers time and money, but this cannot be at the cost of efficacy. SGS offers a range of services to help prove the effectiveness of the eco-button. With consumers only replacing home appliances every ten to twenty years, manufacturers must find ways to give consumers incentives to replace products more regularly.
Promoting rigorous testing to stop Li-ion batteries exploding
With reports of exploding Li-ion batteries becoming more common in our papers, SGS is reminding device manufacturers of the importance of maintaining rigorous testing and auditing procedures to protect their products and reputation.