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July 2014

Dear Client:

Welcome to this latest issue of our Bureau Veritas CPS Global E.A.W. eNewsletter for the Electrical & Electronics, Automotive and Wireless / Smart World industry.

In this issue we focus on three services, firstly our certification service for North American market access. Secondly, our MirrorLink service helping you access global markets in accordance to the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) standards for automotive exporting. Thirdly, with the launch of the Brand "CABLE de FRANCE" by SYCABEL, Bureau Veritas can provide testing and audit services to French cable manufacturers who wish to use the brand.

Within our events section we are delighted to announce our hosting of the PTCRB PVG Meeting in Düsseldorf in August where special attention will be put on various LTE and IMS topics including the latest carrier aggregation scenarios. We additionally bring to you some of the conferences and exhibitions we are attending in the next few months including Bluetooth Asia in Shanghai in August, CTIA 2014 Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas in September, the M2M Summit in Düsseldorf in October and Electronica 2014 in Munich in November.

As always, we include some technical and regulatory highlights from the ever changing marketplace.

Enjoy reading the eNewsletter, and stay connected with us.

Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services    
Global Marketing Team

Market Access to North America
To access the lucrative North American market, certification is required for the U.S. and Canada. As a Nationally Recognized Test Laboratory (NRTL) recognized by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) in USA and a Testing Organization / Certification Body recognized by SCC (Standards Council of Canada), we can provide quick and effective market access for a wide range of product categories.
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Introduction to MirrorLink Certifcation
7Layers is the first test house offering MirrorLink certification services globally in accordance to the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) standards. 7Layers boasts four CCC authorized test facilities (CCC ATLs) located in Europe (Germany), Asia (P.R. China and S.Korea) and North America (USA).
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RF Antenna Performance – CTIA is working at a rapid pace on further releases
CTIA has scheduled a further release to improve special antenna performance requirements for new product types, enhanced technologies and expanded frequency bands. Version 3.2.3 has been published on the 9th of July and CATLs need to get prepared.
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SYCABEL launches the Brand "CABLE de FRANCE"
SYCABEL, the French Cable Makers Association, has launched the "CABLE de FRANCE" Brand for cables manufactured in France. Having comprehensive cable testing and certification capabilities, Bureau Veritas can providing testing and audit services to French cable manufacturers who wish to use the brand.
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Legal Requirements for Electrical & Electronic Products
Hamburg, Germany, 12 November
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Electronica 2014
Messe München, Germany, 11 – 14 November
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M2M Summit 2014
Düsseldorf, Germany, 20 – 21 October
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General Electrical Safety for Small Domestic Appliances
Warrington, Cheshire, UK, 16 September
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CTIA 2014 Super Mobility Week
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 9 – 11 September
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Düsseldorf, Germany, 26 27 August
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Bluetooth Asia 2014
Shanghai, China, 19 – 20 August
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Electrical and Electronic Products Testing & Certification Services (Asia)
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E&E Updates
United States Revises Export Provisions of the Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Rule
South Korea Proposes Revision and Withdrawal of Korean Safety Standards Under the Electrical Appliances Safety Control Act
Restriction of Certain Lamps in Brazil Begins July 1
Ecuador Modifies Technical Regulation for Electrical Induction Cooking Appliances
Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicle Headlamps
Proposed Ordinance for Consultation - INMETRO/MDIC number 311 of 07/01/2014, Technical Quality Regulations for Pumping Vehicle Platforms for Vehicles with Road Features
Wireless / Smart World
Singapore unveils Super Wi-Fi (TV White Space) regulations
Lawmakers introduce bill to open up 5.9 GHz band for Wi-Fi use
Introducing Thread: A New Wireless Networking Protocol for the Home
The Internet of Things Will Keep Demand for Standalone Bluetooth ICs Strong
US DOE Adopts New Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnace Fans
Iceland Restricts Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in E&E Products
Argentina Amends Resolution on Air Conditioners Energy Use and Efficiency





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