TUV Rheinland: Wireless laboratory officially opened in Sweden
Commissioning of the new SAC 5 chamber for testing electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and radio frequency in the wireless range / Conducting full compliance testing / Specialization in radio and IoT products / Global commitment in the field of wireless technologies
LUND, Sweden, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Swedish subsidiary of the globally active testing service provider, TUV Rheinland Sweden AB, officially opened its wireless laboratory in Lund. Numerous customers were invited to the Grand Opening Event on 31 August. In addition to an insight into the wireless laboratory and its equipment, with which the entire wireless requirements of all industries can be covered comprehensively, the guests could expect an extensive seminar program on various specialist topics. The events were hosted by experts from TUV Rheinland and renowned experts from the industry.
Full range of wireless testing options
In 2017, TUV Rheinland acquired the wireless laboratory and thus expanded its worldwide wireless network. In addition to Sweden, TUV Rheinland has wireless laboratories in Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, the USA and the Netherlands. At the beginning of 2018 Lund was audited and accredited as a certification institution by the Swedish Board for Accreditation and Conformity Assessment (SWEDAC). Since then, the company has been allowed to carry out full compliance testing as an independent testing organization.
Located at the heart of a technology cluster of research and development companies, manufacturers and integrators, the laboratory is the first of the European TUV Rheinland Wireless Laboratories to specialize in IoT products. “On a total of 900 square meters, spread over six individual laboratories, customers will find the entire spectrum of wireless testing options such as Sigfox, LoRa, NB-IoT, ZigBee, 3GPP (2G/3G/LTE), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, mmW (RADAR) up to current 110 GHz and eCall. In addition, the laboratory is equipped with OTA respectively FAR chambers and SAR systems and covers both short range and long range radio technologies,” says Anders Nordlof, Managing Director of TUV Rheinland Sweden AB.
Commissioning of the SAC 5 chamber for EMC compatibility tests and for radio frequency (RF) tests in the wireless range
Just in time for the official opening, the new SAC 5 chamber – for testing electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and radio frequency (RF) in the wireless range went into operation. “This enables us in accordance with current and future standards to carry out EMC compliance testing services and radio frequency tests in the wireless range in accordance with the applicable requirements in Europe, the USA, Canada, Japan and Australia and thus support manufacturers in accessing these markets,” says TUV Rheinland expert Nordlof.
For Stefan Kischka, Vice President of Wireless/ Internet of Things at TUV Rheinland, the official opening is another visible sign of his company’s outstanding commitment to wireless. “The laboratory in Lund, Sweden, is one of the milestones with which we are expanding our global commitment to wireless technologies and which will take us a further step forward in fulfilling our TUV Rheinland Wireless Strategy 2020. With the successful accreditation a few months ago, SWEDAC has confirmed our expertise in the field of wireless. For us, this is the best foundation for shaping the future of wireless together with our customers”.
Further information is available at www.tuv.com/wireless
TUV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded 145 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence of more than 20,000 people; annual turnover is nearly EUR 2 billion. The independent experts stand for quality and safety for people, technology and the environment in nearly all aspects of life. TUV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects, and helps to shape processes and information security for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TUV Rheinland employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centers. Since 2006, TUV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. Website: www.tuv.com