CE Marking: How to setup the technical file

As we wrote in one of previous posts, in order to CE Mark a product, manufacturer has the responsibility to: Carry out conformity assessment. Set up the technical file Issue the EU Declaration of Conformity Affix a CE Mark to their product In this text, we will do a brief explanation of what’s the big […]

Environmental tests for your electronic product

In this text we would like to share with you the information on environmental testing that may be required for your electronic product. The most convenient way to explain this would be to use practical example, so here we will list the tests that we have performed in-house in our environmental chamber, during development of […]

Properties of secure IoT device

Industry largely underestimates the critical need for the highest levels of security in every network connected device. Even the most mundane device can become dangerous when compromised over the Internet: a toy can spy or deceive [1], an appliance can launch a denial of service [2] or self-destruct, a piece of equipment can maim or […]

Product Approvals & CE Marking – In a Nutshell

If you are “placing products on the market within the EU” then you should always evaluate any possible legislative rules that may apply. The “Blue Guide” on the implementation of EU product rules provides a comprehensive guide. However, at around 150 pages, you may find that a time consuming read, so here is our summary….. […]

Case Study: Development of Bluetooth pocket – size weather station

Project overview: The client, startup company from the US, wanted to develop a prototype of device that will be used as a personal pocket size weather station. Business objective was to perform market testing and showcasing in crowd-sourcing campaign and online media. Technical details of the project: Device includes following sensors: humidity, air pressure, temperature, […]

Case study: Detecting product weak spots before reaching market

During the development of the home alarm system, the client requested pre-compliance environmental tests for all components of the system (alarm hub, external siren, door/window sensor and PIR sensor). Purpose of these tests was to identify potential failures on hardware during early stage of the development. That will give us and the client enough time […]

Case study: Development of system for asset tracking without using GPS

Biotech company from Germany wanted a system with software and hardware that will enable them to track package with stem cells from hospital to stem cell bank. In order to do this, it was required to develop software solution and integrate with hardware tracking device. For position tracking, GSM signal has been used, since it […]

Case study: Development of IoT smart sauna system

Project overview: The client, Sauna manufacturer from Finland, needed a completely new product, that will enable monitoring and control of sauna via cloud. Intended use of this system is for predictive maintenance, better insight into sauna usage, remote control and remote technical support. As a manufacturer of special high-end saunas, that are used in commercial […]

Case study: Development of GSM Alarm & controller device

Project overview: Security company from Austria wanted to introduce new product that would complement other products from their existing portfolio. This would enable company to increase revenue by offering more complete range of security and access control solutions to existing and new customers. After analysis of their customer needs, the request was that new product […]