Wireless

RF Survey Assures Wireless Connectivity

MET Labs recently completed a novel RF survey for a large federal government agency laboratory, to determine whether refrigerators and freezers on multiple floors in multiple buildings are receiving a sufficient-strength wireless signal with minimal noise. Here are some of the project details, as well as surveyed information: Operating frequencies: 2.4 GHz ISM Band; 5... Read More

FDA Issues Guidance for Integration of RF Wireless Technology in Medical Devices

Due to rapid growth in medical devices that incorporate RF wireless technology, on August 14 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released final guidance for integrating radio frequency (RF) wireless technology in medical devices.  The guidance is recommended, but not mandatory. FDA said its recommendations cover devices that are implanted or worn on the body, and... Read More

FCC Outlines Testing of Consumer Wireless Charging Devices at TCB Council Workshop

At the recent Telecommunication Certification Body Council Workshop  in Baltimore, Kwok Chan and Mark Neumann of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Office of Engineering and Technology outlined testing and certification requirements for Consumer Wireless Charging Devices.  Wireless charging devices are generally used to charge batteries in portable electronic devices via magnetic induction.  Chargers can deliver... Read More