Electronic Product Compliance in Japan

If you are entering the Japan marketplace for the first time, it is highly recommended to hire an experienced regulatory consultant, familiar with the latest requirements as they frequently change as electronics equipment advances, especially since many Japanese consumers are early adopters of new technologies.
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Wireless Certification in the Land of the Rising Sun

1311 F1 coverThe first broadcasting station in Japan went on-air in 1925, a scant five years after the first radio station went live in the United States. A year later, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai (NHK) was chartered by the Japanese government and is still the official public broadcast entity. The build-out of NHK’s network into the Pacific was extensive in the 1930s and during the early years of WWII and followed the expansion of Japan’s imperial armed forces across the Pacific.

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Company recalls premium sewing machines

Janome America, Inc. of Mahwah, NJ is recalling about 600 sewing machines manufactured in Japan and Taiwan. Janome reports that the wire inside the sewing machines can short circuit, posing a risk of fire to co... Read More...