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I made it to the front page of our local newspaper »
If you can't make sense of the abbreviations
in the headline, you are in good company. They are the current buzzwords
in the electronic industry. It is not about the latest protocol or gadget,
it's about the new regulations regarding electronic goods and electronic
waste. In a nutshell: Manufacturers must not use lead or other hazardous
substances in production. The final owner of the product before it enters
the market (a.k.a. the brand) is responsible for compliance. It also means,
that manufacturers have to pay for disposal of their goods.
We have a speaking slot on a conference
in SG on 22nd and also present UMsys in our booth.
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