Zivid’s 3D cameras for the next generation of industrial automation were brought to market with the help of Nemko

Per Ove Øyberg is taking over the reins as the new CEO of Nemko, and is leading the company in a strategy of growth.

We are in the final phase of the project that will see us complete the move into new headquarters at Philip Pedersens vei 11 at Lysaker in Oslo at the end of May. The entrepreneur, NCC, handed over the building to Nemko at a recent event marking the exchange.

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Nemko’s Terje Ulsrud has won the International Electrotechnical Commission’s 1906 Award for his contributions within electrotechnical standardisation.

As the previous editions of this standard, often referred to as the “hazard-based standard”, has had some challenges to clarity, this new edition has been long anticipated.

We never drop the ball

It is no longer legal to produce or import non-directional halogen light bulbs to the European market, as of 1 September.

Data protection, especially in Europe, is a growing concern. Can blockchain help us to cope with the susceptibility of our connected networks? Will blockchain’s security and encryption features help us fight hackers? Some data specialists think so.

The ‘Date of Withdrawal’ (DOW) for the European standards for IT products (EN 60950-1) and audio/video products (EN 60065), which conflict with the combined new hazard based standard (EN 62368-1), has been changed by the European standards body CENELEC from 20 June 2019 to 20 December 2020.

Investigations by European market surveillance authorities demonstrate an increase of illegal and dangerous products being brought into Europe. 
The most recent survey showed that 58 percent of electrical/electronic products were not in compliance with the European regulations. This entails potential safety risks for the consumers as well distortion of business competition.

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