gfxgfx
 
Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
 
gfx gfx
gfx
75434 Posts in 13209 Topics by 2645 Members - Latest Member: Scooly December 12, 2017, 06:04:56 pm
*
gfx*gfx
gfx
WinMX World :: Forum  |  Discussion  |  WinMx World News  |  EU votes in favor of universal mobile charger
gfx
gfxgfx
 

Author Topic: EU votes in favor of universal mobile charger  (Read 258 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

EU votes in favor of universal mobile charger
« on: March 18, 2014, 12:33:04 pm »
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/03/eu-votes-in-favor-of-universal-mobile-charger/

sounds awesome convenient, dunno how the phonies will take to it though. I can't wait to see how they agree on the volts and amp rating... or not LOL
Still doesn't everything charge via USB these days?

Quote
A common charger for mobile phones sold in the European Union should be developed in order to reduce waste and hassle for consumers, according to MEPs voting on an update to radio equipment laws this week.

The draft Radio Equipment Directive outlines a range of harmonized rules for bringing "radio equipment," which includes mobile phones and modems, on the market. The rules aim to make sure that the increasing range of devices don't interfere with each other and respect health and safety requirements. Part of the directive focused on reducing waste.

MEPs called for a renewed effort to develop a common charger for certain categories of radio equipment—particularly mobile phones. They amended the draft law to stipulate that the ability to work with common chargers will be an essential requirement for radio equipment. It will be up to the European Commission to decide which specific types of radio equipment will have to meet the requirement.

Rapporteur Barbara Weiler said that the directive is "an efficient tool to prevent interference between different ratio equipment devices."

"I am especially pleased that we agreed on the introduction of a common charger. This serves the interests both of consumers and the environment. It will put an end to charger clutter and 51,000 tonnes of electronic waste annually," she said.

WinMX World :: Forum  |  Discussion  |  WinMx World News  |  EU votes in favor of universal mobile charger
 

gfxgfx
gfx
©2005-2017 WinMXWorld.com. All rights reserved.
SMF 2.0.15 | SMF © 2017, Simple Machines
Page created in 0.027 seconds with 21 queries.
Helios Multi © Bloc
gfx
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!