WEEE &amp; RoHS
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.