Alereon Gets FCC Cert

Austin-based Alereon said Monday that it has certified one of its USB cards with the FCC. According to Alereon, its AL5708 Worldwide Wireless USB Half-MiniCard has received the certification. The device is designed for use with embedded notebook computers. FCC certification is one of the consumer certifications required for consumer devices before they can be sold and marketed to consumers. Alereon said the device is the fifth product that has scored the FCC certification.