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Consumer Technology and Wireless Product Outlook | Issue 4

Stay up-to-date with compliance and technology trends with UL. We aim to bring you updates, insights, exclusive content and webinar access on topics like consumer electronics, micromobility, connected devices and much more.

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August 16, 2020

Issue 4 | August 16, 2020


Welcome to the latest issue of the Consumer Technology and Wireless Products Outlook. This newsletter will provide updates on topics such as; information technology, consumer electronics, micro-mobility, connected devices, batteries, sensors, printed circuits boards, and more.


This decade will bring many changes and disruptions as we integrate existing systems with new smart ecosystems. This new wave of innovation may allow tasks to be performed faster and more efficiently. To help you take advantage of the opportunities advancing technology brings, below are some resources on mastering innovation and smart solutions for connected products and devices.

Research study: innovation and safety in a new decade: 2020

This study shares the latest findings on trends, challenges and best practices in innovation safety including regional perspectives, sources of inspirations and moving forward in an increasingly complex world.

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Infographic: understanding the impact of technologies in Asia and South America

AI/ machine learning and connected technologies are expected to have a major impact on innovation and safety.


Solutions for connected devices

Emerging smart home technologies create opportunity and challenge in equal measure. Keep devices connected with data-driven, innovative insights.

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On-demand: Interoperability and security considerations for connected devices

Understand the interoperability and security considerations for your connected devices to help build consumer trust in your products.


On-demand: Keeping the Smart Home Safe

Learn how UL’s IoT Security Rating helps assess and demonstrate product security to retailers, regulators and consumers.


On-demand: security labeling for connected products

Learn how businesses can secure and protect their connected products as a competitive differentiator in the marketplace.


UL in the news

UL is opening a large mobility laboratory in Ise City, Japan

UL’s Large Mobility Laboratory features one of Japan’s largest anechoic chambers capable of EMC testing for a variety of machines and transport, including forklifts, cranes, buses, trucks, trains, large agricultural machinery and small airplanes. The laboratory joins UL’s facilities globally, offering comprehensive wireless, cybersecurity, interconnectivity, materials and electric vehicle batteries compliance solutions addressing the mobility and automotive sectors.

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UL testing laboratories recognized by BIS for Phase-IV of CRS in India

UL’s testing laboratories in Bengaluru and Gurugram have received the recognition from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) under the Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) for applicable IS standards to offer an additional range of testing services for these additional product categories:

  • standalone LED Modules for general lighting
  • lighting chain (rope lights)
  • USB type external hard disk drive
  • USB type external solid-state storage devices (above 256 GB capacity) 
  • standalone switch mode power supplies (SMPS) with output voltage 48V (max), etc.

These newly added devices must adhere to provisions within the CRS regulated by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India.


Please contact your local UL office for more information.