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Testing Solutions for Wearable Technologies


September 24, 2014

Wearable products are rapidly developing into an industry that will impact people’s daily lives from consumer electronics to medical devices. While this advancing technology may lead us to smarter ways of living, WT product designers and manufacturers cannot afford to neglect safety testing and performance verification which can help you stand out from the crowd. As the international leader of product safety testing and certification for more than 100 years, UL is your single source solution when it comes to getting wearable tech products to market quickly and cost effectively. With more than 55 testing, certification, and lab facilities around the world, we give you rapid global market access with industry leading service and support. UL’s laboratories have been well-recognized by many global regulatory organizations in the fields of product safety, wireless interoperability, energy efficiency, biocompatibility and medical regulatory requirements including:

- American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
- Bluetooth SIG
- Apple MFi
- A2LA
- Qi/PMA/A4WP Wireless Power Charging Certification
- Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
- The California Energy Commission (CEC)
- And various national regulatory bodies in Japan, Taiwan, India, Singapore …to name just a few

By going through a comprehensive testing and certification process with a widely recognized third party conformity assessment organization like UL, manufacturers can anticipate risks in many areas and mitigate them well in advance of product launch. In addition, the compliance proof will be the most influential marketing tool to gain consumer confidence. UL’s services for WT industry include:

and more… Contact UL today and let us plan your path to gain compliance credentials for your new products.