There is a lot of confusion in the industry regarding claims of low smoke halogen free (LSHF) cables and the materials used in these cables. These LSHF product claims — also known in the industry as low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) — have been in the industry for some time. Of note, these claims are… read more
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USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the non-profit corporation founded by the group of companies that developed the Universal Serial Bus specification recently approved UL’s Taiwan Laboratory as a qualified Independent Test Lab (ITL) to test USB Type C cable assemblies and connectors as well as PD E-Markers. UL has previously been qualified for testing USB Types… read more
UL and The HDBaseT Alliance recently developed the Certification Program for Power over HDBaseT (PoH) Cables. The program, targeted at cable manufacturers, addresses the increased performance and safety requirements in audiovisual (AV) installations. With increasingly complex installations and the proliferation of power over HDBaseT (PoH) equipment, AV vendors, manufacturers and professionals have indicated the need… read more