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June 26th, 2018
Navigating Cybersecurity Threats in a Technologically Evolving Industry

Technology often evolves so quickly that it can be difficult to keep pace with every new device and software update, but the world is becoming increasingly connected. Advancements in both technology and convenience mean that nearly everything, from major SCADA systems to consumer products such as smart thermostats, water heaters, appliances and automobiles, is connected… read more

March 13th, 2017
UL Environment Introduces Ground-Breaking Software to Reduce the Need for Animal Testing and Comply with REACH

MARIETTA, Ga., March 13, 2017 – UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), today announced the launch of REACHAcross™ software, a chemical assessment tool that helps companies meet REACH chemical regulations and reduce the need for animal testing. This first-of-its-kind software uses machine learning to assess the endpoint behavior of any chemical of interest for… read more

October 12th, 2016
Conflict Minerals Reporting: Is Your Company Ready?

Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act requires that companies traded on US stock exchanges disclose if conflict minerals in their products, such as tantalum, tin, tungsten, or gold, originated from conflict zones. Furniture and components can contain any one of these substances, but it can be difficult for manufacturers and retailers to determine… read more

June 24th, 2015
Software-Centricity

In almost every sector of technology there has been a migration away from hardware (or perhaps more accurately, “hard wired”) products and a move towards software-defined functionality. This is a direct consequence of *Moore’s law, which describes a long-term trend in the history of computing hardware. The number of transistors that can be placed inexpensively… read more

February 25th, 2015
UL Software & Interoperability Principal Engineer speaks at TIA Telehealth event in DC

UL’s Principal Engineer of Medical Software and Systems Interoperability, Anura Fernando speaks about UL’s role in public safety and telehealth at the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) Telehealth event in DC on February 4, 2015 in Washington DC in this 6 minute interview. http://www.tianow.org/videos/tech-and-policy-challenges-in-telehealth/14040 Mr. Fernando specifically discusses the collaborative work UL has been working on… read more

August 5th, 2014
Software and Microcontrollers

ASICs and Other Programmable Components. UL can evaluate safety-related software for programmable components or an entire programmable component for functional safety. Available to a variety of end-product applications, this new, innovative approach allows OEMs and system integrators to achieve a reduced product-development cycle and increased speed to market. Ease Simplified access to end-product safety compliance Fewer non-compliances… read more

January 24th, 2014
3D Printing Is The Future, But Safety Comes First

The trend of 3D printing is booming, as seen at the recent 2014 International CES where for the first time an entire exhibition space was devoted to the technology: the sold-out 3D Printing TechZone. The technology seems capable of producing a global renaissance in manufacturing, with the potential to transform the supply chain. For example,… read more