October 27th, 2015
In a recent article published by Computerworld, reporter Matt Hamblen and Medical Software & Systems Interoperability Principal Engineer Anura Fernando discuss the current work being done by UL to develop draft security and privacy requirements for data associated with Internet of Things devices, including wearables. Click here to read the entire article.
August 14th, 2015
Claims Journal, Denise Johnson Physical and privacy risks relating to wearable devices has prompted a familiar face in the safety arena to research the technology. With so many questions relating to wearable device safety, Underwriters Laboratories has delved into the wearable technology space, said Anura Fernando, principal engineer, eHealth – Medical Systems Interoperability and mHealth… read more
July 27th, 2015
There Are So Many Wearables, Better Make Sure They’re Safe! By: Sam Brusco, Medical Device Technologies It’s my pleasure to introduce Anura Fernando, Principal Engineer for UL. With degrees in electrical and software engineering, biology and chemistry, and clinical medical experience, his role in UL involves safety-critical software and control systems certification. He also has… read more
July 3rd, 2015
The event is focused on the Wireless Technologies used in wearable technology products and what is required to get these products on the international markets successfully. The increase of traditional wearable products converging with wireless technology has created better use of simple products extending their functionalities. This means that the wireless aspects relating to international… read more
May 11th, 2015
To read Anura Fernando’s complete BetaNews article regarding safety, and the future of wearables, click here.
April 14th, 2015
In this interview, from Wearables TechCon in Santa Clara @WTC2015, UL Principal Engineer discusses the many types of evaluations available to wearable devices to not only test and assess for safety, but also verify to specifications. Click here to read Anura’s full interview.
April 14th, 2015
UL’s Anura Fernando will be speaking on the following topic at this month’s IEEE PSES meeting. To be, or not to be…a medical device? Go-to-market strategies for Wearable Tech: Many manufacturers of WT products which were initially introduced into the consumer product market see value in bringing their products into the medical device realm to… read more
October 30th, 2014
The UL Conference for Wearable Technologies, an outreach seminar of the13th Wearable Technologies Conference 2014 | Asia, was concluded on October 9, 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan. At the seminar, UL proposed three main keys for successful wearable device suppliers, and shared with industry practitioners how to apply them to the certification, design and manufacture of… read more
September 24th, 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…. read more