UL offers a performance verification and safety certification programs to address the growing concern about the quality and reliability of the high speed digital AV and data cable connecting AV equipments and computer devices. It is a globally trusted on-going compliance program that focus on addressing real need of manufacturers, brand owners, installers, retailers, end-users, and other key stakeholders to differentiate their product; compete on level playing field; and obtain the peace of mind needed to market, source, purchase and consume the products.
To ensure integrity of high speed signal and data transmission, the cable has to pass through sophisticated electrical performance test requirements. The safety testing/certification addresses the safety concerns of high speed data cable that provide data transmission and powering through the control of connector/cable materials, electrical design and performing testing in accordance with to the pertinent industry performance specifications.
Both performance verification and safety certification programs consist of a comprehensive factory inspection and market surveillance to assure ongoing compliance of the cable assemblies. The comprehensive follow-up and market surveillance program helps insure a healthy and ongoing compliant supply chain and fair competition in the marketplace.