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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Smart Locks

Sticking with a single wireless protocol and avoiding integrated security will stifle your smart door lock sales and and hurt your profits.

CE Pro Editors · February 21, 2020

UL IoT Safety Rating System Aims to Set Cybersecurity Bar

As new laws in California and Oregon are set to take effect, the UL IoT Safety Rating System offers manufacturers 7 categories of test specifications.

Jason Knott · December 19, 2019

EPV Screens New PolarMax Aerie Tension Screen Hides When Not in Use

EPV Screens’ new PolarMax Aerie Tension Screen is ISF, GREENGUARD and UL certified, and the company’s latest motorized screen product also mounts in the ceiling to hide from eyesight when not in use.

Robert Archer · July 26, 2019

IES vs. UL: Battle Over Circadian Lighting ‘Standards’

Who should set standards for human-centered (circadian) lighting? Illuminating Engineering Society blasts UL for publishing Recommended Practice “without the full rigor of an ANSI approved Standard.”

Julie Jacobson · May 28, 2019

Fire or False Alarm: Kidde Has First Smoke Alarm to Meet New UL 217 Standard

TruSense technology enables Kidde smoke alarms to meet new UL 217 safety standard for distinguishing real fires from harmless smoke.

Lisa Montgomery · May 20, 2019

Latest on UL Cybersecurity Standards for IoT Devices

UL Technology & Security director Andrew Jamieson says the world doesn’t need another IT security standard but does need cybersecurity oversight of IoT devices. He provides an update on UL’s Cybersecurity Assurance Program (CAP).

Rodney Bosch · April 19, 2019

Breaking the Code: Navigating Power Protection Options

Application-based power management and surge suppression solutions can be difficult to decipher. What is real and what is hype?

Robert Archer · April 04, 2019

UL Opens Free Catalog of Safety Standards for Online Viewing

UL is now offering free, open-access online viewing of its entire library of over 1,400 UL Safety Standards to help address safety, security, and sustainability challenges.

CE Pro Editors · February 26, 2019

Elite Screens Aeon CineGray Rejects Ambient Light, Features Edge-Free Design

The acoustically transparent Elite Screens Aeon CineGrey is a fixed-frame projection screen featuring an edge-free design to help compliment the interior design of many homes.

Robert Archer · January 29, 2019

Cybersecurity Liability: Who’s to Blame if One Bad IoT Device Topples the Whole Network?

The state of IoT cybersecurity: UL says smart-home integrators and manufacturers share liability when IoT systems are hacked, warns home-tech industry to implement guidelines and best practices.

Jason Knott · December 12, 2017