UL selected as Lead Lab by the Power Matters Alliance


The Power Matters Alliance (PMA) announced the selection of UL as the Lead Test Lab for the PMA. The Alliance (www.powermatters.org) is a global, not-for-profit standards organization chartered to ensure global interoperability for wireless charging. PMA was founded by Powermat Technologies and Procter & Gamble in 2012 and includes among its members LG, STM, Samsung, Sony, Texas Instruments, Infineon etc. The PMA is partnering with three industry leading certification test labs, including UL (Underwriters Laboratories), AT4 wireless and TÜV Rheinland. The three labs will serve as testing grounds for PMA member companies wishing to certify products using the PMA standard. Certification coverage will span the globe with locations in U.S., Europe, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and China. The PMA is already pre-certifying compliant products that are debuting at retailers. The full certification program is targeted to launch early January 2014. UL has been selected by the PMA as the lead lab for the PMA certification program. UL Verification Services will work closely with PMA.