Updated: August 3rd, 2021

In 2021, the 62368-1 safety standard took effect, requiring that interconnects in AV and ICT equipment provide new levels of protection for users.

As digital technologies proliferate in consumer spaces, infiltrating nearly every aspect of life, product safety is a greater priority than ever. Standards are evolving to encompass recent advances made in consumer devices and the ubiquitous presence electronics has in our lives. Fire safety, electromagnetic interference, and increasing levels of power are among the factors designers must consider in consumer product design.