Travis Norton, Bureau Veritas Technical Director of Hardlines, Electronics and Smart Products, will be presenting and answering questions about a presentation titled “Emerging Technologies and the Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry” along with another representatives of the International Federation of Inspection Agencies. This meeting will consider the unique risks for connected products, review current approaches followed in the industry to address safety assessments for IoT devices, and a general understanding of how IoT products could be evaluated for safe use by consumers.
Travis Norton has been with Bureau Veritas for more than 20 years. As Director of Global Technical Services in the Americas region, he leads and manages a technical consultation team. He worked on-site as a technical consultant for a retailer, developing product test and inspection requirements. Before that, he was the Director of Technical Services for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to that, Travis lived in Hong Kong and worked in Global Project Management, Technical & Engineering Services and Laboratory Operations. Travis is a member of the open connectivity foundation, promoting guidelines for IoT interoperability and a member of the ANSI Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative. He is an ASTM member and participates on committees F15 (consumer products), F12 (security systems), F38 (unmanned aircraft systems), and D13 (textiles) as well as leading the task group for D13.50 (smart textiles) for data security.
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