Many cities have begun introducing ‘smart’ technologies to improve the quality of life of their residents. It is now possible to collect data easily and, using algorithms, to analyse the data in real-time so as to formulate an overall picture of what is going on in a given area –
As environmental concerns skyrocket, chemicals management has become a hot topic for the electrical and electronics industry. Regulatory requirements, which are becoming stricter, have to be met in different areas of the world.
The largest consumer electronics show has opened in Las Vegas. Until 11 January, CES 2019 will showcase the latest technology developments from over 4500 companies. More than 20,000 products are expected to be launched.
The ITU, in partnership with the IEC and ISO, is organizing the World Smart City Forum in Santa Fe, Argentina. This event brings together regulators, academics, industry as well as experts in smart city standardization.
IEC and regulators must work together to meet the energy needs of future generations. That was the message of IEC President James Shannon to the Regulator Forum on renewable energy taking place in Busan, South Korea.
Electricity experts have met in Côte d’Ivoire to study the use of low voltage direct current (LVDC) to increase access to electricity in rural areas. IEC ambassador Vimal Mahendru was among the IEC experts sharing their experience and technical insights.