Did you know that the way you design test provisions to assess performance and other aspects of products can have a consequence on the use of energy and other product inputs and, as a result, have an impact on the environment?
Over 320 participants joined the recent IEC Academy workshop on smart cities. Organized by IEC SyC Smart cities, the workshop brought together eight speakers who shared their expertise about the new technologies that are shaping smart cities.
The United Nations’ sustainable development goals are emerging as a clear focal point galvanizing the global community to action. Governments are bringing a whole new set of regulations in support of the SDGs and creating an urgency for change.
The concept of smart cities is widely touted, yet little consensus exists on its definition or implementation. Many technologies are available, yet no single solution has emerged that can be applied to all cities around the world.