The IEC technical committee that standardizes aspects relating to the circular economy, chemicals management and the ecodesign of electrical and electronic products has updated a key standard used in the supply chain. We spoke to IEC TC 111 Chair Christophe Garnier.
The Internet of Things, connectivity and a growing self-awareness of health and well-being has led to a boom in smart watches and fitness trackers for monitoring daily physical activity and other aspects of health, such as vital signs.
In many countries, the approach to healthcare has changed greatly for a number of reasons. The increased use of smartphones globally, improved connectivity and a greater awareness of health and fitness are driving the growing demand for medical devices which work with smartphones.
Quality infrastructure is crucial for the effective operation of both domestic and international markets. It relies on metrology, standardization, accreditation, conformity assessment and market surveillance, but what exactly is quality infrastructure?
All eyes are on Katowice in Poland ahead of COP24, due to start on December 2. Climate change, never far away from the headlines, is expected to become one of the major focuses of the news agenda in coming days.
IEC experts from IEC TC 111 have attended an important international conference in San Francisco on chemical restrictions in electronics and electricals. The event on 8th and 9th November brought together legislators, regulators, industry leaders, researchers and other stakeholders.
Scientists and engineers are meeting in Versailles to redefine the International System of Units (SI), which references the ISO/IEC 80000 quantities and units series. The meeting of the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM) brings together experts from 60 countries.