One of the bread and butter objectives of IEC standardization is helping the electrotechnical industries to deal with electro magnetic (EM) interference and to build electro magnetic compatibility (EMC) into various electrical and electronic (EE) devices. One of the key IEC Technical
The circular economy calls for a paradigm shift in production and consumption across society. Continual cycles recover and restore products, components and materials through strategies such as reuse, repair, remanufacture and, ultimately, recycling.
One of the longest serving expert groups in the joint technical committee set up by IEC and ISO develops standards for software products and systems. The experts in JTC 1/SC 7 produce generic standards that are technology agnostic and independent of the application domain.
A new economic model is emerging that re-evaluates our current approach to production and consumption. It is based on circular mechanisms in which products and materials can be reused, repaired, refurbished, remanufactured and, ultimately, recycled.
Cities provide many services to its residents, from electricity and water to safety and public transportation. Data and technology can be used to enhance these services and improve the quality of life for its residents. This is the aim of smart cities.
IEC Standardization Management Board (SMB) held its most recent meeting during the IEC General Meeting in Shanghai. Key topics covered include the UN Sustainable Development Goals, digital transformation, promoting regional balance and the implementation of the IEC Masterplan.
A new Joint Advisory Group (JAG) has been set up to facilitate cooperation between IEC TC 100, IEC TC 124 and IEC SyC AAl. Johannes Koch from the IEC National Committee for Germany, DKE, is the new chair for this group.