X-ray technology is currently in the news after scientists discovered that Pablo Picasso had painted over a landscape by an unknown artist. The scientists in the US and Canada used x-ray fluorescent spectroscopy to reveal the lost work under Picasso’s ‘The Crouching Beggar’.
On St. Valentine’s Day 1922, the world’s first, regular entertainment radio station took to the air live from the British town of Writtle. The Two Emma Tock station only had 200 watts and transmitted only on Tuesday evenings for 30 minutes, on 700m (428 kHz).
A decade ago, printed electronics was still very much a budding technology destined to a niche market. The emergence and rapid growth of connected devices such as smartphones, tablets and wearables have boosted the internet of things (IoT) and offered new avenues of development to the
Energy, and especially electricity, is the golden thread that impacts most of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and beyond that, the development of every nation and economy. IEC work directly impacts 12 of the 17 SDGs. It provides the technical foundation for the whole energ
The Internet of Things (IoT) is an important global trend that requires International Standards to ensure the interoperability, safety and energy efficiency of IoT devices and systems. The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), ISO (International Organization for Standardiza
Invitation to join Webinar 11 May 2016 10:00 Eastern Daylight Time | 16:00 Central European Summer Time. The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network and IEC, the International Electrotechnical Commis