The Global Standards Collaboration (GSC) held its 22nd meeting in Montreux, Switzerland on 26-27 March, hosted by IEC and ISO. Over 100 participants representing 12 leading global information and communication technologies (ICT) standards development organizations (SDOs) attended.
IEC, ISO and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International) are holding a joint meeting in Denver next week to discuss the work of their various technical committees and highlight the areas of collaboration.
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.
Energy harvesting uses sunlight or the mechanical vibrations produced by vehicles and pedestrians to generate electrical energy. This electricity can then be used to power road infrastructure such as lights and signals.
From consumer electronics and packaging to the automotive industry, pharmaceuticals, energy and white goods, the latest printed electronics technology enables innovative products, such as touch sensors, flexible displays, solar cells, luminescent films and smart labels.