During the XXX FIEE Smart Future exhibition and conference held in São Paulo, Brazil, Amaury Santos, head of the IEC Latin America Regional Centre (IEC-LARC), participated in the panel discussion on Energy Sustainability for Smart Cities.
It seems that humans and robots make great teams in fields as diverse as smart manufacturing and healthcare. In the latter case, robots can enhance a surgeon’s performance and improve a patient’s safety. Lending a helping arm Many people know the US developed Da Vinci robotic surgical
The need to reduce the dependency on fossil fuel combined with the anticipated growth in urban population requires new solutions for transportation. Transportation will need to become more sustainable and provide additional added-value services for an increasing number of people.
I was delighted to take part recently in the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) annual Aid for Trade Global Review. Following is a summary of my speech about the role of international standards in helping countries seize the trade opportunities from the clean energy transition.
The IEC set up its Young Professional Programme (YPP) in 2010 with the aim of introducing future leaders to international standardization and conformity assessment. Since then, the YP Programme has welcomed over 500 participants from 50 countries.
Mike Wood leads the international experts in IEC Technical Committee 106. We asked Mike about TC 106 and their work developing standards for testing 5G and other mobile networks for safety and reliability.
Many cities have begun introducing ‘smart’ technologies to improve the quality of life of their residents. It is now possible to collect data easily and, using algorithms, to analyse the data in real-time so as to formulate an overall picture of what is going on in a given area –