The French public service broadcaster, France Télévisions, is testing production of ultra-high definition (UHD) 8K technology during this year’s Roland Garros tennis tournament. 8K is 16 times the resolution of standard HD.
Smart robot’s and other electronic toys are not only transforming the way that children play, but also creating new safety concerns. Parents need to be careful that the the increasingly complex devices that they are giving their children have been tested and certified.
Freezing weather and high levels of hydrogen sulphide make the remote Kashagan oil field, in the Kazakh zone of the Caspian Sea, one of the most hazardous environments on Earth. It’s one of many facilities around the world where companies have started to deploy IECEx certified robots.
It is vitally important that equipment manufactured for the renewable energy sector adheres to strict International Standards. This is much easier to ensure when there is a strong and independent system in place for testing and certification.
The latest issue of e-tech — the IEC’s magazine about technology and the world of International Standards — looks at ‘innovation’, which Milan Kundera claimed was one of the only two functions in business.
The city of Caofeidian in China is set to have the world’s first fully autonomous port by the end of the year. Trucks and cranes will carry, load and unload containers, relying upon human intervention to control the centralized system.
Environmental concerns have risen in line with the growth of aviation. Here are four steps being taken around the world to combat pollution and to reduce the carbon footprint of both aircraft and airports.
According to the Off-Grid Solar (OGS) Market Trends Report published by Lighting Global, the off-grid solar (OGS) sector provided electricity access to an estimated 360 million people worldwide in 2017.