Keeping track of ourselves In our mobile world, we carry our lives in our portable devices and expect to be able to access information anytime, anywhere. On a train, in a shop, out walking, we surf the net, communicate through social media and messaging and listen to music on our smar
In recent years the television industry has experienced countless changes to its content production and distribution modes, the equipment needed to support them and viewers’ expectations. Leaving aside the continuous need for standards, among them IEC International Standards, uncertai
After a long decline high-performance audio has made a comeback Not such a long time ago high-fidelity, or hi-fi, stereo sound systems, which first started appearing in homes in large numbers in the early 1970s, were considered the ultimate in home entertainment. They provided the bes
The theme of this year’s World Radio Day, which marks the anniversary of the first broadcast by UN Radio on 13 February 1946, was “Radio in times of emergency and disaster”. Radio makes a unique contribution in such times. It has managed to evolve constantly and has remained at the he
Our first #WorldSmartCity2016 hangout was postponed due to unforeseen circumstances and we sincerely apologise for that last minute change. We have now confirmed the new date for the virtual meeting with Graham Colclough and we hope you can join us. Please remember that if you cannot
World Radio Day marks the anniversary of the first broadcast by UN Radio on 13 February 1946. “Radio in times of emergency and disaster”, the theme of this year’s World Radio Day, offers the opportunity to highlight radio’s unique contribution to help communities respond t
You are invited to join our new initiative – World Smart City Forum. It’s an online community dedicated to discussions about standardisation and smart cities but also an offline event planned for this summer. Find out more and register here.
Sixty-seven Young Professionals from 35 countries attended the sixth IEC Young Professionals workshop, held in Minsk in October 2015 in conjunction with the 79th IEC General Meeting. So more than 330 up-and-coming engineers and managers have participated in this Programme since its i