Ulrike Haltrich has been appointed Chair of IEC TC 100: Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment. IEC TC 100 has published close to 500 standards which shape the audio-visual (AV) as well as the information and communication (ICT) landscape.
According to the World Bank, 15% of the world’s population lives with some form of disability. There is a great need to provide services so that the disabled can live healthy, active and independent lives.
On International Day of Older Persons, the UN estimates that there are nearly a billion people in the world aged 60 or over, which is equivalent to 13 per cent of the global population. They expect that figure to more than double by 2050 and to more than triple by 2100.
Standards help tackle the challenges of certain disabilities Around 15% of the world population, or more than one billion people, live with some form of disability, according to the World Bank. There is a great need to provide access to essential services so these people can live heal