Organizers of the Riyadh International Standards Summit held on 4 November 2020 issued a call to action for the recognition, support and adoption of international standards. This is the first ever summit on standardization held within G20-related activities.
One of the longest serving expert groups in the joint technical committee set up by IEC and ISO develops standards for software products and systems. The experts in JTC 1/SC 7 produce generic standards that are technology agnostic and independent of the application domain.
We live in an increasingly digitalized world, with a growing number of intelligent and connected products and services. From smart homes and connected healthcare devices, to cars that are becoming increasingly autonomous, we must put our trust in the technology all around us.
IEC Standardization Management Board (SMB) held its most recent meeting during the IEC General Meeting in Shanghai. Key topics covered include the UN Sustainable Development Goals, digital transformation, promoting regional balance and the implementation of the IEC Masterplan.