The new IEC publication on cyber security is an executive introduction to strategy and best practices for decision-makers. Here is a quick overview of the management structure — IEC committees, working groups and systems — not covered in the new brochure.
Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10-03 – Electricity is the life-blood of economies both in developed and developing countries where it increasingly impacts transportation, manufacturing, healthcare and all aspects of everyday life. It’s absence and any interruption in supply is vividly felt
Power tools, mobile phones and tablets, wearables, electric toothbrushes, industrial applications powering wind turbines and equipment used in agriculture and forestry, marine, process automation and healthcare are just some of the items which can be charged using wireless or inductio
While they are often seen as a means of encouraging the take up of renewable energy and addressing challenges of peak demand, microgrids can make a significant contribution to disaster preparedness and recovery. This White Paper, by the IEC MSB (Market Strategy Board), considers prepa
Fibre optic lines have revolutionized communications, from long-distance phone calls to cable TV and Internet. Business and industry have used fibre optic technology for years to move large amounts of data quickly. Fibre-based communication is expected to grow tremendously in years to
Today, Smart Grid, smart manufacturing, smart homes, smart water networks and intelligent transportation are infrastructure systems that connect our world more than we ever thought possible. While research on WSN (wireless sensor networks) started in the 1980s, it’s in the last
Orchestrating infrastructure for sustainable Smart Cities is the sixth in a series of White Papers whose purpose is to ensure that the IEC can contribute to solving global challenges through its International Standards and Conformity Assessment services. By 2050, it is projected that