Obsolescence could be defined as the dark side of relentless innovation. The more manufacturers in every industry, including the electrical and electronics sector, come up with new designs and improved products, the faster the previous ones become obsolete.
International Standards and public policy often share similar objectives – for example, enhancing economic competitiveness and efficiency, and facilitating international trade. It follows then that International Standards are useful tools for policy makers. New IEC and ISO brochure fo