Laser technology is widely used today, in areas stretching from printing to surgical operations. It is so ubiquitous that we easily forget that it can be dangerous for our health if it does not meet the strictest safety benchmarks.
As 5G advances at a rapid rate and networks are deployed, testing base stations to ensure they meet the radio frequency (RF) exposure standards is an essential step for operators, regulators and the community, providing a reassurance on safety.
IEC Technical Committee (20) prepares international standards for the design, testing and end-use recommendations for insulated electrical power and control cables for use in wiring and in power generation, distribution and transmission. Gavin Holden is the new Chair.
The IEC Market Strategy Board (MSB) has been set up to identify key technology trends and market needs. Comprised of high-level industry leaders and IEC officers, the MSB provides recommendations on new technologies that potentially could benefit from international standards.