Multimedia and appliances

January 2012 Computing power everywhere

Today the lines between computing, entertainment and home appliances are blurring. All of them are smart, networked and interconnected. More...

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With the rapid growth of manufacturing of electronic devices in South East Asia, IEC TC (Technical Committee) 49: Piezoelectric, dielectric and electrostatic devices and associated materials for...

Building trust

IEC Global Visions recently interviewed Dr Zida Yu, CTO (Corporate Technology Officer) Haier Group, which is today the biggest white goods manufacturer in the world. Yu shares why the company’s...

Electrical energy efficiency certified

How many electrical appliances and devices do we rely on in any one day? From the lights that we switch on, to the hair dryer, oven and television at home and the computer in the office, most of the...

A first for Dubai and the Middle East

The oil and gas industry makes a large contribution to the financial well-being of middle-eastern economies. All countries in the region have huge oil and gas resources. Oil producing and processing...

LEDs for Ex

Offshore oil platforms, refineries, shipyards, gas and oil tankers operate 24 hours a day. Most human activities may go at a reduced pace at night but the tanker will continue to trace its route...

Smaller, smarter, safer

Smart is the word. Appliances, multimedia equipment, security systems are all becoming more sophisticated, making life much easier and safer. All these devices and systems would not exist without...

IEC Family Obituary - Geoff Alstead

On 16 December, the Secretary of IEC TC (Technical...

IEC Family February 2011 nominations this month

In addition to their broad industrial knowledge, two of the...

IEC Family Going ahead in Melbourne

The aim of the Young Professionals Programme is to get young...

IEC Family Communicating the value of standards

Elaine Clayton is the Business Development & Marketing...

IEC Family Building up the tidal strait!

Jonathan is a Hydrodynamic Engineer with Verdant Power, a marine...

IEC Family Measuring stick

Interview with Robert Chua, former President of Singapore NC...

IEC Family Energy efficiency

Interview with Mr Renny Yeo, the new Singapore NC (National...

Industry Spotlight Integrating home networked devices

Integrating a myriad of networked devices in homes will make...

Technology Focus Ever thinner

Components and materials reduce in size and increase in power

Technology Focus Wired for the future

Connections are not only about wireless

Technology Focus Expanding demands

Clean renewable world energy

Technical Committees The future is bright, the future is flat

Flat panel displays dominate the multimedia and ICT markets

Technical Committees TC work sustains media expansion

Harmonization through collaboration with other relevant bodies

Technical Committees Plug and play

Enabling the smart home and office

In Store From text to speech for pleasure

Audiobooks: bringing literary works to all audiences

In Store OLED technology flexes its muscles

New flat panel display technology set to take market by storm

In Store Exclusive IEC solar charger

IEC Webstore competition winners announced