Getting ready for new challenges

December 2014 The General Meeting paves the way for the future of the IEC

Traditionally, the December issue of e-tech provides feedback on the IEC GM (General Meeting), held in Tokyo, Japan, this year. More...

A smart organization for a smarter world

Addressing Council for the first time as IEC President, Junji Nomura expressed his pleasure at doing so in his home country, Japan. Satisfied with the state of the organization which he described as...

Reaching its full potential

The IEC General Secretary and CEO Frans Vreeswijk addressed Council at the 2014 IEC GM (General Meeting) in Tokyo, Japan, and presented highlights of the Commission’s work and accomplishments in the...

SMB review and focus

IEC e-tech talked to James E. Matthews III, IEC Vice-President and Chairman of the SMB (Standardization Management Board) during the General Meeting in Tokyo, Japan. Matthews shared key decisions and...

Shaping the future

Highlights of the IEC CAB (Conformity Assessment Board) meeting that took place in Tokyo, Japan, during the 78th IEC General Meeting.

Future directions

The IEC MSB (Market Strategy Board) helps identify what areas the IEC should focus on in the future through the identification of key technological trends and market needs. It publishes...

Council Statutory Session

Council, the supreme governing body of the IEC, held its meeting on Friday 14 November 2014 during the IEC General Meeting in Tokyo, Japan.

e-tech Special Integration toward a Smarter World

Under the leadership of IEC Vice-President Hiromishi Fujisawa,...

e-tech Special Boring at its best

Shuji Hirakawa is the recipient of the 33rd Lord Kelvin Award,...

e-tech Special 2014 Thomas Edison Award winners

The Thomas A. Edison Award was created in 2010 in honour of the...

e-tech Special The IEC’s next generation shines bright

A record number of participants attended the fifth IEC Young...

e-tech Special Affiliate Forum

The Affiliate Forum has been part of the IEC GM (General Meeting)...

e-tech Special Safety first

The theme of this year’s Workshop for Industrializing Countries...

e-tech Special Photo gallery

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IEC Family A quiet force

Hiromichi Fujisawa, IEC Vice President and Chairman of CAB...

IEC Family 50 years of expertise…and counting

Lev Travin, a leading expert in HVDC power transmission

IEC Family Aiming higher…and higher

Success stories from the IEC Young Professionals programme

IEC Family December nominations

New TC Chairmen

IEC World Support innovation – Stimulate broad use

Dr Akira Sudo, *Representative Executive Officer, Toshiba Corporation

Technology Focus Lights, sensors, game on

A multitude of electrical and electronic systems helps fans enjoy sporting events

Technology Focus Playing to packed houses

IEC International Standards are always present in the limelight or backstage

Industry Spotlight AAL helps extend HALE

IEC work is central to global efforts to help the elderly and people with disabilities live a healthier, more active and independent life

Technical Committees Dedicated to improving quality of life

Standards will help the elderly lead a healthier, more active and independent life

In Store Organizing cloud chaos

Two new International Standards provide sound foundation

In Store Lights, camera, action!

Six new short videos showcase IEC work