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April 2015 In transportation, the future is not too far away

The focus of the April edition of IEC e-tech is on transportation. More...

Can drones replace satellites?

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have rapidly entered the civilian market after having been widely developed for military operations. They already have a disrupting effect on a wide range of commercial...

Tired of the tedious daily commute?

Hate the rush-hour, bumper-to-bumper routine, which ends in a lengthy search for that elusive, expensive parking space? Despite decades of car-pooling and deterring drivers with congestion charges,...

Is your bus ride charged?

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...

Who's driving?

Saving commuter time, money, the environment and eliminating human error are key reasons behind a number of projects trialing driverless car-like transport for congested cities.

Lazy? Hungry? Too heavy or far to carry?

From sushi, to luggage, to ore, more than ever, large, small, light, heavy, regular or irregular shaped objects are moved by conveyor belts. They may be simple in appearance, but conveyor belts are...

E-powering aviation from the ground up

In civilian and military aerodromes, electric vehicles (EVs) are found both indoors and outdoors, like in a growing number of industrial environments. Together with a range of ancillary equipment they...

Technology Focus Safe and sound on the roads

Roads are becoming safer in industrialized countries, in spite of...

Technology Focus When disaster strikes

Disasters are on the rise globally. Natural disasters such as...

Industry Spotlight Four wheels good, 2 or 3 wheels better!

The electric power two-wheel vehicle global market is expected to...

Technical Committees TC work supports EV market expansion

Electric vehicles (EVs) are on the move. Their impact on the...

Conformity Assessment How to accelerate EV adoption

Although many automotive manufacturers have added EVs (electric...

Conformity Assessment Fuelling safety

Anyone of us can be in close contact with Ex or explosive...

Conformity Assessment A woman at the top

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM,...

IEC World Russia in the spotlight

When asked what city is named the “City of Lights”, most of...

IEC World Moscow's spectacular nightscape

The new Centre for Innovative Lighting Engineering trains tomorrow's experts in lighting design

IEC World Sharing know-how – Building bigger markets

Dr Yinbiao Shu, President, State Grid Corporation of China

IEC World Is your workplace safe?

How workplace safety can be improved

In Store Key IEC publications for the Ex industry

New versions of IEC International Standards for explosive atmospheres

In Store Time to visit the new IEC Webstore!

One-stop shop for IEC Publications gets a makeover