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December 2015 The General Meeting paves the way for the future of the IEC

Traditionally, the December issue of e-tech provides feedback on the IEC General Meeting (GM), held in Minsk, Belarus, on 12-16 October 2015. More...

Moving forward

The Affiliate Forum has been part of the IEC General Meeting (GM) agenda since 2009 and is a great opportunity for Affiliate delegations to meet, exchange views, share experiences and discuss common...

Focus on smart, innovative technologies

Electricity and electronics are increasingly in everything, even in devices that were purely mechanical before. Not only individual products, but whole companies need to be able to work with each...

You are the IEC

During his address to Council, the IEC General Secretary & CEO, Frans Vreeswijk, provided a brief overview of key accomplishments since Tokyo and drew the audience’s attention to a number of...

SMB review and focus

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

Future directions

Two new IEC White Papers have recently been published, covering Industry 4.0 and strategic asset management of power networks.

Council Statutory Session

Council, the supreme governing body of the IEC, held its meeting on Friday 16 October 2015 during the IEC General Meeting in Minsk, Belarus.

e-tech Special Energy Efficiency: from theory to reality

Increasing the efficiency on how energy is generated and then...

e-tech Special Council elects future IEC President

IEC Council elected James M. Shannon of the United States as IEC...

e-tech Special Recognizing excellence

Every year, the IEC pays tribute to people from its organization...

e-tech Special The IEC next generation

Sixty-seven Young Professionals from 35 countries attended the...

Technology Focus EVs for kids reflect motoring industry trends

Battery powered (electric) ride-on toys, whether intended for use...

Technical Committees More light for less energy

The lighting sector is undergoing a profound transformation as...

Technology Focus More creative and safer festive lighting

The end of year season presents lighting designers and...

Technology Focus Active Assisted Living: from strategy to reality

Assuring quality of life for ageing populations is a global issue...

IEC Family Supporting UN Sustainable Development Goals

IEC now officially at home in Africa

IEC World International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Standards help tackle the challenges of certain disabilities

IEC World Using and referencing International Standards to support public policy

International conference highlights the important role of standardization in global trade, industry, society and its impact closer to home

Technology Focus Smart toys for clever kids

Sensors animate toy robots in innovative ways for playing and learning

IEC World Upcoming global events

Closing the year and looking ahead