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June 2016 Enjoy the Olympic Games and the 2016 Euro championship as never before

This year is rich in world sports events. The Euro 2016 championship will see 24 football teams compete for the European Champion title from 10 June to 10 July. A month later, from 5 to 21 August, Rio de Janeiro will welcome the Olympic Games. Viewed... More...

Electrical and electronic systems behind every sports event

More than ever before the two major sports event of 2016, the European Football Championship, Euro 2016, and the 2016 Olympics Games, are supported by high-tech electrical and electronic equipment and...

Weaving technology into smart textiles

Imagine swiping your car seat to change the radio station or heating temperature? How about a uniform which can detect chemical contamination, a tent which generates electricity or a lamp shade which...

Faster, higher, stronger

Many innovations deployed on the global stage at the 2016 Olympics will find their way into the next generation of smart sports and fitness devices aimed at the consumer market, especially wearable...

Enter the new sports world

Wish you could get tickets to the Olympics, World Cup or Super Bowl and experience the live atmosphere just once? A new trend is sweeping the sports world that is already allowing fans to feel as if...

Playing and enjoying sport in safe environments

Major international sports events attract huge crowds and universal media coverage, as well as ill-intentioned individuals bent on wreaking havoc. As such they represent a major challenge for...

Limiting access to approved persons only

In addition to their natural sports appeal this year’s European Football Championship, Euro 2016, and Olympics Games have been marked by an unprecedented deployment of human and technical security...

Technical Committees Standards help improve digital audio and video

Information and communication technologies pervade our daily...

Technical Committees Standards support Smart Grid architecture

Information is gathered and decision making occurs at substation...

Conformity Assessment Our battery-powered world

Many items we use on a daily basis require battery power, such as...

Conformity Assessment Keeping an eye on Ex risks

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) is increasingly used in...

Conformity Assessment A lifetime experience wherever you are

Long gone are the days when you had to be home and in front of...

IEC Family Growing the next generation in India

In a first for India, the IEC National Committee of India, hosted...

IEC World The rise of renewable energies

During the United Nations Climate Convention – 2015 Paris COP...

IEC World Upcoming global events

The IEC regularly supports key global and regional industry...

In Store Global single-cable solution for audio/video, data and power

IEC formally adopts USB Type-C™, USB Power Delivery and USB 3.1 Specifications

In Store More EMC Standards published as Redline Versions

Latest editions of two International Standards for Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) published.