Looking to the future

Issue 01/2020 2020 is set to be an exciting year for the IEC

New year, new tech and a new Secretary General and CEO at the helm of the IEC More...

CES technology trends for 2020

e-tech was present at this year's Consumer Electronics Show which took place in Las Vegas from 7 to 10 January 2020.

Information technology for smart cities

Cities can benefit from the widespread use of data and technology. However, in order to leverage the benefit of new technologies, standards are needed. Not only do they allow for the provision of...

Brain power

The brain contains about 100 billion microscopic cells called neurons which together can generate enough electricity to power a low-wattage bulb. Scientists, researchers as well as forward-looking...

New standard will enable trustworthy mobile driving licence

Reserve a table, purchase a plane ticket, pay a bill and receive all confirmations, tickets and receipts electronically. We’ve grown accustomed to the convenience and ease of carrying out many...

IECRE welcomes new Chair

With an illustrious career spanning over 30 years, Mackinnon has worked on a vast array of wind turbines, from small onshore, typically less than 50kW, to large multi mega-watt offshore turbines. His...

Trend setter

What lies in the future for IEC Technical Committee 100? Ulrike Haltrich, its new Chair, gives us a preview.

Conformity Assessment From boomers to gen Zers

For the first time perhaps in the history of mankind,...

Technical Committees A holistic ecosystem approach to AI

Historically, IT systems and their governing standards were based...

Technology Focus From healthcare to mining, RFID standards keep operations on track

Hospitals quickly locate equipment required for surgery to ensure...

In Store The age of hydrogen

As concerns over climate change escalate, the case for using...

Technical Committees Giving a new shape to the economy

The circular economy calls for a paradigm shift in production and...

IEC World Standards for AI governance help facilitate client trust in organizations

As more businesses incorporate AI technologies to improve their...

IEC Family Message from Frans Vreeswijk, former IEC General Secretary and CEO

On 3 February 2020, Frans Vreeswijk officially handed over the...

Technical Committees IEC and ISO committee on AI expands programme of work

IEC and ISO develop international standards for AI. SC 42, the...

Conformity Assessment A mine of experience in industry

Interview with IECEx new Chair Paul Meanwell