The future's intelligent

Issue 01/2018 Artificial intelligence is one trend that’s here to stay

The beginning of the year is always a time for predictions and wild speculation about what the next 12 months have in store for humankind. This is particularly the case in the technology sector where shows such as the International Consumer... More...

CES technology trends for 2018

Early on each New Year, technology companies gather in Las Vegas for the annual CES show. The 2018 edition brought together 3900 exhibitors displaying their latest developments. Analysts from the show...

Protecting broadcast and multimedia assets and content

In recent years broadcasters and multimedia companies have come under sustained cyber attacks aimed for a variety of reasons at damaging their physical assets and pilfering their content. Broadcast...

AI is listening to you

Artificial Intelligence (AI) was one of the big buzzwords at CES 2018. From home appliances to robots and self-driving cars, AI is able to help us with our everyday activities. While an interest in...

Baby tech boom

Baby-related technology is increasingly about monitoring newborns from afar using the latest facial recognition tools and artificial intelligence software.

Living in a smart world

Whether we realize it or not, the internet of things (IoT) is part of many aspects of daily life. Thanks to billions of connected, “sensorized” devices and systems, it can facilitate everyday...

UNECE holds 4th Session Group of Experts on Renewable Energy

According to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Renewables Market Report series for 2017, renewables accounted for almost two-thirds of net new power capacity around the world in 2016, thanks...

IEC World Standards are key to the evolution of smart cities

Around the world, urban populations are booming. An estimated...

IEC World Primetime Emmy award for IEC, ISO and ITU

Last October, the US Academy of Television Arts & Sciences...

IEC World Upcoming global events (March 2018)

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

IEC Family January 2018 nominations and extensions

Over the past few months, the Standardization Management Board...

IEC Family A life devoted to Standards

Jan Ollner was Executive Secretary of the Swedish National...

In Store Solar thermal first

IEC TC 117: Solar thermal electric plants, publishes its first...

Conformity Assessment Croatia to host IECEx event

In just six years, the IECEx international conferences have made...

Technical Committees Achieving harmonization

Capacitors, resistors and inductors are passive components....

IEC Family Taking the next step

The IEC Future Leaders Industry Forum

IEC Family New IEC appointments

IEC elects new Vice President / Chair of the Conformity Assessment Board and new Treasurer

In Store Is your IEC Standards library up-to-date?

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