Around the house wirelessly

Issue 01/2011 Household electronics

From fingernail-painting printers to rechargeable electric vehicles with integrated smartphones that can search for cheap off-peak electricity rates or charging stations, CES, the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, had it all. There were new... More...

High-tech trade

The IEC’s Immediate Past President addressed electronics leaders from 22 countries during the WEF (World Electronics Forum), underlining the importance of International Standards for innovation and...

Perfect balance

At CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 6-9 January 2011 in Las Vegas, US (United States), smart appliances took centre stage. Many manufacturers displayed appliances that not only add a lot of convenience...

A giant step for EVs

For the very first time all EV (Electric Vehicle) stakeholders, including utilities, car and equipment manufacturers and key industry and standardization bodies participated in a high-level strategic...

Reducing risks and injuries

It is safe to assume that there is at least one electrical appliance in every room of your house or apartment. If nothing else, there is at least a lamp.

MBE

Ron Sinclair, Managing Director of the private certification body Baseefa Ltd., was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the UK’s (United Kingdom’s) 2011 New Year’s...

Smarter, safer, greener appliances

Your 15-year-old washing machine just broke down and you need to buy a new one? You’re in for a big surprise…the simple washing machine that you switch on by turning the operating dial and...

IEC Family Getting ahead

The first IEC Young Professionals’ workshop was held during the...

IEC Family IFAN winning posters

As reported in the August 2010 e-tech, last year IFAN (the...

IEC Family Obituary – Datuk Annas

The President of the Malaysian NC (National Committee) of the...

IEC Family Obituary – Judy Anderson

Fibre optics pioneer Judith M. Anderson passed away unexpectedly...

IEC Family Recent nominations

In addition to its regular Technical Committees, the IEC has a...

Industry Spotlight Get out the garlic

Almost every household in the developed world has a host of...

Industry Spotlight Power supplies and chargers

Small economies in energy can be obtained through improved...

Technical Committees e-books

The e-book and its tablet form have come a long way since the...

Technical Committees High voltage

Safer electrical power installations

Technology Focus Vacuuming

Strong cooperation in SC 59F produces “dust-free” success