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Issue 01/2018

Primetime Emmy award for IEC, ISO and ITU

US Academy of Television honours 'High Efficiency Video Coding'

Last October, the US Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded an Emmy for outstanding achievement in engineering to the expert group responsible for ‘High Efficiency Video Coding’, the video compression standard that has emerged as the primary coding format for Ultra-High Definition (UHD) TV.

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Issue 08/2017

30 years of Standards for cutting-edge technology

ISO/IEC JTC 1 to broaden its remit

Information technology doesn’t stand still and neither does the IEC and ISO joint technical committee, ISO/IEC JTC 1, established in 1987 to cover these technologies. This year, as ISO/IEC JTC 1 celebrates its 30-year anniversary, experts from 33 countries continue to contribute to the standardization activities of its 22 subcommittees (SCs), which have already produced more than 3 000 International Standards.