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IEC and ISO artificial intelligence committee broadens standards work programme

SC 42 closed its 7th plenary meeting with a focus on emerging AI areas and progression of its programme of work.
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New IEC methodology for smart cities concept building

The IEC has published a new systems reference deliverable which provides a methodology to evaluate the concept used for smart cities.

First marine renewable energy project validated to international standards

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has issued its first Renewable Energy Test Report for an innovative renewable energy generation project in the US.
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