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New edition of ISO/IEC 17025 just published

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-12-01

The go-to international reference for calibration and testing laboratories worldwide


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-12-01

International Standard looks to curb theft of personal data

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-11-27

Uber is making headlines for its reaction to the theft of the personal data of 57 million drivers and users


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-11-27

Keeping people at the centre of smart city initiatives

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-11-24

Developing smart city solutions that are citizen-centric and offer real value will be key to future success


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-11-24

IEC, ISO and ITU receive Primetime Emmy award for excellence in video engineering

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10-26

US Academy of Television honours 'High Efficiency Video Coding'


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10-26

21st Global Standards Collaboration Meeting (GSC-21) Convenes

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10

World’s Leading Standards Bodies in Vienna, Austria


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10

Virtual Edge Intelligence

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10-11

New IEC White Paper just released


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10-11

Outstanding contributions of seven technology leaders recognized

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10-04

2017 Thomas A. Edison Awards for exceptional achievement


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10-04

Announcing the 81st IEC General Meeting

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10-03

World’s most important annual meeting for safety and global trade in electrical and electronic goods taking place this year in Vladivostok, Russian Federation


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10-03

Why low voltage direct current is the future

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-09-26

IEC report makes case for LVDC


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-09-26

Celebrating World Standards Day 2017

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-09-11

Announcing the winners of the World Standards Day contest


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-09-11

IEC at work on cyber security for energy infrastructure

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-04-07

Protecting energy security and critical energy infrastructure


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-04-07

Introducing the next generation of IEC leaders

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-03-30

Getting to know the 2016 Young Professionals Leaders


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-03-30

IEC calls on disruptive technology for universal energy access

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-03-30

LVDC Conference on Sustainable Electricity Access, 22-23 May 2017, in Nairobi


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-03-30

Robots meet the challenge of home care needs

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-28

Growing number of dedicated robots for the care sector to cover multiple tasks for carers and patients


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-28

Energy Efficiency: key in large applications

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-24

IEC work makes a difference in energy-hungry domains such as industry and buildings


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-24

Measuring the effectiveness of information security

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-22

ISO/IEC 27004 explains how to develop, assess and report results of information security metrics


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-22

IEC joins International Gender Champions

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-19

The IEC has added its voice to the gender equality initiative International Gender Champions.


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-19

Tech trends for 2017

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-17

Insights and predictions by Shawn DuBravac, chief economist, CTA


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-17

IoT 2020: Smart and secure IoT platform

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-16

The IEC, with major contributions from SAP and Fraunhofer AISEC, has produced a White Paper that provides important recommendations to IoT stakeholders and for IoT standardization work.


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-16

Global Energy Interconnection

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-16

The IEC, with major contributions from the International Energy Agency (IEA) and State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), has produced a White Paper that aims to assess the worldwide needs, benefits, policies and preconditions for Global Energy Interconnection.


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-02-16

Measuring up - International Standards for quantities and units are under revision

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-01-30

The ISO/IEC 80000 quantities and units series is approaching a crucial and final stage of revision


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-01-30

The IEC work to advance international trade in the global spotlight

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-01-17

Dr Shu Yinbiao at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Davos 2017


( read article ) Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-01-17