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IEC TC 106 members at 2022 plenary meeting in Naples, Italy
Safety & security

IEC approves new 5G EMF exposure assessment methods standard for base stations

The IEC has approved its 2022 edition of the technical standard IEC 62232 for the assessment of electromagnetic field exposure.
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Helping to relieve hunger

UN SDG 2 is to end hunger and achieve food security. Several digital technologies are vying to make this happen, while IEC Standards help to bring their cost down.
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Obituary for Gavin Holden

The Chair of IEC Technical Committee 20, Gavin Holden, has passed away.
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Keeping wind turbines standing during hurricanes

With this year’s hurricane season under way, international standards and conformity assessment are ensuring that wind turbines can withstand even hurricane-force winds.
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