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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.
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.
Obituary for Gavin Holden
The Chair of IEC Technical Committee 20, Gavin Holden, has passed away.
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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Final Draft International Standards
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IEC for all
The Market Strategy Board (MSB) was set up by the IEC to identify the principal technological trends and market needs in the IEC fields of activity. The MSB publishes recommendations – white papers – in a form that differs from International Standards.