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Briefing paper: Smart lighting – en

The invention of electric light changed the lives of millions of people. It lead to safer working conditions and better educational environments, improved healthcare and economic growth, throughout the 20th century.

Since the very early days of electrical lighting, IEC International Standards have ensured that the technology involved meets the required safety and performance specifications. Just as importantly, IEC is now paving the way for the LED revolution.

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IEC White Paper: Artificial intelligence across industries – en

Artificial intelligence (AI) is continuously making inroads into domains previously reserved to humans. Robots support workers in the manufacturing sector; digital assistants automate office tasks; intelligent appliances order food based on owners’ preferences or control lighting and temperature in the home in preparation of their arrival. Increasingly sophisticated algorithms have the potential to help address some of humanity’s biggest challenges. They also bring about a number of risks and threats that businesses, governments and policy makers need to understand and tackle carefully.

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Briefing paper: IEC role in the IoT – en

This brochure provides a detailed overview of IEC work that directly impacts the Internet of Things. It explains why standardization is needed for the M2M world of Connected Services. The important role of sensors and MEMS. How nanotechnology will impact IoT. Big Data and the cloud and why data privacy and security willincrease in importance and how cyber security work can help. How the IoT applies in energy and the Smart Grid, smart buildings and homes, lighting as well as Smart Cities. How IEC work contributes to smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0. and why IoT will become more important in healthcare, personal safety, mobility and even for universal energy access, for example through LVDC.

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