Presentation: Overview of the IEC

This presentation provides a general overview of the IEC and the scope and impact of IEC work on global trade, energy access and development objectives.


Presentation: The case for active participation in standardization – EN

This presentation, which is intended for non-technical business audiences at the higher management and CXO level explains why participation in standardization is highly strategic and belongs at board room level. It provides examples that outline the type of advantages that can be achieved through this approach.

 


Presentation: How IEC Standards are developed (animation)

This presentation provides an animated overview of the development process of an IEC International Standard and indicates the different stages at which regulators and other stakeholders can contribute.


Brochure: Welcome to the IEC – en, fr, es, pt, ru

Overview of the role of the IEC, its scope,  structure, role in energy access and power generation, global trade, safety, sustainability and interoperability. The brochure also provides an overview of  IEC work in standardization and conformity assessment, including the 4 IEC Conformity Assessment Systems  and the IEC Affiliate Country Programme.

This brochure is also available in Spanish, French, Portugese and Russian.

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Brochure: Welcome to the IEC flyer – en, fr, es

Basic overview of the IEC, its scope, role and structure, as well as benefits of IEC International Standards.

The brochure is also available in Spanish and French.

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Brochure: Case studies: How companies benefit from active participation – en

These case studies from different companies show the value they have gained from being involved in the IEC. They illustrate how participation in the work of the IEC helps companies to stay ahead of their competitors.
See each case study also here

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Video: The Electric Century – the importance of IEC Standards

A look at the importance of IEC Standards throughout “The Electric Century”. The video was produced in celebration of the 100 year anniversary of the IEC in 2006.  History


Video: 1990-2006 IEC Standards for technology development

This video outlines the importance of IEC work for the development of technologies such as DVD, JPEG and MPEG files, renewable energies, MP3 and the iPod, nanotechnologies. It was developed on the occasion of the 100 year anniversary and explains part of the history of the IEC.


Video: 1960-1989 IEC Standards for technology development

Invention and development of LEDs, MRIs, lasers, microprocessors, the first home computer, the “Walkman” and the CD. It was developed on the occasion of the 100 year anniversary and explains part of the history of the IEC.


Video: 1930-1959 IEC Standards for technology development

Invention and development of the jet engine, the first electronic digital computer, the microwave oven, the first colour television system, the “black box” recorder and optical fibres. It was developed on the occasion of the 100 year anniversary and explains part of the history of the IEC.