News release: International cooperation between the IEC and eCl@ss e. V.

Harmonization of standards a breakthrough for digital data exchange

Geneva, Switzerland/Cologne, Germany, 17 November 2016 – The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) the world’s foremost organization that prepares and publishes globally relevant International Standards for all electric and electronic devices and systems supports all forms of conformity assessment and administers four Conformity Assessment Systems that certify that components, equipment and systems, and eCl@ss e. V., the industry association providing the classification and description system eCl@ss, have signed a cooperation agreement which aims to facilitate the automatic transfer of shared content between the IEC Common Data Dictionaries (CDD) and eCl@ss dictionaries.