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.


Video: 1906 – 1929 IEC Standards for technology development

Founding of the IEC in London in 1906, new developments in radio technology, first public demonstration of a television system. It was developed on the occasion of the 100 year anniversary and explains part of the history of the IEC.


Video: Discover the IEC – how the IEC enables innovation and global trade

This video provides an overview of the history of the IEC from its founding. It outlines how IEC work supports technology development, enables international trade and ensures that products are consistently safe and efficient, now and in the future. It was developed on the occasion of the 100 year anniversary .


Video: The passion of inventors and how IEC work contributed

A history of inventions, the people behind them and the Standards that enable their global roll-out, allowing millions of people to benefit of these new technologies.

It was developed on the occasion of the 100 year anniversary and explains part of the history of the IEC.

 

 

 

 


Video: The IEC and SMEs

 

This video provides many arguments for SMEs and outlines how IEC work helps make design and manufacturing simpler, improving the safety and quality of products and allowing  participants to avoid costly mistakes. SMEs in particular can be seen as players of equal weight, gaining peer recognition and access new opportunities. 100 year anniversary

 

 


Video: IEC serves the market

How IEC work helps companies to create business opportunities, cut manufacturing time and cost, optimize testing and speed up market access.  The IEC provides the technical foundation upon which businesses can innovate. 100 year anniversary.

 

 


Video: Nature transformed – providing the technical foundation

The role of the IEC in transforming ideas into usable technologies. How IEC technical committees take the essentials of any given technology and use them as the basis for creating Standards, laying down the processes that will allow many to safely repeat the process, again and again: “This is the best way to do this job. 100 year anniversary.