Briefing paper: Smart train, metro and tramway systems – en

Travelling by train, tram or metro are favourite modes of transport for many of us: no traffic jams, no need to focus on the road ahead… we can just sit back and read a book, consult our smartphones or even fall asleep. One thing we rarely do, however, is to think about the hundreds of electrical and electronic devices and systems which enable trains, metros and trams to depart and travel to their destination safely.

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Briefing paper: IEC White Papers flyer – en

Short summary of every published IEC White Paper

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Briefing paper: Cyber security – en

The aim of any cyber security strategy is to protect as many assets as possible and especially the most important – the “crown jewels”. Since it is not feasible, sensible or even efficient to try to protect everything in equal measure, it is important to identify what is valuable and needs greatest protection, identify vulnerabilities, then to prioritize and to erect defence-in-depth architecture that ensures business continuity.

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Briefing paper: ISO/IEC JTC 1 – Making the internet of things safer and more secure – en

The IEC and ISO Joint Technical Committee 1 (ISO/IEC JTC 1) brings together experts from around the world to develop International Standards for information and communication technology (ICT) for business and consumer applications.

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IEC White Paper: Edge intelligence – en, ko

To enable and realize the true value of the internet of things (IoT), edge intelligence pushes processing for data intensive applications away from the core of the cloud to the edge of the network.

This radical transformation from the cloud to the edge, edge intelligence, will support trillions of sensors and billions of systems. It will treat data in motion differently from data at rest.

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Briefing paper (e-tech articles): Focus on solar energy – en

This brochure contains a selection of articles from our magazine, e-tech, on the work of IEC for solar energy.


IEC White Paper: IoT 2020: Smart and secure IoT platform – en, zh, ko

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an infrastructure of interconnected objects, people or systems that processes and reacts to physical and virtual information. IoT collectively uses today’s internet backbone to connect things using sensors and other technologies. Through data collection and analysis it achieves a multitude of outcomes that generally aim to improve user experience or the performance of devices and systems.

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IEC White Paper: Internet of Things: Wireless Sensor Networks – en, ru, ko

Wireless sensor networks (WSN) are generating increasing interest from industry and research. This is driven by the availability of inexpensive, low-powered miniature components such as processors, radios and sensors which are sometimes integrated on a single chip.

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