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Issue 03/2018

The lighting revolution

Lighting technology has been reinvented continuously since the first light bulb was patented in the late 19th century

The invention of the light bulb had a major effect on the lives of people in the 20th century. Over the years, lighting technology has never ceased to evolve. The various milestones reached along the way coincide with some important dates in the history of the IEC.

2017
Issue 08/2017

Home smart home

Smart homes drive Standards

The market for smart home devices and systems is booming. The IEC is helping the various industries involved by publishing a number of Standards in the relevant sectors.

Issue 05/2017

Shedding light on IEC standardization

IEC presents at international lighting and facility management event in Australia

The sparc-FMA International Lighting and Facilities event, organized by the Facility Management Association (FMA) took place from 30 May to 1 June, in Sydney. During the event, more than 60 exhibitors, including lighting manufacturers, suppliers and service providers, showcased the latest innovations in the two industries.

2016
Issue 09/2016

The revolutionizing Internet of Things

MSB workshop discusses updates of IoT-related work

From home heating systems, smart medical devices and fridges that automatically replenish food items, to connected cars that guide drivers to free parking spots, increasingly IoT is a part of our daily lives. However, this technology is not new. Industrial applications, power generation, digitization, connectivity and automation have been around for many years and IEC has been working in these areas for some time.