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International Electrotechnical Commission

Also called the IEC. An organization established to standardize the use of electricity. Members consist of national boards. The IEC attempts to incorporate the interests of governments and the private sector. It was founded in 1906 and is based in Geneva.
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Reduction in Cost of Future Technology Integration will Drive the Sale of IEC 61850 Compliant Routers and Switches
The IEC 61850 compliant routers and switches will bring down the cost of technology integration in future.
IEC 60598-2-6 Luminaries with built in transformers for filament lamps
IEC 60598-2-17 Stage, Studio and TV Luminaires, Outdoor & Indoor
A nonprofit organization, the IEC is dedicated to catalyzing technology and business progress worldwide in a range of high-technology industries and their university communities.
The 2006 IEC finalists in Access Network Technologies and Services are:
The four above-mentioned USB-IF specifications have been included in the newly approved IEC International Standard IEC 62680, Universal Serial Bus interfaces for data and power.
Meeting with IEC officials in Beijing, he said that Chinese companies should become more active in IEC work.
IEC 61788-4 Superconductivity--Part 4: Residual resistance ratio measurement--Residual resistance ratio of Nb-Ti composite superconductors;
IEC adoption and endorsement of four USB-IF specifications elevates these standards to a formal international level of recognition.
IEC 61788-3 Superconductivity--Part 3: Critical current measurement--DC critical current of Ag-sheathed Bi-2212 and Bi-2223 oxide superconductors,
Part of Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, the IEC will offer energy management assistance to state companies.