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International Organization for Standardization

ISO is not an acronym but the name of a standards setting organization chartered by the United Nations. The name ISO is derived from Greek and connotes equality, i.e. each member country regardless of size or wealth gets only one vote. The ISO 4217 are the standard three letter currency codes. These codes are usually composed of the ISO 3166 two letter country code plus a third letter representing the name of the currency.

International Organization for Standardization

A non-governmental organization that sets standard codes for countries and currencies. ISO sets the ISO 3166 codes for countries and provinces, which are used in international banking transactions and shipping. Likewise, it sets the ISO 4217 codes for individual currencies. ISO has its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and, because its standards are usually adopted into the law of member states, it is more powerful than most other NGOs.
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based here, today announced it received ISO 13485 certification under the International Organization for Standards (ISO) that allows the company to market its A1cNow(R) diabetes monitor and all future products directly to the consumer market in the European Union (EU), and at the clinical point of care in Canada.
MPEG-2 refers to the worldwide digital video compression standard of the International Organization for Standards (ISO) and International Telecommunications Union (IEC) underlying the efficient transmission, storage and display of digitized moving images and sound tracks on which high definition television (HDTV), Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB), direct broadcast by satellite (DBS), digital cable television systems, multichannel-multipoint distribution services (MMDS), personal computer video, digital versatile discs (DVD), interactive media and other forms of digital video delivery, storage, transport and display are based.
The ISO 9000 Standard was written by representatives from the United States and fourteen European countries and published in 1987 by the International Organization for Standards in Geneva, Switzerland.
The International Organization for Standards (ISO) is recognized as the industry leader in setting standards that ensure excellence in the quality and reliability of the goods and services manufactured and delivered by organizations around the globe.
As the first-ever provider of its kind to be recognized by the International Organization for Standards (ISO), EMG is currently ISO 9001:2000 certified.

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