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Gifts that can be hazardous


IECQ has the perfect solution for toy manufacturers who want to create safe and certified electronic toys that have hazardous substance-free electronic components. Toys using electronic components from suppliers that are certified under the IECQ HSPM Scheme are manufactured with hazardous substance-free electronic components.


[read article] – IEC e-tech | Multimedia & appliances | January/February 2014

Electronics through the looking glass


What will the future of electronics hold? Will we use 3D printers to make a spacecraft to take us to the moon? Will our electronics be able to reveal our emotional state to others? This year at TAITRONICS, the 39th Taipei International Electronics Show, exhibitors showcased items that we could only have dreamed about in the past. As was the case in previous years, IECQ was present at this event, one of the world’s largest electronic shows.


[read article] – IEC e-tech | GM Special | December 2013

IECQ past, present and future


Since it first began, IECQ has been gaining worldwide recognition as the international system for providing independent verification that electronic components, related materials and processes comply with appropriate standards and specifications.


[read article] – IEC e-tech | Smart Grids, Smart Cities | November 2013

Failures avoided


For IECQ, the year began with the launch of a new and totally revamped IECQ website which provides, among others, quick access to documentation and certificates,as well as information on long-established programmes and new services such as IECQ CAP (Counterfeit Avoidance Programme) and IECQ AQP (Automotive Qualification Programme).


[read article] – IEC e-tech | The year in review | October 2013

A walk through history made safe thanks to IECQ


To tighten security for tourists, staff and to keep the historic pieces of art in the building safe, the Louvre, one of the largest museum in the world, will be updating its already comprehensive security system. The new system will use fingerprint verification, keypad entry, magnetic card, barcode card, proximity card, contactless smart card and facial recognition.


[read article] – IEC e-tech | Lighting & Laser | August/September 2013