International Organization for Standardization

the international organization for standardization, abbreviation ISO, is the international combination from standardization organizations over 150 countries. The organization became to 23. February 1947 in Geneva based. Compiles the ISO international standards (English. standard) within all ranges with exception of the electrical connection and electronics, for which the International Electronical Commission is responsible.

There is technical (z. B. MP3 or calling cards), klassifikatorische (z. B. Ländercodes like .de, .nl, .jp) and procedure standard (z. B. Quality management according to ISO 9000).

International standards are published in English. The English designation of the ISO reads International Organization for Standardization. The national standardization organizations are responsible for translations of international standards.

Each member of the ISO represents a country, and from each countrythere can be only one member. The DIN German Institut for standardization e. V. (DIN) member is the ISO for the Federal Republic of Germany since 1951.

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Different abbreviations ,

dependent on the language, result in the abbreviation ISO translations of the name international organization for standardization for example ION into German, IOS in English, OIN in French. Therefore one selected the uniform abbreviation ISO, which of the GreekWord “isos” descends, which means „directly “. Thus the abbreviation is uniform in each country and each language.

important ones standards

some important standards or standards of the ISO are

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