International Organization for Standardization

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The International Organization for Standardization (ISO; ) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.wikipedia
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Standards organization

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The International Organization for Standardization (ISO; ) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.
The International Federation of the National Standardizing Associations (ISA) was founded in 1926 with a broader remit to enhance international cooperation for all technical standards and specifications.

List of International Organization for Standardization technical committees

List of ISO Technical CommitteesISO Technical Committeetechnical committees
The Technical Management Board is responsible for over 250 technical committees, who develop the ISO standards.
ISO or International Organization for Standardization is a standards-making body, similar to IEC or International Electrotechnical Commission.

International Electrotechnical Commission

IECInternational Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)(IEC)
ISO has formed two joint committees with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) to develop standards and terminology in the areas of electrical and electronic related technologies.
The IEC cooperates closely with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Moving Picture Experts Group

MPEGMotion Picture Experts GroupMPEG encoding
The first step—a proposal of work (New Proposal) is approved at the relevant subcommittee or technical committee (e.g., SC29 and JTC1 respectively in the case of Moving Picture Experts Group – ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG11).
The Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) is a working group of authorities that was formed by ISO and IEC to set standards for audio and video compression and transmission.

Oxford spelling

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The three official languages of the ISO are English (with Oxford spelling), French, and Russian.
Other international organizations that adhere to this standard include the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Interpol, the International Committee of the Red Cross, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Amnesty International, the World Economic Forum and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF).

Russian language

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The three official languages of the ISO are English (with Oxford spelling), French, and Russian.

ISO 9660

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Being published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) the file system is considered an international technical standard.

International standard

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The International Organization for Standardization (ISO; ) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.
The International Federation of the National Standardizing Associations (ISA) was founded in 1926 with a broader remit to enhance international cooperation for all technical standards and specifications.

Working group

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The TC/SC may set up working groups (WG) of experts for the preparation of a working drafts.

ASTM International

ASTMAmerican Society for Testing and MaterialsAmerican Society for Testing Materials
ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) is used for standards developed in cooperation with ASTM International.
Founded in 1898 as the American Section of the International Association for Testing Materials, ASTM International predates other standards organizations such as the BSI (1901), IEC (1906), DIN (1917), ANSI (1918), AFNOR (1926), and ISO (1947).

CD-ROM

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The Yellow Book, published in 1988, defines the specifications for CD-ROMs, standardized in 1989 as the ISO/IEC 10149 / ECMA-130 standard.

Hot shoe

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The dimensions of the hot shoe are defined by the International Organization for Standardization in ISO 518:2006.

ISO/IEC JTC 1

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The ISO/IEC JTC1 fast-track procedures ("Fast-track" as used by OOXML and "PAS" as used by OpenDocument) have garnered criticism in relation to the standardization of Office Open XML (ISO/IEC 29500).
ISO/IEC JTC 1 is a joint technical committee of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

Standardization of Office Open XML

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The ISO/IEC JTC1 fast-track procedures ("Fast-track" as used by OOXML and "PAS" as used by OpenDocument) have garnered criticism in relation to the standardization of Office Open XML (ISO/IEC 29500).
The Office Open XML file formats were standardised between December 2006 and November 2008, first by the Ecma International consortium (where they became ECMA-376), and subsequently, after a contentious standardization process, by the ISO/IEC's Joint Technical Committee 1 (where they became ISO/IEC 29500:2008).

Film speed

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The current International Standard for measuring the speed of colour negative film is ISO 5800:2001 (first published in 1979, revised in November 1987) from the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).

OpenDocument

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The ISO/IEC JTC1 fast-track procedures ("Fast-track" as used by OOXML and "PAS" as used by OpenDocument) have garnered criticism in relation to the standardization of Office Open XML (ISO/IEC 29500).
In addition to being an OASIS standard, it was published as an ISO/IEC international standard ISO/IEC 26300 – Open Document Format for Office Applications (OpenDocument).

Office Open XML

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The ISO/IEC JTC1 fast-track procedures ("Fast-track" as used by OOXML and "PAS" as used by OpenDocument) have garnered criticism in relation to the standardization of Office Open XML (ISO/IEC 29500).
The format was initially standardized by Ecma (as ECMA-376), and by the ISO and IEC (as ISO/IEC 29500) in later versions.

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34

ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34JTC 1/SC 34SC 34
Martin Bryan, outgoing Convenor of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 WG1, is quoted as saying:
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34, Document description and processing languages is a subcommittee of the ISO/IEC JTC1 joint technical committee, which is a collaborative effort of both the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission, which develops and facilitates standards within the field of document description and processing languages.

Isofix

LATCHISO 13216lower anchors and tethers for children
Isofix is International Organization for Standardization standard ISO 13216, which specifies the anchoring system for Group 1 child safety seats.

Geneva

Geneva, SwitzerlandGenèveGeneve
It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and works in 164 countries.

English language

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The three official languages of the ISO are English (with Oxford spelling), French, and Russian.

French language

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The three official languages of the ISO are English (with Oxford spelling), French, and Russian.

Acronym

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ISO is not an acronym.

World War II

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It was suspended in 1942 during World War II, but after the war ISA was approached by the recently formed United Nations Standards Coordinating Committee (UNSCC) with a proposal to form a new global standards body.