General ICT Standards

Information and communication technology (ICT) is the catch-all phrase used to describe a range of technologies for gathering, storing, retrieving, processing, analysing and transmitting information.

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International Standards

International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)

1, Ch. de la Voie-Creuse, Case postale 56, CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland.
Tel: +41 22 749 0111; Fax: +41 22 733 3430
Web www.iso.ch

Committees and Working Groups:

ISO/IEC JTC1/SC 35/WG 5 - Cultural, Linguistic and User Requirements

ISO/TC 159/SC 1 - Ergonomic Guiding Principles
Secretary: Stefan Krebs

ISO/TC 159/SC 1/WG 1 - Principles of the Design of Work Systems

ISO/TC 159/SC 1/WG 4 - Product Usability

ISO/TC 159/SC 4/WG 3 - Controls, Workplace and Environmental Requirements

ISO/TC 159/SC 4/WG 5 - Software Ergonomics and Human-Computer Dialogues
Convenor: Dr. Susan Harker

ISO/TC 159/SC 4/WG 6 - Human-centred Design Processes for Interactive Systems

ISO/TC 159/SC 5/WG 5 - People with Special Requirements

ISO/TC 159/WG 2 - Ergonomics For People With Special Requirements

TMB- Technical Management Board


European Standards

Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN)

Avenue Marnix 17, B-1000, Belgium.
Tel: + 32 2 550 08 11; Fax: + 32 2 550 08 19
Email: infodesk@cen.eu; Web: www.cen.eu

List of member organisations for CEN (MS Word Document; 56KB).

European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation (CENELEC)

35, Rue de Stassartstraart, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium.
Tel: +32 2 519 68 71
Web: www.cenelec.org

European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)

650 Route des Lucioles, F-06921 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France.
Tel: +33 4 92 94 42 00; Fax: +33 4 93 65 47 16
Email: helpdesk@etsi.org; Web: www.etsi.org

Committees and Working Groups:

TCHF - Technical Committee on Human Factors
Chairman: Stephen Furner


National Standards in Europe

Austria

Osterreichisches Normungsinstitut

Heinestrasse 38, AT-1020 Wien, Austria.
Tel: +431 213 000; Fax: +431 213 00 818
Email: office@on-norm.at; Web: www.on-norm.at

Committees and Working Groups:

TC 196 - Technical Systems and Aids for Disabled or Handicapped Persons
Contact: Andrea Redelsteiner
Austrian mirror group for CEN/TC 178, CEN/TC 293, ISO/TC 168 and ISO/TC 173

Bulgaria

Bulgarian Institute for Standardization

3A, 165 str., Izgrev Complex BG-1797 Sofia, Bulgaria.
Tel: +359 2 817 45 04; Fax: +359 2 873 55 97
Email: standards@bds-bg.org; Web: www.bds-bg.org

Committees and Working Groups:

TC 87 - Mechanical and Optical Devices in Medicine Practice
Chairman: Penk Penev; Secretary: Stoyka Nacheva

Bulgarian mirror group for CEN/TC 55, CEN/TC 102, CEN/TC 123, CEN/TC 140, CEN/TC 170, CEN/TC 204, CEN/TC 205, CEN/TC 206, CEN/TC 210, CEN/TC 215, CEN/TC 239, CEN/TC 257, CEN/TC 258, CEN/TC 285, CEN/TC 293, CEN/TC 316, CEN/TC SS-S-02, CEN/TC SS-S-03, CEN/TC SS-S-16, CEN/TC SS-S-19, ISO/TC 76, ISO/TC 84, ISO/TC 106, ISO/TC 121, ISO/TC 150, ISO/TC 168, ISO/TC 170, ISO/TC 172, ISO/TC 173, ISO/TC 194, ISO/TC 198, ISO/TC 212 and ISO/TC 227

Cyprus

Cyprus Organization for Standardization

PO Box 16197, CY-2086 Nicosia, Cyprus.
Tel: +357 22 411 411; Fax: +357 22 411 511
Email: cystandards@cys.org.cy; Web: www.cys.org.cy

Denmark

Dansk Standards

Kollegievej 6, DK-2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark.
Tel: +45 39 96 61 01; Fax: +45 39 96 61 02
Email: dansk.standard@ds.dk; Web: www.ds.dk

Committees and Working Groups:

DS/S-199 - Tekniske Hjælpemidler til Handicappede
Danish mirror group for CEN/TC 293

DS/S-199/A-05 - Klassifikation og Terminologi: Tekniske Hjælpemidler til Handicappede
Danish mirror group for ISO/TC 173/SC 2

DS/S-379 - Tilgængelighed til Bygningerog Omkringliggende Omgivelser, Samt Rekreative Områder

Finland

Suomen Standardisoimisliitto SFS

Maistraatinportti 2, Helsinki, FI 00240, Finland.
Tel: +358 9 149 9331; Fax: +358 9 146 4925
Email: sfs@sfs.fi; Web: www.sfs.fi

Committees and Working Groups:

11.180 - Aids For Disabled and Handicapped Persons

Ireland

National Standards Authority of Ireland

Glasnevin, IE-Dublin 9, Ireland
Tel: +353 1 807 38 00; Fax: +353 1 807 38 38
Email: nsai@nsai.ie; Web: www.nsai.ie

Italy

Italian Government - Minister for Innovation and Technologies

Tel: +39 800 130 130
Web: www.italia.gov.it

Lithuania

Lithuanian Standards Board

T. Kosciuskos g.30., LT-01100 Vilnius, Lithuania.
Tel: +370 5 212 62 52; Fax: +370 5 212 62 52
Email: lstboard@lsd.lt; Web: alpha.lsd.lt/en

Committees and Working Groups:

TK 54 - Technical Aids for Disabled Persons
Chairman: J. Astrauskas
Secretary: D. Karvelis

Netherlands

Nederlands Normalisatie-instituut

PO Box 5059, NL-2600 GB Delft, Netherlands.
Tel: +31 152 690 390
Web: www.nen.nl


Other National Standards

Canada

Canadian Standards Association

5060 Spectrum Way, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 5N6, Canada.
Tel: +1 416 747 4000; Fax: +1 416 747 2473
Web: www.csa.ca

Japan

Japan Business Machine and Information System Industries Association

NP Onarimon Building, 4th Floor, 3-25-33 Nishi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0003, Japan.
Tel: +81 3 5472 1101; Fax: +81 3 5472 2511
Web: www.jbmia.or.jp/english/index.htm

Japanese Industrial Standards Committee

1-3-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8901, Japan.
Email: jisc@meti.go.jp; Web: www.jisc.go.jp

Committees and Working Groups:

X - Information Processing

Z - Miscellaneous

Korea

Information and Telecommunications Accessibility Promotion Standard Forum (IABF)

IABF Forum, Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity & Promotion 645-11, Deungchon 1-Dong, Gangseo-Gu 157-715, Seoul, Korea
Tel: +82-2-3660-2577; Fax: +82-2-3660-2579
Email: jhyun22@kado.or.kr; Web: www.iabf.or.kr/En/About.asp

United States of America

United States Access Board - Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

Office of Technical and Information Services, 1331 F Street, NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-1111, USA.
Tel: +1 202 272 0016; Fax: +1 202 272 0082
Email: info@access-board.gov; Web: www.access-board.gov

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