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Remote controls standards

A remote control is an electronic device used for the remote operation of a machine. Due to the majority of modern devices being controlled by this kind of device, and the amount of function controls found on most modern remote controls, blind and partially sighted people and those with other disabilities often encounter difficulties with remote controls that render them inaccessible.

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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 4 - User interfaces for mobile devices
Secretary: Phillippe Magnabosco

  • ISO/IEC 24752-1 (2008) Information technology - User interfaces - Universal remote console - Part 1: Framework
  • ISO/IEC 24752-2 (2008) Information technology - User interfaces - Universal remote console - Part 2: User interface socket description
  • ISO/IEC 24752-3 (2008) Information technology - User interfaces - Universal remote console - Part 3: Presentation template
  • ISO/IEC 24752-4 (2008) Information technology - User interfaces - Universal remote console - Part 4: Target description
  • ISO/IEC 24752-5 (2008) Information technology - User interfaces - Universal remote console - Part 5: Resource description

ISO/TC 173 - Assistive products for persons with disability
Secretary: Frick-Meijer
Chairperson: Mr. Claes Tjäder

  • ISO 16201 (2006) Technical aids for disabled persons. Environmental control systems for daily living

National Standards in Europe

United Kingdom

British Standards Institute (BSI)

389 Chiswick High Road, London W4 4AL, United Kingdom.
Tel: +44 20 8996 9000; Fax: +44 20 8996 7001
Email: cservices@bsi-global.com; Web: www.bsi-global.com

Committees and Working Groups:

EPL/100

  • BS EN 61603-7:2003 Transmission systems for audio and/or video and related signals using infra-red radiation. Digital audio signals for conference and similar application

GEL/3

  • BS EN 60417 (1999) Graphical symbols for use on equipment. Withdrawn.

Other National Standards

United States of America

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

1819 L Street NW, 6th Floor, Washington DC 20036, USA.
Tel: +1 212 642 4900; Fax: +1 202 293 9287
Email: info@ansi.org; Web: www.ansi.org

  • ANSI INCITS 389-2005 Information Technology - Protocol to facilitate operation of information and electronic products through remote and alternative interfaces and intelligent agents - Universal Remote Console