Advances in technology, such as artificial intelligence, could help to provide solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic. Using AI tools such as machine learning and data analytics, researchers can help to track outbreaks, detect illness and eventually secure a treatment.
Ulrike Haltrich has been appointed Chair of IEC TC 100: Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment. IEC TC 100 has published close to 500 standards which shape the audio-visual (AV) as well as the information and communication (ICT) landscape.
We live in an increasingly digitalized world, with a growing number of intelligent and connected products and services. From smart homes and connected healthcare devices, to cars that are becoming increasingly autonomous, we must put our trust in the technology all around us.
Products, services and systems are being enhanced through innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence. We see it in our homes, in the work place, in factories, in healthcare and in transport. There are many examples of how AI affects us every day.
As technologies advance rapidly, they are changing how we live and work and along with this, the expectations of people and businesses. Leadership and management of public, private and not-for-profit organizations must stay up to date with this evolution.
Cloud computing has taken the IT industry by storm. Estimated at USD 24.6 billion in 2010, cloud computing has already surpassed USD 100 billion and is expected to reach USD 150 billion by the end of 2020.
Manufacturers face many challenges of ensuring global supply chains and delivering global orders on time. Customer demands can change rapidly, bad weather and strikes can result in delays or cancellations of component parts, and machines do break down.
For the tech industry, the New Year begins with the annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas to attend the consumer technology show known as CES. According the organizers, CES will bring together over 4 500 exhibitor, 170 000 attendees and 1 100 speakers from over 45 countries.