IEC and ISO share the same commitment to our Joint Technical Committee (JTC) 1 on information technologies. We understand the strategic importance of JTC 1 Standards in these times of digital transformation. With the convergence of information and operational technologies which impact
In this early part of the 21st century, a growing number of anxieties crystallize around the use of robots and automation, both in the workplace and in our homes. We worry about robots taking our jobs, becoming smarter than us…and eventually replacing us altogether.
Biomimicry is the study of nature to help solve human challenges. It seeks to emulate patterns and behaviours existing in nature and applying them for the design and production of man-made materials and structures.
Like many other industries, shipping is increasingly dependent upon digitalisation and automation. With the convergence of operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT), more systems are being connecting to the Internet.
Managing business operations is increasingly complex with data rich systems providing a variety of services. Technologies evolve at a fast-pace and service providers continually introduce new and improved solutions.
Barcodes codes were the brainchild of the American inventor and mechanical engineer, Joseph Woodland, who was looking for a more efficient way of capturing product information at supermarket checkouts. Seventy years later, people are still finding new and unexpected uses for barcodes.
It’s that time of year when holidaymakers have to grit their teeth and put up with lengthy queues at the airports, sometimes waiting hours to pass through border control. Machine-readable passports (MRPs) don’t cut the queues, but they do keep things moving a little faster.
According to a new study commissioned by Inmarsat, the maritime industry has one of the most favourable attitudes towards the adoption of analytic, management and operational tools based on the internet of things (IoT).