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.
One of the longest serving expert groups in the joint technical committee set up by IEC and ISO develops standards for software products and systems. The experts in JTC 1/SC 7 produce generic standards that are technology agnostic and independent of the application domain.
In the most recent edition of e-tech, Antoinette Price interviews Peter Waggett, who leads the work on the mobile driving licence (mDL) application standard – ISO/IEC 18013-5 – in the joint technical committee set up by IEC and ISO. This is an excerpt from the interview.
Cities provide many services to its residents, from electricity and water to safety and public transportation. Data and technology can be used to enhance these services and improve the quality of life for its residents. This is the aim of smart cities.
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 28 has published over 30 standards for office equipment, including printers, scanners and photocopying machines. New technologies and environmental concerns are driving much of the standardization work.
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.
Cloud computing is one of the hot topics in the IT industry. Along with artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, it is part of the trifecta of digital technologies that are predicted to transform our lives.
The IEC and ISO Joint Technical Committee (ISO/IEC JTC 1) for information technology held its Plenary in New Delhi, India, this month. Hosted by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), over 100 delegates from more than 20 nations discussed their work programmes for the development of in