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
A well-known actress from the 1930s and 1940s, Hedy Lamarr is also an accomplished scientist. As a scientist, she helped develop spread-spectrum techniques that are now incorporated into Bluetooth technology.
IEC and ISO Joint Technical Committee (ISO/IEC JTC 1) for information technology began its week-long meeting in New Delhi. Around 90 country delegates and chairs of JTC 1 subcommittees will discuss their work programmes for the development of international standards for ICT.
It’s hard to imagine life without images. Instagram reported 500 million daily active stories users posted photos worldwide this year, up 100 million from 2018, while numbers of Snapchat and Whatsapp users posting photos and video grew to 190 and 500 million respectively in the first
UNESCO has designated 5 October as a day to celebrate our educators. And while many of us remember using paper and books to learn, increasingly, digital technologies are now available to help teachers educate the next generation of students.