IBC (International Broadcasting Convention) kicks off today in the Dutch capital. Key technologies to look out for are summed up by a few acronyms which might seem a little cryptic to the non-initiated: 5G, 8K, HDR and IP. Let's try and shed some light on what they all mean.
Vertical farming is a new sustainable farming concept that has received much hype. Transforming dilapidated warehouses and factories into urban farms to grow salads and vegetables has generated much interest, most notably in Japan and the United States.
The standby symbol is well-known to all of us and has become a bit of an icon for techies all around the world. Outside of the IEC, few people know that it is one of the organization’s earliest Technical Committees – IEC TC 3 – that produced the world-famous symbol.
Robots and drones can safely reach places humans can’t. They have been used to free people trapped under rubble after earthquakes and access dangerous areas, such as the Fukushima nuclear disaster, as part of emergency response actions.
Once an organization has implemented ISO/IEC 27001 the logical next step is certification. IECQ certification now offers a single, reliable approach to the application of one of the world’s best known and most trusted information security standards.