To help face these challenges and fully embrace the complexities of communication technologies and architectures, the IEC has set up a new systems group, SyC COMM, with the aim of providing a holistic approach to their standardization.
In the field of computer technology, human to machine interfaces have progressed from the use of punch cards to onscreen textual commands and graphical user interfaces. Recent developments have incorporated touch screens and voice commands commonly used with digital assistants, tablet
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.
Many governments around the world, both national and local, are grappling with creating or updating their ICT policies to cope with the new world of cloud computing. Governments and enterprises are also looking at their own procurement policies when it comes to cloud computing.