Technology touches most aspects of daily life and brings many benefits to diverse fields, including education and training. For example, it can lower costs and adapt applications and programmes to individual needs and preferences.
New analysis of refuse left outside the city walls of Pompeii suggests that the ancient Romans may have invented recycling. Archaeologists believe that the Romans regularly sorted and reused materials such as broken tiles, amphorae and lumps of mortar and plaster.
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.
The Pan-American Marine Energy Conference (PAMEC) Energy Association is organizing PAMEC 2020, in San Jose, Costa Rica from 26-28 January. Register here The Conference will examine areas including resource assessment, environmental impacts, wave, tidal, offshore wind, floating offshor
As the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies advances digital transformation, AI continues to be top of mind for a variety of stakeholders worldwide, from start-ups to AI experts in large industry, academia, research and regulatory.
The 2019 Qingdao Forum on International Standardization took place on 27-29 October, under the guidance of IEC, ISO, ITU, the Standards Administration of China (SAC) and the People’s Government of Shandong Province. The event was hosted by the Qingdao Municipal Government.
The latest generation of mobile network technology – 5G – promises greater capacity, significantly faster download speeds, while opening up new possibilities for a number of technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT).