AI

  • Achieving trustworthy AI with standards

    8 June 2020 by Antoinette Price
    Artificial intelligence (AI) systems promise to bring many benefits, however considerations in the area of trust, ethics and societal concerns stemming from the application domain, business requirements, regulatory...
  • Making plans for the IoT

    15 February 2020 by Catherine Bischofberger
    What is in the future for IoT standardization? François Coallier, who leads the work by IEC and ISO in this wide-reaching area, answers some of our questions.
  • Robots in the frontline of the fight against COVID-19

    15 February 2020 by Michael A. Mullane and Catherine Bischofberger
    A recent article in Science Robotics suggests that robots could be effective resources in combating COVID-19. They can be used for disinfection, to deliver medicine and food and measure vital signs. A hospital at the...
  • IEC and ISO committee on AI expands programme of work

    15 January 2020 by Antoinette Price
    IEC and ISO develop international standards for AI. SC 42, the joint committee of IEC and ISO tasked with this work, recently approved new standards projects in the areas of trustworthiness and computational methods.
  • Trend setter

    15 January 2020 by Catherine Bischofberger
    What lies in the future for IEC Technical Committee 100? Ulrike Haltrich, its new Chair, gives us a preview.
  • CES technology trends for 2020

    15 January 2020 by Gabriela Ehrlich
    e-tech was present at this year's Consumer Electronics Show which took place in Las Vegas from 7 to 10 January 2020.
  • Looking to the future

    15 January 2020 by Zoë Smart
    New year, new tech and a new Secretary General and CEO at the helm of the IEC
  • AI standards help accelerate digitalization of smart manufacturing

    15 June 2019 by Wael Diab, Chair ISO/IEC JTC 1/ SC42 for Artificial intelligence
    Various analysts put the market estimate at several hundreds of billions US dollars with double digit CAGR growth. Much of this growth is being fuelled by the digitalization of the sector as emerging IT technologies such...
  • Building an age-friendly world

    15 May 2019 by Catherine Bischofberger
    From robots to wearables, various technology breakthroughs are helping the elderly population better cope with the many inconveniences associated with old age. IEC International Standards help these new devices to...
  • Digital learning is redefining education

    15 February 2019 by Antoinette Price
    In parts of Asia, North and South America, Europe and Africa, digital technologies are enabling students to learn more effectively and from entirely new perspectives.
  • Women still gotta fight!

    15 February 2019 by Claire Marchand
    Women are still underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). According to UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 29% of those in science research and...
  • Rethinking the healthcare ecosystem

    15 January 2019 by Antoinette Price
    Today, for many, technology is an inextricable part of life and healthcare. Friendly robots administer daily medications; algorithms diagnose diseases more accurately than top specialists, and a doctor’s appointment can...

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