industrial automation

  • 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...
  • IECEE certification benefits diverse industry sectors

    15 April 2019 by Antoinette Price
    Over the past year, IECEE has been considering several partnerships with other organizations which could enhance certification activities in the area of energy efficient products, sustainable lighting and certain aspects...
  • Who needs AI

    15 January 2019 by Mike Mullane
    Ignore the recent media reports about the failings of AI devices, from disappointing gadgets on show at the CES to malfunctioning hotel bots. Some of the stories are very funny, but all they tell us is that the...
  • Protecting supply chains against cyber attacks

    15 June 2018 by Mike Mullane
    In recent months, a number of international studies and reports have highlighted an alarming increase in cyber attacks targeting the supply chain. One such survey, conducted in the Americas, Asia and Europe, suggests...
  • Measurement-based control for industrial systems in the digital world

    21 August 2017 by Roberto Redaelli, Product Manager, Gefran (Italy), Morand Fachot
    Industrial automation is not new: it has evolved over the years from simple functions as technologies have improved. Measurement-based control has always been at the core of industrial automation. As the nature of...
  • Thirty years of ICT standardization

    21 June 2017 by Antoinette Price
    The world has never been more connected and surrounded by ICT. Whether we realize it or not, many aspects of ISO/IEC JTC 1 work affect daily life. From a smart toothbrush, animal tracking collar and household appliances...
  • Helping prevent a cyber nightmare

    21 June 2017 by Morand Fachot
    Standardization work by the IEC technical committees (TCs) and subcommittees (SCs), and by the Joint Technical Committee (ISO/IEC JTC 1) set up by the IEC and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), is...
  • From toys to human organs – the diversified world of 3D printing

    21 May 2017 by Gilles Thonet, Head of ICT Standards Coordination
    The term "3D printing", also known as additive manufacturing, originally referred to a process that deposits a binder material onto a powder bed with inkjet printer heads layer by layer. Recently, it has been used...
  • IEC work on cyber security for energy infrastructure

    21 March 2017 by Morand Fachot
    Protecting energy security and critical energy infrastructure against cyber attacks is fast emerging as an absolute priority. In mid-February, the EnergyPact Foundation organized an international conference in Vienna on...