IoT

  • The Intelligence of Things

    15 February 2020 by Catherine Bischofberger
    For many experts, the Internet of Things (IoT) will become the Intelligence of Things during the coming decade, improving and disrupting our lives in equal measure.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • From apprentice to president

    15 April 2019 by Natalie Mouyal
    In April, the board of ANCE appointed Juan Rosales as its new President, the youngest in the association’s history. With this appointment, ANCE, the leading association for standardization and conformity assessment in...
  • Moving data around the network

    15 March 2019 by Natalie Mouyal
    The digitalization of information is underway. It is enabling the use of data to better understand our preferences and provide us with the services that match our needs. At home, the data collected and analyzed ensures...
  • Virtual reality makes real life even better

    15 March 2019 by Antoinette Price
    Imagine being able to see the issues of large-scale construction projects before building is complete and to collaborate with engineers and architects to keep on top of changes, or observe a city’s infrastructure in real...
  • Measuring human exposure to 5G

    15 March 2019 by Michael A. Mullane
    5G is the latest generation of mobile network technology. It promises greater capacity, as well as significantly faster download speeds than the current 4G networks. It will mean loading the HD version of a three-hour...
  • Balancing privacy, security and convenience in mobile devices

    15 February 2019 by Alan Hodgson, Chair IEC TC 119: Printed electronics
    Mobile devices have rapidly changed society and the way in which we interact and exchange information. For example, the mobile phone has rapidly evolved from being purely a telephone to the complex smartphone systems of...
  • Looking to the future

    15 January 2019 by Natalie Mouyal
    It is a generally accepted notion that we are living in times of rapid change. If, to paraphrase Heraclitus, change is the only constant, then organizations must anticipate areas of possible change and prepare themselves...
  • Keeping track of things with RFID

    15 January 2019 by Antoinette Price
    RFID plays a key role in streamlining supply chain management applications, as the digitization of industries advances.
  • The challenges of cyber security in a connected world

    15 January 2019 by Michael A. Mullane
    The growth of connected devices has accelerated the convergence of the once separate domains of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), resulting in industrial IoT (IIOT).
  • Standards for key information technologies

    15 January 2019 by Antoinette Price
    The Internet of Things (IoT), increased connectivity and advances in artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, such as algorithms and machine learning are enabling industries to streamline processes, improve efficiency...
  • Making cities smarter

    15 June 2018 by Natalie Mouyal
    Quayside, a waterfront district in Toronto, is advertised as the first city to be "built from the Internet up". A joint partnership between Google Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto, Quayside seeks to...
  • Healthcare needs doctors and machines

    15 June 2018 by Antoinette Price
    Imagine being able to predict medical conditions in healthy people and take steps to prevent them before symptoms develop, or having fully autonomous systems monitor critical patients in intensive care units instead of...
  • How secure is your medical device?

    15 June 2018 by Antoinette Price
    In 2007, when cautious doctors replaced a former US Vice President’s heart defibrillator, a battery-powered device placed under the skin to monitor heart rate, they modified it so it couldn't be hacked by terrorists, by...
  • The risks of connected lives

    15 June 2018 by Natalie Mouyal
    Turn on the radio, set the timer for dinner, turn down the temperature, shut off the lights. With the internet of things (IoT), all of this is possible from the comfort of the couch or while sitting on the bus. As noted...
  • Keeping our cyber world safe

    15 June 2018 by Antoinette Price
    As with any other day, you wake up, check the smart phone, read emails, note sleep quality, get the real-time weather update and dress accordingly, adjust your smart home settings from an app, jump in the car, ask your...
  • A common language for IoT

    15 May 2018 by Catherine Bischofberger
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is fast becoming the Internet of everything: the technology is impacting a huge number of sectors, from the transmission and distribution of electricity to the devices we use in our cities...