Tag: Technology

Measuring up to the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the latest ISOfocus

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has been getting a lot of press. What does it really mean, and how will it affect us?

ISO standards help develop new toilet technology that will save millions of lives

New ISO International Standard for revolutionary sanitation systems launched at the Reinvented Toilet Expo, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, held in Beijing.

Reference framework for the Internet of Things

How ISO 30141 will help ensure Internet of Things systems are seamless, safer and far more resilient.

New (e-)takeoff for aviation industry

While the aviation industry is working to reap the benefits of industrial automation, standards, especially those of ISO/TC 184/SC 4, will play a key role in ensuring a smooth flight path – but only if they can keep up.

Email still poses a cyber-threat, but there is hope

The total number of emails sent and received daily worldwide exceeds 281 billion and is forecast to grow to over 333 billion by 2022.

World Standards Day 2018 puts the spotlight on the Fourth Industrial Revolution

On World Standards Day, we highlight the crucial role of International Standards.

Why you have (probably) already bought your last car

A growing number of tech analysts are predicting that in less than 20 years we'll all have stopped owning cars.

Your fingerprints reveal more than you think

Chemist Simona Frances explains spectrometry, a technology that analyzes fingerprints in previously impossible detail, and demonstrates how this cutting-edge forensic science can help police catch criminals.

Why Smart Cities are a golden opportunity for entrepreneurs

As we design the cities of tomorrow, entrepreneurs should take the lead.

The new phones that are stuck in the past

These sleek, downgraded cell phones are meant to promote mental wellbeing – by turning the clock back to the pre-smartphone era.

Norway’s plan for a fleet of electric planes

By 2040, Norway has promised all of its short-haul flights will be on electric aircraft. It could revolutionize the airline industry.

Will or will not autonomous trucks eliminate huge numbers of truck driver jobs?

Researcher Steve Viscelli is back with new analysis, predicting a modest loss of about 300,000 jobs.

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