Tag: Technology

Keeping safe on the roads

A series of standards for vehicle electronics functional safety was just updated

The quest for cyber-trust

How can International Standards help mitigate cyber risks? And is it really the case that the only answer is even more sophisticated technology?

Lighters just got safer, thanks to revised ISO 9994 standards

To help reduce the risks of open flame, ISO standards exist for both regular pocket lighters and the utility types that have a longer reach. In both cases, the focus is on user safety.

Why AI, 3D printing and IoT will reach new heights in 2019

Sam Rothwell, HSO team lead, explores the manufacturing trends that we may see appearing in 2019.

Sci-Fi promised us home robots. So where are they?

It seemed like 2018 was going to be the year of robots. But then, as quickly as the home robots came, they disappeared.

How to be a spy in the digital age

The head of MI6 has just revealed a huge secret - his first ever mission.

How NASA’s Next Mars Mission Will Take the Red Planet’s Pulse

On November 26th, 2018, NASA's InSight spacecraft is set to touch down on Mars after completing a 205-day orbit in space.

Google’s ”Smart City of surveillance” faces new resistance in Toronto

Sidewalk Toronto’s ongoing controversies may serve as the latest warning sign for cities who are considering signing over public spaces to major tech companies.

Bangkok CyberTech District heralded as ”game-changer”

Neighbourhood is set to provide a comprehensive ecosystem for both domestic and international start-ups

New digital tags for supply chain transparency

The Finnish packaging firm, Stora Enso, has announced the development of a digital tag to use in its supply chain.

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.

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