Artificial Intelligence and Big Data: a paradigm shift in healthcare

Issue 05/2019 Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data are frequently mentioned in many domains, often hyped as universal solutions to problems, in particular in healthcare where they already have a significant impact.

AI and Big Data will be central to the future of medical care to prevent and treat a myriad of issues, by assisting physicians and treatment. According to Allied Market Research, the global big data analytics in healthcare market size is... More...

2019 Council Statutory Session

Council, the supreme governing body of the IEC, held its meeting on 25 October 2019 during the IEC General Meeting in Shanghai.

Medical device standards experts and regulators discuss closer collaboration

A symposium at the IEC General Meeting in Shanghai has explored the scope for closer collaboration between IEC standards developers and regulators responsible for medical devices. Participants also...

Standards advance the fourth industrial revolution

The 2019 Qingdao Forum on International Standardization was held on 27-29 October, under the guidance of IEC, ISO, ITU, the Standards Administration of China (SAC) and the People's Government of...

JPEG is awarded 2019 Engineering Emmy

The old saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” could not be more apt in today’s visual world.

Building an age-friendly world

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...

IECEE training raises awareness of cyber security for industrial automation

The IECEE Industrial Cyber Security Programme enables manufacturers to demonstrate that their industrial automation equipment complies with regulations.