Bringing the ethics into innovation

Issue 01/2019 Innovative technology is not created in a vacuum but by, and for, society as a whole

At this time of the year many eyes are turned towards the new technologies coming out of big trade shows, such as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas and the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. And while new technologies still... More...

Looking to the future

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...

Standards for key information technologies

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,...

The challenges of cyber security in a connected world

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).

Robot cars

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming cars into friendly robots. The Las Vegas tech fest, which took place in January, offered tantalizing glimpses into the future for automotive vehicles.

Who needs AI

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...

Being prepared for quantum computing

One of the MIT’s best-known physicists, Seth Lloyd, uses a musical analogy to explain quantum computers. Classical computation, he says, is like a solo voice that produces a series of pure tones...

Technology Focus Automatizing the power grid

Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) play a key role in grid...

Technology Focus Cyber security – a priority for broadcasters and media companies

Protecting physical and digital assets, for production, storage...

Industry Spotlight Rethinking the healthcare ecosystem

Today, for many, technology is an inextricable part of life and...

Technical Committees Keeping track of things with RFID

RFID plays a key role in streamlining supply chain management...

Conformity Assessment ROVs, AUVs and AIVs

Remotely operated vehicles (ROV), often described as "robot...

Conformity Assessment Protecting renewable energy equipment from extreme weather

2018 was a year of extreme weather. Some of the lowest and...

Conformity Assessment Trust in your electronics

Technological development in the electronics industry has evolved...

In Store Form and substance

A new edition of IEC 62474 makes chemical substance...