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Standards hat trick for the Internet of Things
Three new standards are set to help accelerate the arrival of a connected world.
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When the world stops, standards development keeps moving
Nearly five thousand meetings are held each year somewhere around the world to develop ISO International Standards, bringing together experts from all four corners of the earth. With COVID-19 bringing travel to a standstill, the standards world went completely online, literally overnight. The result: …
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New file format for 3D printers
ISO/ASTM 52915, just published, will help realize the full potential of additive manufacturing.
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Driving home clean transportation with two new International Standards
Responsible for nearly a quarter of global carbon emissions, transport is the achilles heel of nearly every city. Yet, with energy demand on the rise, so much needs to be done to tackle the 2030 Agenda targets. New standards have just been published to help achieve smart and efficient transportation …

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ISOfocus November/December 2019

The age of artificial intelligence

In this issue, we debunk the AI myths, explore the opportunities and explain why globally relevant standards are key.


The ISO Research and Innovation Network

This network has been created by the Research and Innovation unit with the aim of creating a community to discuss, promote and conduct research and innovation activities related to standardization.


ISO and innovation

An overview of the importance of innovation in business sustainability and how ISO standards can help.


IEC, ISO and information communication technology

In our hyperconnected world, information communication technology (ICT) pervades all areas of our lives. International Standards help organizations make sense of ICT with tools and practices that allow interoperability, security and innovation to flourish.

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