ITU Blog: Enhanced VSAT security through Security Baselines

Over the past couple of years, there has been an increased attention paid to the security and trustworthiness of the products and services from the Satellite Communications (SATCOM) industry.  This focus has been driven by customer needs, increased scrutiny from…

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ITU Blog: Meet a #WSIS Prize Champion: PlacesToGo

PlacesToGo was a 2016 WSIS Prize Champion for Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content. Natalia Ovsyako told ITU News about the project and explained how World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) participants are supporting the achievement of the…

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ITU Blog: How can AI-powered cars help make cities smarter?

Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based equipment will increasingly become standard in both infotainment and in advanced driver assisted systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle applications, according to a recent Automotive Electronics Roadmap Report from IHS. The report indicates that “…unit shipments of artificial intelligence (AI)…

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ITU Blog: What #PokemonGo means for Augmented Reality

On 6 July 2016, the gaming world changed – and it has wide reaching implications. Pokémon Go, the augmented reality (AR) game that uses mobile phone location data to help players catch digital creatures found in their environs which are…

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ITU Blog: Microsoft’s LinkedIn deal highlights key ICT trends

Microsoft’s deal to purchase LinkedIn at a 50% premium to its share price is one of the largest tech acquisitions in decades. It will be important to watch how the USD26.2 billion deal is implemented, because the move spotlights two trends with…

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ITU Blog: ‘INVESTING IN TEENAGE GIRLS’ ON WORLD POPULATION DAY #WPD2016

Access to ICTs can facilitate generational change, exposing young women to new ideas and connections, engaging them in the digital economy, and promoting gender equality. Yet, women are underrepresented in the ICT field around the world. Not only are there…

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