Algeria to host meetings on standards for IMT, M2M, IoT, Cloud Computing and SDN

The first meeting of the ITU-T Study Group 13 Regional Group for Africa (SG13 RG-AFR), the group to coordinate African contributions to the standardization work ofITU-T Study Group 13 (Future networks), will be preceded by a one-day workshop – free…

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3rd ITU Green Standards Week to advance smart sustainable cities

The 3rd ITU Green Standards Week is set to tackle an agenda featuring ‘Smart Sustainable Cities’, e-waste, mobile device eco-rating schemes, and climate monitoring and disaster warning using submarine communications networks. The 2013 event is being organized by ITU and hosted…

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Smart Seoul: Case study of a smart city

ITU-T’s latest Technology Watch report covers Seoul’s emergence as a “smart city” applying information and communication technologies (ICTs) as basic infrastructure to improve service delivery, citizen happiness, and economic and environmental sustainability. Read or download the full report here. The report…

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ITU establishes Focus Group on Smart Sustainable Cities

ITU-T has established a new Focus Group on Smart Sustainable Cities to assess the standardization requirements of cities aiming to boost their social, economic and environmental sustainability through the integration of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in their infrastructures and…

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New ITU standards define the Internet of Things and provide the blueprints for its development

ITU-T Study Group 13 – Future Networks including Cloud Computing and NGN – has approved new standards offering a definition of the Internet of Things (IoT), characterizing the emerging IoT environment, and outlining the functional requirements of machine-oriented communication applications…

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First meeting of ITU-T M2M Focus Group attracts healthcare vertical and lays foundation for future work

The first meeting of ITU-T’s new Focus Group on M2M service layer (FG M2M), 17-18 April, attracted a large number of experts from the healthcare and ICT fields to discuss the M2M standardization requirements of vertical healthcare markets. The open…

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