ITU guidelines on establishing a national standardization secretariat

ITU-T has launched a set of guidelines for developing countries to establish a ‘national standardization secretariat’ charged with marshaling ICT standardization domestically and representing a country’s interests in the international standardization work of ITU-T. The “Guidelines on the establishment of…

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Standards collaboration, security and privacy top the list of priorities at IoT workshop

Standards collaboration, security and privacy top the list of priorities at IoT workshop

Meeting to discuss the development of standards to support the nascent Internet of Things (IoT), a diverse group of experts has emphasized the importance of collaboration among standards bodies, the private sector and government; both in finding their respective roles…

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IoT Trends and Challenges to be Analyzed in February ITU Workshop

ITU’s workshop on the “Internet of Things – Trends and Challenges in Standardization” will host a side exhibition with four exhibitors confirmed so far. STMicroelectronics will showcase its Smart home concept; EPFL its OpenIOT project. Japan’s National Institute of Information…

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New e-Learning Course on the Working Methods of ITU-T Study Groups

The first in a series of new ITU-T e-learning courses is now available on the ITU Academy platform. The course is based on Recommendation ITU-T A.1 “Work methods for study groups of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector”, providing an introduction…

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Call for Proposals issued for screen content coding extensions to HEVC video coding standard

The ITU Video Coding Experts Group (VCEG) and the ISO/IEC Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) have issued a joint Call for Proposals for possible screen-content coding extensions to the new High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard approved in April 2013…

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New coordination mechanism announced

Following the adoption of Resolution 18 – Principles and procedures for the allocation of work to, and coordination between, the ITU Radiocommunication and ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sectors – by the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA), 2012 two new Intersectoral Rapporteur…

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