New ITU-UNESCO report on smart water management

New ITU-UNESCO report on smart water management

A new report on ‘smart’ water management provides insight into the potential of ICTs to enhance the sustainability, accessibility and efficiency of our use of water resources. The free-of-charge report, “Partnering for solutions: ICTs in Smart Water Management (SWM)”, is…

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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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Workshop on “Making Audiovisual Media Accessible to All: The options and the economics”

Following the 9th meeting of ITU’s Focus Group on Audiovisual Media Accessibility (FG-AVA), ITU is hosting a workshop to review existing as well as next-generation accessibility services and technologies in the audiovisual media sphere. Alongside the services and technologies at play,…

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Myanmar to host ITU workshops on policy governing standardization and conformance assessment

Two back-to-back ITU workshops in Myanmar will discuss how the Asia-Pacific region can boost trade, interoperability and innovation through the harmonization of policy governing ICT standardization and conformance assessment. Covering standardization policy at the global, regional and national level, the…

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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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