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Here's an interesting read on the #cyberthreats in the #maritime industry http://bit.ly/2ajY1To
Piracy has posed a major security threat to mariners everywhere, from Asia to the Mediterranean, since time immemorial. In the future, threats from armed gangs boarding ships and holding vessels and crews for ransom may be replaced by ones from cyberspace. Every day, many institutions, establishments and individuals are the targets of cyberattacks. While the maritime industry has yet to record a major cyber incident, it recognizes that it is only...
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Our #FridayGadget goes to Mark Zuckerberg for Aquila, #solar-powered plane bringing Internet to remote locations: http://bit.ly/2ahBtlu
On June 28th, we completed the first successful flight of Aquila -- our solar-powered plane that will beam internet to remote parts of the world and eventually break the record for longest unmanned aircraft flight. The flight took place before dawn in Yuma, Arizona. Our original mission was to ...
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Calling Young Professionals to Frankfurt! IEC YP 2016 workshop http://bit.ly/2a7V9YY #stem #iecgm16 #engineer
For the IEC Young Professionals Programme 2016 workshop, IEC National Committees have until the end of June to register participants, selected at national level. The 2016 workshop will be held in Frankfurt, from 10-12 October, during the IEC General Meeting.
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Interesting read on how #solar parks open the door to #smarter farming and better land management http://bit.ly/29NUn6Z
Researchers have produced the first detailed study of the impact of solar parks on the environment, opening the door to smarter forms of farming and better land management.
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IEC Standards enable cooperation b/w companies from developing & developed economies #GenevaMeans
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This week's #StandardsTuesday brings to you the panel discussion on #Energy at the #worldsmartcity2016 http://bit.ly/2a4ZZtX
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You can now find all video recordings from our World Smart City Forum in #Singapore here http://bit.ly/2adTWQj #smartcity
Programme outline for 13 July. 9:00 to 9:05 Mr Gordon Feller, Moderator, Meeting of the Minds. 9:05 to 9:10 Mr Frans Vreeswijk, General Secretary & CEO, IEC (slides). 9:10 to 9:15 Mr Kevin McKinley, Acting Secretary General, ISO (slides). 9:15 to 9:20 Dr Chaesub Lee, Director, ITU-T (slides).
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#Off-grid #solar powered products are booming & giving millions of people access to #electricity http://bit.ly/29Ou0On
We don’t think twice about using lights at home during the day or after dark. We have also got used to charging our smart phones wherever we are – at the airport, on a train or in the office – so that we can make online purchases, read the news, send messages, do banking or make a call. When we forget our phones or there is a blackout for an hour and we can’t watch television, use the computer or boil the kettle, we find it very annoying, but ima...
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For our #standardstuesday this week read this write up from our #worldsmartcity2016 event in #Singapore http://bit.ly/2a602lC #smartcity
Dozens of the world's leading specialists and practitioners making cities around the world “smarter” gathered recently in Singapore to discuss how information technology can assist cities manage energy, water, security, and transportation challenges. The World Smart City Forum, organized by the ...
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#GenevaMeans enhancing cooperation b/w standards organisations for #smartcity development http://bit.ly/29ikN0k
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Interesting #weekend read: using wireless interface the human brain controls multiple drones http://bit.ly/29XFoUH
A researcher has discovered how to control multiple robotic drones using the human brain. A controller wears a skull cap outfitted with 128 electrodes wired to a computer. The device records electrical brain activity. If the controller moves a hand or thinks of something, certain areas light up. A wireless system sends the thought to the robots.
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The IEC is the world’s leading organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies – collectively known as "electrotechnology". Join us here for the latest news and developments. Meet our team: Claire, Morand, Philippa, Zoe, Gabriela, Guilaine, Laila &Sylwia