ITU Telecom World started out life in Geneva in 1971, with “a message to the 21st century”. In 1971 ICT was all about telecoms; voice over a fixed infrastructure, run by national operators out of government departments.
International cooperation will be vital to reduce global disaster risks, agreed the participants at a recent workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for natural disaster management convened by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), and UN Environment (UNEP).
Zarr can represent very large array datasets in a simple, scalable way, and is compatible with cloud object storage – making it ideal for analysis-ready geospatial data. CoverageJSON has been demonstrated to be an effective, efficient format, friendly to web and application developers. Both are considered for OGC adoption.
Complementing Copernicus, Galileo, EGNOS, and the forthcoming GOVSATCOM, the European Connectivity Initiative, will benefit a broad range of sectors, including road and maritime transport, air traffic and control, autonomous vehicle development as well Internet of Things (IoT).
WGIC partner buildingSMART International concluded their Council, Board and Strategic Advisory Council meetings in June with a variety of announcements, updates and news to be shared.
The Secretariat of WGIC Partner WFEO (World Federation of Engineering Organisations) announced that the call for nominations regarding WFEO 2021 Awards is now open for the WFEO Gree Women in Engineering Award, the WFEO Medal for Engineering Excellence and the WFEO Medal for Excellence in Engineering Education.