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ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 40 – Plenary 2018 – Lisbon, Portugal

Chair ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 40, Jan Begg was interviewed by hosts itSMF Portugal During the five-day meetings, hosted by IT System Management Forum (itSMF) Portugal, more than 75 experts from 19 countries participated in a very busy work programme. Begg highlighted some of the many projects that were discussed, including: Handbook (Practical Guide) to the 20000 series of international standards for...

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A View From the Top – Henri Barthel – SC31 Chair & Vice President – GS1 Gobal

Taken from the AIM website AIM Matters talks to the leaders who are making a difference Earlier this month, a group of international industry leaders met in Chicago for their 2018 SC31 Plenary meeting. While not everyone is involved in developing or updating standards, no one — industry professionals, consumers or businesses — can function in their daily activities without having...

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Interview with Dr Andreas Wolf, Chair ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC/27 – IT security techniques

Why are standards important for IT security and privacy? Standards are essential for human civilization. Standards enable the global interoperability of technical solutions while ensuring that the technical progress can be applied smoothly on a global scale. Without international standards it would be much more difficult to interact with partners in different countries or on different continents....

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122nd JTC 1/ SC 29/WG 11 meeting

San Diego, CA, US, 16 – 20 April 2018 Versatile Video Coding (VVC) project starts strongly in the Joint Video Experts Team The Joint Video Experts Team (JVET), a collaborative team formed by MPEG and ITU-T Study Group 16’s VCEG commenced work on a new video coding standard to be known as Versatile Video Coding (VVC) at this meeting. The primary objective of VVC is to provide a significant...

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79th JPEG Meeting, La Jolla, CA, US

ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG1 – CODING OF STILL PICTURES JPEG issues a new Call for Proposals to define the next generation image coding format The 79th JPEG meeting was held in La Jolla, CA, U.S.A. A Call for Proposals (CfP) was issued for a next generation image compression standard reflecting recent evolutions in image compression technologies. The issuance of the CfP coincides with the...

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SC 27 Meetings in Wuhan, China

16-24th April 2018 Dr Walter Fumy (SC 27 Chair) Prof. Edward Humphreys (SC 27 Communications Officer and WG 1 Convenor) ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 and its five working groups meet in the impressive Chinese city of Wuhan in the Hubei Province during April 2018. The meetings were held in the area of the East Lake, a site of outstanding natural beauty and an ideal location for inspirational development and...

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