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Technology Watch

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Technology Watch surveys emerging information and communication technologies and how they can be included within the ITU-T work programme.

Technology Watch Reports are intended to provide an up-to-date assessment of new technologies in language that is accessible to non-specialists. Further, the reports assess the impact of new technologies both on developed and developing countries, analyses relevant standardization activities, with a view to identifying areas for new work in ITU-T.

Data Management

Data Management

A review of current data formats, technologies and standards, matched with an analysis of the standardization demands of future data technology.

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Tactile Internet

Tactile Internet

Technology Watch outlines the potential of the Tactile Internet, which will be characterized by extremely low latency in combination with high availability, reliability and security.

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Big Data

Big data standards

Technology Watch analysis of big data – the use of technological capabilities to collect, analyze and derive meaningful insights from large sets of data.

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Location-based Services

Spatial standards

Precise and accurate location information enhance our association with our natural and built environments, Technology Watch reports.

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Mobile Money

Mobile money

Two reports highlight the Mobile Money Revolution: financial transactions and servic​es that can be carried out using mobile devices.

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Smart Cities: Seoul

Smart Cities: Seoul

This report investigates the conceptual underpinnings of Smart Seoul, the use of technologies and mobile-web apps to provide citizen-centric services.

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