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    Dare to dream big

    3 innovators who are changing the world

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  • Reducing the risk

    Discover a new standard for medical device connectors

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    World Standards Day

    How standards build trust - 14 October

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    Our connected future

    How the Internet of Things will change our lives

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Dare to dream big: three innovators change the world with standards

They are flying across oceans without fuel, giving ordinary people robotic super strength, and growing crops in the desert... In a new video series, three #inspiringinnovators tell the story of how International Standards helped them reach new heights in their search for technologies that could transform the world we know today.

Reducing risk in intravenous delivery is the aim of new standard

Intravenous delivery of medication or other vital products can save lives. But mix-ups with connectors that mean the wrong product is delivered can have catastrophic consequences. A new standard for connectors with intravenous or hypodermic applications has just been published, complementing the series of standards dedicated to reducing risks in such medical settings.

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Cover of ISOfocus September/October 2016 - Our connected future

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The Internet of Things

These are exciting times for the Internet of Things (IoT)! Just imagine that in a few short years IoT technology will be connected to nearly 50 billion “things” of one kind or another. The exponentially growing number of objects connected to the Internet is completely changing our world. What new changes will appear? Which standards need to be developed? How many businesses will benefit?

Aptly entitled “Our connected future”, this issue covers the most pervasive and ubiquitous IoT advances, trends and opinions. Find out more in the latest issue of ISOfocus.

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