Traffic jams, pollution, derelict areas, these are problems that many cities face.
What does a “smart” city look like? To find out, read this issue which looks at some of the smart city trends, the challenges, and how standards provide the platform from which smart cities can grow.
What does a “smart” city look like? To find out, read this issue which looks at some of the smart city trends and challenges.
Introducing Jamaica’s newest export
Her story has the makings of a Hollywood hit – triumph over adversity. Now, the ISO/DIN essay winner Ester Williams opens up about her hardship-filled childhood, the pride of buying the family home, the role hard work has played in her career – and the standards campaign she’s championing.
Her essay and video on the theme of “Sustainable energy future”, according to Dr. Torsten Bahke, Director of DIN, captured the urgency of our current situation as well as eloquently describing the situation in Jamaica and how standards truly can have a positive impact.
For me, to buy our family home was the best present.
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