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    • Imagining the future of video? Enter the World Standards Day #futurevideo contest! July 15, 2019
      Could we visit a doctor via video? How will video change education? Could holograms let us be in two places at once? What new experiences will Virtual Reality bring, and how will Augmented Reality change...
    • New ISO standard for urban resilience in development July 15, 2019
      Urbanization is increasing, placing pressure on resources and infrastructure like never before. There’s no stemming the tide, so city leaders need to build resilience in order to cope. Work on a new International...
    • Travel in depth with the latest ISOfocus July 9, 2019
      Whether you’re headed to the Amazon, the Seychelles or the local lake, your journey starts here.
    • Heading abroad for health July 9, 2019
      With the current level of income disparity between nations, even those geographically close to one another, it is hardly surprising that the provision of public services can vary a great deal from country...
    • The colour of sustainable tourism July 9, 2019
      As tourism outpaces other industries – international tourist arrivals increased by 6 % in 20181) – the sector is experiencing a revitalization. Adventure, responsible and green travel are reinventing the...
    • Trust me, I’m a total stranger… July 9, 2019
      Put in these terms, most of us would run a mile, whatever the proposition. But the popularity of online reviews, and the trust we place in persons unknown when making major decisions about where to stay,...
    • Brazil’s big adventure July 9, 2019
      If you are looking for new sensations on a tourism trip, Brazil offers options you just can’t miss. As adventure tourism grows in popularity, we asked Ricardo Fragoso, General Officer at ABNT, ISO’s member...
    • The quality of national libraries contained in new ISO standard July 5, 2019
      National libraries are amazing resources, community assets and treasure troves of knowledge. But what makes them so amazing? A new ISO standard helps to find that out via a combination of performance indicators...
    • What technologies are helping us go green in the latest ISOfocus? July 5, 2019
      Due to the rising energy scarcity as well as global warming, countries are now paying much closer attention to clean-energy technologies and using green tech in industry. ISO has just released its May/June 2019...
    • Sharing economy gets boost with new ISO international committee July 3, 2019
      It is one of the fastest-growing areas of the world economy, and it’s not slowing. Books, cars, flats and everything in between is up for sharing these days, and it's big business. ISO has recently established...