Category Archives: Standards at Work

IEEE Engagement in Africa Leads to Agreements with Ghana and Zambia

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As part of its ongoing global engagement activities, IEEE has been increasing its relationships on the African continent and proactively engaging national standards organizations in order to explore potential cooperation opportunities. As a result, the national standards bodies of Ghana and Zambia have each signed agreements that allow both the Ghana Standards Authority and the […]

IEEE-SA and ARIB Hold ICT Standards Workshop

As a continuous effort to bring awareness of IEEE’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) standards activities to global stakeholders, the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) partnered with the Association of Radio Industries and Businesses (ARIB), a Japanese standards development organization, to hold an ICT Standards Workshop in Tokyo, Japan, 31 August. The sessions focused on the […]

The Mission-Critical Operation of Sending Halloween Pics to Grandma

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Halloween kicks off a time of heightened multimedia sharing, as families and groups of friends eagerly send images and videos of the day’s activities via social media directly to loved ones. These days we take for granted all of the underlying systems that make this multimedia frenzy possible, but it’s fascinating to recognize not only […]

IEEE Standards Education at Case Western Reserve University’s Engineering Standards Workshop

Photo courtesy of WDS Photography. Howard Wolfman is pictured fourth from right of the landing at the top of the stairs. Daniela Solomon is pictured second from the bottom of the stairs.

On September 2, 2015, Howard Wolfman, recipient of the IEEE Centennial Medal and the IEEE Millennium Medal and Founder and Principal of Lumispec Consulting, represented IEEE Standards Education to an audience of over 150 at the first-ever Engineering Standards Workshop held at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio. Joined by panelists from CWRU, […]

IEEE 1264™ Guides Utilities in Mitigating Animal Intrusions to Increase Grid Reliability

By John Randolph, Chair, IEEE 1264 Working Group Many people may not realize that animals can be a leading cause of electricity outages, which has an adverse impact on overall electric grid reliability. In fact, most electric utilities have experienced the problem of animal intrusions into electric supply substations, which has resulted in equipment damage, […]

Enjoy Summer Vacation with IEEE Standards

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This summer, how can you and your family get from a connected home or office to the beach safely and efficiently? With vehicles that include IEEE transportation standards, you can worry less and relax more. IEEE standards enable “intelligent” transportation systems that can safely deliver you to your summer destinations by connecting your vehicles to […]

The Internet of Things and the Connected Vehicle

By Bill Ash, Strategic Technology Program Director, IEEE Standards Association We have all heard claims that in the near future there will be at least 50 billion connected devices. These devices will exchange data in some form or another, whether it’s via wired or wireless technology, or whether it’s autonomously or intelligently sent. We have […]