Category Archives: Inside the IEEE-SA

Fashion Forward: Where Style and Technology Meet

Shuang Yu, Senior Manager, Solutions Marketing, IEEE Standards Association Would you wear a dress capable of changing color with your mood? Or carry a clutch that doubles as a speaker? What about a bracelet that measures sun exposure and provides personalized recommendations to protect your skin? Would you use a basketball that critiques your performance […]

IEEE and DIGITALEUROPE lead efforts to keep EU MSP’s momentum

On 21 May

Autism, Augmented Reality and the Frontiers of Technology Innovation

By Bill Ash and Kathryn Bennett, IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) One of the great, wild frontiers of technology today is augmented reality, and developers in a huge range of industries—automotive/aerospace, banking, design and architecture, defense, entertainment/gaming, navigation, the public sector, publishing, real estate, retail shopping, tourism and urban planning, among them—hope to tame it to […]

Leveling the Playing Field for Individuals with Autism

Chuck Parker Vice President, Personal Connected Health Alliance Executive Director, Continua Health Alliance Autism, also referred to as autism spectrum disorder, is characterized by a range of difficulties in social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication and repetitive behaviors, and may be associated with other physical and intellectual disabilities. Earlier this year, the Centers for Disease […]

IEEE and Autism Awareness Month

By Donna Ceruto, IEEE Standards Association, Associate Manager, Solutions Marketing and mother of a child on the Autism spectrum. “Autism is a developmental impairment affecting the ability to communicate and socialize. It is called a spectrum disorder, because it can appear in greatly varying degrees, often showing up early in life. Symptoms include poor language […]

IEEE Celebrates Historic 100th Anniversary of the National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®)

The National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®), one of the world’s most widely adopted safety codes celebrates its’ 100th anniversary this year. Produced exclusively by IEEE, NESC provides best practices for safety of electric supply and communication utility systems to both public and private utilities. Every five years NESC goes through a rigorous review process to […]

Bob Metcalfe Keynote: IEEE 802® LAN/MAN Standards Committee Ethernet 40th Anniversary Celebration

Ethernet Inventor and 3Com Founder Bob Metcalfe delivers an entertaining overview of Ethernet’s past, present and future at the IEEE 802® LAN/MAN Standards Committee’s Ethernet 40th Anniversary Celebration. While the creation of Ethernet is something to celebrate, Metcalfe emphasizes the standardization of Ethernet by highlighting three key points in his keynote address: “The work that […]