Category Archives: Inside the IEEE-SA

Workshop Series at Prairie View A&M University Highlights Standards

Workshop Series at Prairie View A&M University Highlights Standards

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 […]

Congratulations Wi-Trek Contest Winners!

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In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of IEEE 802.11®, gamers tried their luck at Wi-Trek, where the player had to catch Wi-Fi® signals with a mobile device. Congratulations to our two random winners:  Cyril G. from Santa Clara, CA and Chester M. from Robertsdale, AL.  The two winners were chosen randomly from a pool of […]

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) and Korea Smart Grid Association (KSGA) Sign MoU

Agreement Provides a Framework to Foster Closer Cooperation By Konstantinos Karachalios, Managing Director, IEEE Standards Association  Canadian business executive and author Don Tapscott has been quoted as saying that “collaboration is important not just because it’s a better way to learn. The spirit of collaboration is penetrating every institution and all of our lives. So learning […]

Where Worldwide Collaboration for IoT Innovation Is Happening

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By Oleg Logvinov, chair of the IEEE P2413™ Architectural Framework for the Internet of Things (IoT) Working Group, chair of the IEEE Internet Initiative, chair of the industry engagement track for the IEEE IoT Initiative and director, special assignments, for STMicroelectronics’ Industrial and Power Conversion Division There are many reasons that the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) is […]

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 Association and the University of Southern California Co-Sponsor Hackathon

By Jay Iorio, Innovation Director, IEEE Standards Association University of Southern California (USC)’s Keck School of Medicine and Institute for Creative Technologies, with participants from a variety of locations on and off the USC campus, joined forces with IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) for a two-day hackathon called “Hacking Virtual Medicine,” the results of which will be announced at the […]