Category Archives: Inside the IEEE-SA

Advancing HealthTech for Humanity during National Healthcare IT Week (and beyond)

#AHT4H #VBlockchain #IEEESA With it being National Health IT Week, what better topics to touch on than blockchain and healthcare! Blockchain is everywhere. No matter where you look, and who you speak to these days, the expected implications of the technology are considered to be game changing – and rightfully so. With the ability to […]

IEEE Standards Association Participates in Making the Future at IEEE Technology Time Machine 2016

The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) is a platinum patron and will be speaking at the upcoming IEEE Technology Time Machine (IEEE TTM) symposium on 20-21 October 2016 in San Diego, California. IEEE Future Directions’ flagship conference on future technology directions, IEEE TTM will bring together renowned experts from research and industry to explore how technology […]

California’s Push for Managing Distributed Energy Resources (DER)

By James Mater, General Manager, Smart Grid QualityLogic, Inc and Member, Gridwise Architecture Council Chair, Smart Grid NW and Rudi Schubert, Director – New Initiatives IEEE Standards Association It was a significant step forward for grid modernization—certainly in California but quite likely in other states and regions of the world, as well—when the California Public […]

The Value and Process of Creating Standards: CIS Develops its First Standard

By Justine Speck, IEEE Technical Activities This article originally appeared in The Society Sentinel, An IEEE Technical Activities newsletter. Earlier this year, the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) completed its first standard, IEEE 1855™, which is based on the Fuzzy Markup Language technology introduced by Giovanni Acampora, Associate Professor at University of Naples Federico II, […]

A New, Unifying Specification Eases Sensor Integration Challenges

By Joel Huloux, a senior member of IEEE, chairman of the board of MIPI Alliance and director of lobbying and standardization in strategic planning for the microcontroller and digital ICs group at STMicroelectronics. Integrating sensors into small devices has never been easy, but today it’s even more complex—and more important—than ever before. Thanks to the […]

‘Innovation, Growth and Social Prosperity:’ IEEE at the OECD Ministerial Meeting

Consensus has gathered globally that collaboration among all stakeholders—across government, industry, international organizations, academia, civil society and others—will be crucial to spurring additional innovation, growth and social prosperity in the digital economy around the world. IEEE has joined just such a diverse group in Cancún, Mexico, at the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) […]

IEEE Photo Tech Challenge

The IEEE Foundation and IEEE Standards Association are hosting the IEEE Photo Tech Challenge to encourage people to use their mobile devices to capture pictures of how technology impacts the world in three categories: 1. IEEE’s Greatest HITS (History, Innovation, Technology & Science) 2. Technology that Empowers Bright Minds 3. How Tech Helps Humanity Participants […]