Category Archives: Inside the IEEE-SA

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 […]

Consumers are the key to successful Smart Grid implementations

By Bill Ash, strategic technology program director, IEEE Standards Association I’d like to call my colleagues’ attention to the recent publication of a new IEEE Standard Association report, “IEEE Global Consumer Socialization of Smart Grid.” The title alone should serve as a reminder that no matter how much work we do on developing technology and […]

IEEE-SA IoT 2013 Workshop

This morning, IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) kicked off its Internet of Things (IoT) Workshop with opening remarks from Oleg Logvinov(center), Member IEEE-SA Standards Board, Working Group Chair, IEEE 1902 Working Group and Director of Market Development, Industrial Power Conversion Division, STMicroelectronics, and Mary Lynne Nielsen, Technology Innovations Director at IEEE-SA. Keynote was delivered by Luca […]

5th European Innovation Summit (@ the European Parliament)

IEEE hosted a breakfast as part of the 5th European Innovation Summit to highlight the importance of open standardization and how it supports innovation that changes the world. IEEE presented a perfect example of this: The IEEE 802.3 Ethernet standard, and the IEEE 802.11 WLAN standard, often referred to as WiFi, along with the ITU […]

IEEE Standards Hosts Symposium on EDA Interoperability

IEEE Standards Association held its first annual Symposium on Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Interoperability in Santa Clara, California on October 24th. The one day session featured distinguished guests and speakers from IEEE-SA, Accellera, ARM, Freescale Semiconductor, Mentor Graphics, Synopsys and TSMC NA. Dr. Konstantinos Karachalios, Managing Director of IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) and Hillel Miller, Emulation and SOC IP Verification […]

CBN Weekly, interview with Konstantinos Karachalios, Managing Director, IEEE-SA

“Enterprises Should Actively Participate in Standards Setting” Actively participating in standards setting process not only provides a platform for companies to give their inputs, but also give them the opportunity to integrate their private technologies into standards, and participating companies will have the advantage of knowing the status of standards development, thus to be the […]