Dick Deblasio is a lifetime IEEE Member and Chairman of IEEE’s P2030 Smart Grid Interoperability Working Group. His article on the Smart Grid is featured on Intelligent Utility this week. Rick highlights some of his group’s activity as a “Missing Link” effort in the creation of the Smart Grid, stressing the importance of interconnection and intra-facing frameworks and strategies as key to success.
Electronic Design magazine just launched an information-packed piece highlighting the 20th Anniversary of the 802.11 WLAN Working Group in October. Bruce Kramer, Working Group chair, contributed to this article, which celebrates the contribution of this incredible team.
An amendment to IEEE 1616 Standard for Motor Vehicle Event Data Recorders (MVEDRs), of 2005, was approved this week. IEEE 1616 was the first universal standard for so-called black boxes for cars and light trucks. The Amendment IEEE 1616a-2010 addresses privacy and will be in effect until 2015.