Category Archives: Announcements

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 […]

Play the 2016 Open Source Trivia Contest

Try your luck at the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Open Source Trivia Contest. From 18-19 May 2016 on the IEEE-SA Twitter page, we’ll be asking 7 questions related to open source technologies and organizations. Be the first to respond with the correct answer to win a $25 USD Starbucks digital gift card. The 7 winners will […]

3D Printing: IEEE Standards to Address Counterfeiting

3D printing technologies are emerging at a rapid pace, with the research firm Canalys forecasting that the 3D printing market, which includes 3D printer sales, materials and associated services, will reach US $16.2 billion by 2018 Canalys Senior Analyst, Tim Shepherd points out, “The 3D printing market has enormous growth potential now that the main […]

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 […]