Category Archives: Announcements

Ethernet expands into new application areas: The Connected Car

Technologists around the world have been working for years to create infrastructure and networks to expand connectivity globally with the goal of connecting more people in more ways to improve life. And this dream is coming to realization with the emergence of the Internet of Things with Ethernet and its standards playing a major role […]

IEEE Publishes 2017 National Electrical Safety Code®

Today the IEEE Standards Association released the 2017 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®). Every five years, NESC users come together to review and update the code, so that it stays a relevant and authoritative guide for ensuring the continued practical safeguarding of persons and utility facilities during the installation, operation, and maintenance of electric supply […]

Ethiopian Student Takes Top Prize for IEEE 802® Paper Submission

The IEEE 802® LAN/MAN Standards Committee (802 LMSC) and the IEEE Standards Education Committee (SEC) recently invited students from around the world to submit papers addressing the history, application, or future application of IEEE 802® standards. Papers were judged based on demonstrating three criteria: A level of refinement that is of a publishable quality Readability […]

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 […]

IEEE and ISOC Hold Second Fellowship Exchange Pilot Program

IEEE and ISOC held its second Fellowship Exchange Pilot Program at the IEEE 802® Plenary session from 13-18 March 2016, in Macau. This program provides participants from emerging economies with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the open, collaborative standards development process. It also enables them to obtain a deeper understanding of the relationship between […]