Category Archives: Announcements

IEEE Formally Launches IEEE Standards University

Joint program of IEEE Standards Association and IEEE Educational Activities Board offers comprehensive standards education worldwide It’s a given that standards and standards development are elemental to an engineering education, as they play a critical role in driving innovation, adding value to product design and development, and making a global impact in advancing technology. In […]

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 […]


Japanese Consortium Accepts IEEE 802.21™ for ECHONET Lite Home Networking Specification The ECHONET Consortium and IEEE have announced a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to utilize IEEE 802.21™ in the ongoing development of the ECHONET Lite specification, a protocol compatible with ubiquitous Internet connectivity. In Japan, the ECHONET Lite specification is already compatible with more […]

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 […]

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 […]