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13 December 2017

IEEE Standards Association Propels Global Technology Innovation Into 2018

IEEE Standards Association Propels Global Technology Innovation Into 2018World's largest technical professional organization sees record number of standards activities addressing the social, economic and ethical challenges from emerging technologies PISCATAWAY,…

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12 December 2017

IEEE Releases Ethically Aligned Design, Version 2 to show "Ethics in Action" for the Development of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (A/IS)

IEEE Releases Ethically Aligned Design, Version 2 to show "Ethics in Action" for the Development of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (A/IS)A key driver for ethical technology development, IEEE invites industry…

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4 December 2017

IEEE Standards Association Recognizes Exceptional Contributions in Standards Development

IEEE Standards Association Recognizes Exceptional Contributions in Standards DevelopmentAnnual awards ceremony applauds significant achievement and participation in standards advancement PISCATAWAY, NJ, 4 December 2017 – IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional…

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30 November 2017

IEEE Announces Formation of IEEE 802.11™ Light Communications Study Group

IEEE Announces Formation of IEEE 802.11™ Light Communications Study GroupGroup will drive global standardization efforts to advance light communications technologies as a solution to meet growing wireless capacity demands PISCATAWAY,…

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17 November 2017

The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems Announces New Standards Projects

The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems Announces New Standards ProjectsFocus areas address metrics for ensuring human wellbeing, developing methodologies to achieve ethically-driven nudging parameters, and…

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15 November 2017

IEEE Publishes Technology Report on IEEE Wake-Up Radio™ Aimed at Significantly Increasing Battery Life for Wireless Devices

IEEE Publishes Technology Report on IEEE Wake-Up Radio™ Aimed at Significantly Increasing Battery Life for Wireless DevicesHighlighting efforts of the IEEE 802.11ba™ Standards Task Group, the IEEE Wake-Up Radio Technology…

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10 November 2017

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) and TRON Forum Sign Agreement to Advance IoT Development and Interoperability

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) and TRON Forum Sign Agreement to Advance IoT Development and InteroperabilityAgreement transfers the leading real-time operating system (OS) title for 16- and 32-bit microprocessors deployed…

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17 October 2017

IEEE Releases Findings from First Detailed Study of Blockchain Adoption in the Pharmaceutical Enterprise

IEEE Releases Findings from First Detailed Study of Blockchain Adoption in the Pharmaceutical EnterpriseIndependent, comprehensive study examines barriers and benefits of adoption with pharmaceutical supply chain executives currently evaluating or…

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12 October 2017

IEEE Approves Standard Amendment Project to Meet Demand for Greater Than 1 Gb/s Automotive Ethernet

IEEE Approves Standard Amendment Project to Meet Demand for Greater Than 1 Gb/s Automotive EthernetIEEE P802.3ch™ Standard to define Physical Layer Specifications and Management Parameters to support media and operating…

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12 October 2017

IEEE 741™ Amends Criteria to Protect Class 1E Systems and Equipment in Nuclear Power Generating Stations

IEEE 741™ Amends Criteria to Protect Class 1E Systems and Equipment in Nuclear Power Generating StationsStandard revision is a collaborative effort with the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) to resolve longstanding…

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10 October 2017

IEEE Approves Standards Project Addressing 3D Body Processing

IEEE Approves Standards Project Addressing 3D Body ProcessingIEEE P3141™ to address improving the quality of experiences, interoperability, communication, and security for 3D Body Processing technologies. PISCATAWAY, NJ, 10 October 2017 –…

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2 October 2017

21st Global Standards Collaboration Meeting (GSC-21) Convenes World’s Leading Standards Bodies in Vienna, Austria

21st Global Standards Collaboration Meeting (GSC-21) Convenes World’s Leading Standards Bodies in Vienna, Austria 2 October 2017 – The 21st meeting of the Global Standards Collaboration (GSC), a high-level gathering of…

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13 September 2017

IEEE and Ecuadorian Standardization Service (INEN) Sign Agreement to Translate and Distribute IEEE Standards in Ecuador

IEEE and Ecuadorian Standardization Service (INEN) Sign Agreement to Translate and Distribute IEEE Standards in Ecuador PISCATAWAY, NJ, 13 September 2017 – IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to…

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8 September 2017

IEEE Co-Sponsoring Inaugural 2017 Wearables & Medical Interoperability (WAMI) Workshop

IEEE Co-Sponsoring Inaugural 2017 Wearables & Medical Interoperability (WAMI) WorkshopEvent aims to advance wearable, wireless sensor interoperability for healthcare; exploring data collection, privacy and governance issues and building consensus for…

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23 August 2017

IEEE Approves Standards Project for Quantum Computing Definitions

IEEE Approves Standards Project for Quantum Computing DefinitionsIEEE P7130™ will establish a general nomenclature for Quantum Computing to standardize communication with related hardware and software projects PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY, USA,…

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25 July 2017

IEEE and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Team on Standards Development for Intercloud Interoperability and Federation

IEEE and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Team on Standards Development for Intercloud Interoperability and FederationCollaboration between NIST and IEEE P2302™ will help build consensus on creating an…

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19 July 2017

IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Autonomous Systems (AS) Drives, together with IEEE Societies, New Standards Projects; Releases New Report on Prioritizing Human Well-Being

IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Autonomous Systems (AS) Drives, together with IEEE Societies, New Standards Projects; Releases New Report on Prioritizing Human Well-BeingNew standards…

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29 June 2017

IEEE Announces IT Healthcare Standard and New Projects in Advance of the IEEE Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC ’17)

IEEE Announces IT Healthcare Standard and New Projects in Advance of the IEEE Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC ’17)The 39th Annual International Conference…

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9 May 2017

IEEE Announces Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) Standards Projects In Advance of Participation at Augmented World Expo

IEEE Announces Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) Standards Projects In Advance of Participation at Augmented World ExpoInitial IEEE P2048™ standards projects launched as part of initiative to identify…

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27 April 2017

IEEE Standards Association Announces Initiative Designed to Protect Digital Identity for the Global Community

IEEE Standards Association Announces Initiative Designed to Protect Digital Identity for the Global CommunityNew program aims to build consensus for standards, certifications, and codes of conduct designed to safeguard consumer…

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18 April 2017

IEEE Driving Collaboration on Advancing Blockchain Adoption Within the Pharmaceutical Industry

IEEE Driving Collaboration on Advancing Blockchain Adoption Within the Pharmaceutical IndustryIEEE’s Pharma Supply Blockchain Forum is the first in a series to examine the technology’s potential to address the inefficiencies…

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22 March 2017

IEEE Approves New Standards Project IEEE P2755TM—Guide to Terms and Concepts in Intelligent Process Automation

IEEE Approves New Standards Project IEEE P2755TM—Guide to Terms and Concepts in Intelligent Process AutomationIEEE P2755 to build industry consensus for clarity and consistency in the use of Software Based…

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16 March 2017

IEEE Solicits Global Input on Recently Introduced Vision for Prioritizing Human Wellbeing with Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems

IEEE Solicits Global Input on Recently Introduced Vision for Prioritizing Human Wellbeing with Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous SystemsKicking off in India, "OurAIVision" Campaign Aims to Garner Extensive Feedback to Specific…

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9 March 2017

IEEE Announces Standards Project Addressing Algorithmic Bias Considerations

IEEE Announces Standards Project Addressing Algorithmic Bias ConsiderationsIEEE P7003 TM defines specific methodologies and processes to help certify the elimination of negative bias in the creation of algorithms. PISCATAWAY, NJ,…

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16 February 2017

IEEE Unveils Details of "Tech for Humanity Series" Held at the Annual SXSW® 2017 Festival

IEEE Unveils Details of "Tech for Humanity Series" Held at the Annual SXSW® 2017 FestivalSessions explore the latest advancements and critical issues in the areas of artificial intelligence, virtual and…

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