2018 News Archive

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19 December 2018

IEEE Publishes Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations to Help Reduce Burn Injuries Suffered by Electricians Due to Equipment Failure

IEEE Publishes Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations to Help Reduce Burn Injuries Suffered by Electricians Due to Equipment FailureIEEE 1584TM-2018 provides mathematical models for designers and facility operators to…

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3 December 2018

IEEE Standards Association Applauds Outstanding Standards Development Achievements

IEEE Standards Association Applauds Outstanding Standards Development AchievementsAnnual awards ceremony recognizes excellent leadership and participation in standards advancement PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY, USA, 3 December 2018 – IEEE, the world’s largest technical…

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29 November 2018

IEEE Publishes IEEE 802.1CM™-2018 Standard Addressing Time-Sensitive Networking for Fronthaul

IEEE Publishes IEEE 802.1CM™-2018 Standard Addressing Time-Sensitive Networking for FronthaulStandard defines profiles that select features, options, configurations, defaults, protocols, and procedures of bridges, stations, and LANs that are necessary to…

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28 November 2018

IEEE Publishes Standard for Network-Based Coexistence Methods

IEEE Publishes Standard for Network-Based Coexistence MethodsIEEE 802.19.1™ standard includes geolocation-capable devices, improves spectrum sharing PISCATAWAY, NJ, 28 November 2018 – IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing…

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23 October 2018

IEEE Blockchain for Clinical Trials EU Forum Brings Focus on Empowering Patients

IEEE Blockchain for Clinical Trials EU Forum Brings Focus on Empowering PatientsSix European and international consortia, working groups and patient advocacies to share developments and perspectives on private and public…

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18 October 2018

IEEE Initiates Global Sharing of the National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) Through Translation of the NESC Handbook and eLearning Modules

IEEE Initiates Global Sharing of the National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) Through Translation of the NESC Handbook and eLearning ModulesSpanish language edition of the 2017 NESC Handbook available now, with…

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9 October 2018

New IEEE 802.11™ Study and Topic Interest Groups Launched to Advance Ongoing Innovation Around ‘Wi-Fi®’ Standard

New IEEE 802.11™ Study and Topic Interest Groups Launched to Advance Ongoing Innovation Around ‘Wi-Fi®’ StandardStakeholder input sought around IEEE 802.11’s usage and requirements for extremely high throughput and real-time…

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2 October 2018

IEEE Launches Ethics Certification Program for Autonomous and Intelligent Systems

IEEE Launches Ethics Certification Program for Autonomous and Intelligent SystemsProgram will create specifications for certification and marking processes advancing transparency, accountability and reduction of algorithmic bias in Autonomous and Intelligent…

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19 September 2018

Wireless Service Discovery is Easy with IEEE 802.11aq™

Wireless Service Discovery is Easy with IEEE 802.11aq™New amendment to IEEE 802.11™ standard benefits both network operators and end users by enabling better service availability detection for wireless local area…

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13 September 2018

IEEE Launches Yearlong Effort to Assess Rapidly Diversifying Ethernet Bandwidth Needs Around the World

IEEE Launches Yearlong Effort to Assess Rapidly Diversifying Ethernet Bandwidth Needs Around the WorldIEEE 802.3™ Industry Connections New Ethernet Applications Ad Hoc seeks input from technology’s expanding range of application…

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6 September 2018

IEEE Publishes Standard Addressing Real-Time Architecture for Embedded Systems

IEEE Publishes Standard Addressing Real-Time Architecture for Embedded SystemsIEEE 2050™-2018 specifies a real-time operating system (OS) for 16- and 32-bit microprocessors deployed throughout the IoT ecosystem PISCATAWAY, NJ, 6 September…

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16 August 2018

New IEEE 1934™ Standard Delivers Framework for Developing Applications and Business Models Enabled by Fog Computing

New IEEE 1934™ Standard Delivers Framework for Developing Applications and Business Models Enabled by Fog ComputingIntegrating the OpenFog Consortium’s Reference Architecture, IEEE 1934 designed to enable processing to be distributed…

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25 July 2018

IEEE Standards Association Jointly Launches an Open Community for Ethics in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems with Nine Standards Developing Organizations (SDOs)

IEEE Standards Association Jointly Launches an Open Community for Ethics in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems with Nine Standards Developing Organizations (SDOs)New global forum to foster cooperation in the development and…

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17 July 2018

IEEE Publishes 802.11ak™-2018 Standard Amendment Enabling WiFi® Transit Links in Bridged Networks

IEEE Publishes 802.11ak™-2018 Standard Amendment Enabling WiFi® Transit Links in Bridged NetworksAmendment meets demand for bridging IEEE 802.11 media to the same level as IEEE 802.3 Ethernet by providing internal…

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22 June 2018

IEEE and the MIT Media Lab Launch Global Council on Extended Intelligence

IEEE and the MIT Media Lab Launch Global Council on Extended IntelligenceCouncil on Extended Intelligence prioritizes participant design, data agency and evolved metrics of sustainable prosperity to overcome reductionism and…

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21 June 2018

IEEE Announces Winner of Retail Digital Transformation Grand Challenge

IEEE Announces Winner of Retail Digital Transformation Grand Challenge Contest co-sponsored by IEEE Standards Association, Product Innovation (PI) Apparel and the 3D Retail Coalition helps drive technology innovation to transform…

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5 June 2018

IEEE Announces Formation of Two New IEEE 802.11™ Study Groups

IEEE Announces Formation of Two New IEEE 802.11™ Study GroupsStudy groups address next-generation applications of wireless access in vehicular environments (WAVE), as well as expanding local broadcast services using IEEE…

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23 May 2018

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

The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems Announces Two New Standards ProjectsProjects focus on rating trustworthiness of news sources and establishing machine readable personal privacy terms…

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15 May 2018

IEEE and the Ministry of Economy of the United States of Mexico Sign General Cooperation Agreement on Standards Development

IEEE and the Ministry of Economy of the United States of Mexico Sign General Cooperation Agreement on Standards DevelopmentMemorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote information sharing and increased stakeholder engagement…

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3 May 2018

IEEE Approves Standard for Increased High-Bandwidth Wireless LAN Capacity in China

IEEE Approves Standard for Increased High-Bandwidth Wireless LAN Capacity in ChinaIEEE 802.11aj™ enables high throughput operations in the 60 GHz and 45 GHz frequency bands in accordance with Chinese regulations.…

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26 April 2018

IEEE Publishes Standard Revision for Interconnection and Interoperability of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) with Associated Electric Power Systems Interfaces

IEEE Publishes Standard Revision for Interconnection and Interoperability of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) with Associated Electric Power Systems InterfacesIEEE 1547™ assures commissioning compliance across any type and size of DER…

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17 April 2018

IEEE Publishes Standard Revision for SystemVerilog — Unified Hardware Design, Specification and Verification Language

IEEE Publishes Standard Revision for SystemVerilog — Unified Hardware Design, Specification and Verification LanguageIEEE 1800™-2017 offered at no cost through the Accellera Systems Initiative (Accellera) sponsored IEEE Get Program. PISCATAWAY,…

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3 April 2018

IEEE Hosting National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) Change Proposal Development Workshop

IEEE Hosting National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) Change Proposal Development WorkshopWorkshop emphasis on inclusiveness and open dialogue fosters deliberation on essential change proposals ahead of the 16 July 2018 deadline…

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22 March 2018

IEEE Publishes IEEE 802.3cc™-2017 25 Gb/s Ethernet Standard for Enhanced Enterprise and Metro Network Applications over Fiber

IEEE Publishes IEEE 802.3cc™-2017 25 Gb/s Ethernet Standard for Enhanced Enterprise and Metro Network Applications over FiberStandard amendment defines Ethernet Media Access Control (MAC) parameters, physical layer specifications, and management…

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19 March 2018

IEEE and CharIN e.V. Team to Advance the Mobility Ecosystem at Initial Global Conference

IEEE and CharIN e.V. Team to Advance the Mobility Ecosystem at Initial Global ConferenceGlobal Home for Industry Collaboration continues to build synergies with leading industry consortia on the development of…

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15 March 2018

IEEE to Join Stakeholders at World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Forum in Support of UN Sustainable Development Goals

IEEE to Join Stakeholders at World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Forum in Support of UN Sustainable Development GoalsIEEE will address Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems (AI/AS) in High-Level Policy…

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13 March 2018

IEEE Publishes Standard Specifying 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s Ethernet

IEEE Publishes Standard Specifying 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s EthernetIEEE 802.3bs™-2017 supports aggregation & high-bandwidth interconnectivity needed to meet rapidly increasing bandwidth demands PISCATAWAY, NJ, 13 March 2018 – IEEE, the…

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22 February 2018

IEEE Announces Activities and Speaker Participation at Mobile World Congress 2018

IEEE Announces Activities and Speaker Participation at Mobile World Congress 2018Speaker panel to address ethical issues in Artificial Intelligence (AI); IEEE booth features "IEEE uniVRse," an experience of emerging augmented,…

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20 February 2018

IEEE and The Accord Project Partner to Develop Techno-Legal Standards for Smart Contract Applications

IEEE and The Accord Project Partner to Develop Techno-Legal Standards for Smart Contract ApplicationsThe partnership will begin with development of a standards framework for optimizing the supply chain to drive…

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13 February 2018

IEEE Unveils Lineup of Leading Technologists Presenting at Annual SXSW® Conference

IEEE Unveils Lineup of Leading Technologists Presenting at Annual SXSW® Conference“Curated in partnership with SXSW, IEEE's seventh annual “Tech for Humanity Series” explores leading-edge technologies, critical issues and the societal…

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30 January 2018

IEEE Initiative to Build Consensus on Optimizing Clinical Trials and Enhancing Patient Safety with Blockchain

IEEE Initiative to Build Consensus on Optimizing Clinical Trials and Enhancing Patient Safety with Blockchain The upcoming “Blockchain for Clinical Trials Forum” is the first step in bringing together key…

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25 January 2018

IEEE Highlights Range of Work Reflecting Principles of Data Privacy Day

IEEE Highlights Range of Work Reflecting Principles of Data Privacy DayCollaborative programs, standards-development projects and educational events are among IEEE activities in keeping with goals of 28 January observance PISCATAWAY,…

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16 January 2018

IEEE Publishes Standard Amendment Addressing Coexistence Methods for Geo-Location Capable Devices Operating Under General Authorization

IEEE Publishes Standard Amendment Addressing Coexistence Methods for Geo-Location Capable Devices Operating Under General AuthorizationIEEE 802.19.1a™ specifies radio technology independent methods for coexistence among dissimilar or independently operated wireless networks,…

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