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Cloud Standardization
The Institute, 17 January 2014

Video discusses the role of standards in cloud computing

In our story "Bringing Cooperation to Cloud Computing," you’ll learn about how one IEEE project is working to make it easier to use multiple cloud systems. In this video, you’ll hear from industry experts who share their views on the role of standards in enabling this expanded realm of possibility. The video was produced by the IEEE Cloud Computing Initiative.

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Experts Debate for an Open Web
Open-Stand, 16 January 2014

#TheOpenAgenda was launched last September at Campus Party Europe in London, with the goal of accelerating the adoption of open standards and ethos across three key areas – web, data and innovation. The first phase of the campaign brings together leading thinkers to focus on the future of the World Wide Web.

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Social Media, Standards & You
IEEE Standards Education e-Magazine, 3rd Quarter 2013
By Karen Bartleson and Sydney Burns

A critical part of maintaining a well-rounded education includes employing self-education techniques. Though there is an array of content circulating the web concerning engineering and standards, below you will find some hidden gems to add to your collection of self-education materials. By being involved in the current conversations on these sites, you can become an active member of the community. Social media today is viewed as a tool to connect young and experienced professionals to the world around them, and become more involved in their industry than ever before. Commenting on videos, articles, and forums is highly encouraged, although simply consuming content for yourself is beneficial too. Due to the wide spectrum of topics covered in these publications, there is always something valuable for everyone. Here are some excellent portals for self-education on standards and related topics:

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Riding the (driverless) highway to the future

by jiorio| Wed, 29 Jul 2015

By Jay Iorio, Innovation Director, IEEE Standards Association As a host of technologies converge in the home and workplace, it is anybody’s guess how they might play out over the next decades. The Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, body computing, artificial intelligence, and synthetic sensory enhancements (e.g., augmented reality, virtual reality) will serve to make […]
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Augmented Reality and its Impact on the Internet, Security, and Privacy

by Admin| Fri, 10 Jul 2015

At AWE 2015, IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) held two networking sessions to explore and discuss these impacts and how to address them so AR can realize its full potential.
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EuroDIG 2015 Highlights

by Admin| Wed, 08 Jul 2015

By Justin Caso, J.D., Technology Policy and International Affairs Advisor, IEEE Standards Association On 5-6 June 2015, the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) held its annual meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria.  The event was preceded by the inaugural South Eastern Europe Dialogue on Internet Governance (SEEDIG) on 4 June 2015.  The event consisted of high […]
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Seeing the Road Forward for Smart Glasses

by Admin| Mon, 29 Jun 2015

By Rudi Schubert, Director, New Initiatives, IEEE Standards Association Augmented World Expo (AWE) took place the week of June 8 in Santa Clara, California, providing a glimpse into the future of developing technologies ranging across augmented reality, virtual reality, and wearable devices. This industry segment is rapidly growing in public visibility, with products evolving and early […]
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The Network, the Body, and the Future

by jiorio| Mon, 08 Jun 2015

Networking is, in a sense, the key metaphor for the modern age. It is the development of tools that enhance existing human activities in ways that would be impossible in the physical world. The network is really the virtual remapping of our lives, lives that pivot around interaction and collaboration.
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WSIS Forum 2015 Highlights

by Karen McCabe| Wed, 03 Jun 2015

By Karen McCabe, Senior Director, Technology Policy and International Affairs From 25-29 May, the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2015 took place. The week was filled with panel sessions, high-level discussions and high-level statements from high-ranking officials representing governments, the private sector, civil society and international organizations. The sessions and discussions of the […]
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Recap: Smart City Summit and Expo

by Admin| Tue, 02 Jun 2015

By Oleg Logvinov Around the globe, enthusiasm continues to grow for the many benefits of Smart City initiatives. Multiple domains—lighting, power, information sharing, among others—are converging and the same is taking place around many of connected applications and services. This exciting dynamic was clearly demonstrated at the recent Smart City Summit and Expo held Jan. […]
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IEEE-SA STANDARDS BOARD APPROVALS
11 June 2015

New PARs

  • P1834 (BOG/CAG) Standard for Technology Supervision Code for Wind Turbine Impeller Systems
  • P2303 (C/CCSC) Standard for Adaptive Management of Cloud Computing Environments
  • P802.1Qci (C/LM) Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks -- Bridges and Bridged Networks Amendment: Per-Stream Filtering and Policing
  • P802.1Qcj (C/LM) Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks -- Bridges and Bridged Networks Amendment: Automatic Attachment to Provider Backbone Bridging (PBB) services
  • P802c (C/LM) Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks: Overview and Architecture Amendment: Local Medium Access Control (MAC) Address Usage
  • P1003.1-2008/Cor 2 (C/PA) Standard for Information Technology - Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX(R)) - Corrigendum 2
  • P1760 (C/S2ESC) Information Technology Service Measures and Service Level Agreements
  • P82079-1 (C/S2ESC) Information technology: Information for Use of Products -- Part 1: General Requirements and Processes
  • P370 (EMC/SDCom) Electrical Characterization of Printed Circuit Board and Related Interconnects at Frequencies up to 50 GHz
  • P1614 (PE/IC) Field-Testing of Shielded Power Cable Systems Rated 5 kV and Above with Continuous Alternating Voltage
  • P61850-9-3 (PE/PSR) Communication Networks and Systems for Power Utility Automation - Part 9-3: Precision Time Protocol Profile for Power Utility Automation
  • PC37.012-2014/Cor 1 (PE/SWG) Guide for the Application of Capacitance Current Switching for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Above 1000 V - Corrigendum 1: Change to Equation 26
  • P2030.8 (PE/T&D) Standard for the Testing of Microgrid Controllers
  • P2040.2 (SASB/SCC42) Standard for Connected, Automated and Intelligent Vehicles: Testing and Verification

PARs for the Revision of Standards

  • P1407 (PE/IC) Guide for Accelerated Aging Tests for 5 kV to 46 kV Extruded Electric Power Cables Using Water-Filled Tanks
  • P1493 (PE/IC) Guide for the Evaluation of Solvents Used for Cleaning Electrical Cables and Accessories
  • P1637 (PE/IC) Guide for Selecting and Applying Terminations for Shielded Alternating-Current Power Cable Rated 5 kV - 46 kV
  • P1138 (PE/PSC) Standard for Testing and Performance for Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) for Use on Electric Utility Power Lines
  • PC37.110 (PE/PSR) Guide for the Application of Current Transformers Used for Protective Relaying Purposes
  • PC37.235 (PE/PSR) Guide for the Application of Rogowski Coils Used for Protective Relaying Purposes
  • P1815 (PE/SUB) Standard for Electric Power Systems Communications-Distributed Network Protocol (DNP3)
  • PC37.015 (PE/SWG) Guide for the Application of Shunt Reactor Switching
  • PC37.45 (PE/SWG) Standard Design Tests and Specifications for High Voltage (> 1000 V) Distribution Class Enclosed Single-Pole Air Switches
  • PC57.12.32 (PE/TR) Standard for Submersible Equipment - Enclosure Integrity
  • PC57.12.60 (PE/TR) Standard Test Procedure for Thermal Evaluation of Insulation Systems for Dry-Type Power and Distribution Transformers
  • PSI_10 (SASB/SCC14) American National Standard for Metric Practice
  • P1609.4 (VT/IT) Standard for Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments (WAVE) -- Multi-Channel Operation

Modified PARs

  • P61886-1 (EMB/SC) Subsea Equipment - Power Connectors, Penetrators and Jumper Assemblies with Rated Voltage from 3 kV (Umax = 3.6 kV) to 30 kV (Umax = 36 kV)

Withdrawn PARs

  • P802.1ASbt (C/LM) IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Timing and Synchronization for Time-Sensitive Applications in Bridged Local Area Networks Amendment: Enhancements and Performance Improvements
  • P802.16r (C/LM) IEEE Standard for Air Interface for Broadband Wireless Access Systems - Amendment for Small Cell Backhaul (SCB)
  • P1843 (PE/ED&PG) Recommended Practice for Generating Renewable Energy Using Plasma Gasification
  • P1693 (SASB/SCC20) Standard for Modular Interconnect Packaging for Scalable Systems

New Standards

  • 802.21d (C/LM) Standard for Media Independent Handover Services Amendment 4: Multicast Group Management
  • 1788 (C/MSC) Standard for Interval Arithmetic
  • 1688 (EMC/SDCom) Standard for Requirements for the Control of Electromagnetic Interference Characteristics of Replaceable Electronic Modules
  • 45.3 (IAS/PCI) Recommended Practice for Shipboard Electrical Installations - Systems Engineering
  • 62582-5 (PE/NPE) Nuclear Power Plants - Instrumentation and Control Important to Safety – Electrical Equipment Condition Monitoring Methods Part 5: Optical Time Domain Reflectometry
  • C37.243/Draft 4.2 (PE/PSR) Guide for Application of Digital Line Current Differential Relays Using Digital Communication

Revision Standards

  • 11073-10417 (EMB/11073) Health Informatics - Personal Health Device Communication Part 10417: Device Specialization - Glucose Meter
  • 487 (PE/PSC) Standard for the Electrical Protection of Communication Facilities Serving Electric Supply Locations - General Considerations
  • C37.20.2 (PE/SWG) Standard for Metal-Clad Switchgear

Revised Industry Connections Activity Approval

  • IC13-004 PDF icon IEEE-SA Ethernet & IP @ Automotive Technology Day

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