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Standards for Greener Information and Communication Technology
The Institute, 21 March 2016

More than 50 IEEE standards in five groups—many of them listed above—are helping make information and communication technology more energy-efficient and produce less amounts of greenhouse gases…

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Lack of Technology Standards Presents Significant Cost Issues in Travel Industry
Open-Stand, May 11th, 2016

Have you ever purchased an airline ticket or booked hotel reservations through an online travel agency (OTA)? The speed and convenience through which a business trip or vacation can be scheduled using online services were a welcome surprise for those of us who remember the hassle of arranging such accommodations in a pre-web era. Still, the convenience offered by OTA’s does not come without a cost…

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IoT Security Standards – Paving the Way For Customer Confidence
Standards UniversityFebruary 29, 2016
With the opening of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the IoT has moved beyond the initial hype phase and even past the phase of early deployments into what I call the “parental awareness phase”. That is to say, my parents, both of whom…

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IEEE Blockchain Podcast Series – Leemon Baird

by Beyond Standards| Fri, 21 Jul 2017

In our latest podcast, Alpesh Shah, Senior Director, Global Business Strategy and Intelligence for IEEE, sits down with Leemon Baird, Co-Founder & CTO of Swirlds. Alpesh and Leemon will discuss the the future of distributed technologies, most notably blockchain.

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2017 World Standards Day IEEE-SA Video Contest

by Guest Contributor| Tue, 18 Jul 2017

Share your Smart City story. Help us celebrate 2017 World Standards Day by submitting a short (15-60 seconds) video that explores how standards are helping to create the smart city of today and tomorrow. Based on the submissions, IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) will select up to three videos to receive a prize valued up to

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What the “Smart” in Smart Cities is All About

by Beyond Standards| Thu, 13 Jul 2017

By Bill Ash, Strategic Technology Program Director, IEEE Standards Association and Srikanth Chandrasekaran, Director Standards & Technology, IEEE India With the human population expected to grow from the current 7.3 Billion to almost 10 Billion by 2050, its estimated that approximately 70% of the planet’s inhabitants will also be living in an urban setting.  Therefore,

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The Legal Side of Blockchain Smart Contacts

by Beyond Standards| Tue, 11 Jul 2017

In our latest podcast, Maria Palombini, director, Emerging Communities & Opportunities Development, sits down with Alan Cohn, counsel with Steptoe & Johnson LLP and Co-Chair of the firm’s Blockchain and Digital Currency practice. Maria and Alan will discuss the legal issues surrounding blockchain smart contracts.

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Blockchain Data Governance Podcast

by Beyond Standards| Mon, 19 Jun 2017

In this latest episode, Maria Palombini, Director, Emerging Communities & Opportunities Development at IEEE, speaks with Robert Barkovich, founder of Health Linkages, a data provenance company for healthcare. Robert will explain what data governance is and the role blockchain could potentially play.

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Actionable Data Book: A New Generation of Transformative Learning

by Beyond Standards| Fri, 16 Jun 2017

Nobody need question that mobile devices have become a key fixture in our daily lives, particularly with the younger up-and-coming generations who are seemingly transfixed to their mobile phones and tablets as they move through their daily tasks. Educators, administrators, educational publishers and parents all are concerned with how best to reach out to students

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Blockchain Smart Contract Podcast

by Beyond Standards| Tue, 13 Jun 2017

Maria Palombini, Director, Emerging Communities & Opportunities Development, chats with Ken Cottrill, Co-Founder & Research Principal, Chain Business Insights, LLC on how blockchain applications, such as smart contracts, can add greater trust to supply chains. Ken will also provide smart contract case studies. Listen to the Podcast below.

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6 Reasons Why Medical Apps Are Shifting to the Cloud

by Guest Contributor| Tue, 06 Jun 2017

Whether it is due to regulators, patients or providers, the medical industry faces constant pressure to do more with less. Other industries facing similar pressures are mostly running their work on ‘cloud,’ allowing their team on-demand access to shared computing resources. In order to meet their business objectives, companies running on cloud see increased agility,

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We Love Working at IEEE!

by Beyond Standards| Tue, 30 May 2017

Working hand in hand with IEEE volunteers, IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) staff strive to fulfill our mission of Advancing Technology for Humanity. Watch the video below to hear directly from IEEE-SA staff on why we love our work!

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3 Facts To Know About Virtual Reality’s Future

by Guest Contributor| Wed, 24 May 2017

Virtual reality (VR), something to only dream about or experience in major movies not too long ago! Now you can go to a local store, or online, and pick up a VR headset within minutes, with prices ranging from anywhere between $5 to $1500 the quality and performance of your device will be very much

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IEEE-SA STANDARDS BOARD APPROVALS
15 June 2017

New PARs

  • P2418 (BOG/CAG) Standard for the Framework of Blockchain Use in Internet of Things (IoT)
  • P2755.1 (BOG/CAG) Taxonomy and Classification for Software Based Intelligent Process Automation (SBIPA) Technology
  • P7130 (BOG/CAG) Standard for Quantum Computing Definitions
  • P802.21-2017/Cor 1 (C/LM) Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Part 21: Media Independent Services Framework - Corrigendum 1: Clarification of Parameter Definition in Group Session Key Derivation
  • P42030 (C/2ESC) Standard for Systems and Software Engineering - Architecture Evaluation
  • P2900 (CES/SC) Standard for Smart Home Security: Overview and Architecture
  • P2900.1 (CES/SC) Standard for Smart Home Security: Taxonomy and Definitions
  • P1901.1.1 (COM/PLC) Standard Test Procedures for IEEE 1901.1 Standard for Medium Frequency (less than 15 MHz) Power Line Communications for Smart Grid Applications
  • P11073-10428 (EMB/11073) Health Informatics - Personal Health Device Communication - Device Specialization - Electronic Stethoscope
  • P1595 (PE/PSCC) Standard for Testing and Performance for Optical Phase Conductor (OPPC) for Use on Electrical Utility Power Lines
  • P2426 (PE/PSIM) Guide for Field Measurement of Fast-Front and Very Fast-Front Overvoltages in Electric Power System
  • P2771 (PE/SPDHV) Guide for Parameter Configuration of Arcing Horns of DC Earth Electrode Lines
  • PC37.75 (PE/SWG) Standard for Pad-Mounted, Pole-Mounted and Submersible Switchgear Enclosures and Associated Control Enclosures - Coastal and Non-Coastal Environmental Integrity
  • P1872.2 (RAS/SC) Standard for Autonomous Robotics (AuR) Ontology
  • P7008 (RAS/SC) Standard for Ethically Driven Nudging for Robotic, Intelligent and Autonomous Systems
  • P7009 (RS/SC) Standard for Fail-Safe Design of Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Systems
  • P1528.6 (SASB/SCC39) Recommended Practice for Computational Techniques to Determine the Power Density of the Electromagnetic Field Associated with Human Exposure to Wireless Devices and Network Equipment, 6 GHz to 100 GHz
  • P2510 (SEN/SC) Standard for Establishing Quality of Data Sensor Parameters in the Internet of Things Environment
  • P7010 (SMC/SC) Wellbeing Metrics Standard for Ethical Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems
  • P1609.2b (VT/ITS) Standard for Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments - Security Services for Applications and Management Messages Amendment

PARs for the Revision of Standards

  • P1003.1 (C/PA) Standard for Information Technology - Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX(R))
  • P24748-3 (C/S2ESC) Systems and Software Engineering-Life Cycle Management-Part 3: Guidelines for the Application of ISO/IEC/IEEE 12207 (Software Life Cycle Processes)
  • P1523 (DEI/SC) Guide for the Application, Maintenance, and Evaluation of Room Temperature Vulcanizing (RTV) Silicone Rubber Coatings for Outdoor Ceramic Insulators
  • PC37.011 (PE/SWG) Guide for the Application of Transient Recovery Voltage for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers with Rated Maximum Voltage above 1000 V
  • P1453 (PE/T&D) Voltage Fluctuations\Flicker Standard for the Analysis of Fluctuating Power Installations on Power Systems
  • PC57.123 (PE/TR) Guide for Transformer Loss Measurement
  • PC57.124 (PE/TR) Recommended Practice for the Detection of Partial Discharge and the Measurement of Apparent Charge in Dry-Type Transformers

Modified PARs

  • PC57.160 (PE/TR) Guide for the Electrical Measurement of Partial Discharges in High Voltage Bushings and Instrument Transformers

Withdrawn PARs

  • P802.1ARce (C/LM) Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Secure Device Identity Amendment 1: SHA-384 and P-384 Elliptic Curve
  • P802.15.4-2011/Cor 1 (C/LM) Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) - Corrigendum 1
  • P1514 (SASB/SCC20) Recommended Practice for the Design and Integration of Fixtures Applied to Generic Test Interfaces of Automatic Test Systems

New Standards

  • 2755 (BOG/CAG) IEEE Draft Guide to Terms and Concepts in Intelligent Process Automation
  • 802c (C/LM) IEEE Draft Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks: Overview and Architecture - Amendment: Local Medium Access Control (MAC) Address Usage
  • 62271-37-013-2015/Cor 1 (PE/SWG) IEEE/IEC Draft International Standard for High-Voltage Switchgear and Controlgear Part 37-013: Alternating Current Generator Circuit Breakers/Corrigendum 1

Revision Standards

  • 24765 (C/S2ESC) ISO/IEC/IEEE Draft Systems and Software Engineering – Vocabulary
  • 26513 (C/S2ESC) ISO/IEC/IEEE International Draft Standard - Systems and Software Engineering - Requirements for Testers and Reviewers of User Documentation
  • 2700 (EDS/MEMS) IEEE Draft Standard for Sensor Performance Parameter Definitions
  • 1668 (IAS/PSE) IEEE Draft Recommended Practice for Voltage Sag and Short Interruption Ride-Through Testing for End-Use Electrical Equipment Rated Less than 1000 V
  • 741 (PE/NPE) IEEE Draft Standard Criteria for the Protection of Class 1E Power Systems and Equipment in Nuclear Power Generating Stations
  • C57.12.36 (PE/TR) IEEE Draft Standard Requirements for Liquid-Immersed Distribution Substation Transformers
  • C57.12.58 (PE/TR) IEEE Draft Guide for Conducting a Transient Voltage Analysis of a Dry-Type Transformer Coil
  • C57.140 (PE/TR) IEEE Draft Guide for Evaluation and Reconditioning of Liquid Immersed Power Transformers

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New Industry Connections Activity Approval

  • IC17-008-01 PLC-IoT Interoperability and Compliance Testing
  • IC17-010-01 Automotive Emerging Technology Initiative

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