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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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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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Humanitarian Applications of Open Source at IEEE

by Beyond Standards| Wed, 10 May 2017

Q&A with Alfredo Herrera, IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) is exhibiting at OSCON 2017 in Austin, Texas, 10-11 May 2017. Stop by Booth 207 to learn about the role that open source plays in IEEE standards development. How is IEEE involved in humanitarian activities? The IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC), for

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Licensing and Intellectual Property Rights of Open Source

by Beyond Standards| Mon, 08 May 2017

Q&A with Andrew Updegrove, Gesmer Updegrove LLP, Partner The following is for general information purposes only, and is not intended as legal advice. The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) is exhibiting at OSCON 2017 in Austin, Texas, 10-11 May 2017. Stop by Booth 207 to learn about the role that open source plays in IEEE standards

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What Is Open Source, and Why Is IEEE Involved?

by Beyond Standards| Tue, 02 May 2017

Q&A with Gary Stuebing, IEEE Corporate Advisory Group Open Source Ad Hoc, Chair The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) is exhibiting at OSCON 2017 in Austin, Texas, 10-11 May 2017. Stop by Booth 207 to learn about the role that open source plays in IEEE standards development. How do you define the term “open source”? Basically,

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Low-voltage DC Systems Light Up Remote Villages, Spark Worldwide Trend

by Michael Gerber| Thu, 27 Apr 2017

Q&A with Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala, IEEE Fellow and an electrical engineering professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India Would you describe your current project implementing low-voltage DC (LVDC) microgrids in India? My team in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Madras, in Chennai, India, is working with India’s Ministry of Power

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IEEE-SA STANDARDS BOARD APPROVALS
18 May 2017

New PARs

  • P2302 (C/CCSC) Standard for Intercloud Interoperability and Federation (SIIF)
  • P802.3ch (C/LM) Standard for Ethernet Physical Layer Specifications and Management Parameters for Greater Than 1 Gb/s Automotive Ethernet
  • P802.15.4-2015/Cor 1 (C/LM) Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks - Corrigendum 1
  • P2030.4 (C/S2ESC) Guide for Control and Automation Installations Applied to the Electric Power Infrastructure
  • P2048.9 (CES/SC) Standard for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality: Immersive Audio Taxonomy and Quality Metrics
  • P2048.10 (CES/SC) Standard for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality: Immersive Audio File and Stream Formats
  • P2048.11 (CES/SC) Standard for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality: In-Vehicle Augmented Reality
  • P2048.12 (CES/SC) Standard for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality: Content Ratings and Descriptors
  • P21451-002 (IES/IES) Recommended Practice for Low-Power Smart Transducers Applications
  • P61869-105 (IM/MPS) Recommended Practice for Uncertainty Evaluation in the Calibration of Instrument Transformers
  • P21451-1-5 (IM/ST) Standard for a Smart Transducer Interface for Sensors, Actuators, and Devices - Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) for Networked Device Communication
  • P837-2014/Cor 1 (PE/SUB) Standard for Qualifying Permanent Connections Used in Substation Grounding - Corrigendum 1: Correct EMF Current Value for 5/8 Ground Rod
  • PC37.41-2016/Cor 1 (PE/SWG) Standard Design Tests for High-Voltage (>1000 V) Fuses and Accessories - Corrigendum 1
  • P7007 (RAS/SC) Ontological Standard for Ethically Driven Robotics and Automation Systems

PARs for the Revision of Standards

  • P802.3 (C/LM) Standard for Ethernet
  • P802.19.1 (C/LM) Standard for Information Technology - Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems - Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Specific Requirements - Part 19: Wireless Network Coexistence Methods
  • P1709 (IAS/PCI) Recommended Practice for 1 kV to 35 kV Medium-Voltage DC Power Systems on Ships
  • P628 (PE/NPE) Standard Criteria for the Design, Installation, and Qualification of Raceway Systems for Class 1E Circuits for Nuclear Power Generating Stations
  • P1591.3 (PE/PSCC) Standard for Qualifying Hardware for Helically-Applied Fiber Optic Cable Systems (WRAP Cable)
  • P1594 (PE/PSCC) Standard for Helically Applied Fiber Optic Cable Systems (WRAP Cable) for Use on Overhead Utility Lines
  • PC37.118.2 (PE/PSRCC) Standard for Synchrophasor Data Transfer for Power Systems

Modified PARs

  • PC57.12.51 (PE/TR) Guide for Mechanical Interchangeability of Ventilated Dry Type Transformers

Withdrawn PARs

  • P2302 (C/CCSC) Standard for Intercloud Interoperability and Federation (SIIF)
  • P1911.1 (COM/SDB) HDBaseT Specification Version 1.1.0
  • P1911.2 (COM/SDB) HDBaseT Specification Version 2.0

New Standards

  • 802.1Qch (C/LM) IEEE Draft Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Media Access Control (MAC) Bridges and Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks Amendment: Cyclic Queuing and Forwarding
  • 802.15.4v (C/LM) IEEE Draft Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks Amendment: Enabling/Updating the Use of Regional Sub-GHz Bands
  • 24748-5 (C/S2ESC) IEEE Draft International Standard - Systems and Software Engineering - Life Cycle Management - Part 5: Software Development Planning
  • 1149.10 (C/TT) IEEE Draft High Speed Test Access Port and On-chip Distribution Architecture
  • 61158 (IES/IES) IEEE Draft Standard for Industrial Hard Real-Time Communication
  • 2030.100 (PE/SUB) IEEE Draft Recommended Practice for Implementing an IEC 61850 Based Substation Communications, Protection, Monitoring and Control System
  • C37.30.1a (PE/SWG) IEEE Draft Amendment Standard Requirements for AC High-Voltage Air Switches Rated Above 1000 V
  • 62704-2 (SASB/SCC39) IEEE/IEC Draft International Standard for Determining the Peak Spatial Average Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) in the Human Body from Wireless Communications Devices, 30 MHz - 6 GHz. Part 2: Specific Requirements for Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) Modelling of Exposure from Vehicle Mounted Antennas
  • 1859 (UFFC/UFFC) IEEE Draft Standard for Relaxor-Based Single Crystals for Transducer and Actuator Applications

Revision Standards

  • C57.12.40 (PE/TR) IEEE Draft Standard for Network, Three-Phase Transformers, 2500 kVA and Smaller; High Voltage, 34 500 V and Below; Low Voltage, 600 V and Below; Subway and Vault Types (Liquid Immersed)

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