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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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The Other Side of Blockchain: We Choose What We Want to See

by Maria Palombini| Thu, 23 Feb 2017

Show me the blockchain! No doubt about it, blockchain has become a mega technological trend tasked to save us from the data tsunami of the digital age. First, the financial industry and now, the life sciences/healthcare, consumer goods, energy and others are turning to blockchain. Just recently, Deloitte released the results from Blockchain Survey 2017,

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Zappy Squirrel Game

by Beyond Standards| Wed, 15 Feb 2017

Play ZAPPY today. Help Zappy the Squirrel run, jump, climb, and use whatever tools are available to get through all the obstacles at the metropolis electric power station. Eddy, a highly regarded engineer and entrepreneur, has designed a series of deterrents to keep our animal friends out of the metropolis power substation. These deterrents will

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What’s next? Going Beyond Moore’s Law

by Beyond Standards| Fri, 10 Feb 2017

Conditioning consumers to expect certain advances in speed, battery life, and capabilities, Moore’s Law has led the way for the computing industry for decades. Because Moore’s law suggests exponential growth, it is unlikely to continue indefinitely. Software and hardware innovations will likely keep the dream of Moore’s Law alive for several years to come; however,

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The Road Ahead for Virtual Reality

by Guest Contributor| Thu, 02 Feb 2017

Is 2017 the year for Virtual Reality (VR)? You don’t have to look far to see researchers, analysts, and bloggers sharing their ideas and forecasts for VR in 2017 and beyond. In fact, it is likely to see Virtual – Augmented – Mixed Reality (VAMR) become part of our everyday landscape, impacting many industries. One

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Wearables of the Future

by Guest Contributor| Fri, 27 Jan 2017

Wearables are not just about counting steps or monitoring heart rates; the potential applications for wearables are truly amazing and widespread. Offering convenience, safety, and entertainment, these technological innovations have the ability to improve everyday life. In fact, researchers are working right now to create the wearables of the future. In Engadget’s recent Public Access

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A Look into Clinical Virtual Reality

by Guest Contributor| Fri, 20 Jan 2017

Over the last decade demand has grown rapidly for innovative digital technologies and behavioral healthcare researchers and providers have not overlooked the opportunities these technologies, such as virtual reality (VR) afford. In fact, Clinical VR got started in the early-to-mid 90’s as clinical scientists dissatisfied with old school methods of medical practice saw promise and

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Blockchain for Pharma Series – Part 4

by Guest Contributor| Thu, 19 Jan 2017

In this series, participants from the 16 November 2016, Pharma Blockchain Bootcamp, lend their insights into the future of distributed ledger technology. Bryant Joseph Gilot, MD CM DPHil MSc Chief Medical Officer, Blockchain Health Co. 1. What is blockchain in your terms? In abstract terms a blockchain is a platform for trust. It is a

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Blockchain for Pharma Series – Part 3

by Guest Contributor| Tue, 17 Jan 2017

In this series, participants from the 16 November 2016, Pharma Blockchain Bootcamp, lend their insights into the future of distributed ledger technology. Daryl Glover Chief Clinical Officer, iSolve.io     1. What is blockchain in your terms? The Blockchain is a digital ledger that creates a bidirectional communication bridge between systems that do not easily

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Blockchain for Pharma Series – Part 2

by Guest Contributor| Thu, 12 Jan 2017

In this series, participants from the 16 November 2016, Pharma Blockchain Bootcamp, lend their insights into the future of distributed ledger technology. Jan Hermans Business Unit Manager, Cmast     1. What is blockchain in your terms? The blockchain offers the possibility for solution architect to create applications where transactions are at the core of

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Blockchain for Pharma Series – Part 1

by Guest Contributor| Tue, 10 Jan 2017

In this series, participants from the 16 November 2016, Pharma Blockchain Bootcamp, lend their insights into the future of distributed ledger technology. Reid H. Graves Sr. Consultant, Enterprise System Partners (ESP)   1. What is blockchain in your terms? Blockchain is a new innovative technology that can be programmed to track and trace Life Science

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IEEE-SA STANDARDS BOARD APPROVALS
7 December 2016

New PARs

  • P1858-2016/Cor 1 (BOG/CAG) Standard for Camera Phone Image Quality (CPIQ) - Corrigendum 1
  • P2755 (BOG/CAG) Guide to Terms and Concepts in Intelligent Process Automation
  • P802.3cg (C/LM) Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Physical Layer Specifications and Management Parameters for 10 Mb/s Operation over Single Balanced Twisted-pair Cabling and Associated Power Delivery
  • P802.11ba (C/LM) Standard for Information Technology--Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems Local and Metropolitan Area Networks--Specific Requirements Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications Amendment: Wake-up radio operation
  • P802.19.2 (C/LM) Recommended Practice for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Part 19: Coexistence of Unlicensed Wireless Systems in a Vehicular Environment
  • P1012-2016/Cor 1(C/S2ESC) Standard for System, Software and Hardware Verification and Validation - Corrigendum 1
  • P7002 (C/S2ESC) Data Privacy Process
  • P3333.3 (C/SAB) Head Mounted Display (HMD) Based 3D Content Motion Sickness Reducing Technology
  • P1687.1 (C/TT) Standard for the Application of Interfaces and Controllers to Access 1687 IJTAG Networks Embedded Within Semiconductor Devices
  • P2048.1 (CES/SC) Standard for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality: Device Taxonomy and Definitions
  • P2048.2 (CES/SC) Standard for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality: Immersive Video Taxonomy and Quality Metrics
  • P2048.3 (CES/SC) Standard for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality: Immersive Video File and Stream Formats
  • P2048.4 (CES/SC) Standard for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality: Person Identity
  • P2048.5 (CES/SC) Standard for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality: Environment Safety
  • P1922.1 (COM/SDB) Standard for a method for calculating anticipated emissions caused by virtual machine migration and placement
  • P1922.2 (COM/SDB) Standard for a method to calculate near real-time emissions of information and communication technology infrastructure
  • P1923.1 (COM/SDB) Standard for computation of energy efficiency upper bound for apparatus processing communication signal waveforms
  • P1924.1 (COM/SDB) Recommended practice for developing energy efficient power-proportional digital architectures
  • P1925.1 (COM/SDB) Standard for Energy Efficient Dynamic Line Rate Transmission System
  • P1926.1 (COM/SDB) Standard for a Functional Architecture of Distributed Energy Efficient Big Data Processing
  • P1927.1 (COM/SDB) Standard for Services Provided by the Energy-efficient Orchestration and Management of Virtualized Distributed Data Centers Interconnected by a Virtualized Network
  • P1928.1 (COM/SDB) Standard for a Mechanism for Energy Efficient Virtual Machine Placement
  • P1929.1 (COM/SDB) An Architectural Framework for Energy Efficient Content Distribution
  • P1930.1 (COM/SDB) Recommended Practice for Software Defined Networking (SDN) based Middleware for Control and Management of Wireless Networks
  • P1931.1 (COM/SDB) Standard for an Architectural Framework for Real-time Onsite Operations Facilitation (ROOF) for the Internet of Things
  • P841.1 (IAS/PCI) Standard for Process Industry--IE3, Severe-Duty, IP 56 Squirrel Cage Induction Motors--Up to and Including 370 kW
  • P3001.9 (IAS/TBCC) Recommended Practice for the Design of Power Systems Supplying Lighting Systems in Commercial and Industrial Facilities
  • P1451-99 (IM/ST) Standard for Harmonization of Internet of Things (IoT) Devices and Systems
  • P2450 (IM/TET) Standard for the Performance of Down-the-Road Radar Used in Traffic Speed Measurements
  • P665 (PE/ED&PG) Guide for Generating Station Grounding
  • P510 (PE/PSIM) Guide for Electrical Safety in High-Voltage Testing
  • P825 (PE/SBLC) Guide for Interoperability of Transactive Energy Systems with Electric Power Infrastructure (Building the Enabling Network for Distributed Energy Resources)
  • PC62.220 (PE/SPDLV) Guide for the Application of Surge Protective Devices for the Smart Grid
  • P60214-1-57-131 (PE/TR) Standard Requirements for Tap Changers
  • P1467 (RS/SC) Standard for Reliability Growth
  • P1528.5 (SASB/SCC39) Recommended Practice for Determining the Power Density of the Electromagnetic Field Associated with Human Exposure to Mobile Devices and Network Equipment Operating Between 6 GHz and 100 GHz
  • P1609.2.1 (VT/ITS) Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments (WAVE) -- Certificate Management Interfaces for End-entities
  • P7001 (VT/ITS) Transparency of Autonomous Systems

PARs for the Revision of Standards

  • P356 (APS/SC) Guide for Measurements of Electromagnetic Properties of Earth Media
  • P1858 (BOG/CAG) Standard for Camera Phone Image Quality (CPIQ)
  • P16085 (C/S2ESC) ISO/IEC 16085:2006, Standard for Software Engineering - Software Life Cycle Processes - Risk Management
  • P20000-1 (C/S2ESC) Information Technology -- Service Management -- Part 1: Service Management System Requirements
  • P24748-1 (S/S2ESC) Systems and Software Engineering - Life Cycle Management - Part 1: Guidelines for Life Cycle Management (P24748-1)
  • P24748-2 (C/S2ESC) Systems and Software Engineering-- Life Cycle Management-- Part 2: Guidelines for the Application of ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288 (System Life Cycle Processes) (P24748-2)
  • P26515 (C/S2ESC) Systems and Software Engineering -- Developing Information for Users in an Agile Environment
  • P29148 (C/S2ESC) ISO/IEC/IEEE International Standard - Systems and Software Engineering -- Life Cycle Processes -- Requirements Engineering
  • P1580 (IAS/PCI) Recommended Practice for Marine Cable for Use on Shipboard and Fixed or Floating Facilities
  • P1050 (PE/ED&PG) Guide for Instrumentation and Control Equipment Grounding in Generating Stations
  • P522 (PE/EM) Guide for Testing Turn Insulation of Form-Wound Stator Coils for Alternating-Current Electric Machines
  • P495 (PE/IC) Guide for Testing Faulted Circuit Indicators
  • P1120 (PE/IC) Guide for the Planning, Design, Installation, and Repair of Submarine Power Cable Systems
  • PC62.21 (PE/SPDHV) Guide for the Application of Surge Voltage Protective Equipment on AC Rotating Machinery 1000 Volts and Greater
  • P1240 (PE/SUB) Guide for the Evaluation of the Reliability of HVDC Converter Stations
  • P1378 (PE/SUB) Guide for Commissioning High-Voltage Direct-Current (HVDC) Converter Stations and Associated Transmission Systems
  • P62271-37-013 (PE/SWG) IEEE/IEC International Standard for High-Voltage Switchgear and Controlgear -- Part 37-013: Alternating-Current Generator Circuit-Breakers
  • P1636.1 (SASB/SCC20) Standard for Software Interface for Maintenance Information Collection and Analysis (SIMICA): Exchanging Test Results and Session Information via the eXtensible Markup Language (XML)
  • P1641 (SASB/SCC20) Standard for Signal and Test Definition

Modified PARs

  • P802c (C/LM) Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks: Overview and Architecture Amendment: Local Medium Access Control (MAC) Address Usage
  • P442 (PE/IC) Guide for Thermal Resistivity Measurements of Soils and Backfill Materials
  • P1609.2a (VT/ITS) Standard for Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments--Security Services for Applications and Management Messages Amendment

Withdrawn PARs

  • P802.22.1 (C/LM) Standard for Information Technology--Telecommunications and information exchange between systems--Local and metropolitan area networks--Specific requirements Part 22.1: Standard to Enable Spectrum Sharing using Advanced Beaconing
  • P3001.9 (IAS/TBCC) Recommended Practice for the Lighting of Industrial and Commercial Facilities
  • P1878 (IM/MPS) Standard for Measurements on Electric Power Systems: Uncertainty Evaluation and Expression

Administratively Withdrawn PARs

  • P1875 (BTS/RFTech) Recommended Practice for Method of Measurement for Passive Intermodulation for Digital Television and FM In-Band-On-Channel Transmission Components
  • P1009 (C/S2ESC) Standard for the Archstie Programming Language
  • P1723 (C/S2ESC) Standard for a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Reference Architecture
  • P2030.4 (C/S2ESC) Guide for Control and Automation Installations Applied to the Electric Power Infrastructure
  • P11073-10423 (EMB/11073) Standard for Health informatics -Personal health device communication - Device specialization - Sleep Monitor
  • P11073-10471a (EMB/11073) IEEE Health informatics-Personal health device communication Part 10471: Device specialization-Independent living activity hub Amendment
  • P11073-10302-1 (EMB/11073) Health informatics - Point-of-care medical device communication - Part 10302-1: Device Specialization - Physiologic monitor, General
  • P11073-10303-1 (EMB/11073) Health informatics - Point-of-care medical device communication - Part 10303-1: Device Specialization - Ventilator, General
  • P11073-20201 (EMB/11073) Health informatics -- Point-of-care medical device communication -- Part 20201: Application profile -- Polling mode
  • P11073-20202 (EMB/11073) Health informatics -- Point-of-care medical device communication -- Part 20202: Application profile -- Baseline asynchronous mode
  • P11073-20301 (EMB/11073) Health informatics -- Point-of-care medical device communication -- Part 20301: Application profile -- Optional package, remote control
  • P11073-20401 (EMB/11073) Health informatics -- Point-of-care medical device communication -- Part 20401: Application profile -- Common networking services
  • P11073-10301-1 (EMB/11073) Health informatics - Point-of-care medical device communication - Part 10301-1: Device Specialization - Infusion pump, General
  • PC62.22.1 (PE/IC) Guide for the Connection of Surge Arresters to Protect Insulated Shielded Electric Power Cable Systems Up to 46 kV
  • P1821 (PE/SUB) Guide for Usage of Design Tools for Power Electronic Building Blocks (PEBB) and PEBB Based Systems
  • P388 (PEL/SC) Standard for Transformers and Inductors in Electronic Power Conversion Equipment
  • P1547.8 (SASB/SCC21) Recommended Practice for Establishing Methods and Procedures that Provide Supplemental Support for Implementation Strategies for Expanded Use of IEEE Standard 1547
  • P1609.6 (VT/ITS) Standard for Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments (WAVE) - Remote Management Service

New Standards

  • 952-1997/Cor 1 (AES/GA) IEEE Draft Standard Specification Format Guide and Test Procedure for Single-Axis Interferometric Fiber Optic Gyros - Corrigendum 1: Figure 1 and Clauses 5.3.4, 8.3, 12.11.4.3.2, 12.11.4.3.3, 12.11.4.3.4, 12.12.3.1, 12.12.4.1
  • 1888.4 (BOG/CAG) IEEE Draft Standard for Green Smart Home and Residential Quarter Control Network Protocol
  • 802.3bu (C/LM) IEEE Draft Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Physical Layer and Management Parameters for Power over Data Lines (PoDL) of Single Balanced Twisted-Pair Ethernet
  • 802.11ah (C/LM) IEEE Draft Standard for Information Technology-Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems-Local and Metropolitan Area Networks-Specific Requirements-Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications: Amendment 2: Sub 1 GHz License Exempt Operation
  • 802.11ai (C/LM) IEEE Draft Standard for Information Technology-Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems-Local and Metropolitan Area Networks-Specific requirements Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications: Amendment to IEEE P802.11-REVmc(TM)/D8.0: Fast Initial Link Setup
  • 1722-2016/Cor 1 (C/MSC) IEEE Draft Standard for a Transport Protocol for Time Sensitive Applications in a Bridged Local Area Network- Corrigendum 1
  • 45.6 (IAS/PCI) IEEE Draft Recommended Practice for Electrical Installations on Shipboard - Electrical Testing
  • 3004.8 (IAS/TBCC) IEEE Draft Recommended Practice for Motor Protection in Industrial and Commercial Power Systems
  • 1827 (PE/ED&PG) IEEE Draft Guide for Electrical and Control Design of Hydroelectric Water Conveyance Facilities
  • C62.44 (PE/SPDLV) IEEE Draft Guide for the Application of Low-Voltage (1000 Volts rms or Less) Surge Protective Devices Used on Secondary Distribution Systems (Between the Transformer Low-Voltage Terminals and the Line Side of the Service Equipment)
  • 1815.1-2015/Cor 1 (PE/SUB) IEEE Draft Standard for Exchanging Information Between Networks Implementing IEC 61850 and IEEE Std 1815(TM) (Distributed Network Protocol - DNP3) - Corrigendum 1
  • C57.12.38-2014/Cor 1 (PE/TR) IEEE Draft Standard for Pad-Mounted-Type, Self-Cooled, Single-Phase Distribution Transformers 250 kVA and Smaller: High Voltage, 34 500 GrdY/19 920 V and Below; Low Voltage, 480/240 V and Below - Corrigendum 1: Correct an Omission in the Label of Figure 1
  • C57.163-2015/Cor 1 (PE/TR) IEEE Draft Guide for Establishing Power Transformer Capability while under Geomagnetic Disturbances - Corrigendum 1

Revision Standards

  • 802.1AC (C/LM) IEEE Draft Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Media Access Control (MAC) Service Definition
  • 802.11 (C/LM) IEEE Draft Standard for Information technology--Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems - Local and Metropolitan Area Networks--Specific Requirements Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications
  • 1610 (PE/IC) IEEE Draft Guide for the Application of Faulted Circuit Indicators on Distribution Circuits
  • 352 (PE/NPE) IEEE Draft Guide for General Principles of Reliability Analysis of Nuclear Power Generating Station Systems and Other Nuclear Facilities
  • C62.33 (PE/SPDLV) IEEE Draft Standard for Test Methods and Performance Values of Metal-Oxide Varistor Surge Protective Components
  • C62.42.0 (PE/SPDLV) IEEE Draft Guide for the Application of Surge-Protective Components in Surge Protective Devices and Equipment Ports – Overview
  • C62.92.1 (PE/SPDHV) IEEE Draft Guide for the Application of Neutral Grounding in Electrical Utility Systems, Part 1 - Introduction
  • C57.12.24 (PE/TR) IEEE Draft Standard for Submersible, Three-Phase Transformers, 3750 kVA and Smaller: High Voltage, 34 500 GrdY/19 920 Volts and Below; Low Voltage, 600 Volts and Below
  • C57.138 (PE/TR) IEEE Draft Recommended Practice for Routine Impulse Test for Distribution Transformers
  • 1445 (SASB/SCC20) IEEE Draft Standard for Digital Test Interchange Format (DTIF)

Revised Industry Connections Activity Approval

  • IC15-005-02 Next Generation Enterprise/Campus/Data Center Ethernet
  • IC16-006-02 International Roadmap for Devices and Systems (IRDS)

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