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IEEE STANDARDS ASSOCIATION EXHIBIT AT 2012 INTERNATIONAL CES WILL SHOWCASE ENABLING CONSUMER CONNECTIVITY THROUGH CONSENSUS BUILDING

Standards-development projects in mobile video, Smart Grid-into-home devices, home networking, electric vehicles and medical devices to be highlighted

Shuang Yu, IEEE-SA Marketing Manager
+1 732-981-3424, shuang.yu@ieee.org

PISCATAWAY, N.J., USA, 4 January 2012 – The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) today announced that it is exhibiting at 2012 International CES in Las Vegas, 10-13 January 2012. IEEE-SA and the IEEE Communications Society external link (ComSoc), the foremost international forum for the exchange of ideas on communications and information networking, will share Booth 35307 in the Las Vegas Convention Center and World Trade Center (LVCC) South Hall Upper Level.

WHAT:

IEEE-SA at 2012 International CES external link will show how it is enabling consumer connectivity through consensus building, by showcasing standards-development projects in a wide variety of areas, including mobile video, Smart Grid-into-home devices, home networking, electric vehicles and medical devices.

Among the highlights in Booth 35307, IEEE-SA will offer mobile-video demonstrations related to ongoing standards-development projects such as IEEE P2200™ – Standard Protocol for Stream Management in Media Client Devices.

WHEN:

10-13 January 2012

WHERE:

Booth 35307, LVCC South Hall Upper Level
Las Vegas

WHY:

IEEE-SA helps foster consumer connectivity by bringing industry together to craft interoperable standards for products that consumers crave. IEEE-SA’s processes for consensus building impact the entire standards lifecycle including pre-standards technology exploration, standards development and market implementation, and IEEE-SA’s inclusion of all important voices have an unparalleled track record when it comes to creating the standards that connect people.

With more than four decades of success, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) reaches across global markets, connects the industry and enables CE innovations to grow and thrive. The International CES is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), which represents more than 2,000 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of consumer electronics products.

Enabling consumer connectivity through consensus building

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