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IEEE Nuclear Power Engineering Standards (Active and Archived) VuSpec™ Collection: This collection gives professional engineers the best practices and techniques covering Equipment Qualification; Operating, Aging, Maintenance, Testing and Reliability; Auxiliary Power; Human Factors and Control Facilities; and Safety Related Systems for Nuclear Power plants. Purchase
IEEE Power Distribution & Regulating Transformers Collection: VuSpec™: This collection represents the most complete resource available for professional engineers looking for best practices and techniques covering testing, repair, installation, operation, and maintenance of transformers, reactors, and associated components that are used within the electric utility and industrial power systems. Purchase
Now Available at No Cost via the GET Program IEEE 802.1Qbp-2014, IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks - Media Access Control (MAC) Bridges and Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks - Amendment 22: Equal Cost Multiple Path (ECMP)
Bringing Standards to Life
The IEEE 11073™ family of standards are designed to help healthcare product vendors and integrators create devices and systems for disease management, health and fitness, and independent living that can help save lives and improve quality of life for people worldwide.
Tomorrow’s Wearables: Stylish Clothing That Doubles As Your Personal Advisor For…Well, Everything
In the 15th century, Italian Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci revealed yet another of his many brilliant concepts: a wearable mechanical device that could be used to measure the physical distance Roman soldiers traveled daily by foot. And with da Vinci’s remarkable vision, the world’s first pedometer was born.
Securing The IoT
Experts at the table, part 1: What parts need to be secure first, how that needs to happen, what’s already been done, and where the biggest risks are for the future.
IEEE Launches A Smart City Challenge
Have you ever walked down the streets of your favorite city and thought of ways to improve it with say, interactive maps to show scenic routes or activities taking place nearby? Or perhaps you’ve thought of ways to reduce traffic or better dispose of trash? If so, then you might want to enter your ideas in the IEEE Smart City Challenge, a game that encourages people to share their vision for a better world, city by city.
Mind-Controlled Technology Could Make Homes Smarter
Wouldn’t it be nice to brew a cup of coffee in the morning just by thinking about it, or shut off the TV with a blink of an eye? An IEEE senior member is working on so-called mind-controlled technology that can help people accomplish simple tasks by putting on a sleep mask or pajamas embedded with sensors.
The Tricorder May Soon Become a Reality
Finalists have been chosen to develop the Star Trek–inspired medical device as part of Qualcomm’s XPrize contest.
Inside AR: Augmented Reality Conference
29-30 October 2014
IEEE 802 Plenary Session
2-7 November 2014
San Antonio, Texas
The 3rd International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo(ICCVE 2014)
3-7 November 2014
Intelect - the future of intelligent electricity is here...
22-24 January 2015