2018 News Archive

Press Releases

Latest news from IEEE SA.

IEEE Publishes Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations to Help Reduce Burn Injuries Suffered by Electricians Due to Equipment Failure

IEEE 1584TM-2018 provides mathematical models for designers and facility operators to apply in determining arc-flash hazard distances

IEEE Standards Association Applauds Outstanding Standards Development Achievements

Annual awards ceremony recognizes excellent leadership and participation in standards advancement.

IEEE Publishes IEEE 802.1CM™-2018 Standard Addressing Time-Sensitive Networking for Fronthaul

Standard defines profiles that select features, options, configurations, defaults, protocols, and procedures of bridges, stations, and LANs that are necessary to build networks capable of transporting time-sensitive fronthaul streams.

IEEE Publishes Standard for Network-Based Coexistence Methods

IEEE 802.19.1™ standard includes geolocation-capable devices, improves spectrum sharing.

IEEE Blockchain for Clinical Trials EU Forum Brings Focus on Empowering Patients

Six European and international consortia, working groups and patient advocacies to share developments and perspectives on private and public blockchain pilots.

IEEE Initiates Global Sharing of the National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) Through Translation of the NESC Handbook and eLearning Modules

Spanish language edition of the 2017 NESC Handbook available now, with Spanish eLearning Modules soon to be available online; Chinese Mandarin selected for next translations.

New IEEE 802.11™ Study and Topic Interest Groups Launched to Advance Ongoing Innovation Around ‘Wi-Fi®’ Standard

Stakeholder input sought around IEEE 802.11’s usage and requirements for extremely high throughput and real-time applications.

IEEE Launches Ethics Certification Program for Autonomous and Intelligent Systems

Program will create specifications for certification and marking processes advancing transparency, accountability and reduction of algorithmic bias in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (A/IS).

Wireless Service Discovery is Easy with IEEE 802.11aq™

New amendment to IEEE 802.11™ standard benefits both network operators and end users by enabling better service availability detection for wireless local area networks.

IEEE Launches Yearlong Effort to Assess Rapidly Diversifying Ethernet Bandwidth Needs Around the World

IEEE 802.3™ Industry Connections New Ethernet Applications Ad Hoc seeks input from technology’s expanding range of application spaces globally.

IEEE Publishes Standard Addressing Real-Time Architecture for Embedded Systems

IEEE 2050™-2018 specifies a real-time operating system (OS) for 16- and 32-bit microprocessors deployed throughout the IoT ecosystem.

New IEEE 1934™ Standard Delivers Framework for Developing Applications and Business Models Enabled by Fog Computing

Integrating the OpenFog Consortium’s Reference Architecture, IEEE 1934 designed to enable processing to be distributed across things-to-cloud continuum.

IEEE Standards Association Jointly Launches an Open Community for Ethics in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems with Nine Standards Developing Organizations (SDOs)

New global forum to foster cooperation in the development and use of ethically aligned standards in ICT, in particular for autonomous and intelligent systems.

IEEE Publishes 802.11ak™-2018 Standard Amendment Enabling WiFi® Transit Links in Bridged Networks

Amendment meets demand for bridging IEEE 802.11 media to the same level as IEEE 802.3 Ethernet by providing internal connections as transit links within IEEE 802.1Q bridged networks.

IEEE and the MIT Media Lab Launch Global Council on Extended Intelligence

Council on Extended Intelligence prioritizes participant design, data agency and evolved metrics of sustainable prosperity to overcome reductionism and improve wellbeing.

IEEE Announces Winner of Retail Digital Transformation Grand Challenge

Contest co-sponsored by IEEE Standards Association, Product Innovation (PI) Apparel and the 3D Retail Coalition helps drive technology innovation to transform retail and brand industries.

IEEE Announces Formation of Two New IEEE 802.11™ Study Groups

Study groups address next-generation applications of wireless access in vehicular environments (WAVE), as well as expanding local broadcast services using IEEE 802.11 WLAN.

The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems Announces Two New Standards Projects

Projects focus on rating trustworthiness of news sources and establishing machine readable personal privacy terms.

IEEE and the Ministry of Economy of the United States of Mexico Sign General Cooperation Agreement on Standards Development

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote information sharing and increased stakeholder engagement on standards-development activities of each organization.

IEEE Approves Standard for Increased High-Bandwidth Wireless LAN Capacity in China

IEEE 802.11aj™ enables high throughput operations in the 60 GHz and 45 GHz frequency bands in accordance with Chinese regulations.

IEEE Publishes Standard Revision for SystemVerilog — Unified Hardware Design, Specification and Verification Language

IEEE 1800™-2017 offered at no cost through the Accellera Systems Initiative (Accellera) sponsored IEEE Get Program.

IEEE Hosting National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) Change Proposal Development Workshop

Workshop emphasis on inclusiveness and open dialogue fosters deliberation on essential change proposals ahead of the 16 July 2018 deadline for submissions.

IEEE Publishes IEEE 802.3cc™-2017 25 Gb/s Ethernet Standard for Enhanced Enterprise and Metro Network Applications over Fiber

Standard amendment defines Ethernet Media Access Control (MAC) parameters, physical layer specifications, and management parameters to extend 25 Gb/s Ethernet well beyond 100 meters.

IEEE and CharIN e.V. Team to Advance the Mobility Ecosystem at Initial Global Conference

Global Home for Industry Collaboration continues to build synergies with leading industry consortia on the development of advanced mobile connectivity ecosystem platforms.

IEEE to Join Stakeholders at World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Forum in Support of UN Sustainable Development Goals

IEEE will address Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems (AI/AS) in High-Level Policy Statement.

IEEE Publishes Standard Specifying 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s Ethernet

IEEE 802.3bs™-2017 supports aggregation & high-bandwidth interconnectivity needed to meet rapidly increasing bandwidth demands.

IEEE Announces Activities and Speaker Participation at Mobile World Congress 2018

Speaker panel to address ethical issues in Artificial Intelligence (AI); IEEE booth features “IEEE uniVRse,” an experience of emerging augmented, mixed and virtual reality technologies.

IEEE and The Accord Project Partner to Develop Techno-Legal Standards for Smart Contract Applications

The partnership will begin with development of a standards framework for optimizing the supply chain to drive industry adoption.

IEEE Unveils Lineup of Leading Technologists Presenting at Annual SXSW® Conference

“Curated in partnership with SXSW, IEEE’s seventh annual “Tech for Humanity Series” explores leading-edge technologies, critical issues and the societal and ethical implications of high-tech advancements that will shape humanity’s future.”

IEEE Initiative to Build Consensus on Optimizing Clinical Trials and Enhancing Patient Safety with Blockchain

The upcoming “Blockchain for Clinical Trials Forum” is the first step in bringing together key stakeholders to embrace an emerging technology for conducting improved clinical trials.

IEEE Highlights Range of Work Reflecting Principles of Data Privacy Day

Collaborative programs, standards-development projects and educational events are among IEEE activities in keeping with goals of 28 January observance.

IEEE Publishes Standard Amendment Addressing Coexistence Methods for Geo-Location Capable Devices Operating Under General Authorization

IEEE 802.19.1a™ specifies radio technology independent methods for coexistence among dissimilar or independently operated wireless networks, such as TV band White Spaces, the 5GHz license-exempt bands and access in 3.5GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service bands.


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