IEEE-SA - Newswire August 2018
A monthly update on standards and related solutions.

Newly Published Standards

 

IEEE 1934TM-2018,  Standard for Adoption of OpenFog Reference Architecture for Fog Computing

OpenFog Reference Architecture [OPFRA001.020817] is a structural and functional prescription of an open, interoperable, horizontal system architecture for distributing computing, storage, control and networking functions closer to the users along a cloud-to-thing continuum of communicating, computing, sensing and actuating entities. It encompasses various approaches to disperse Information Technology (IT), Communication Technology (CT) and Operational Technology (OT) Services through information messaging infrastructure as well as legacy and emerging multi-access networking technologies.

 

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IEEE 1527 TM -2018, Recommended Practice for the Design of Buswork Located in Seismically Active Areas

This document provides recommended practices for the engineering and design of flexible and rigid bus connections for bus and equipment in electric power substations located in seismically active areas.

 

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IEEE C37.59 TM -2018, Standard for Requirements for Conversion of Power Switchgear Equipment

This standard covers power switchgear equipment that is converted from a qualified design. It provides direction and guidance in those conversions and specifies required design verification in accordance with applicable American National Standards Institute (ANSI), National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), UL, or IEEE standards

 

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IEEE C57.19.01 TM -2017, IEEE Standard for Performance Characteristics and Dimensions for Power Transformer and Reactor Bushings

This standard covers electrical, dimensional, and related requirements for outdoor power apparatus bushings that have basic impulse insulation levels (BILs) of 150 kV and above. 

 

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Products and Solutions

 

SFPE Engineering Guide for Assessing Flame Radiation to External Targets from Pool Fires

This engineering guide provides methods for assessing the impact of radiation from pool fire sources to potential targets. The goal of this guide is to provide methods for calculating safe separation distances between fire sources and potential targets that would be damaged or adversely affected by radiation from the fire.    

 

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SFPE Engineering Guide for Predicting 1st and 2nd Degree Skin Burns from Thermal Radiation

This engineering guide provides methods for predicting thermal injury to humans from thermal radiation. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the SFPE Engineering Guide for Assessing Flame Radiation to External Targets from Pool Fires or other methods capable of predicting thermal radiation.

 

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SFPE Engineering Guide for Piloted Ignition of Solid Materials Under Radiant Exposure  

SFP This engineering guide provides methods for predicting piloted ignition of solid materials from thermal radiation. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the SFPE Engineering Guide for Assessing Flame Radiation to External Targets from Pool Fires or other methods capable of predicting thermal radiation. E Engineering Guide for Piloted Ignition of Solid Materials Under Radiant Exposure 

 

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Articles of Interest

 

Sci-Fi car flying over a city

Enough sci-fi, what will our ‘smart’ environments actually look like?

How will we interact with a growing stream of personalized, curated content over the next generation?

Today, intelligent systems are making judgments, continuously analyzing data, and refining their judgments, and the sophistication of those systems will no doubt continue to grow for the foreseeable future…

 

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Lock used in between a laptop and a tablet - encryption

MyData: Individuals In Control

I was first introduced to the MyData community by my friends Sean Bohan and Katryna Dow, two of the smartest people I know working in the realms of personal data and identity...    

 

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Learn more about Digital Inclusion Through Trust and Agency

Learn more about The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems

View IEEE P7000 standards projects

Digital Earth

IEEE Congratulatory Video Celebrates ANSI’s 100-Year Anniversary

On 19 October 2018, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will celebrate a century of service as the coordinating body for the US standards and conformity assessment system. As one of its five founding members, IEEE’s involvement with ANSI is not only historic, it has also been consistent...

 

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More from IEEE

 

Four people walking

Complimentary *Live* Webinar - Restoring Dignity to the End-User Digital Tool Experience

When most think of new smart and "deeper experience" technologies they are quick to believe their lives just got better. The reality for some is their lives have become more violated. Digital technologies offer many benefits but can easily be exploited for those who have mal-intentions.  

 

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Lightbulb emitting Internet of Things (IoT)

IEEE Task Force Works on Standard for Light Communications

Soon enough, experts say, we’ll be getting secure, high-speed Internet access from our LED bulbs: in desk lamps, ceiling fixtures, streetlights, and vehicle taillights. The light-communications systems, relying on nanometer waves in the infrared and visible-light portions of the electromagnetic spectrum, are expected to transmit data generated by a microchip fitted into each LED bulb...

 

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Learn more about IEEE P802.11bb™ task group

Hot off the Press

 

Events

Spotlight on: Blockchain Technology

 

Blockchain

SPECIAL REPORT: BLOCKCHAIN

Blockchain technology, best known for supporting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, is designed to be secure, transparent, and decentralized. These same characteristics make it attractive to businesses…

 

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An array of prescription drugs

How Blockchain Technology Could Combat the Global Counterfeit Drug Market Wins Apex Award

Pain-reduction pills, cancer-fighting drugs, and epilepsy medication were among the 25 million counterfeit medicines worth US $51 million seized in the worldwide Operation Pangea X conducted in September by Interpol, the international police agency said.

 

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Learn about Pharm Supply Block Chain Research Report

Farm

How Blockchain Technology Could Track and Trace Food From Farm to Fork

BDuring a foodborne-illness outbreak, identifying the root cause of the contamination can be difficult. The food supply chain includes a lot of players—farmers, distributors, processors, packagers, and grocers—often from different regions or even multiple countries…

 

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LEARN ABOUT IEEE P2418.3™ - STANDARD FOR THE FRAMEWORK OF DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY (DLT) USE IN AGRICULTURE