3rd Quarter 2016 eMagazine Issue Focusing on 802 and Smart Technologies Now Available

3rd quarter eZinerThe 3rd Quarter 2016 issue of the IEEE Standards Education eMagazine focusing on the theme of IEEE 802 standards and smart technologies is now available.  Articles in this issue address IEEE 802 standards as they relate to and impact smart technologies.

Featured articles include:

This issue also features the article “Globalization and Standardization” which was written by Don Purcell and Gary Kushnier and originally published in Standards Engineering, The Journal of SES – The Society for Standards Professionals which discusses the value and impact of standards in the global marketplace.

IEEE Brings Standards Education to the Capstone Design Conference…Updated Edition” by Jennifer McClain is a follow up to an article from the previous eMagazine issue that discusses the results of an innovative new workshop for educators that utilized an interactive consensus-building exercise that simulates the activities of a standards working group tasked with developing a new technical standard.  In addition, Jennifer McClain has also contributed an article discussing the recent IEEE MOOC on “Innovation & Competition: Succeeding through Global Standards” which includes information on topics covered, the instructors, and who participated in the first offering of this online, multiple weeks course.

Special reports from IEEE 802 working groups providing the latest news is also highlighted in this issue in addition to the regularly featured content of Further Reading and Upcoming Events related to IEEE 802 and smart technologies.

The student application paper featured was written by the winner of the IEEE 802 Student Paper Competition, Meareg Abreha, for his paper titled “History and implementation of IEEE 802 security architecture.”  A last call for 2016 Student Grants provides information on deadlines and instructions for students interested in submitting a grant application this year.

Also included is the featured video “The 2015 Ethernet Roadmap Animated Video” produced by Ethernet Alliance which provides an explanation of Ethernet speeds.