Tagged: 802.3

Standards and the Smart City

This article originally appeared in Sustainable Cities Collective
Undergirding all of the promising services that figure to play prominently in tomorrow’s sustainable “smart” cities—new economic and governance models, improvements in personal health and public safety, advanced capabilities for traffic, waste, and water management, etc.—will be foundational information and communications …

Evolution of Ethernet Standards in IEEE 802.3 Working Group

Ethernet is constantly evolving, adapting to the needs of the networking world and addressing the requirements of both operators and end-users, while making sure that the resulting technology is cost-efficient, reliable, and operates in a plug and play manner. The IEEE 802.3 Working Group has …

IEEE Std. 802: Smart Cities, Smart Homes, Smart Cars, Smart Energy, and Smart People

I. Introduction
IEEE standards play a role from smart cities to smart devices. Our standards drive “the functionality, capabilities and interoperability of a wide range of products and services that transform the way people live, work and communicate.” [1] What does smart mean? There is no …