Tagged: Smart Cities


Letter from the Editor

Smart Cities: Standards Will Ensure Success
Ever since humans changed their lifestyle from hunter-gatherers to an agrarian society, we have been building fairly complex living arrangements. Early challenges to organize such habitats included access to basic necessities such as water, food, and shelter, which gradually included …


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 …



Smart Cities, Big Data, and the Internet of Things

Werner Herzog, the prolific filmmaker of iconic movies such as The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser and Fitzcarraldo, recently wrote and directed Lo and Behold, a film exploring how the Internet has been changing the world and human relations as dramatically as language itself. Herzog depicts …


News, Further Reading, and Events

News and Further Reading
“How LEDs Are Changing the Retail World, The technology is influencing purchasing decisions”
By YOELIT H. HIEBERT, published in IEEE’s The Institute, 21 July 2016
Positive Disruption: Utilities, Smart Cities, and Smart Energy Management
By Don Reeves, Published on EnergyCIOInsights,
IEEE 2030.5 Webinar
IEEE 2030.5 (formerly …



Letter from the Editor

Ethernet, the Networking Standard: More Mature, More Powerful
Where the whole world is going with Ethernet
Many people, especially technology historians, often ponder “Where would the world be without Ethernet?” Now, such a rhetorical question typically has no answer because you cannot rewind time, remove Ethernet from …



Call For IEEE Standards Education eMagazine Contributions

The IEEE Standards Education eZine Editorial Board invites contributions from industry practitioners, educators and students on topics related to education about technical standards. Interested parties may submit an inquiry or article abstract for consideration to the Editorial Board at any time throughout the year via email to: ezine-eb@listserv.ieee.org. …


CALL FOR IEEE STANDARDS EDUCATION EMAGAZINE CONTRIBUTIONS

The IEEE Standards Education eZine Editorial Board invites contributions from industry practitioners, educators and students on topics related to education about technical standards. Interested parties may submit an inquiry or article abstract for consideration to the Editorial Board at any time throughout the year via email to: ezine-eb@listserv.ieee.org. …