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IEEE Celebrates 125th Anniversary Presenting Emerging, World Changing Technologies During Its “Embracing Human Technology Interactions” Media Event

10 March – IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional society, today spotlighted seven technologies it believes will have world changing implications on the way humans interact with machines, the world and each other, in honor of its 125th annversary.

On 10 March 2009 at the New Yorker Hotel in New York City, a panel of technology experts, moderated by The New York Times senior editor and technology reporter Steve Lohr, discussed emerging technologies in fields ranging from biometrics, computing, wireless power, and others, that they believe have the potential to change the world.

“For 125 years, IEEE and its members have influenced the creation of nearly all the technologies we now cannot imagine life without,” said 2008 IEEE President Lewis M. Terman. “Today we take a glimpse into the future with some of those who are driving the development of some of the emerging innovations and technological advancements for the betterment of humanity.”

Read the full press release. (PDF, 152 KB)

Watch videos from the event on IEEE.tv.