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IEEE in the News 2014 Featured Articles

IEEE in the News 2014 Featured Articles highlight news coverage from around the world that advances innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity in top-tier media outlets worldwide.

 
 

Get Ready To Say Goodbye To The Traffic Light

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Get Ready To Say Goodbye To The Traffic Light

Bradley Berman, reporter for ReadWrite, interviewed both IEEE member Jeff Miller and IEEE Senior member Christoph Stiller about whether the development of advanced car-to-car communications technology might eliminate the necessity of the traffic light in the future.
 

 
 
 

In 20 Years, Most New Cars Won’t Have Steering Wheels or Pedals

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Intelligent Transportation Systems

In 20 Years, Most New Cars Won’t Have Steering Wheels or Pedals
Wired, US
21 July 2014

Alberto Broggi, IEEE Fellow and member of the IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems, discusses his thoughts on a recent IEEE survey that indicates many vehicular features by 2035 will no longer be needed, such as steering wheels, brake/gas pedals, rearview mirrors, and horns.

 
 

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Three Sneaky Ways Google Wins With Android Auto

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Three Sneaky Ways Google Wins With Android Auto
Wired, US
26 June 2014

Jeffrey Miller, IEEE member, discusses the implications of Android Auto and how this technology will translate for driverless cars in the future.

 

 
 

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Will Getting Grounded Help You Sleep Better and Ease Pain?

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Will Getting Grounded Help You Sleep Better and Ease Pain?
The Wall Street Journal, US
20 May 2014

John Cohn, IEEE Fellow and IBM Fellow, sheds some light on a new popular consumer health trend called earthing, a process where the human body receives a charge of energy from the Earth when walking barefoot outdoors.

 
 

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Tufts professor sparks app contest for teens

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Tufts professor sparks app contest for teens
bostonglobe.com, US
10 March 2014

Karen Panetta, IEEE Fellow and Associate Dean at the Tufts Graduate School of Engineering, discusses the launch of App-E-Feat with the Boston Globe.

 
 

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Tech trends for 2014: what's in store this year?

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Tech trends for 2014: what's in store this year?
TechRadar, UK
1 February 2014

Kevin Curran, IEEE Senior member, discusses the trends in tablets, smartphones, 3D printing, and wearable technology.

 
 

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Booth bots: why we build robots that look human

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Booth bots: why we build robots that look human (Video Clip)
The Verge, US
10 January 2014

Reporter Russell Brandom visits the IEEE booth and speaks with the main attraction, RoboThespian.

 
 

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