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Everything You Need to Know About Obama’s Autonomous Car Plan
IEEE Senior member Jeffrey Miller discusses the future of driverless cars and the Obama administration’s plan to spend $4 billion in the advancement of the industry.
|Date||Media Source||Hot Topic Category||Story|
|23 December 2015||ECN Magazine||Intelligent Transportation Systems||What Was The Greatest Technological Advancement Of 2015?|
IEEE Fellow Stuart Lipoff discusses why he thinks autonomous vehicles were the greatest technological advancement of 2015.
|21 December 2015||Computer Business Review||Intelligent Transportation Systems||Autonomous, driverless & connected cars: Where are smart IoT cars taking us?|
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses V2V communication, stating, “Network connectivity could possibly even become part of the national MOT. In the future, the vehicle mobile phone hardware which provides a connection to the on-board computer system will also be vulnerable to malware, which could allow a thief to unlock the car remotely and steal it. This is serious as there are already talks of an app store for vehicle apps.”
|8 December 2015||CNET||Can Christmas lights slow down your Wi-Fi?|
IEEE Fellow Stuart Lipoff discusses whether or not Wi-Fi is affected by Christmas lights from radio interferences.
|13 November 2015||Media Planet: Future of Business and Tech—USA Today insert||Will Next-Generation Devices Be as Smart as We Need? |
IEEE member Diogo Mónica was featured in Media Planet’s Future of Business and Tech editorial discussing the security of IoT devices.
|10 November 2015||iDigitalTimes||Intelligent Transportation Systems||Driverless Car Technology: Impressed By Google Car? |
IEEE Senior member Jeffrey Miller discusses the technology behind autonomous vehicles and the universal networking standards they will have to use.
|8 November 2015||Nerd Stalker||Intelligent Transportation Systems||Current and Future State of Autonomous Vehicles |
IEEE Senior member Jeffrey Miller was featured in a Google Hangout held by Greg Viloria from Nerd Stalker. Jeff discussed several points about the challenges of ITI and what it will take for the autonomous vehicle industry to come to fruition.
|5 November 2015||Reuters|| |
|31 October 2015||RCR Wireless||Intelligent Transportation Systems||“Key Questions for the Connected Car Ecosystem” |
IEEE member Jeffrey Miller was interviewed by Kelly Hill from RCR Wireless where they discussed the future of the connected car industry.
|30 October 2015||The Daily Telegraph||Consumer Electronics|| |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses various ways to preserved a phone's battery life and says, “Charging overnight is not an ideal practice as the phone remains plugged in for longer than necessary, weakening the battery."
|29 October 2015||SC Magazine||Future of Identity/IoT||How to solve a problem like security update apathy? |
IEEE Senior member and member of the IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Communication Society Steven Furnell says, "Developers are moving towards more regimented patch releases, with only the critical updates appearing out-of-band."
|22 October 2015||Nerd Stalker|| |
IEEE DIY Project Accepting Entries Now
|20 October 2015||Popular Science||Robotics||Hugh Herr on the Future of Bionics |
IEEE member Hugh Herr discusses the future of bionics, predicting that titanium and silicone may someday surpass flesh and blood.
|20 October 2015|
|Transportation||Survey Shows Amount of Trust in Autonomous Vehicles |
IEEE member and member of the IEEE Antennas & Propagation Society and IEEE Microwave Theory and Technologies Society Jeffrey Miller and IEEE Fellow and member of the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Wei-Bin Zhang share their thoughts on the future and safety of driverless vehicle technology.
|15 October 2015||Jornal do Comércio||Future of Identity/IoT||Mobilidade Urbana Otimizada / Optimized Urban Mobility (Portuguese Version) |
IEEE Senior member and member of the IEEE Communications Society Raul Colcher explains how new technologies can help by providing information to users through applications and software, allowing communication between devices.
|13 October 2015||Business Insider||Our electric grids are equipped with a 'tsunami' of data, but they're still super vulnerable to storms |
IEEE Senior member, member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society and IEEE Control Systems Massoud Amin discusses the future of the smart grid and its many applications.
|6 October 2015||Popular Science||PODCAST: This is What Money Will Look Like in the Future (Read the article and listen to the podcast). |
Futurist and IEEE member Heather Schlegel helps us understand why we have money in the first place, so we can see how that might change in our increasingly connected world.
|17 September 2015||The Verge||Inside USC’s crazy experimental VR lab |
IEEE member Todd Richmond discusses how the Institute for Creative Technologies is trying to create our virtual future.
|16 September 2015||Media Planet—USA Today insert|| |
Urban Planning: Defining The Smart Grid
|12 September 2015||Tech Radar Pro|| |
Could device-to-device be the next big thing?
|11 September 2015|| |
|Gaming||Why Gamers are Excited About Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality |
IEEE member Todd Richmond explains what's on the horizon for AR/VR technology and why consumers should be excited.
|3 September 2015||SC Magazine||Injected Electronics: The next wave of wearable tech |
IEEE member and member of the IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Computer Society Steven Furnell comments on Chinese phones with pre-installed malware and says this could be resolved by ensuring an appropriate security solution is installed to scan the device.
|1 September 2015||Electronics of things.com||Future of Identity/IoT||Expect To See More Neuro-Surgical Implantations of Wearable Devices Linking Our Nervous System |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran talks to EFY about the impact of wearables in today’s society.
|26 August 2015||Popular Science||Robotics||FUTUROPOLIS: Building a Bionic Human |
IEEE member Dr. Hugh Herr helps us to see what that future will look like if bionics go even further. He also addresses the philosophical questions of the difference between human and machine.
|20 August 2015||iDigitalTimes||Robotics||Robots And Humans Must Get Along: How Human-Robot Interaction Researchers Are Building Our Future With The Machines |
IEEE Senior member Cindy Bethel was interviewed by Andrew Whalen from iDigitalTimes discussing human and robot interactions.
|19 August 2015||Wired|| |
Be Glad Tesla's Working on that Ultra-Creepy Charging Arm
|18 August 2015||IT Voice||Gaming||Time’s Up: IEEE Timeline Finds That Younger Generations Are Playing Video Games For Shorter Periods Of Time |
IEEE Fellow Stu Lipoff says younger generations are spending less of their time gaming due to the ever-growing and ever-present social considerations around them.
|15 August 2015||Slate||What's That Thing Hanging From Lampposts and Power Lines? |
IEEE Senior member, member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society and IEEE Control Systems Society Massoud Amin discusses the future of Stockbridge dampers.
|25 July 2015||TechRadar Pro||Can multinationals trust the cloud with precious corporate data? (Chinese Version) |
Kevin Curran, IEEE member discusses whether or not multinationals can trust the cloud with corporate data. Kevin is quoted in the article, saying that “the cloud offers flexibility in that a company can offer a service prior to purchasing all the hardware needed, as in the pre-cloud days.”
|21 July 2015||C114||Interview with Dr. Yu Yuan, “Development of telematics in China failed to hit the typical challenges” (Chinese Version) |
IEEE member Yuan Yu during an interview C114, commented on the development of IoT, telecommunications, and wearable devices in Mainland China.
|21 July 2015||Forbes ||Internet of Things||Apple's HomeKit Is Proving To Be Too Demanding For Bluetooth Smart Home Devices |
IEEE member Diogo Mónica during an interview with Forbes discusses the Bluetooth capabilities and protocol of Apples HomeKit system. Diogo states, “These security protocols are bleeding edge.”
|18 July 2015||Estado de Minas||Internet of Things||Comando do Futuro / Command of the Future (Portuguese Version) (PDF, 644 KB) |
IEEE Senior member Raul Colcher comments on IEEE´s research, showing that mind control should be expected to be the technology of choice to control devices by 2025.
|8 July 2015||B2B Magazine||Internet of Things||Exploração especial pode se beneficiar com impressão 3D / 3D printing could benefit space exploration |
IEEE member David Alan Grier comments on 3D printing in space and how it could change space exploration.
|6 July 2015||Silicon India||Robotics||Future of Robots : Artificial Intelligence (AI), Space and the need for R&D (PDF, 5 MB) |
IEEE member and member of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Antonio Espingardeiro is featured in a blog where he discusses robots, artificial intelligence, and space.
|1 July 2015||Express Pharma||Robotics in Pharmacy Automation |
During an interview with Express Pharma, IEEE Senior member and member of the IEEE Education Society, IEEE Women in Engineering Society, and IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology Ramaltha Marimuthu discusses how robots will play a role in pharmacy automation.
|19 June 2015||Scholastic.com||Freebie Friday: Innovator Honors |
Reporter Brian Nadel from Scholastic.com posted details on the Honors Ceremony in the Freebie Friday section of the website including a link to the live broadcast.
|9 June 2015||Indiatechonline||Future of High Resolution |
IEEE Senior member Tom Coughlin discusses the future of resolution and what advancements can be made.
|7 June 2015||IT Pro||Internet of Things||Will Apple Pay and Android Pay kill cash and credit cards? |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses what effect Apply Pay and Android Pay will have on cash and credit cards.
|4 June 2015||CBS News||Internet of Things||The New Mobile World Order (Video Clip) |
IEEE member Diogo Mónica discusses the future of mobile trends and the impact it will have on companies.
|4 June 2015||Drive the District||Internet of Things||Controlling Stuff with Your Mind is Almost Possible |
IEEE member Diogo Mónica discusses the IoT survey results and what they mean for the future of technology.
|3 June 2015||Correio Braziliense||Controle colado na pele/ Control attached to the skin (Portuguese Version) (PDF, 1 MB) |
During an interview with Correio Braziliense, IEEE Senior member Dean M. Aslam comments on the technology developed in the US that uses mini-patches that are attached to a person’s ear to control electronic devices with the power of the mind.
|31 May 2015||Business Insider||Robotics||This professor thinks he has the key to controlling your home with your mind |
IEEE Senior member Dean Aslam speaks about his work in mind-controlled robotics and how this technology can be utilized for the smart home.
|9 May 2015||The Spectator||Seven gadgets to make you fitter, stronger and better slept |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses wearable technologies and says that “wearables will become more ubiquitous than computers in the near future.”
|8 May 2015||Tom's Guide||How You'll Control Your Home and Car in 2025 |
In a contributed piece, Diogo Mónica, Chair of the IEEE Public Visibility Committee, speaks about the future of IoT and offers security tips for consumers as more and more devices become connected to the Internet.
|1 May 2015||Consumers Digest||Consumer Electronics||Advanced Digital Photography Coming |
IEEE Fellow Stu Lipoff discusses how the advancement of chip technology will bring more functionality and features to cell phones.
|24 April 2015||The Philadelphia Inquirer||Consumer Electronics||Penn physicists honored for work that could take heat out of computing |
IEEE Member George K. Thiruvathukal discusses how topological insulators may help with the energy equation in computers.
|21 April 2015||ITWorld||Tech’s Ticking Time Bombs: The components you might (and might not) expect to wear out |
IEEE Senior member Thomas Coughlin and IEEE Senior member Stu Lipoff during an interview with Josh Fruhlinger from ITWorld answer questions regarding power strips and the battery life of certain electronics.
|18 April 2015||New York Times||Solar Power Battle Puts Hawaii at Forefront of Worldwide Changes |
IEEE Senior member Massoud Amin discusses the issues that cities face with power outages as solar power becomes more popular.
|9 April 2015||Yahoo! Tech||Internet of Things|| |
Can Your New MacBook's USB-C Port Be Hacked?
|2 April 2015||Microscope||Internet of Things||Wearables should be a health sector play |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses the value wearable technology can have for clinicians when it comes to learning about the efficacy of treatments and effects of technology on rehabilitation.
|26 March 2015||ITWorld||Meet the IT dream team |
Josh Fruhlinger at ITWorld addresses the top 20 qualities that make up an “IT Dream Team.” IEEE member George Thiruvathukal lists commutation and social skills as an integral part behind an individual’s success in the IT world.
|23 March 2015||E&E Publishing||An 'extension cord' remedy for coal plant retirements |
IEEE Senior member Massoud Amin discusses the rarity of high-voltage DC lines in the United States although they are a growing part of the power grid abroad.
|March 2015||InfoWars.com||Internet of Things||SXSW “Brain Hacking” Experts Promote DIY Mind Control |
IEEE member Eliza Strickland discusses the current research on the ways people can alter their brain function through “electroceuticals.”
|16 March 2015||Military & Aerospace Electronics||Backplanes pushing bandwidth limits |
IEEE Senior member Paul Kostek discusses how replacing wires, cables, and coaxial connectors with wireless systems has changed the nature of how backplanes and enclosures are built.
|15 March 2015||Popular Science||Internet of Things||SXSW 2015: How Extreme Bionics Will Rid The World of Disability |
IEEE member Hugh Herr discusses the future impact bionics could have on those with a disability as well as his many accomplishments in the bionics field.
|10 March 2015||ComputerWorld||Internet of Things||Why the standards debate is hampering the growth of the Internet of Things in the UK |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses the potential obstacles and benefits of the Internet of Things.
|3 March 2015||The Daily Mail Online||Internet of Things||Forget virtual reality, now you can control games with your MIND: Racing game uses brainwaves to power cars on a track |
The Daily Mail, one of the most visited English-language newspaper Web sites in the world, published an article on mind-controlled racing and how it works. The journalist recounted her experience using the device at Mobile World Congress in Brazil.
|20 Feb. 2015||BBC News||Intelligent Transportation Systems||Could Apple Really Be About to Make Cars? |
IEEE member Jeffrey Miller comments on Apple’s intention of entering the driverless vehicle market and believes Apple’s involvement in this market will be with their software and products rather than an actual vehicle.
|17 Feb. 2015||Folha de S. Paulo||Mal me quer/Barely wants me (Portuguese Version) (PDF, 1 MB) |
Folha de S. Paulo, the largest Brazilian newspaper, featured an article that was the result of a survey IEEE conducted on the “least desirable” tech products.
|15 Feb. 2015||Gazeta do Povo||Internet of Things||Impressão 3D ao alcance de um clique/3D Printing at the touch of a click |
IEEE member David Alan Grier discusses how 3D printing is becoming a very important tool, reducing costs and lowering the time between order and delivery.
|12 Feb. 2015||Jornal do Comércio||Consumer Electronics||CEOs, os mais velozes/CEOs, the quickest (Portuguese Version) |
IEEE member Joyce Golomb during an interview shares her thoughts on why CEOs did better with mind-controlled race cars during a race than other participants.
|3 Feb. 2015||The Huffington Post||Consumer Electronics||Wearable Tech 'Already Redundant' Claims Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers |
The Huffington Post featured an article that was the result of a survey IEEE conducted with 2,000 respondents asking what the most influential technologies of 2015 are.
|29 Jan. 2015||Emergency Management||Robotics||How Robots Are Changing Disaster Response and Recovery |
IEEE Fellow Robin Murphy comments on how robots are aiding disaster response and recovery efforts.
|25 Jan. 2015||The Guardian||Internet of Things|| |
How to improve your online security? Change your passwords now
|25 Jan. 2015||Motley Fool||Consumer Electronics||Is 2015 The Year Voice Assistants Take Over Your Home? |
IEEE Senior member Tom Coughlin comments on the impact voice assistants will continue to have in the home during 2015.
|8 Jan. 2015||City AM||SpaceX launch Q&A: Expert explains the science behind landing a reusable rocket |
IEEE Senior member Paul Kostek participates in a Q&A with City AM. Paul explains the science behind landing a reusable rocket.
|Jan. 2015||CIO Today||Big Book of Things Technologists Say (PDF, 19 MB) |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran, IEEE Senior member, Steven Furnell, IEEE member George K. Thiruvathukal, and IEEE Senior member Christopher James were featured in a collection of quotes, anecdote, and observations related to technology.