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Fourth-quarter releases

What Was The Greatest Technological Advancement Of 2015?
ECN Magazine
23 December 2015

IEEE Fellow Stuart Lipoff discusses why he thinks autonomous vehicles were the greatest technological advancement of 2015.

Autonomous, driverless & connected cars: Where are smart IoT cars taking us?
Computer Business Review
21 December 2015

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.”

Can Christmas lights slow down your Wi-Fi?
CNET
8 December 2015

IEEE Fellow Stuart Lipoff discusses whether or not Wi-Fi is affected by Christmas lights from radio interferences.

Will Next-Generation Devices Be as Smart as We Need?
Media Planet:  Future of Business and Tech--USA Today insert
13 November 2015

IEEE member Diogo Mónica was featured in Media Planet’s Future of Business and Tech editorial discussing the security of IoT devices.

Current and Future State of Autonomous Vehicles
Nerd Stalker
8 November 2015

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.

YouTube to support virtual reality video on its app
Reuters
5 November 2015

IEEE member Jay Iorio was interviewed by Deborah Todd from Reuters discussing YouTube’s announcement regarding its on virtual reality video app.

“Key Questions for the Connected Car Ecosystem”
RCR Wireless
31 October 2015

IEEE member Jeffrey Miller was interviewed by Kelly Hill from RCR Wireless where they discussed the future of the connected car industry.

Six ways to keep your mobile phone charged
The Daily Telegraph
30 October 2015

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."

How to solve a problem like security update apathy?
SC Magazine
29 October 2015

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."

IEEE DIY Project Accepting Entries Now
Nerd Stalker
22 October 2015

IEEE Fellow and member of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society John Cohn discusses the DIY project with Greg Viloria from Nerd Stalker.

Hugh Herr on the Future of Bionics
Popular Science
20 October 2015

IEEE member Hugh Herr discusses the future of bionics, predicting that titanium and silicone may someday surpass flesh and blood.

Survey Shows Amount of Trust in Autonomous Vehicles
Popular Science
20 October 2015

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.

Mobilidade Urbana Otimizada / Optimized Urban Mobility (Portuguese Version)
Jornal do Comércio
15 October 2015

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.

Third-quarter releases

Inside USC’s crazy experimental VR lab
The Verge
17 September 2015

IEEE member Todd Richmond discusses how the Institute for Creative Technologies is trying to create our virtual future.

Urban Planning: Defining The Smart Grid
Media Planet—USA Today insert
16 September 2015

IEEE Senior member and member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society and IEEE Control Systems Society Massoud Amin says, "As the world's cities continue to grow denser, they are becoming paramount to clean living and efficient use of precious resources.  But to have a smart city, we must begin with a smart blueprint.

Could device-to-device be the next big thing?
Tech Radar Pro
12 September 2015

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran comments on device-to-device communications and injectable technology.

Why Gamers are Excited About Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
Fortune
11 September 2015

IEEE member Todd Richmond explains what's on the horizon for AR/VR technology and why consumers should be excited.

Injected Electronics: The next wave of wearable tech
SC Magazine
3 September 2015

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.

FUTUROPOLIS: Building a Bionic Human

Popular Science
26 August 2015

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.

Be Glad Tesla's Working on that Ultra-Creepy Charging Arm
Wired
19 August 2015

IEEE Senior member Lee Stogner discusses the technology behind Tesla's robotic EV charging arm and the broader industry implications.

Time’s Up: IEEE Timeline Finds That Younger Generations Are Playing Video Games For Shorter Periods Of Time
IT Voice
18 August 2015

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.

What's That Thing Hanging From Lampposts and Power Lines?
Slate
15 August 2015

IEEE Senior member, member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society and IEEE Control Systems Society Massoud Amin discusses the future of Stockbridge dampers.

Can multinationals trust the cloud with precious corporate data? (Chinese Version)
TechRadar Pro
July 25 2015

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.”

Interview with Dr. Yu Yuan, “Development of telematics in China failed to hit the typical challenges” (Chinese Version)
C114
21 July 2015

IEEE member Yuan Yu during an interview C114, commented on the development of IoT, telecommunications, and wearable devices in Mainland China.

Apple's HomeKit Is Proving To Be Too Demanding For Bluetooth Smart Home Devices
Forbes
21 July 2015

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.”

Comando do Futuro / Command of the Future (Portuguese Version) (PDF, 644 KB)
Estado de Minas
18 July 2015

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.

Exploração especial pode se beneficiar com impressão 3D / 3D printing could benefit space exploration
B2B Magazine
8 July 2015

IEEE member David Alan Grier comments on 3D printing in space and how it could change space exploration.

Future of Robots : Artificial Intelligence (AI), Space and the need for R&D (PDF, 5 MB)
Silicon India
6 July 2015

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.

Robotics in Pharmacy Automation
Express Pharma
1 July 2015

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.

Second-quarter releases

Freebie Friday: Innovator Honors
Scholastic.com
19 June 2015

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.

Future of High Resolution
Indiatechonline
9 June 2015

IEEE Senior member Tom Coughlin discusses the future of resolution and what advancements can be made.

Will Apple Pay and Android Pay kill cash and credit cards?
IT Pro
7 June 2015

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses what effect Apply Pay and Android Pay will have on cash and credit cards.

Controle colado na pele/ Control attached to the skin (Portuguese Version) (PDF, 1 MB)
Correio Braziliense
3 June 2015

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.

This professor thinks he has the key to controlling your home with your mind

Business Insider
31 May 2015

IEEE Senior member Dean Aslam speaks about his work in mind-controlled robotics and how this technology can be utilized for the smart home.

Seven gadgets to make you fitter, stronger and better slept
The Spectator
9 May 2015

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses wearable technologies and says that “wearables will become more ubiquitous than computers in the near future.”

How You'll Control Your Home and Car in 2025
Tom's Guide
8 May 2015

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.

Advanced Digital Photography Coming
Consumers Digest
1 May 2015

IEEE Fellow Stu Lipoff discusses how the advancement of chip technology will bring more functionality and features to cell phones.

First-quarter releases

Penn physicists honored for work that could take heat out of computing
The Philadelphia Inquirer
24 April 2015

IEEE Member George K. Thiruvathukal discusses how topological insulators may help with the energy equation in computers.

Tech’s Ticking Time Bombs: The components you might (and might not) expect to wear out
ITWorld
21 April 2015

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.

Solar Power Battle Puts Hawaii at Forefront of Worldwide Changes
New York Times
18 April 2015

IEEE Senior member Massoud Amin discusses the issues that cities face with power outages as solar power becomes more popular.

Can Your New MacBook's USB-C Port Be Hacked?
Yahoo! Tech
9 April 2015

IEEE member Diogo Mónica speaks about the potential security hazards to the new USB-C technology that will be appearing on the new MacBook computers.

Wearables should be a health sector play
Microscope
2 April 2015

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.

Meet the IT dream team
ITWorld
26 March 2015

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.

An 'extension cord' remedy for coal plant retirements
E&E Publishing
23 March 2015

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.

SXSW “Brain Hacking” Experts Promote DIY Mind Control
InfoWars.com
March 2015

IEEE member Eliza Strickland discusses the current research on the ways people can alter their brain function through “electroceuticals.”

Backplanes pushing bandwidth limits
Military & Aerospace Electronics?
16 March 2015

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.

SXSW 2015: How Extreme Bionics Will Rid The World of Disability
Popular Science
15 March 2015

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.

Why the standards debate is hampering the growth of the Internet of Things in the UK
ComputerWorld
10 March 2015

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses the potential obstacles and benefits of the 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 Online
3 March 2015

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.

Could Apple Really Be About to Make Cars?
BBC News
20 February 2015

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.

Mal me quer/Barely wants me (Portuguese Version) (PDF, 1 MB)
Folha de S. Paulo
17 February 2015

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.

Impressão 3D ao alcance de um clique/3D Printing at the touch of a click
Gazeta do Povo
15 February 2015

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.

CEOs, os mais velozes/CEOs, the quickest (Portuguese Version)
Jornal do Comércio
12 February 2015

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.

Wearable Tech 'Already Redundant' Claims Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
The Huffington Post
3 February 2015

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.

How Robots Are Changing Disaster Response and Recovery
Emergency Management
29 January 2015

IEEE Fellow Robin Murphy comments on how robots are aiding disaster response and recovery efforts.

How to improve your online security? Change your passwords now
The Guardian
25 January 2015

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses what anti-virus software is available to consumers when it comes to protecting their smartphones and tablets.

Is 2015 The Year Voice Assistants Take Over Your Home?
Motley Fool
25 January 2015

IEEE Senior member Tom Coughlin comments on the impact voice assistants will continue to have in the home during 2015.

SpaceX launch Q&A: Expert explains the science behind landing a reusable rocket
City AM
8 January 2015

IEEE Senior member Paul Kostek participates in a Q&A with City AM. Paul explains the science behind landing a reusable rocket.