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Fourth-quarter releases

VR and AR at CES 2017
30 December 2016

Todd Richmond, IEEE Fellow and Director at the Mixed Reality Lab at the University of Southern California, provides a preview of how VR/AR will impact CES 2017

How Computer Science Education Leads Tech Industry (Audio, 7:37)
The Wall Street Journal – Tech News Briefing
29 December 2016

Karen Panetta, IEEE Fellow and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Associate Dean for Graduate Education at Tufts University, makes the case for expanding computer-science education in US school systems.

9 IoT global trends for 2017
16 December 2016

William Webb, IEEE Senior member and senior lecturer in computer science at Ulster University and IEEE Fellow and CEO of Weightless SIG, discussed what the biggest trends will be in 2017.

How AI is bringing Hollywood to life
9 December 2016

IEEE member George Thiruvathukal shares his views on how AI can bring film to life.

Amazon unveils smart convenience store sans checkouts, cashiers
The Seattle Times
7 December 2016

IEEE Senior member Tom Coughlin shares his views on the Amazon Go “just walk out” technology.

AI is coming, and will take some jobs, but no need to worry
CSO Online
2 December 2016

IEEE member David Molnar discussed the evolving role of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) within business and how AI may impact available infrastructure and security.

The new age of quantum computing
17 November 2016

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his thoughts on cryptographic algorithms and the solutions and dangers that quantum computing can bring.

Engineers Power Electricity’s Future
EE Times
14 November 2016

IEEE Fellow Damir Novosel shares the importance of electrical engineers on sustaining electrical power grids and advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

Is the Retail World Ready for Virtual Reality? (Audio, 6:52)
The Wall Street Journal – Tech News Briefing
11 November 2016

IEEE Fellow Todd Richmond discusses new strides being made in VR and how this may impact the retail industry.

Vulnerabilities exist but so do safeguards
SC Magazine
9 November 2016

IEEE member George Thiruvathukal discusses cybersecurity on election day.

Alarm grows as smart home technology and hacking risks proliferate
5 November 2016

IEEE Fellow William Webb shared insights on the security vulnerabilities of consumer electronics, IoT devices, and factors that may lead to DDoS attacks.

How secure are home robots
3 November 2016

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran provides insights into outdated operating systems that many robots are running on and the risks associated with robots with webcams.

Women Total 48.5% of Carnegie Mellon’s 2016 Computer Science Class
Good Call
26 October 2016

Karen Panetta, IEEE Fellow, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Associate Dean for Graduate Education at Tufts University, discusses women in STEM at Carnegie Mellon.

Your smart home could help "bring the internet to its knees," expert says
26 October 2016

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran and IEEE member Babak Beheshti discuss the importance of securing IoT devices by raising the security standards of manufacturers, and understanding the “obvious” ways consumers can offset cyberattacks.
Level 5 autonomous driving comes to all new Teslas
20 October 2016

IEEE member Jeffrey Miller shared expert commentary with technology reporter Hope Reese regarding Tesla’s approach to selling the self-driving hardware with the vehicle before implementing all of the software features.

Robots Inspiring STEM Education in Schools (audio, 14:57)
15 October 2016

IEEE member George K. Thiruvathukal, discusses the future of STEM in Chicago and his work in the field.

Third-quarter releases

Blockchain Is a Game-Changer, But First Needs to Prove Itself
12 September 2016

IEEE member Greg Adamson talks about the uses and challenges of blockchain technology in regard to security, its actual worth, the labor force, and more.

Does The New iPhone 7 Have Intel Inside? This Evidence Suggests It Does
9 September 2016

IEEE Fellow Sundeep Rangan examines the LTE chipset conversation following the Apple iPhone 7 announcement.

Experts challenge Skyhigh's patent for cloud-based encryption gateway
CSO Online
25 August 2016

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran examines the security landscape of encryption keys hosted on the cloud vs. on premise servers.

What is an Electroadhesive Clutch?
22 August 2016

IEEE member Steve Collins discusses the major advances in robotics and examines the benefits in functionality that his electroadhesive clutch and spring can provide for people with injuries or disabilities and the general population.

Why VPNs Are Essential for Small Businesses
Tom’s IT Pr
15 August 2016

IEEE Senior member Kevin Du discusses VPNs and their benefits over private networks when used by small businesses that have employees working remotely.

Understanding disruptive technology evolution in the global manufacturing sector (PDF, 464 KB)
A&D India
10 August 2016

N. Viswanatham, IEEE Fellow and INSA Senior Scientist, Computer Science & Automation, Indian Institute of Science, reports on the game-changing happenings in the global manufacturing sector and shares his recommendations on making the Indian manufacturing industry future-ready and globally competitive.

Episode 465, Segment 4 - Overhauling the Smart Grid (audio, 13:00)
The Peggy Smedley Show
2 August 2016

Massoud Amin, IEEE Fellow and member of the IEEE Control Systems Society, and IEEE Power and Energy Society, talks about the self-healing grid and how it benefits consumers, as well as how it has advanced beyond the current model. He also discusses what goes into its creation and development and the potential broadband implications it carries.

IoT connectivity and the Summer Games (audio, 1:00)
CBS Radio News
2 August 2016

IEEE Fellow and IEEE Communications Society member William Webb discusses IoT and connectivity at this year’s summer games.

4 Ways to Invest in Games
U.S. News and World Report
1 August 2016

IEEE member Todd Richmond discusses what to look for when investing in gaming after Pokémon Go has taken the consumer and business worlds by storm.

Perfect storm’ explains the worldwide success of Pokémon Go (Portuguese Version)
Jornal do Comércio
1 August 2016

IEEE member Todd Richmond explains the buzz around Pokémon Go and how this technology can impact the business market. He also discusses the risks.

The Future of Voting Technology (video, 2:56)
16 July 2016

IEEE member and member of the IEEE Computer Society George K. Thiruvathukal discusses the future of voting technology in view of the 2016 national political conventions.

Pokémon Go's digital popularity is also warping real life
The Associated Press
12 July 2016

IEEE member Todd Richmond discusses the future of augmented reality with Pokémon Go.

Now hiring: Women with these degrees
CNN Money
7 July 2016

IEEE Fellow and member of the IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, and IEEE Women in Engineering Membership Karen Panetta discusses the pros and cons of being a woman in engineering and what should be done to retain women in a predominantly male workforce.

Ransomware Hits Big (audio, 14:59)
The Peggy Smedley Show
5 July 2016

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his views on ransomware and how users can protect themselves with stronger passwords, two-step syndications, ad blockers, and constant software updates.

Is your car secure? Maybe not, but enterprise users can still learn something
CSO Online
5 July 2016

IEEE member and member of the IEEE Young Professionals Diogo Mónica discusses the lack of progress in vehicle security, citing cavalier approaches to penetration testing and a decrease in outside influences as some of the root causes.

Second-quarter releases

The limits of A.I. and chatbots: How not to fail like Microsoft (VB Live)
22 June 2016

IEEE Fellow Ron Brachman shares his thoughts, predictions, and best practices for the future of bots and artificial intelligence prior to a VB Live! Panel.

Skeptics of Self-Driving Cars Span Generations
The New York Times
16 June 2016

IEEE Fellow Raj Rajkumar and IEEE member Jeffrey Miller talk about consumer adoption and trust for self-driving cars.

Security implications of online voting
16 June 2016

IEEE member and member of the IEEE Computer Society Kevin Du shares his reservations on voting online or voting using a mobile device, seeing today’s network security systems as far too weak to ensure a fair election process.

IoT Security Issues: How to Secure the Network
7 June 2016

IEEE member William Webb shares his views on IoT security, noting wireless access points and central servers as main targets for hackers.

The Connected Home Is Here
Assembly Magazine
3 June 2016

IEEE Fellow William Webb shares insights on today’s connected devices, explaining ways for improvement, both technically and through branding.

Consumer Electronics technology is driven by the wants and needs of individuals
Electronics Maker
18 May 2016

IEEE Fellow Stu Lipoff sheds some light on consumer electronics technology and how it impacts smart living.

By the numbers: Paul Kostek interview: No one owns the moon (Multimedia)
Robotics and Automation News
6 May 2016

IEEE member Paul Kostek discusses the issues surrounding the commercialization of space and when we can expect it to be normal to take a flight to space.

Star Wars Day: How close are we to developing the technology from the movies?
4 May 2016

IEEE Senior member Paul Kostek and IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discuss the likelihood of Star Wars technology existing in the real world.

An algorithm that makes music on the fly
Robotics and Automation Magazine
4 May 2016

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses his software invention that composes music on the fly when a mobile phone connection is lost while listening to music.

Will Smart Home Technology Change the Way We Live?
Candid B2B
22 April 2016

IEEE Senior member Arthur Ziviani, IEEE Senior member Yu Yuan, and IEEE Fellow William Webb discuss a number of smart home technologies that will change the way we live.

The Impact of AR/VR in the Classroom
EdTech Digest
7 April 2016

IEEE member Todd Richmond explains the impact of AR/VR technology in academia, including how AR/VR can address the concerns of technology costs in the classroom and how human interaction is still critical in the learning experience.

Biometrics: The future of digital security
5 April 2016

IEEE member Diogo Monica explains the ineffectiveness of current methods of authentication while discussing alternative biometric solutions and future improvements to be made.

Biometric Authentication: Making mobile devices and apps safer
4 April 2016

IEEE member Kevin Curran explains, in depth, the biometric authentication options implemented in mobile devices while addressing the security concerns involved in their increased application.

Smart Grid - Realty in India
April 2016

IEEE Senior member Kannan Tinnium discusses how to make smart grids more efficient.

First-quarter releases

Location technologies prominently featured at MWC
GPS World Magazine
18 March 2016

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his expert thoughts on the beneficial features of connected vehicles.

Scientists can make copies of memories. Here’s what that might mean
The Next We
17 March 2016

IEEE member Ted Berger discusses his studies and work on a brain implant to help with memory loss as part of the IEEE Tech for Humanity Series at SXSW 2016.

MWC not an auto show, but gaining importance
GPS World Magazine
14 March 2016

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his expert thoughts on vehicle autonomy and ride sharing models of the future.

The Internet Of Things Could Be A Back Door For Ad Fraud
9 February 2016

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his expert thoughts on the latest developments in IoT and the security risks associated.

Industry experts weigh in on Obama’s cybersecurity blueprint
Third Certainty
17 February 2016

IEEE member David Brumley shares his expert thoughts on President Barack Obama’s new cybersecurity plan.

Wave and enter: The wearable tech set to kill the password and PIN for good
11 February 2016

IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his insights on biometric security with wearables, including physical and behavioral characteristics.

Sacramento Bee’s transportation reporter puts Google’s self-driving car to the test
Sacramento Bee
6 February 2016

IEEE member Jeffrey Miller discusses what can be expected when riding in a driverless car for the first time.

The Impact of AR/VR in the Classroom
Education Week
3 February 2016

IEEE member Todd Richmond discusses the impact of AR/VR in schools.

Why your favorite apps are designed to addict you
The Daily Dot
31 January 2016

IEEE member and member of the IEEE Young Professionals Devon Ryan discusses how apps are designed to become an integral part of people's lives.

Everything You Need to Know About Obama’s Autonomous Car Plan
15 January 2016

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.

Google readies for VR battle against Occulus & Facebook with new Virtual Reality division
Computer Business Review
13 January 2016

IEEE member Kevin Curran comments on Google's announcement they have set up a VR division to combat Facebook’s Occulus Rift. Kevin talks about the future of VR and why Google would like to be involved.

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