Articles for December 2015


The IEEE Fellow Behind Honeywell’s Smart Thermostats

11 December 2015
Tariq Samad is now expanding smart-home innovations to countries with fast-growing economies

Japan Designs the Smart Green Home of the Future

23 December 2015
It includes an advanced energy-management system and electrical vehicle charging

The SPHERE House Can Monitor Its Residents’ Health

7 December 2015
One hundred of these homes will be installed in the United Kingdom by 2017

Boost Your Home’s IQ With These Seven Gadgets

14 December 2015
These products are designed to make life simpler

Help IEEE Recognize Innovators Who Have Transformed Our World

9 December 2015
Nominate a colleague for IEEE’s highest awards or serve on a selection committee

First IEEE Smart Cities Conference Covered Intelligent Homes, Transport, and Health Care

4 December 2015
Representatives from more than 100 cities in 45 countries shared research, case studies, and best practices

How To Use Machine Learning to Beat Your Friends in an NFL Confidence Pool

10 December 2015
A CUNY School of Professional Studies adjunct professor shows how to increase your odds of winning

IEEE Smart Village Delivers Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development

22 December 2015
Join a global effort to bring electricity to 50 million people and beyond

Society Will Benefit from Smarter Homes

8 December 2015
IEEE President Michel calls on technologists to ensure responsible development

IEEE Standards for a Connected Home

24 December 2015
They cover technologies to make your home energy-efficient, stream 3-D video, and charge your electric vehicle

The IEEEXtreme Programming Competition Sees Its Best Year Yet

8 December 2015
Record-breaking number of students participated

Calendar: December 2015-February 2016

16 December 2015
An interactive look at upcoming IEEE events and important dates in engineering history

In Memoriam: December 2015

30 December 2015
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

Achievements: December 2015

28 December 2015
Three IEEE members have been recognized for appointments and awards

The Institute’s Top 10 Most Popular Tech Articles of 2015

15 December 2015
A mobile app for sleep apnea, 3-D printing skills, and augmented reality make the list

DC Microgrids Need to be Part of the Smart Home Technology Mix

17 December 2015
Supplying direct current will provide reliable technology, store solar energy, and save money

Must You Be Smart to Own a Smart Home?

2 December 2015
Some homeowners are overwhelmed by their new systems

Inspired by Hurricane Sandy, SURE House is Built for Extreme Weather

3 December 2015
Students at Stevens Institute of Technology win first place in the U.S. Solar Decathlon for a smart home that can withstand flooding and powerful storms

The 2015 IEEE Herz Award Goes to Susan Hassler

4 December 2015
IEEE Spectrum’s editor in chief received the organization’s prestigious staff award

Six IEEE Conferences Cover Technologies For Smart Homes

21 December 2015
Events in 2016 focus on home automation, sensors, and real-time monitoring systems

How 30 Students Built a Home That Can Withstand a Natural Disaster

3 December 2015
The project manager of the award-winning SURE house sheds light on the two-year process