Articles for April 2015


Lama Nachman: Leveraging Technology to Help People With Disabilities

3 April 2015
The IEEE member is upgrading Stephen Hawking’s communication system and making it open source

Sir Edward Appleton: Unveiling Earth’s Ionosphere

16 April 2015
The physicist’s discovery paved the way for satellite and wireless communications

Five Technologies That Should Be Extinct, But Aren’t

15 April 2015
Find out which ones have withstood the test of time

The Best of New York City’s Luxury Tech Show

28 April 2015
Products included smart jewelry and a gadget that detects antibiotics in food

Imre Csiszár: A Champion of Data Security

1 April 2015
The Life Fellow will receive the IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal

In Memoriam: April 2015

27 April 2015
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

Achievements: April 2015

29 April 2015
The following IEEE members were recently recognized by other organizations

E-Books on Technologies Applied to Consumer Electronics

10 April 2015
They cover mobile phones, wireless, and television

EdX Adds Massive Open Online Courses from IEEE

13 April 2015
Topics include smart cities, circuits, and systems

Automotive Technology is Once Again Driving Innovation

16 April 2015
Self-driving cars and new safety features are providing job and investment opportunities

Technologists Weigh In on Internet Governance Policy Debate

20 April 2015
IEEE holds first meeting where experts discuss key issues

Are We Obsessed With the Internet of Things?

6 April 2015
One blog uses humor to argue that the technology may be going too far

New Wiki Documents the History of Engineering

6 April 2015
The site is chock full of biographies, historical facts, and interviews from IEEE and six other societies

Your Questions Answered Part II: Cybersecurity Education and Policies

7 April 2015
Three leading experts share their thoughts on certification, ethical hacking, and the government’s role in the field

Watch How Augmented Reality Can Keep Drivers Safe on the Road

8 April 2015
Video shows how the technology helps reduce distractions

IEEE Chicago Section’s Fellows Pay it Forward by Supporting Local Engineers

10 April 2015
They will work to boost the number of Fellows and mentor young professionals

Driving Innovation: IEEE Honors Three Automotive Technology Pioneers

14 April 2015
They helped develop GPS navigation systems and several safety features

Could the Next Generation of Head-Up Displays Be Too Distracting for Drivers?

21 April 2015
Transportation experts share their concerns about untested features

Keeping Up With the Latest in High-Tech Gadgets

9 April 2015
The IEEE Consumer Electronics Society offers conferences, publications, and more

Upcoming Conferences Cover Consumer Electronics Technologies

7 April 2015
Topics include human-computer interaction, augmented reality, and smart homes

Educating Students on the History of Engineering

2 April 2015
The IEEE History Center launches a new hands-on course

Special Report: Consumer Electronics

9 April 2015
New applications of technologies on display at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

GM’s Pioneering Research Into Causes of Distracted Driving

17 April 2015
IEEE member shares what goes into determining safety features

Consumer Electronics May Curb Distracted Driving

2 April 2015
Augmented reality and eye-tracking systems could help prevent car crashes

IEEE Standards for Our Everyday Lives

14 April 2015
More standards are coming for home entertainment and mobile devices

Thirty-Five Percent of Engineering Jobs Now Require 3-D Printing Skills

3 April 2015
Learn what it takes to get in on the ground floor

Nominations Sought for 2015 IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu Awards

17 April 2015
Honor society seeks outstanding students, teachers, and young professionals as candidates for six awards

Video Highlights Virginia Tech's Work in Vehicle Technologies

23 April 2015
It's Center for Advanced Automotive Research works to avoid accidents caused by distracted driving

How Green Are Your Gadgets?

24 April 2015
New research looks at the environmental cost of consumer electronics

Nominations Sought for 10 IEEE Education Awards

17 April 2015
They recognize contributions to professional development, preuniversity programs, and standards awareness