Articles for December 2016

A New IEEE Initiative Focuses on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Human Augmentation Technologies

1 December 2016
IEEE Digital Senses group works to foster innovation in these three areas

How Augmented Reality Will Change the Way We Work

12 December 2016
The DAQRI Smart Helmet and the Microsoft HoloLens have been tested at construction sites and water treatment plants

Virtual Reality Can Immerse People in News Stories and Prepare Them for Natural Disasters

5 December 2016
Its applications can help people feel empathy and give us a better understanding of the real world

Get the Most From Your Next Salary Negotiation

7 December 2016
Tips on initiating a conversation with your manager and articulating your value

IEEE’s Success Depends on Reengaging With Industry

2 December 2016
President Barry Shoop says the organization needs to reconnect with those who are driving technology advancements

More to Explore in Digital Senses

6 December 2016
IEEE offers several resources on augmented reality, virtual reality, and human augmentation

Three IEEE Standards Activities for Augmented and Virtual Reality Are in the Works

20 December 2016
Projects cover AR for the energy industry, smartglasses, and 3-D body scanners

Living in a Cash-Free World

13 December 2016
Many adjustments will have to be made, for better and for worse

Photo of Claude Shannon

The Institute’s 10 Most Popular Articles of 2016

16 December 2016
They include coverage of the world’s largest indoor farm and the toughest engineering jobs to fill

A Game Console Made From E-Waste Wins the 2016 IEEE Maker Project Contest

30 December 2016
Other finalists include a smart wheelchair system and a 3-D-printed prosthetic

The 2016 IEEE Herz Award Goes to Karen Galuchie

2 December 2016
The IEEE Foundation’s executive director is the recipient of the prestigious staff award

Special Report: Digital Senses

16 December 2016
Special Report: Digital Senses

Nominations Needed for 2018 IEEE Medals and Recognitions

23 December 2016
Nominations for 2018 medals and recognitions are due 15 June

Augmented Reality Could Contribute to Information Overload, If We Let It

22 December 2016
A new kind of operating system will be needed to encourage mindfulness rather than distraction

Medical Experts Say Addiction to Technology Is a Growing Concern

23 December 2016
Surveys show that tech addiction is on the rise

Conferences Focus on Technologies and Applications for Augmented and Virtual Reality

21 December 2016
Upcoming events delve into immersive projection technology, virtual storytelling, and navigation in virtual environments

Photo: Augmented World Expo

Super Ventures Invests US $10 Million in Augmented Reality Startups

14 December 2016
Augmented World Expo founder Ori Inbar’s venture capital firm invested in eight companies this year

Calendar: December 2016–February 2017

22 December 2016
A look at upcoming IEEE events

Yu Yuan’s Mission is to Improve Lives Through Virtual Reality

15 December 2016
The IEEE Digital Senses Initiative chair discusses the possibilities and concerns of immersing ourselves in new worlds

Region News: December 2016

29 December 2016
The latest IEEE activities from around the world

Augmented Reality Can Equip the Unemployed With New Skills

15 December 2016
The technology can make it easier for people to make great strides in their field

Teaching Students to Become Innovators

9 December 2016
Penn State Behrend in Erie encourages entrepreneurship

The Masterpiece Behind the Music in A Clockwork Orange

8 December 2016
It was the first film to use Dolby A, a noise-reduction sound system developed by IEEE Life Fellow Ray Dolby

IEEE Mourns the Loss of Director Emeritus Eric Herz

12 December 2016
The Life Fellow was one of the organization’s most dedicated volunteers

The Bionic Body: No Longer a Fantasy

19 December 2016
The next generation of human augmentation technologies is in the works

In Memoriam: December 2016

28 December 2016
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members