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    Bringing Clarity and Objective Guidance to Software Based Intelligent Process Automation Space

    While automation—the heart of the “fourth industrial revolution or Industry 4.0”—clearly has moved from the corners of enterprise strategy and into mainstream conversation, it remains a rapidly maturing technology field characterized by constant change and, sometimes, market confusion. For example, various innovative Software-Based Intelligent Process Automation (SBIPA) technologies have emerged…

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    Leveraging Global Standards in Policy Making: Interviewing an IEEE GEPS Representative

    IEEE Standards have long been leveraged by the public sector around the world as powerful instruments to support public policy initiatives, provide modern infrastructure, and advance humanity. To help governments better understand and utilize IEEE standards and related services, the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) has the IEEE Government Engagement…

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    Internet of Things: Understanding Core Challenges for Gen Z and Gen Alpha Consumers

    While emerging Internet of Things (IoT) innovations offer consumers valuable benefits in areas such as assistance, efficiency, comfort, connectivity, and entertainment, there is a need to understand the issues around trust, identity, privacy, protection, security, and safety (TIPPSS) also introduced by these systems. The Internet of Things: Understanding the Core…

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    IEEE 3079 Standards Aim to Tackle Cybersickness in Virtual Reality

    Head-mounted displays (HMDs) for virtual reality (VR) began arriving in the global marketplace in the mid 2010s, and their initial popular uptake quickly confirmed developers’ belief in their promise across a wide range of application areas including medicine, education, art, and especially gaming. But almost as quickly, a hurdle to…

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    IEEE 1588-2019 Enhances Network Connectivity with Precision Time Protocol

    In a world where automation based on robust and reliant connectivity is being implemented across a wide range of industries, time synchronization within networks has become a key factor in advancing technology and developing new applications to benefit humanity. This year IEEE has brought changes to how time within networks…

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    IEEE 802.11bf™ Aims to Enable a New Application of WLAN Technology: WLAN Sensing

    The IEEE 802.11™ standards family, the core technology behind Wi-Fi®, has continually been modified and enhanced to meet industry demands for robust and reliable wireless connectivity. A recently approved project, IEEE 802.11bf™ for WLAN sensing,  holds promise for making even greater use of 802.11 technology. This standardization project aims to…

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    Evolving Procurement for Artificial Intelligence Systems in Cities and Beyond

    As Artificial Intelligence Systems (AIS) technology is increasingly sourced from private companies for public use, existing procurement standards may fall short in proactively identifying harm or mitigating risks for citizens or users due to timing or budget constraints. Unfortunately, little research and interdisciplinary exchange exists to date on issues pertaining…

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    SDGs and Personal Sovereignty: Digital Trust in the Algorithmic Age

    In the wake of COVID-19, with increased need for location tracking and the sharing of biometric and medical data to combat the pandemic, a dialogue has emerged in governmental, commercial, and civil societies debating the balance between personal privacy and the protection of the public. Calls for personal data sovereignty–the…

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    Announcing the Winner of 2020 Retail Digital Transformation Grand Challenge

    The retail industry is in rapid transformation, accelerated by COVID-19. As consumers expect personalized products and experiences, as well as full transparency to responsible sourcing and sustainable practices, digital product creation (DPC) technologies are emerging as a valuable solution enabling companies to reimagine their business models while advancing both sustainability…

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    New Creative Commons Paper Addresses Ethical Hurdles to Contact Tracing Adoption

    Contact tracing applications and technologies (CTA/CTT), which often leverage phone-location data, hold tremendous potential to help mitigate COVID-19’s spread. But it is clear now that we were not ready—from multi-faceted business, operational, legal, technical and social perspectives—to embrace CTA/CTT quickly and widely enough to maximize their effectiveness. How could these…

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