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  • Global Connectivity

    Meet the 2021 World Standards Day Video Contest Winners

    In celebration of World Standards Day 2021, IEEE SA invited global communities to share their ideas on the IEEE Standards that transform our lives and work. We received videos from across the world and were impressed by the quality and diversity of topics. We would like to thank everyone who…

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    5 Ways Technology Standards Can Help You In Your Career

    Jeffry Handal, an IEEE volunteer, credits his knowledge of standards with helping him land his job at Cisco Systems Inc. During the technical screening part of the application process, he was able to refer to standards when answering multiple technical questions, which helped him stand out from other job applicants. Many…

  • 5g and future networks

    Breaking the Industry Silos for 5G Networks and Beyond

    In recent years, the advent of 5G sparked excitement among consumers and also triggered vigorous discussions among experts. List of 5G Capabilities New and emerging features were continuously added to the list of 5G capabilities, to name a few: Immersive mobile media and education Real-time surveillance/facial recognition and predictive policing…

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    Video Q&A: Designing a User-Centered Interface for Rural Communities

    Efforts to bridge the digital divide and support universal internet access have been made worldwide. An obstacle to enabling connectivity in rural areas is the lack of available technology and computer literacy among rural communities. As today’s technology solutions such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and Internet of…

  • Global Connectivity

    Enter The 2021 World Standards Day Video Contest To Win $500

    Every year on 14 October, IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) joins the international community in celebrating the importance of standards development and honoring the collaboration of individuals and organizations across the globe who drive technological innovation. Our theme for this year’s celebration is “IEEE Standards that Transform Our Lives and…

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    Video Q&A: Accelerating Africa’s Digital Transformation Through ICTs

     Africa has the lowest number of Internet connections — many countries still have less than 20 percent broadband penetration rate, which is compounded by lack of access to reliable and affordable electricity. Beyond infrastructure, the need for improving access to training and education, healthcare, financial inclusion, food security, and…

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    Video Q&A: Protecting Data Privacy in the Use of ICTs in Indonesia

    The COVID-19 pandemic emphasized the need for data governance in order to enable universal connectivity and data sharing for efficient public services. In Indonesia, for example, many users lack confidence in the use of cell phones or ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) because the data they generate are owned by…

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    Video Q&A: Bridging Digital Divide in Mexico Through Collaborative Regulation

    Mexico has seen steady growth in internet connectivity since its constitutional reform in 2013. Today, about 70 percent of Mexicans have access to wired or wireless internet. Yet only 47 percent of the rural population has internet access, compared to 76 percent of the urban population who are online. The…

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    Video Q&A: Connecting Rural India Through Technology Standards

    In India, government-funded programs such as the National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN) have helped more than half of the rural areas gain access to reliable network infrastructure. As India works to speed up internet coverage in the rest of the nation, however, the digital infrastructure remains under-utilized by end users.…

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    Raising Safety Standards in Energy and Engineering

    This post is an adaptation of the article by the University of Washington Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. For those of us who have ever watched TV, talked on a cellphone, enjoyed listening to AM/FM radio broadcasts, or received an MRI scan, we can confidently do so with the…

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