IEEE publications on IoT include:

IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IoT-J)

Launched in 2014, the IEEE IoT-J publishes papers on the latest advances, as well as review articles, on the various aspects of IoT from open call and special issues. Topics include IoT system architecture, IoT enabling technologies, IoT communication and networking protocols, IoT services and applications, and the social implications of IoT. The current issue is available in IEEE Xplore.

The IEEE IoT-J solicits original work that must not be currently under consideration for publication in other venues. For more information, view the Call for Papers.

IEEE Communications Magazine - This award-winning magazine brings you the latest international coverage of current issues and advances in key areas of wireless, optical and wired communications. Written in tutorial applications-driven style by the industry's leading experts, IEEE Communications Magazine delivers practical, current information on hot topics, implementations, and best industry practices.

IEEE Transactions on Communications - The IEEE Transactions on Communications (TCOM) publishes high-quality papers reporting theoretical and experimental advances in the general area of communications. TCOM has a broad scope spanning several areas such as wireless communications, wired communications, and optical communications.

IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications - The IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications is a major archival journal that is committed to the timely publication of very high-quality, peer-reviewed, original papers that advance the theory and applications of wireless communication systems and networks.

IEEE Communications Letters - IEEE Communications Letters provides researchers with an ideal venue for sharing their newest results in a timely manner. Every month this journal publishes 20-25 short (up to 4 pages) high-quality contributions on the theory and practice of communications.

IEEE Wireless Communications Letters - Publishes timely, novel and high-quality recent results on Wireless Communications in letter format. IEEE Wireless Communications Letters have a 4-page limit. The journal's goal is rapid dissemination of original, cutting-edge ideas and timely, significant contributions in the theory and applications of wireless communications.

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking - The IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking's high-level objective is to publish high-quality, original research results derived from theoretical or experimental exploration of the area of communication/computer networking, covering all sorts of information transport networks over all sorts of physical layer technologies, both wireline (all kinds of guided media: e.g., copper, optical) and wireless (e.g., radio-frequency, acoustic (e.g., underwater), infra-red), or hybrids of these.

IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management - IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (IEEE TNSM) is a journal for timely publication of archival research on the management of networks, systems, services and applications, as well as on issues in communications software, service engineering, policies and business processes for network and service management.

IEEE Pervasive Computing - IEEE Pervasive Computing explores the many facets of pervasive and ubiquitous computing with research articles, case studies, product reviews, conference reports, departments covering wearable and mobile technologies, and more.

IEEE Sensors Journal - The IEEE Sensors Journal is a peer-reviewed, semi-monthly online journal devoted to sensors and sensing phenomena.


IEEE Calls for Papers

IEEE Internet of Things Journal
IEEE Communications Magazine
IEEE Communications Standard Magazine
IEEE Internet of Things Magazine
IEEE Network
IEEE Wireless Communications


IEEE Talks IoT

Check out our ongoing series of Q&A articles with the IEEE experts!
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Selected Articles from IEEE Xplore

IEEE Xplore

The IEEE Xplore digital library is a powerful resource for scientific and technical content on a vast breadth of topics including the Internet of Things (IoT). Each month IEEE IoT will select articles from this influential repository of information published by the IEEE and its publishing partners, and make them available to the IEEE IoT Technical Community members on a complimentary basis.
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IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT) Conference Proceedings

IEEE WF-IoTAccess the IEEE WF-IoT Conference Proceedings in IEEE Xplore.

2018 IEEE WF-IoT, 5-8 February 2018, Singapore

2016 IEEE WF-IoT, 12-14 December 2016, Virginia, USA

2015 IEEE WF-IoT, 14-16 December 2015, Milan, Italy

2014 IEEE WF-IoT, 6-8 March 2014, Seoul, Korea


IEEE IoT Brain Trust Blog (ECN Magzine)

The IEEE IoT Brain Trust series is a collection of blogs exploring IoT in the industry.

Meeting Cloud Challenges May Pave Way for IoT - 28 July 2016

The Increasingly Concerning Carbon Footprint of Information and Telecommunication Technologies - 29 April 2016

Standardizing 3D Body Processing Technology - 8 March 2016

IoT’s Special Gift to Big Data - 22 January 2016

IoT and the Cloud - 22 December 2015

IEEE 802.11’s Role in Enabling the Internet of Things - 1 December 2015

Defining the Internet of Things: A Work in Progress - 3 November 2015

How the Smart Grid Will Impact IoT - 19 June 2015

What Does IoT + Big Data Mean to You? - 27 April 2015

How IoT Will Affect Telecom (Part II) - 31 March 2015


The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things

In June 2016, IEEE-USA, along with the IEEE Internet Initiative, had the opportunity to comment on the National Telecommunication and Information Administration's role in promoting and regulating the IoT.

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IEEE-SA IoT Ecosystem Study

IEEE Standards AssociationIEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Releases Internet of Things (IoT) Ecosystem Study in Advance of Key IoT Industry Events.
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IEEE-SA engaged stakeholders in key regions of the world to create an IoT Ecosystem Study. The study comprises three principal areas: Market, Technology, and Standards, along with an examination of the role of academia and research and the importance of user acceptance. An executive summary (PDF, 116 KB) of the study is available.

The Institute Special Report: The Internet of Things

IEEE members are at the forefront of an interconnectivity revolution. 

Read more in The Institute - March 2014 Special Issue on IoT

Tech News: The Internet of Things

The Institute - March 2014

IoT Comic Book - Inspiring the Internet of Things
Internet of Things International Forum & Alexandra Institute

The IoT Comic Book, Inspiring the Internet of Things, is a fun, easy to read and understand publication about the Internet of Things. Released by the IoT Forum and Alexandra Institute, the comic book features 15 illustrative IoT application scenarios, over 25 IoT concepts, and 4 IoT expert interviews.



News Articles

Connected Tech at CES
IEEE Transmitter - December 2016

With smart home devices now owned by 15% of households, IoT products for the home are catching on. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), you can expect to see the latest in IoT smart home gadgets, smart tech partnerships, and advancements in voice-activated technologies. Additional tech on display includes facial recognition, thermal imaging, and connected luggage.

Read more at IEEE Transmitter


IoT Will Demand a Step-Change in Search Solutions
Scientific Computing - December 2016

The article, "On Searching the Internet of Things: Requirements and Challenges", recently published in IEEE Intelligent Systems, examines the need to develop new search engine solutions to effectively index, crawl, and find data that IoT devices need to collect while ensuring the data remains safe from hackers.

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Interoperability in the Internet of Things
Computing Now - December 2016

The original IoT vision is of a hyper-connected global ecosystem in which "things" communicate with other "things" whenever needed to deliver highly diversified services to users. Yet, today, vendor-specific solutions have created local IoT silos. To address this situation, many IoT researchers and industry leaders are now focusing on interoperability.

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