New cross-disciplinary, bi-monthly online publication and webinar series to deliver meaningful content on IoT-related technology innovations and trends

PISCATAWAY, N.J., USA, 9 September 2014IEEE, the world's largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity, today announced that the IEEE Future Directions’ Internet of Things (IEEE IoT) Initiative has launched an eNewsletter. The IEEE IoT eNewsletter is a bi-monthly, technically focused online publication that highlights important, current IoT-related technology developments, innovations, and trends from the world’s top subject matter experts, researchers and practitioners. The eNewsletter’s inaugural issue is available immediately on the IEEE IoT web portal. Subscription to the IEEE IoT eNewsletter is provided as a benefit of membership in the IEEE IoT Technical Community at no charge. To become a member of the complimentary IEEE IoT Technical Community and stay informed on developments in this multi-disciplinary area, visit the IEEE IoT web portal and click on the “Join the IoT Technical Community” button on the home page.

“IEEE is ripe with a world-class author base of experts in IoT-related technologies to deliver a newsletter with articles ranging from practical, technical pieces based on real-world experience to provocative commentary from leading opinion-makers,” said Raffaele Giaffreda, editor-in-chief of the IEEE IoT eNewsletter.

“With such expertise, the IEEE IoT eNewsletter is able to serve a broad, cross-disciplinary audience that includes designers, engineers, researchers and policymakers,” added managing editor, Stuart Sharrock.

The inaugural edition of the IEEE IoT eNewsletter is available now and includes the following articles:

  • The Fading Line Between Atoms and Bits by Roberto Saracco, EIT ICT Labs;
  • Emerging IoT Applications Illustrate Emerging Trends by Dr. Chung-sheng Li, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center;
  • The Internet of Things: A Title That is Both Wrong and Unhelpful by William Webb, Weightless SIG;
  • The Internet of Things: The Story So Far by Payam Barnaghi, University of Surrey and Amit Sheth, Wright State University.

The November issue of the IEEE IoT eNewsletter will include exclusive content from authors Aapo Markkanen, ABI Research; Dongman Lee, KAIST; Luigi Atzori, University of Cagliari; and David Rogers, Copper Horse.

In addition to the launch of the eNewsletter, an IEEE IoT webinar series will be starting in October. Presenters include Roberto Minerva, Telecom Italia; Roberto Saracco, EIT ICT Labs; and Dr. Chung-sheng Li, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. For more information, please visit the IEEE IoT Web Portal.

Internet of Things is a key topic at two upcoming IEEE Future Directions events being held in October 2014. Registration is now open for the third annual IEEE Cloud Computing for Emerging Markets (IEEE CCEM) conference taking place 15-17 October in Bangalore, India. For more information and to register for the discounted "early bird" rate by the 15 September deadline, visit the IEEE CCEM web site. Taking place in North America for the first time, the uniquely interactive IEEE Technology Time Machine (IEEE TTM) Symposium on technologies beyond 2035 is being held 21-22 October in San Jose, California. The early registration deadline for a discounted rate is 21 September, which is available by registering at the IEEE TTM web site.

To subscribe to the IEEE IoT eNewsletter and for details on all IEEE IoT standards, conferences, publications and other information, please visit the IEEE IoT web portal.

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