IEEE SA helps to foster new and emerging technologies that have real-world applications.

IEEE Standards Association Initiatives

The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) is a home for new and emerging technologies activities and consensus work. As industry continues to innovate and expand the possibilities of what technology can do for humanity, the IEEE SA is identifying opportunities to explore rapidly evolving technologies, the need for interoperability and consensus building via an open, transparent, and proven process. 

IEEE has focused efforts in the following technology areas:


Welcome to IEEE SA Open

A community-powered platform for open source projects


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Council on Extended Intelligence

A vision for responsible design of autonomous and intelligent systems.

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Wearables and Medical IoT Interoperability & Intelligence 

Security, trust, privacy and interoperability for a connected clinical device ecosystem.

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A Global Forum for organizations interested in the development and use of standards to further the development of autonomous and intelligent systems.

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Converging technologies and the need for interoperability means standardization.

Augmented Reality on Mobile Phone


Highly fragmented technology area, ground rules are needed to set the stage growth.

eHealth Infographic


Improving personal health & wellness device communications through consensus building.

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Interoperability & standardization across diverse fields that manage and maintain energy resources.

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Establishing the standards for remote networking.