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Consumer Electronics Magazine, IEEE

Issue 3 • Date July 2014

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  • [Front cover]

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  • Table of contents

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  • [Masthead]

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  • Kickstarting Collaboration [Notes from the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 3 - 8
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  • Supporting Membership [President's Message]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 7 - 8
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  • CE Society Innovator - Richard Doherty [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 9 - 10
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  • The First Showcase of Best Paper Presentations at ICCE [Society News]

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  • ICCE Showcase Student Reports [Society News]

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  • Revelations from the Young Consumer Survey [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 21 - 24
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  • Event for IEEE Young Professionals at ICCE 2014 [Society News]

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  • A Great Year for IEEE CE Malaysia [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 26 - 27
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  • Congratulations on Your Diamond Anniversary! [Society News]

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  • West Japan Chapter Report [Society News]

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  • Sessions on the Internet of Things in the IEEE CE Society Conferences [Society News]

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  • Consumer Electronics and the Internet of Things [Society News]

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  • Leave No Technology Behind [Soapbox]

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  • Power from the Void?: How Steve Perlman's "revolutionary" wireless technology works and why it is a bigger deal than anyone realizes.

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 36 - 43
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    Stephen (steve) perlman is the founder of OnLive and WebTV. He is known for the invention of QuickTime, which is built into all Apple computers and phones [1]. In February, he announced a wireless broadband technology called pCell created by his latest start-up, Artemis Networks. The company has been working on this technology for ten years under the code name of DIDO. This technology will enable ... View full abstract»

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  • Silicon Process and Manufacturing Technology Evolution: An overview of advancements in chip making.

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 44 - 48
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    Silicon process technology is the dominant technology for the fabrication of a majority of the consumer electronics chips that are the building blocks of smartphones, tablets, microcontrollers, data converters, power management chips, and computers [1]. The functional block diagram of the silicon chips for a typical smartphone is shown in Figure 1: the applications processors, FLASH memory, power ... View full abstract»

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  • Facts, Scope, Style... A guide to writing papers for the IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 49 - 52
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    In a previous article, i wrote a brief piece on how to enhance papers that have been published at one of the IEEE Consumer Electronics (CE) Society conferences to create papers that can be considered for publishing in IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics (T-CE) [1]. Basically, it included some hints and tips to enhance a conference paper into what is required for a full archival journal paper... View full abstract»

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  • How Wearables Intersect with the Cloud and the Internet of Things : Considerations for the developers of wearables.

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 53 - 56
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    The first wearables DevCon for developers of wearables was held in San Francisco 5-7 March 2014 and was greeted with great enthusiasm, with more than 1,000 people attending the three-day event. With the introduction of Google Glass, Epson Moverio, Pebble, and Fitbit, wearables have certainly captured the attention of many consumers and enterprises. While some of these wearables mainly provide a si... View full abstract»

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  • Impacts: At the intersection between the worlds of consumer electronics and socioeconomics.

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 57 - 58
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    In our last issue, i wrote about how we?d planned to expand the scope and audience of IEEE Consumer Electronics (CE) Magazine. After all, CE is not just about the design and manufacture of electronic systems and products. These devices and their ecosystems have been changing and altering our lives since the introduction of the TV set in the 1950s and 1960s. View full abstract»

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  • The Packbots Are Coming: Boosting security at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 59 - 61
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    High-tech robots called packbots [1] will be unleashed during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil to help boost security and examine suspicious objects [2]. The Brazilian government purportedly spent US$7.2 million to buy 30 military-grade robots from the designer iRobot that will police the stadiums throughout Brazil?s 12 host cities during soccer matches [3]. View full abstract»

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  • Biometric Systems in the Czech Republic: Friends or foes?

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 62 - 69
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    This article provides a representative survey of the public attitudes of the Zlín region in the Czech Republic. The aim was to gain information from ordinary citizens on their feelings and attitudes to several key questions on biometric technologies and associated security and safety issues. As this region is one of the more progressive and peaceful regions within the Czech Republic, this ... View full abstract»

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  • Postcrisis Access to the Financial System

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    A cursory glance at wealthy societies would make us think that the lack of access to financial services is a phenomenon only affecting developing countries. This is not the case. Developed countries also have citizens without bank accounts, known as the unbanked. View full abstract»

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  • Paying for Privacy: Increasing the privacy and security comfort of end users.

    Publication Year: 2014 , Page(s): 76 - 78
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    The recent revelations about the U.S. National Security Agency's monitoring of electronic communications have rightly raised concerns about privacy issues. With the increasingly rare exceptions (e.g., calculators), today's consumer electronics products are delivery platforms for services ranging from communications to entertainment. These services are provided by commercial organizations that requ... View full abstract»

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Aims & Scope

The scope covers the following areas that are related to “consumer electronics” and other topics considered of interest to consumer electronics: video technology, audio technology, white goods, home care products, mobile communications, gaming, air care products, home medical devices, fitness devices, home automation and networking devices, consumer solar technology, home theater, digital imaging, in-vehicle technology, wireless technology, cable and satellite technology, home security, domestic lighting, human interface, artificial intelligence, home computing, video technology, and consumer storage technology.

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Editor-in-Chief
Peter Corcoran
College of Engineering and Informatics
National University of Ireland, Galway