IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine

Issue 2 • April 2015

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): C1
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  • IEEE ISCE 2015

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): C2
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  • Table of contents

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  • [Masthead]

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  • Changing of the Guard [Notes from the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):3 - 7
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  • Improving Efficiency and Transparency [President's Message]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):8 - 39
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  • Safe Advanced Mobile Power Workshop [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):10 - 20
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  • CE Society Steps Boldly to the West (of Ireland): Public Talks Given by IEEE Distinguished Lecturers in the West of Ireland [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):20 - 31
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  • In the Spotlight: U.K. and Ireland Chapter [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):31 - 33
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  • Events with Academic Societies in Asia at GCCE2014 [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):33 - 34
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  • TAB Review of IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):34 - 37
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  • IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Board of Governors Call for Nominations 2015 [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 38
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  • CE Society and the Korean IEIE Society: The Sister Society Update [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):38 - 39
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  • A Vision for the Future [Soapbox]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):40 - 45
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    For the past 40 years, computer scientists and engineers have been building technology that has allowed machine vision to be used in high-value applications from factory automation to Mars rovers. However, until now, the availability of computational power has limited the application of these technologies to niches with a strong enough need to overcome the cost and power hurdles. This is changing ... View full abstract»

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  • Flights of Fancy: Products in the Unmanned Systems Marketplace.

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):46 - 48
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    Radio-controlled (RC) cars, boats, planes, and helicopters have been around for decades, but the emergence of consumer-friendly quadrotor copters has changed the game completely. This year, for the first time ever, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) showcased a full range of related products in the Unmanned Systems Marketplace. The CES spotlight came at a pivotal time for the small ... View full abstract»

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  • Near-Field Communication: It Pays: Mobile payment systems explained and explored.

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):49 - 53
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    The exchanging of goods for a recognized symbol of value called currency has occurred on our planet for tens of thousands of years. The concept has stayed the same: an object represents a set value that is exchanged for goods and services. The object is then reused for other goods and services, with the object's value set by the local or international level of a group of individuals, which sets th... View full abstract»

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  • What, Why, and How: Surveying what consumers want in new mobile phones.

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):54 - 59
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    Worldwide sales of smartphones totaled 968 million units in 2013, a 42.3% increase when compared to 2012 statistics [1]. International Data Corporation predicted that this number will have risen to 1.2 billion units in 2014 and 1.7 billion units by 2018 [7]. These statistics distinctly reveal that copious existing smartphone users upgraded or bought new units in 2013. Therefore, smartphone users w... View full abstract»

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  • Smartphone Revolution: Technology patenting and licensing fosters innovation, market entry, and exceptional growth.

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):60 - 66
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    It is remarkable how dramatically and rapidly the fortunes of so many mobile-handset vendors have turned with the advance of smartphones. Their marketplace was transformed by Apple?s iPhone starting in 2007 and a succession of Android-based smartphone newcomers since 2008. This has greatly expanded the size of the handset market, with global revenues doubling in the last six years, as consumers su... View full abstract»

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  • Bluetooth Smart Support for 6LoBTLE: Applications and connection questions.

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):67 - 70
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    The Bluetooth Low-Energy transport, trademarked Bluetooth Smart, is now a market fact. Worldwide sales of Bluetooth Smart devices and Bluetooth Ready mobile devices are measured in several billion units per year. The two most exciting new markets are wearable devices and home networking. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has identified three different kinds of smart devices that need Inte... View full abstract»

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  • Champions in Our Midst: The Father of Digital Video Broadcasting

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):71 - 78
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    One of the benefits of joining the IEEE Consumer Electronics (CE) Society is that you get access to senior engineers and researchers from our industry. They are often at our conferences, workshops, and local Chapter meetings and frequently play an active role in the organization of Society activities. Many of our members are also well-known professionally within their own fields and have champione... View full abstract»

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  • Wearables and Lifelogging: The socioethical implications.

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):79 - 81
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    In 2009, M.G. Michael and I presented the plenary article ?Teaching Ethics in Wearable Computing: The Social Implications of the New ?Veillance?? [1]. It was the first time that the terms surveillance, dataveillance, sousveillance, and ?berveillance were considered together at a public gathering [2]. We were pondering the intensification of a state of ?berveillance through increasingly pervasive t... View full abstract»

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  • Digital Wearability Scenarios: Trialability on the run.

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):82 - 91
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    What happens when experimental technologies are deployed into society by market leaders without much forethought of the consequences on everyday life? When state-based regulations are deliberately ignored by rapid innovation design practices, giving birth to unconventional and radical production, a whole series of impacts play out in real life. One such example is Google's Glass product: an optica... View full abstract»

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  • Sousveillance: Implications for Privacy, Security, Trust, and the Law.

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):92 - 94
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    Point of view has its foundations in film. It usually depicts a scene through the eyes of a character. Body-worn video-recording technologies now mean that a wearer can shoot film from a first-person perspective of another subject or object in his or her immediate field of view (FOV). The term sousveillance has been defined by Steve Mann to denote a recording done from a portable device such as a ... View full abstract»

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  • Protect Yourself from RFID: Fend off frightening tracking tech.

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):95 - 96
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    Acreepy new spying technology called radio-frequency identification (RFID) is starting to show up on products you buy at stores like Walmart, and it could be used to track your every move. RFID uses tiny microchips hooked up to miniature antennas to track items from a distance. This chip and antenna combination is called an RFID tag. Each tag contains an ID number that uniquely identifies the item... View full abstract»

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  • Protecting Yourself with RFID: Embracing the benefits of wireless tracking technology.

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):97 - 99
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    Radio-frequency identification (rfid)?an older technology that was first used for spying by the Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Nezopasnosti (KGB), the main security agency of the Soviet Union until 1991, and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), the U.S. internal security agency, during the early days of the Cold War?is now being used worldwide in an attempt to track valuables and personal assets for ... 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

Saraju P. Mohanty
Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
University of North Texas, USA
saraju.mohanty@unt.edu