IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is a professional association that build Industry standards, organize Conferences, and gives a platform for Publications. It is headquartered in New York City, New York, United states. The organization is composed of engineers, scientists, and students. It was formed in 1963 by the merger of the two Institutes namely Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE), founded in 1912 and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE), founded in 1884.
The Main areas of Focus for IEEE :
Electronics & Communications
Some of the well known IEEE standards are :
802 - LAN/MAN
802.1 - Media access control (MAC)
802.2 - Logical Link Control (LLC)
802.3 - Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection (CSMA/CD).
802.11 - Wireless Networking "WiFi"