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Blog - February 2017

Sustainability in a Connected World is the Focus of IEEE Green ICT Conference

February 28th, 2017

With the emergence of the Internet of Things, there’s an urgency to reduce electronic devices’ carbon footprint. In the February issue of The institute, Professor Jaafar Elmirghani, one of the 3 Co-Chairs for the IEEE Green ICT Initiative, talks about ICT opportunities and challenges as it means overcoming technological, economical, and public policy hurdles.

A De-centralized Cloud Could Cushion the Impact of IoT on ICT

February 15th, 2017

Jaafar Elmirghani, one of the 3 Co-Chairs for the IEEE Green ICT Initiative, has published an interesting article for Energy Central that discusses the massive impact that the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) will have in two ways on Information and Communications technology (ICT).

It talks about the increase in sensors and devices and related energy use increase and their applications in many domains, both with impacts on carbon footprint.  It considers the end devices and sensors and how processing at the IoT network's edge co