Emerging Technology Award
The IEEE 802.11
Working Group was given an "emerging technology" award by the IEEE
Standards Association in December 2017. The award was related
the 60 GHz technology introduced by 802.11ad.
The next 802.11 session is September 9-14 2018 at the HIlton Waikoloa
Village, Kona, HI USA.
IEEE 802.11 Presentation
The former publicity standing committee (PUB SC) have produced
a presentation called "What
802.11 is doing" intended to be used to explain 802.11's
current activities to those outside 802.11. This is now
available on this website.
802 STANDARDS AVAILABLE FOR
FREE DOWNLOAD !
The IEEE has made available IEEE 802
standards for free
download. Under this program, a standard may be
downloaded for free six
months after the initial publication of the standard.
All relevant IEEE
802.11 Standard, Amendments, and Recommended Practices are
ACCESS TO 802 DRAFT STANDARDS
Draft standards are available from a number of sources:
- If you are a voting 802.11 member, go to the members'
area and log in using the 802.11 members ID and password
supplied to you by the 802.11 officers. Contact Dorothy Stanley
if you have lost this. During an 802.11 session, attendees may access
802.11 draft standards from a local fileserver, regardless of their
- If you are an active member of one of the other 802
groups, you may be able to access the 802.11 members' area
using the same credentials used to access your own group. If
this doesn't work, ask your group's Chair to request access
from the 802.11 Chair (Dorothy
- Draft IEEE standards are, from time to time, made
available for purchase using the IEEE
store or Techstreet.
IEEE STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT GUIDE
The IEEE-SA has created an easy to use Online
web site that has a wealth of
details the whole standards process flow, from creation of the initial
balloting to final draft, and beyond. It even includes, tutorials, and
forms of the various processes evolved. This site is recommended for
Members and Chairs involved.