"Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers" and is produced "I triple E." The IEEE is a professional association that develops, defines, and reviews electronics and computer science standards. Its mission is "to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humaniWhile the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is based in the United States, IEEE standards often become international standards. Below are a few examples of technologies standardized by the IEEE.
IEEE 1284 (Parallel Port) – an I/O interface used by early desktop PCs
IEEE 1394 (Firewire) – a high-speed interface designed for external hard drives, digital video cameras, and other A/V peripherals
IEEE 802.11 (Wi-Fi) – a series of Wi-Fi standards used for wireless networking
IEEE 802.16 (WiMAX) – a wireless communications standard for transferring cellular dataty."