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  • Broadening Our Horizons [Notes from the Editor] 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2014-04)
    As many of you will be aware,IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine evolved from the quarterly newsletter of the IEEE Consumer Electronics (CE) Society. Jim Farmer edited the newsletter before I took over from him during 2010. ...
  • Browser and applet interfaces to CEBUS networks 

    Corcoran, Peter; Desbonnet, Joe (IEEE, 1997-06-13)
    [no abstract available]
  • Browser-style interfaces to a home automation network 

    Desbonnet, Joe; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 1997)
    The design and implementation of a browser-style interface to a home automation network is described. The interface supports browsing and navigation of network devices and context structures and the user can ...
  • Champions in our midst: the Apple doesn't fall far from the tree 

    Corcoran, Peter; Coughlin, Tom; Wozniak, Steve (IEEE, 2016-01)
    In this issue, we are very proud to introduce you to one of the best-known early pioneers of the computer industry. His work on the early Apple computers catalyzed today's home computer industry, and he participated directly ...
  • Champions in our midst: the father of digital video broadcasting 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2015)
    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 ...
  • Cloud computing and consumer electronics: a perfect match or a hidden storm? [Soapbox] 

    Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 2012-04)
    Cloud computing has emerged strongly into the consumer domain. As industry competes to gain market share from the rapidly growing multitudes of cloud-IT users, both network and data center infrastructures will grow more ...
  • Connectivity solutions to link a bluetooth camera to the internet 

    Ionas, Adrian; Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 2001)
    Digital photography is gaining day by day more and more credibility over conventional photography due to a number of factors easy to guess. Bluetooth connectivity in the digital camera provides cordless communication with ...
  • Determining Unique Fingerprint Features for Biometric Encoding of Data 

    Cucu, Catalin; Cucos, Alex; Corcoran, Peter (2008)
    A novel approach to determining unique fingerprint features with high repeatibility is described. The techniques described are particularly suitable for CE applications and devices employing inexpensive capacitative ...
  • Digital camera connectivity solutions using the picture transfer protocol (PTP) 

    Bigioi, Petronel; Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 2002)
    Interconnectivity of digital camera with other devices is one of the main concerns of consumers and digital camera manufacturers. Interconnectivity features in digital cameras allow more consumer-friendly ...
  • A dual image processing pipeline camera with CE applications 

    Andorko, Istvan; Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel (2011)
    The implementation of a dual image processing pipeline camera on a state-of-art FPGA system is described. This camera can simultaneously acquire dual images of a scene and process, analyze and merge both images to enable ...
  • Effect of modeling approach on climate change focused life cycle assessments for a contemporary smartphone device 

    Corcoran, Peter; Andrae, Anders S.G.; Samuli Vaija, Mikko; Garcia, Catherine; Dechenaux, Elisabeth (2014)
    Life cycle assessments (LCA) of consumer electronics and beyond are usually performed and reported very differently. As a result it is often difficult to assess the robustness, variability and transparency of reported LCA ...
  • Effect of sawdust addition on composting of separated raw and anaerobically digested pig manure 

    Troy, Shane M.; Leahy, James J.; Healy, Mark G. (Elsevier, 2012-06)
    Manures need the addition of carbon-rich bulking agents to conserve N during composting, which increases the cost of the composting process. The recommended proportion of manure / sawdust, based on a carbon (C): nitrogen ...
  • Electricity in a Climate Constrained World [Book Review] 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2014-01)
    This latest study by the International Energy Agency (IEA) on world electricity consumption, its current status, and the most likely developments we are going to see during the next few years. If you are familiar with ...
  • Evaluation of Combined Visible/NIR Camera for Iris Authentication on smartphones 

    Thavalengal, Shejin; Bigioi, Petronel; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2015)
    Iris biometrics provide a mature and robust method of authentication, but are typically applied in a controlled environment and under constrained acquisition conditions. In this paper, the adaption of iris biometrics for ...
  • Home network infrastructure for handheld/wearable appliances 

    Corcoran, Peter M.; Bigioi, Petronel; Lupu, loan (IEEE, 2002)
    A server infrastructure allows wireless wearable appliances or portable handsets to access consumer services offered via the server. Services are accessed via a Universal Home Services Interface (UHSI) which is ...
  • The Innovations and Inventions of Steve Jobs [IP Corner] 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2014-04)
    Much of the world of patents is shrouded in layers of legal mysticism, semantic nuances, and subtle complexities. Those of you who are regular readers of "IP Corner" will know that I often try to explain the principles ...
  • Internet connectivity solutions for digital photography 

    Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 2000)
    The exposure of consumers to the Internet is opening up broad new markets for data-centric services and products. One of these new markets is that of digital photography. A key to growing this emerging ...
  • Internet Enabled Digital Photography 

    Corcoran, Peter M.; Bigioi, Petronel; Steinberg, Eran (IEEE, 1999)
    The principles and concepts of Internet Enabled Digital Photography are outlined. The design and implementation of an interface appliance to connect digital cameras to the Internet is described. In ...
  • The Internet of Things: why now, and what's next? 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2016-01)
    The technology to connect "things" to the Internet has existed for more than 20 years, so if we take a look back at recent history, we might well be tempted to ask the question "Why now" In this article, I address that ...
  • Introducing the IEEE Biometrics Compendium: Insight into the current issue. 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2014-01)
    IEEE biometrics compendium is the first IEEE virtual journal, which is a collection of previously published IEEE papers in specific scientific and technical disciplines paired with value-added commentary from technology ...