is a Community . . .
. . . A Community
comprised of a diverse group of industry professionals with a common
interest in advancing all communications technologies. To that end, the
Society sponsors publications, conferences, educational programs, local
activities, and technical committees that:
Foster original work
in all aspects of communications science, engineering, and technology.
development of applications that use signals to transfer voice, data, image,
and/or video information between locations.
Promote the theory and
use of systems involving all types of terminals, computers, and information
processors; all pertinent systems and operations that facilitate transfer;
all transmission media; switched and unswitched networks; and network
layouts, protocols, architectures, and implementations.
And strongly advance
developments toward meeting new market demands in systems, products, and
technologies such as personal communications services, multimedia
communications systems, enterprise networks, and optical communications