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IEEE Standard for Narrow-Band Communications Group Calls for Involvement

By Calvin Azuri May 03, 2010

The first meeting of the working group developing the new standard, IEEE P1901.2, will be held next month in Nanterre, France. IEEE P1901.2 is a standard for low frequency i.e. less than 500 kHz Narrow Band Power Line Communications for Smart Grid Applications. Anyone who is interested in participating in the working group session can attend the meeting.

The meeting will be held from May 18 to May 21 at Immeuble Crysalis and will be hosted by Electricité Réseau Distribution France. Sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on all days except on May 21,they will run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Participants will need to pay a $100 registration fee to participate in this working group meeting. Registrations need to be done by May 4. To register for the event, visit http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/1901/2/Meeting_Information.html

Consensus standards are developed by The IEEE Standards Association, through an open process that engages industry and brings together a broad stakeholder community. It is a globally recognized standards-setting body. Specifications and best practices are set based on current scientific and technological knowledge by IEEE standards. IEEE standards portfolio consists of 900 active standards and more than 400 standards under development.

With more than 375,000 members in 160 countries IEEE is the world's largest technical professional association.  It is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas which range from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics. Dedicated to the advancement of technology, IEEE publishes 30 percent of the world's literature in the electrical and electronics engineering and computer science fields, dedicating to the advancement of technology. More than 850 conferences worldwide are sponsored annually by the organization. For more information about IEEE, visit http://www.ieee.org


Calvin Azuri is a contributing editor for IoTevolutionworld. To read more of Calvin's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Erin Harrison

IoTevolutionworld Contributor

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