Projects

Approved Standards and Active Projects

The IEEE ComSoc Standards Development Board (COM/SDB) sponsors standards in communications and networking technologies. These include the technical domains and interests reflected in the scope of ComSoc Technical Committees.


Communications Society Standards Development Board (COM/SDB)
Approved standards:

  • IEEE 661-1979: IEEE Standard Method for Determining Objective Loudness Ratings of Telephone Connections
  • IEEE 1902.1-2009: IEEE Standard for Long Wavelength Wireless Network Protocol
  • IEEE 1329-2010: IEEE Standard Method for Measuring Transmission Performance of Speakerphones
  • IEEE 269-2010: IEEE Standard Methods for Measuring Transmission Performance of Analog and Digital Telephone Sets, Handsets, and Headsets
  • IEEE 269a-2012: IEEE Standard Methods for Measuring Transmission Performance of Analog and Digital Telephone Sets, Handsets, and Headsets – Amendment 1
  • IEEE 1652-2016: IEEE Standard for Translating Head and Torso Simulator Measurements from Eardrum to Other Acoustic Reference Points

Active projects:

  • P269-2019: Standard for Measuring Electroacoustic Performance of Communication Devices

Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks Standards Committee (DySPAN-SC)

Approved standards:

  • IEEE 1900.1-2008: IEEE Standard Definitions and Concepts for Dynamic Spectrum Access: Terminology Relating to Emerging Wireless Networks, System Functionality, and Spectrum Management
  • IEEE 1900.2-2008: IEEE Recommended Practice for the Analysis of In-Band and Adjacent Band Interference and Coexistence Between Radio Systems
  • IEEE 1900.4-2009: IEEE Standard for Architectural Building Blocks Enabling Network-Device Distributed Decision Making for Optimized Radio Resource Usage in Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks
  • IEEE 1900.4a-2011: IEEE Standard for Architectural Building Blocks Enabling Network-Device Distributed Decision Making for Optimized Radio Resource Usage in Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks Amendment 1: Architecture and Interfaces for Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks in White Space Frequency Bands
  • IEEE 1900.5-2011: IEEE Standard for Policy Language Requirements and System Architectures for Dynamic Spectrum Access Systems
  • IEEE 1900.6-2011: IEEE Standard for Spectrum Sensing Interfaces and Data Structures for Dynamic Spectrum Access and Other Advanced Radio Communication Systems
  • IEEE 1900.1a-2012: IEEE Standard Definitions and Concepts for Dynamic Spectrum Access: Terminology Relating to Emerging Wireless Networks, System Functionality, and Spectrum Management Amendment 1: Addition of New Terms and Associated Definitions
  • IEEE 1900.4.1-2013: IEEE Standard for Interfaces and Protocols Enabling Distributed Decision Making for Optimized Radio Resource Usage in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
  • IEEE 1900.6a-2014: IEEE Standard for Spectrum Sensing Interfaces and Data Structures for Dynamic Spectrum Access and Other Advanced Radio Communication Systems – Amendment 1: Procedures, Protocols, and Data Archive Enhanced Interfaces
  • IEEE 1900.6-2011/Cor 1-2015: IEEE Standard for Spectrum Sensing Interfaces and Data Structures for Dynamic Spectrum Access and Other Advanced Radio Communication Systems – Corrigendum 1
  • IEEE 1900.7-2015: IEEE Standard for Radio Interface for White Space Dynamic Spectrum Access Radio Systems Supporting Fixed and Mobile Operation
  • IEEE 1900.5.2-2017: IEEE Approved Draft Standard Method for Modeling Spectrum Consumption
  • IEEE 1900.1-2019: IEEE Standard for Definitions and Concepts for Dynamic Spectrum Access: Terminology Relating to Emerging Wireless Networks, System Functionality, and Spectrum Management

Active projects:

  • P1900.2: Revision to IEEE Standard 1900.2-2008
  • P1900.5: Revision to IEEE Standard 1900.5-2011
  • P1900.5.1: Standard Policy Language for Dynamic Spectrum Access Systems
  • P1900.5.2a: Spectrum Consumption Modelling Schema
  • P1900.6b: Standard for Spectrum Sensing Interfaces and Data Structures for Dynamic Spectrum Access and other Advanced Radio Communication Systems. Spectrum Database Interfaces Amendment.

Power Line Communication Standards Committee (PLC-SC)

Approved standards:

  • IEEE 1775-2010: IEEE Standard for Power Line Communication Equipment – Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Requirements – Testing and Measurement Methods – co-sponsored with the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Power System Communications Committee (PSCC)
  • IEEE 1901-2010: IEEE Standard for Broadband over Power Line Networks: Medium Access Control and Physical Layer Specifications
  • IEEE 1905.1-2013: IEEE Standard for a Convergent Digital Home Network for Heterogeneous Technologies
  • IEEE 1901.2-2013: IEEE Standard for Low Frequency (less than 500 kHz) Narrow Band Power Line Communications for Smart Grid Applications
  • IEEE 2030.5-2013: IEEE Adoption of Smart Energy Profile 2.0 Application Protocol Standard
  • IEEE 1905.1a-2014: IEEE Standard for a Convergent Digital Home Network for Heterogeneous Technologies Amendment 1: Support of New MAC/PHYs and Enhancements
  • IEEE 1909.1-2014: IEEE Recommended Practice for Smart Grid Communications Equipment — Test Methods and Installation Requirements
  • IEEE 1901.2a-2015: IEEE Standard for Low-Frequency (less than 500 kHz) Narrowband Power Line Communications for Smart Grid Applications – Amendment 1
  • P1901.1: Medium Frequency (less than 15 MHz) Power Line Communications for Smart Grid Applications

Active projects:

  • P2030.5: Standard for Smart Energy Profile Application Protocol
  • P1901.1.1: Standard Test Procedures for IEEE 1901.1 Standard for Medium Frequency (less than 15 MHz) Power Line Communications for Smart Grid Applications
  • P1901: Standard for Broadband over Power Line Networks: Medium Access Control and Physical Layer Specifications (Revision of IEEE 1901-2010)
  • P2847: DC Power Transmission and Communication to DC Loads
  • P2413.1: Standard for a Reference Architecture for Smart City (RASC)

Virtualized and Software Defined Networks and Services Standards Committee (NetSoft-SC)

Approved standards:

  • IEEE 1903-2011: IEEE Standard for the Functional Architecture of Next Generation Service Overlay Networks (NGSON)
  • IEEE 1903.1-2017: IEEE Approved Draft Standard for Content Delivery Protocols of Next Generation Service Overlay Network
  • IEEE 1903.2-2017: IEEE Approved Draft Standard for Service Composition Protocols of Next Generation Service Overlay Network (NGSON)
  • IEEE 1903.3-2017: IEEE Approved Draft Standard for Self-Organizing Management Protocols of Next Generation Service Overlay Network

Active projects:

  • P1913: Software-Defined Quantum Communication
  • P1915.1: Standard for Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization Security
  • P1916.1: Standard for Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization Performance
  • P1917.1: Standard for Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization Reliability
  • P1921.1: Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Bootstrapping Procedures
  • P1930.1: Recommended Practice for Software Defined Networking (SDN) based Middleware for Control and Management of Wireless Networks
  • P1938.1: Standard for Software Defined Protocol and Functional Requirements for Improvement of the Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) in Communications Channels
  • P1950.1:  Standard for Communications Architectural Functional Framework for Smart Cities
  • P1951.1: Standard for Discovering and Intent Sharing between Smart City Component Systems
  • P2784: Guide for the Technology and Process Framework for Planning a Smart City

Green ICT Standards Committee (GreenICT-SC)

Active projects:

  • P1922.1: A method for calculating anticipated emissions caused by virtual machine migration and placement
  • P1922.2: A method to calculate near real-time emissions of information and communication technology infrastructure
  • P1923.1: Computation of energy efficiency upper bound for apparatus processing communication signal waveforms
  • P1924.1: Recommended practice for developing energy efficient power-proportional digital architectures
  • P1925.1: Energy Efficient Dynamic Line Rate Transmission System
  • P1926.1: A Functional Architecture of Distributed Energy Efficient Big Data Processing
  • P1927.1: Services Provided by the Energy-efficient Orchestration and Management of Virtualized Distributed Data Centers Interconnected by a Virtualized Network
  • P1928.1: A Mechanism for Energy Efficient Virtual Machine Placement
  • P1929.1: An Architectural Framework for Energy Efficient Content Distribution

Mobile Communication Networks Standards Committee (MobiNet-SC)

Approved standards:

  • 1914.3-2018: IEEE Standard for Radio over Ethernet Encapsulations and Mappings
  • 1914.1-2019: IEEE Standard for Packet-based Fronthaul Transport Networks

Active projects:

  • P1918.1: Tactile Internet: Application Scenarios, Definitions and Terminology, Architecture, Functions, and Technical Assumptions
  • P1918.1.1: Haptic Codecs for the Tactile Internet
  • P1920.1: Aerial Communications and Networking Standards
  • P1931.1: An Architectural Framework for Real-time Onsite Operations Facilitation (ROOF) for the Internet of Things
  • P1932.1: Licensed/Unlicensed Spectrum Interoperability in Wireless Mobile Networks
  • P2061: Architecture for Low Mobility Energy Efficient Network for Affordable Broadband Access
  • P2872: Standard for Interoperable and Secure Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Infrastructure and Architecture

Edge, Fog, Cloud Communications with IOT and Big Data Standards Committee (EdgeCloud-SC)

Approved standards:

  • IEEE 1906.1-2015: IEEE Recommended Practice for Nanoscale and Molecular Communication Framework
  • IEEE 2410-2017: IEEE Standard for Biometrics Open Protocol Standard

Active projects:

  • P1912: Privacy and Security Architecture for Consumer Wireless Devices
  • P1906.1.1: Standard Data Model for Nanoscale Communication Systems
  • P1934: OpenFog Reference Architecture for Fog Computing

Access and Core Networks Standards Committee (AccessCore-SC)

Approved standards:

  • IEEE 1904.1-Conformance01-2014: IEEE Standard for Conformance Test Procedures for Service Interoperability in Ethernet Passive Optical Networks, IEEE Std 1904.1(TM) Package A
  • IEEE 1904.1-Conformance02-2014: IEEE Standard for Conformance Test Procedures for Service Interoperability in Ethernet Passive Optical Networks, IEEE Std 1904.1(TM) Package B
  • IEEE 1904.1-Conformance03-2014: IEEE Standard for Conformance Test Procedures for Service Interoperability in Ethernet Passive Optical Networks, IEEE Std 1904.1(TM) Package C
  • IEEE 1904.1-2017: IEEE Standard for Service Interoperability in Ethernet Passive Optical Networks (SIEPON)

Active projects:

  • P1904.2: Management Channel for Customer-Premises Equipment Connected to Ethernet-Based Subscriber Access Networks
  • P1911.3: HDBaseT 5Play
  • P1910.1: Meshed Tree Bridging with Loop Free Forwarding