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A major challenge in the development and production of Smart Systems is the integration of multiple technologies, materials, processes and scales. For those looking for relevant standards, and even more so for those wishing to contribute actively to the development of standards, this multidisciplinarity means that a good understanding of the national, European and international standardisation landscape is required. They need information related to relevant standardisation committees, not only regarding the technologies involved in Smart Systems (e.g. electronics, photonics) and the application sectors (e.g. automotive, medical), but also related to integration aspects. The list provided here gives an overview of relevant standardisation committees within the European standardisation organisations CEN, CENELEC and ETSI and within the international standardisation organisations ISO, IEC and ITU

Standardisation Committies of relevance for Smart Systems Integration

  1. Technologies, production processes & systems aspects
  2. Components & devices
  3. Communications
  4. Manufacturing, automation & robotics
  5. Health & beyond
  6. Transport
  7. Environment & food
  8. Energy
  9. Security

1. Technologies, production processes & systems aspects

 

CEN

CEN/TC 123: Lasers and photonics

Standardization of systems and components and their use in the fields of lasers and photonics.

CEN/TC 243: Cleanroom technology

Standardization and classification of controlled environment spaces and fixing of criteria for controlling contamination in such spaces. Guidance on the design, taking into account sources of contamination; air, liquid, materials, equipment and personnel as well as their interactions. Guidance on biocontamination control is included, as are provisions for the control of molecular contamination. Methods of aseptic processing are excluded, as are methods of cleaning and disinfection except with particular reference to inert surfaces in cleanrooms. The field of competence of the committee embraces all aspects of cleanroom technology, including the classification of controlled environments, the achievement of contamination control in such environments and the design, construction and operation of cleanroom technology.

CEN/T 352: Nanotechnologies

Standardization in the field of nanotechnologies that includes either or both of the following: i) understanding and control of matter and processes at the nanoscale, typically, but not exclusively below 100 nanometres in one or more dimensions, where the onset of size dependent phenomena usually enables novel applications; ii) utilizing the properties of nanoscale materials that differ from the properties of individual atoms, molecules or bulk matter, to create improved materials, devices and systems that exploit these new properties. Specific tasks include developing standards for: classification, terminology and nomenclature; metrology and instrumentation, including specifications for reference materials; test methodologies; modelling and simulation; science-based health, safety and environmental practices; and nanotechnology products and processes. Standards in each of these areas could be specific to a product, process or industry.

CEN/TC 438: Additive Manufacturing

Standardization in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM).

CENELEC

CLC/SR 113: Nanotechnology standardization for electrical and electronics products and systems

No scope available.

CLC/SR 119: Printed electronics

No scope available.

ETSI

ETSI/ISG SMT: Industry Specification Group on Surface Mount Technology

Our Industry Specification Group on Surface Mount Technique (ISG SMT) is working to establish common form factors and electrical characteristics for embedded Machine-to-Machine communication modules based on Surface Mount Technology.

In 2014 we completed a baseline specification describing the mechanical and electrical aspects of the modules.

This specification is now helping chipset manufacturers, module vendors, integrators and network operators create a market for communications modules that are cheaper, more versatile and easier to integrate.

The specification will also facilitate the evolution of commercial modules towards future radio technologies and data interfaces.

We are now updating the specification with additional form factors (both larger and smaller) and forward-looking electrical interfaces, and taking into account feedback received from the industry.

ISO

ISO/TC 172: Optics and photonics

Standardization of terminology, requirements, interfaces and test methods in the field of optics and photonics.

This includes complete systems, devices, instruments, ophthalmic optics, optical and photonic components, auxiliary devices and accessories, as well as materials. Optics and photonics are used in the meaning of generation, handling and detection of optical radiation including signal processing.

Excluded: standardization for specific items in the field of cinematography (ISO / TC 36), photography (ISO / TC 42), eye protectors (ISO / TC 94), micrographics (ISO / TC 171), fibre optics for telecommunication (IEC / TC 86) and electrical safety of optical elements, and general lighting.

ISO/TC 261: Additive manufacturing

Standardization in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM) concerning their processes, terms and definitions, process chains (Hard- and Software), test procedures, quality parameters, supply agreements and all kind of fundamentals.

ISO/TC 209 Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments

Standardization of equipment, facilities, and operational methods for cleanrooms and associated controlled environments. This includes procedural limits, operational limits and testing procedures to achieve desired attributes to minimize micro contamination. Topics of interest are non-viable particles, viable particles, surface cleanliness, room temperature and humidity profiles, airflow patterns and velocities, room vibration profiles, room light levels, room infiltration leakage, personnel procedures, personnel cleanroom clothing, equipment preparation, and any other topics related to optimizing cleanroom operations.

ISO/TC 229: Nanotechnologies

Standardization in the field of nanotechnologies that includes either or both of the following:

  1. Understanding and control of matter and processes at the nanoscale, typically, but not exclusively, below 100 nanometres in one or more dimensions where the onset of size-dependent phenomena usually enables novel applications,
  2. Utilizing the properties of nanoscale materials that differ from the properties of individual atoms, molecules, and bulk matter, to create improved materials, devices, and systems that exploit these new properties.

Specific tasks include developing standards for: terminology and nomenclature; metrology and instrumentation, including specifications for reference materials; test methodologies; modelling and simulations; and science-based health, safety, and environmental practices.

ISO/TC 276: Biotechnology

Standardization in the field of biotechnology processes that includes the following topics:

  • Terms and definitions;
  • biobanks and bioresources;
  • analytical methods;
  • bioprocessing;
  • data processing including annotation, analysis, validation, comparability and integration;
  • metrology.

ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology will work closely with related committees in order to identify standardization needs and gaps, and collaborate with other organisations to avoid duplications and overlapping standardization activities.

The committee will not pursue subjects within the scope of other TCs including but not limited to ISO/TC 212 and ISO/TC 34/SC 16.

IEC

IEC SMB Systems work

The multiplicity of technologies and their convergence in many new and emerging markets, however –particularly those involving large-scale infrastructure – demand a top-down approach to standardization, starting at the system or system-architecture rather than at the product level.
Therefore, the Systems Work will define and strengthen the systems approach throughout the technical community to ensure that highly complex market sectors can be properly addressed and supported.

It promotes an increased co-operation with many other standards-developing organizations and relevant non-standards bodies needed on an international level.

System standards, having implications for the IEC’s conformity assessment systems and processes, are also increasingly required in sectors such as environment, safety and health.

The Systems Evaluation Groups (SEG) identify new technical areas and anticipate emerging markets/technologies that require a systems approach as well as define and implement enhancements to the TC/SC structure for improved functionality, notably to improve coordination on issues that cross traditional boundaries.

Systems Committees (SyC) aim to extend the use of strategic or other horizontal groups to bridge areas covered by more than one or two TC/SCs.

TCs with a Systems Function remain unchanged and continue working on Systems.

IEC SMB/SRG: Systems Resource Group

The Systems Resource Group is a group of Systems Methodology experts whose purpose is to guide the development and use of specialized tools and software applications for Systems, and encourage the use of these tools and sharing of best practices within the Systems Committees.

The Systems Resource Group serves as a support and consulting resource to SEGs and SyCs. It also specifies tools and provide guidance for Systems Aproaach Methodology such as architecture models, road maps and use cases. IT focuses on the science of system standardization, but does not engage in technical standards work.

IEC/TC 91: Electronics assembly technology

To prepare international standards on electronic assembly (relevant) technologies and in the field of printed board assemblies, including the requirements for materials used to manufacture printed boards, electronic and electromechanical component mounting and attachment, as well as the electronic data format for describing these products and processes.

IEC/TC 113: Nanotechnology for electrotechnical products and systems

Standardization of the technologies relevant to electrotechnical products and systems in the field of nanotechnology in close cooperation with other committees of IEC and ISO

IEC/TC 119: Printed Electronics

Standardization of terminology, materials , processes, equipments, products and health/safety/environment in the field of printed electronics

2. Components & devices

 

CEN

CEN/WS 077: Modules for Electro-Mechanical Actuators in Aircraft

No scope available.

IEC

IEC SMB/SG 10: Wearable Smart Devices

The scope of SG 10 is to:

  • clarify the terminology and obtain agreed understanding of Wearable Smart Devices (WSD);
  • gather and share information on the market needs of WSD;
  • make inventory of WSD related activities within IEC;
  • make inventory of WSD related activities outside IEC;
  • identify the standardization themes, relevant TC/SCs and any gap on WSD
  • investigate and recommend priorities of work on WSD; and
  • coordinate WSD related activities within IEC.

The expected outcome will be:

  • report to SMB with recommendations on WSD related standardization activities under the scope;
  • market needs information which may include requirements and standards necessary for entry into the market place if possible;
  • roadmap of WSD related standardization (priority); and
  • matrix on WSD standardization items and TC/SC activities (inventory).

IEC/TC 46: Cables, wires, waveguides, RF connectors, RF and microwave passive components and accessories

To establish and maintain standards for the terminology, design, characteristics, related test methods and requirements for quality assessment of metallic conductors, wires, waveguide, RF connectors, RF and microwave passive components and accessories for analogue and digital transmission systems and equipment for communication networks and cabling.

Note: Magnetic components and ferrite devices covered by the scope of TC 51 will not be dealt with by this technical committee.

IEC/SC 46F: RF and microwave passive components

Standardization of RF & microwave passive components used in networks and cabling, including test methods for electrical, mechanical and environmental characteristics as well as product standards. Magnetic components and ferrite devices covered by the scope of TC 51 will not be dealt with by this committee.

IEC/TC 47: Semiconductor devices

To prepare international standards for the design, manufacture, use and reuse of discrete semiconductor devices, integrated circuits, display devices, sensors, electronic component assemblies, interface requirements, and microelectromechanical devices, using environmentally sound practices.

Activities include wafer level reliability, package outlines, terms and definitions, quality issues, physical environmental testing, device specific test methods, device specifications and minimum content, pinouts, interface requirements, and applications.

Excluded from the scope are:

  • Passive integrated circuits or networking containing resistors and capacitators or their combination (TC 40).
  • Systems of photovoltaic conversion and all the elements in the entire photovoltaic energy system (TC 82).
  • Devices covered by the scope of TC 22, TC 86 and JTC1.
  • Discrete/integrated optoelectronic semiconductor devices for fiber optic telecommunications including hybrid modules (TC86).

IEC/SC 47A: Integrated circuits

To prepare international standards for both semiconductor and hybrid integrated circuits, for electronic equipment and systems.

IEC/SC 47D: Semiconductor devices packaging

To prepare international standards on the mechanical aspects of semiconductor packages, package assembly technologies and measuring methods, including wafer level packaging.

IEC/SC 47E: Discrete semiconductor devices

To prepare international standards for environmentally sound practice in the design, manufacture, use and reuse of discrete semiconductor devices.

This includes terms and definitions, letter symbols, essential ratings and characteristics, measuring methods, and specifications.

IEC/SC 47F: Micro-electromechanical systems

To prepare international standards for environmentally sound practice in the design, manufacture, use and reuse of micro-electromechanical systems. This includes terms and definitions, letter symbols, essential ratings and characteristics, measuring methods, reliability testing methods, and material testing method.

IEC/TC 48: Electrical connectors and mechanical structures for electrical and electronic equipment

Standardization of electric connectors, connecting devices and mechanical structures for electronic and electrical equipment.

Note 1: RF connectors will not be dealt with by the technical committee as they will be covered by TC 46 together with RF cables. However, hybrid connectors, which employ RF contacts, will be handled by TC 48. They will use the appropriate test methods, terminology etc. defined by TC 46 and TC 86 documents.

Note 2: Sockets for components shall be considered in co-operation with the relevant technical committee.

Note 3: Safety requirements for areas already dealt with by other committees will not be developed by this technical committee.

IEC/TC 49: Piezoelectric, dielectric and electrostatic devices and associated materials for frequency control, selection and detection

To prepare international standards for piezoelectric, dielectric and electrostatic devices for frequency control, selection and detection, such as resonators, filters, oscillators, sensors and their related products (excluding those piezoelectric transducers dealt with by TC 29 and TC 87 and active devices dealt with by SC 47F) and for the associated materials.

3. Communications

 

CEN

CEN/TC 294: Communication systems for meters

Standardization of communication interfaces for systems with meters and remote reading of meters for all kind of fluids and energies distributed by network. Secure communication covering data privacy as an inherent property, providing a scalable mechanism for security services, data integrity, authentication and confidentiality. Cooperation with CENELEC and ETSI for consistent interface definitions as essential condition for achieving interoperability between entities in systems.

ETSI

ETSI/TC SmartBAN: Smart Body Area Networks

Our SmartBAN committee (TC SmartBAN) is developing standards for a dedicated BAN radio technology.

This includes 

  • the low complexity Medium Access Control (MAC) and routeing requirements for SmartBANs
  • an ultra-low power Physical Layer for on-body communications between a hub and sensor nodes
  • interoperability over heterogeneous networks
  • a system description, including an overview and use cases

ETSI TC SmartM2M: Smart Machine-to-Machine communications

Our Smart Machine-to-Machine communications committee (TC SmartM2M) is addressing the application-independent ‘horizontal’ service platform within the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) architecture which will be capable of supporting a wide range of services. It could, for example, be used for interfacing with smart appliances, allowing interoperability of applications with ‘plug and play’ connectivity.

We have drawn up an action plan which defines the work needed for the creation of a new standard for smart appliances communications. This includes a description of the content of the new standard and a time plan. The proposed standard will be based upon our M2M specifications to ensure interoperability. It will include a common ontology and the identification of a communication architecture, along with the related protocols.

We are co-ordinating our activities in this area with the European Commission (EC), which has launched a “Study on the available semantics assets for the interoperability of Smart Appliances” for a common ontology language. The results of this study are expected to provide input for our work.

We have also held two workshops, organized jointly with EC DG CONNECT, to share our ideas and gather feedback from stakeholders.

We are now developing our first smart appliance specifications. These include the definition of a framework for smart appliances communication, including the configurations and settings needed to ensure full interworking with plug and play support. We are also working on the ontology and conformance testing.

ISO / IEC

ISO/IEC JTC1: Information technology

International standardization in the field of Information Technology.

Information Technology includes the specification, design and development of systems and tools dealing with the capture, representation, processing, security, transfer, interchange, presentation, management, organization, storage and retrieval of information.

JTC 1 is the standards development environment where experts come together to develop worldwide Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) standards for business and consumer applications. Additionally, JTC 1 provides the standards approval environment for integrating diverse and complex ICT technologies. These standards rely upon the core infrastructure technologies developed by JTC 1 centers of expertise complemented by specifications developed in other organizations.

Note: Of particular relevance for Smart Systems Integration are the following Working Groups and Subcommittees:

ISO/IEC JTC1/WG 7: Sensor Networks

No scope available.

ISO/IEC JTC1/WG 10: Internet of Things

No scope available.

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6: Telecommunications and information exchange between systems

Standardization in the field of telecommunications dealing with the exchange of information between open systems including system functions, procedures, parameters, and equipment, as well as the conditions for their use. This standardization includes both the lower layers that support the physical, data link, network, and transport protocol and services, including private integrated services networking, as well as the upper layers that support the application protocols and services such as Directory and ASN.1. A vital aspect of this work is done in effective cooperation with ITU-T and other worldwide and regional standardization bodies e.g. IEEE and IETF.

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7: Software and systems engineering

Standardization of processes, supporting tools and supporting technologies for the engineering of software products and systems.

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 25: Interconnection of information technology equipment

Standardization of microprocessor systems; and of interfaces, protocols, architectures and associated interconnecting media for information technology equipment and networks, generally for commercial and residential environments, to support embedded and distributed computing environments, storage systems, other input/output components, home and building electronic systems including customer premises smart grid applications for electricity, gas, water and heat.

NOTE: This scope includes requirements for components, assemblies and subsystems. However, standardization of cables, waveguides and connectors remains within the relevant product technical committees and subcommittees of IEC. The scope includes the development of network interfaces, in liaison with committees for external utility networks, to support smart grid applications at the customer premises.

IEC

IEC/TC 108: Safety of electronic equipment within the field of audio/video, information technology and communication technology

Standardization in the field of safety for audio/video and similar technology, information technology and communication technology equipment.  Additionally, to prepare requirements for methods of measurement of energy efficiency of information technology and communication technology equipment. Consideration of energy efficiency includes power conservation

Horizontal safety function: 

Methods of measuring touch current and protective conductor current (IEC 60990) 

This includes, for various types of equipment, methods of measurement of touch current with regard to physiological effects and of protective conductor current for installation purposes. The methods of measurement consider both normal conditions and certain fault conditions.  Safety of equipment electrically connected to a telecommunication network (IEC 62151) 

Group safety function: 

Audio, video and similar electronic equipment

IEC SMB/SG 9: Communication Technologies

The scope of SG 9 is to provide recommendations for using and standardizing communication technologies by working on:

  • Collecting use cases from IEC groups (e.g. smart metering) in order to be able to assess communication technology requirements
  • Categorizing and prioritizing these use cases
  • Identifying trends with respect to the reference ISO/OSI layered model that might have an impact on these use cases and vice versa, including but not limited to:
  • Physical layer implementations such as fiber optics or wireless media
  • Protocols for single layers such as TCP/IP or TSN
  • Specific applications such as Email
  • Complete communication stack specifications such as Bluetooth
  • Specific architecture and networking aspects such as mesh or cellular network topologies
    • Identifying communication technology properties that might have an impact on these use cases and vice versa, including but not limited to:
    • Specific requirements such as bandwidth or latency
    • Security aspects such as network access control
    • Regulatory aspects such as frequency spectrum allocation

Activities will consider current and former related work in IEC groups such as ACSEC, Systems Committees (SyCs), Systems Evaluation Groups (SEGs), and other Strategic Groups (SGs). The recommendations should consider trends that are not yet addressed by other IEC groups.

ITU

ITU-T Study Group 13: Future networks including cloud computing, mobile and next-generation networks

Study Group 13 has led ITU's standardization work on next-generation networks and now caters to the evolution of NGNs, while focusing on future networks and network aspects of mobile telecommunications.

ITU-T Study Group 20: Internet of Things (IoT) and its applications including smart cities and communities (SC&C) 

Study Group 20 is working to address the standardization requirements of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, with an initial focus on IoT applications in smart cities and communities (SC&C).

SG20 develops international standards to enable the coordinated development of IoT technologies, including machine-to-machine communications and ubiquitous sensor networks. A central part of this study is the standardization of end-to-end architectures for IoT, and mechanisms for the interoperability of IoT applications and datasets employed by various vertically oriented industry sectors.

4. Manufacturing, automation & robotics

 

CEN

CEN/TC 247: Building Automation, Controls and Building Management

Standardisation of building automation, controls and building management systems and services for residential and non-residential buildings. These standards include the definitions, requirements, functionality and test methods of building automation products and systems for automatic control of building services installations. The primary integration measures include application interfaces, systems and services to ensure an efficient technical building management in cooperation with commercial and infrastructural building management. Excluded from this scope are areas of building automation which are under the responsibility of other CEN/CENELEC TC's.

CEN/TC 310: Advanced automation technologies and their applications

Standardization in the field of automation systems and technologies and their application and integration to ensure the availability of the standards required by industry for design, sourcing, manufacturing and delivery, support, maintenance and disposal of products and their associated services. Areas of standardisation may include enterprise modelling and system architecture, information and its supporting systems, robotics for fixed and mobile robots in industrial and specific non-industrial environments, automation and control equipment and software, human and mechanical aspects, integration technologies and system operational aspects. These standards may utilise other standards and technologies beyond the scope of TC310, such as machines, equipment, information technologies, multi-media capabilities, and multi-modal communications networks.

Note: Of particular interest for Smart Systems Integration is the Working Group CEN/TC 310/WG 1: Systems architecture.

CEN/TC 310/WG 1: Systems architecture

The development of the required framework and standards for the conceptualisation and modelling of manufacturing processes and their resources, to provide business process model based decision support leading to model based monitoring and control; this includes support for increased tool interworking and the needed infrastructural services.

CENELEC

CLC/TC 205: Home and Building Electronic Systems (HBES)

To prepare standards for all aspects of home and building electronic systems in relation to the Information Society. In more detail: To prepare standards to ensure integration of a wide spectrum of control applications and the control and management aspects of other applications in and around homes and buildings, including the gateways to different transmission media and public networks taking into account all matters of EMC and electrical and functional safety. TC 205 will not prepare device standards but the necessary performance requirements and necessary hardware and software interfaces. The standards should specify conformity tests. TC 205 will perform the work in close co-operation with relevant CENELEC TCs and those in CEN and ETSI.

ISO

ISO TMBG/SAG_I4.0: Strategic Advisory Group on Industry 4.0/Smart manufacturing

One of the SAG's main tasks is to agree on a precise definition of Industry 4.0. It will also prepare an inventory of the standards, standards projects and use cases that already exist or are underway. Based on these findings they will then identify any standardization gaps and make recommendations for action.

ISO/TC 184: automation systems and integration

Standardization in the field of automation systems and their integration for design, sourcing, manufacturing, production and delivery, support, maintenance and disposal of products and their associated services. Areas of standardization include information systems, automation and control systems and integration technologies.

Note: There will be active collaboration with the relevant technical committees responsible for areas such as machines, manufacturing resources and facilities, robotics, electrical and electronic equipment, PLC for general application, quality management, industrial safety, information technologies, multi-media capabilities, and multi-modal communication networks.

ISO/TC 299 Robotics

Standardization in the field of robotics, excluding toys and military applications

IEC

IEC SMB/SG 8: Industry 4.0 - Smart Manufacturing

To provide recommendations for an IEC strategy addressing manufacturing automation that will focus on ensuring real time needs of the manufacturing enterprise are sustained to achieve safe, secure and energy efficient factory operations.

To pursue an architecture for smart manufacturing that will enable it to function as a smart application within a broad IoT environment; and to leverage the adoption of current and next generation technologies to achieve safe and secure factory operations.

IEC/TC 65: Industrial-process measurement, control and automation

To prepare international standards for systems and elements used for industrial-process measurement and control concerning continuous and batch processes.

To co-ordinate the standardization of those features of related elements which affect suitability for integration into such systems. The work of standardization outlined above is to be carried out in the international fields for equipment and systems operating with electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical or other systems of measurement and/or control.

IEC/SC 65A: System aspects

To prepare standards regarding the generic aspects of systems used in industrial-process measurement and control: operational conditions (including EMC), methodology for the assessment of systems, functional safety, etc.

Horizontal Safety Function

Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic systems (which would encompass safety-related software).

IEC/SC 65B: Measurement and control devices

Standardization in the field of specific aspects of devices (hardware and software) used in industrial process measurement and control, such as measurement devices, analyzing equipment, actuators, and programmable logic controllers, and covering such aspects as interchangeability, performance evaluation, and functionality definition.

IEC/SC 65C: Industrial networks

To prepare standards on Digital Data Communications sub-systems for industrial-process measurement and control as well as on instrumentation systems used for research, development and testing purposes.

IEC/SC 65E: Devices and integration in enterprise systems

To prepare international standards to specify digital representation of device properties and functions, methodologies and applications supporting automation of engineering processes, including diagnostic and maintenance techniques.

IEC/TC 72: Automatic electrical controls

To prepare standards related to inherent safety, to the operating characteristics where such are associated with applicational safety, and to the testing of automatic electrical control devices used in appliances and other apparatus, electrical and non-electrical, for household and similar purposes, but also extended to industrial purposes when no dedicated product standards exist, such as that for central heating, air conditioning, process heating building automation, etc., including the following:

  1. Automatic electrical control devices, mechanically, electromechanically, electrically or electronically operated, responsive to or controlling parameters such as temperature, pressure, passage of time, humidity, light, electrostatic effect, flow or liquid level.
  2. Automatic electrical control devices serving the starting of small motors that are used principally in appliances and apparatus for household and similar purposes. Such control devices may be built into or be separate from the motor.
  3. Non-automatic control devices when such are associated with automatic control devices.

IEC/TC 108: Safety of electronic equipment within the field of audio/video, information technology and communication technology

Standardization in the field of safety for audio/video and similar technology, information technology and communication technology equipment.

Additionally, to prepare requirements for methods of measurement of energy efficiency of information technology and communication technology equipment. Consideration of energy efficiency includes power conservation

Horizontal safety function:

Methods of measuring touch current and protective conductor current (IEC 60990)

This includes, for various types of equipment, methods of measurement of touch current with regard to physiological effects and of protective conductor current for installation purposes. The methods of measurement consider both normal conditions and certain fault conditions.

Safety of equipment electrically connected to a telecommunication network (IEC 62151)

Group safety function:

Audio, video and similar electronic equipment

5. Health & beyond

 

CEN

CEN/TC 137: Assessment of workplace exposure to chemical and biological agents

Standardization in the field of assessment of exposure to agents at the workplace including the planning and performing of measurement but excluding the establishment of limit values.

CEN/TC 140: In vitro diagnostic medical devices

Standardization in the field of in vitro diagnostic medical devices which are reagents, reagent product, calibrators, control materials, kits, instruments, apparatus, equipment, or system, whether used alone or in combination, intended by the manufacturer to be used in vitro for the examination of specimens, including blood and tissue donations, derived from the human body, solely or principally for the purpose of providing information: - concerning a physiological or pathological state or; - concerning a congenital abnormality or; - to determine the safety and compatibility with potential recipients, or; - to monitor therapeutic measures. Specimen receptacles are considered to be in vitro diagnostic medical devices. 'Specimen receptacles' are those devices, whether vacuum-type or not, specifically intended by their manufacturers for the primary containment and preservation of specimens derived from the human body for the purpose of in vitro diagnostic examination. Products for general laboratory use are not in vitro diagnostic medical devices unless such products, in view of their characteristics, are specifically intended by their manufacturer to be used for in vitro diagnostic examination.

CEN/TC 170: Ophthalmic optics

Standardization of products, test methods and instruments used in the field of ophthalmic optics. Industrial eye-protection is excluded. Specific requirements for ophthalmic implants such as intraocular lenses are included in the scope of CEN/TC 170, whereas the general requirements are within the scope of CEN/TC 285.

CEN/TC 206: Biological evaluation of medical devices

Standardization of the approach to assessing biocompatibility of medical and dental materials and devices together with standardization of test methods applicable to those materials and devices.

CEN/TC 248/WG 31: Smart textiles

No scope available.

CEN/TC 251: Health informatics

Standardization in the field of Health Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to achieve compatibility and interoperability between independent systems and to enable modularity. This includes requirements on health information structure to support clinical and administrative procedures, technical methods to support interoperable systems as well as requirements regarding safety, security and quality.

CEN/TC 285: Non-active surgical implants

To standardize non-active surgical implants, including implant materials but not including dental implants and ophthalmic implants and, where appropriate, associated instrumentation to satisfy at least the essential requirements of the European Directive on Medical Devices, taking into account the work of CEN, CENELEC and ISO Technical Committees.

CEN/TC 293: Assistive products for persons with disability

To produce standards for assistive products for persons with disability

CEN/TC 316: Medical products utilizing cells, tissues and/or their derivatives

Development of European Standards for medical products manufactured utilizing animal and/or human tissues, cells and/or their derivatives, and related production technologies

CEN/SS S99: Health, environment and medical equipment - Undetermined

No scope available.

CEN / CENELEC

CEN/CLC/JWG AIMD: CEN/CENELEC Joint Working Group on Active Implantable Medical Devices

To standardize all active implantable medical devices and their accessories

CEN/CLC/JWG CMI: CEN/CENELEC Joint Working Group on Continuous measuring instruments

To review the EN 45544 series "Workplace atmospheres - Electrical apparatus used for the direct detection and direct concentration measurement of toxic gases and vapours"

CENELEC

CLC/TC 62: Electrical equipment in medical practice

To establish harmonized standards and other publications concerning electrical equipment, electrical systems and software used in healthcare and their effects on patients, operators, other persons and the environment. NOTE: This scope includes items that are also within the scopes of other committees and will be addressed through cooperation. Attention will focus on safety and performance (e.g. radiation protection, data security, data integrity, data privacy and environmental aspects) and will contribute to regulatory frameworks. Healthcare includes medical practice as well as emergency medical services, homecare, and support of persons with disabilities in their daily lives (i.e. Ambient Assisted Living).

ISO

ISO/TC 150: Implants for surgery

Standardization in the field of implants for surgery 1) and their required instrumentation, covering terminology, specifications and methods of tests for all types of implants, and for the materials both basic and composite used in their manufacture and application.

1) Objects or devices which are surgically implanted in the body either temporarily or permanently for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.

ISO/TC 212: Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems

Standardization and guidance in the field of laboratory medicine and in vitro diagnostic test systems. This includes, for example, quality management, pre- and post-analytical procedures, analytical performance, laboratory safety, reference systems and quality assurance.

Excluded:

  • generic quality management standards dealt with by ISO / TC 176;
  • quality management standards for medical devices dealt with by ISO / TC 210;
  • reference materials guidelines dealt with by the ISO Committee on Reference Materials (REMCO);
  • conformity assessment guidelines dealt with by the ISO Committee on Conformity assessment (CASCO).

ISO/TC 215: Health informatics

Standardization in the field of health informatics, to facilitate the coherent and consistent interchange and use of health-related data, information, and knowledge to support and enable all aspects of the health system.

Note: Of particular relevance for Smart Systems Integration is WG 2: Systems and Device Interoperability.

IEC

IEC SMB/SyC AAL: IEC System Committee Active Assisted Living

The Systems Committee shall:

  • Create a vision of Active Assisted Living that takes account of the evolution of the market
  • Foster standardisation which:
    • enables usability and accessibility of AAL systems and services
    • enables cross-vendor interoperability of AAL systems, services, products and components
    • addresses systems level aspects such as safety, security and privacy
    • communicate the work of the SyC appropriately to foster a strong community of stakeholders

IEC/TA 16: Active Assisted Living (AAL), accessibility and user interfaces

To develop international publications addressing aspects of active assisted living (AAL), accessibility, usability and specific user interfaces related to audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment within the scope of TC 100. Specific aspects related to audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment to be addressed include:

  • User requirements for accessibility and usability
  • Requirements for systems and equipment for active assisted living, including wearable smart devices
  • Standardization to address the identified requirements for active assisted living, accessibility and usability
  • User Interfaces, interfaces, protocols and control mechanisms for systems and equipment for active assisted living, accessibility and usability

IEC/TC 62: Electrical equipment in medical practice

To prepare international standards and other publications concerning electrical equipment, electrical systems and software used in healthcare and their effects on patients, operators, other persons and the environment.

NOTE: This scope includes items that are also within the scopes of other committees and will be addressed through cooperation. Attention will focus on safety and performance (e.g. radiation protection, data security, data integrity, data privacy and environmental aspects) and will contribute to regulatory frameworks. Healthcare includes medical practice as well as emergency medical services, homecare, and support of persons with disabilities in their daily lives (i.e. Ambient Assisted Living).

6. Transport

 

CEN

CEN/TC 278: Intelligent transport systems

Standardization in the field of telematics to be applied to road traffic and transport, including those elements that need technical harmonization for intermodal operation in the case of other means of transport. It shall support a.o. :

  • vehicle, container, swap body and goods wagon identification;
  • communication between vehicles and road infrastructure;
  • communication between vehicles;
  • vehicle man machine interfacing as far as telematics is concerned;
  • traffic and parking management;
  • user fee collection;
  • public transport management;
  • user information.

CEN/TC 301: Road vehicles

Preparation of road vehicle European Standards answering essentially to European mandates. Since the automotive industry is acting globally, the international level (ISO/TC 22 Road vehicles) shall have top priority for any other standardization projects.

Note: Of interest for Smart Systems Integration is the Working Groups CEN/TC 301/WG 4: Vehicle interactions with infrastructure and environment, during charging.

CENELEC

CLC/TC 69X: Electrical systems for electric road vehicles

To prepare European standards related to electrical systems for road vehicles, totally or partly propelled from self-contained power sources.

ETSI

ETSI/TC ITS: Industry Specification Group on Intelligent Transport Systems

Our ITS committee (TC ITS) is leading the drive to achieve global standards for Co-operative ITS, which offers enormous potential through vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-roadside communication. Applications include road safety, traffic control, fleet and freight management and location-based services, providing driver assistance and hazard warnings and supporting emergency services.

Release 1 standards are being fine-tuned, taking account of feedback received. Release 2 is being developed and will include new features and functionalities anticipated in future Co-operative ITS. In particular, it will include specifications to protect vulnerable road users such as cyclists and motor cycle riders, and for Co-operative Adaptive Cruise Control. It will also address platooning, a practice which is expected to save both fuel and space on the roads.

Work is ongoing on the Co-operative Observation Service, whereby sensor information is shared between road users to, in effect, extend a driver’s field of vision, and we have initiated pre-studies into relevant use cases. Cross layer Decentralized Congestion Control for the management of Co-operative ITS is being addressed.

Conformance tests, which are crucial for the commercial deployment of Co-operative ITS are being developed. Our Technical Specification (TS) on mitigation techniques is being revised to avoid interference between European CEN Dedicated Short Range Communication equipment and ITS operating in the 5 GHz frequency range. Spectrum requirements of Release 2 are continuously being addressed.

Our Automotive Radar standards take recent developments into account. In the Ultra Wideband automotive radar area, our Harmonised Standards for ground based vehicular radar in the 76 - 77 GHz range and high resolution automotive radar in the 77 - 81 GHz range are being revised in the light of the EC MOSARIM project on radar interference mitigation and the amended regulatory framework. A new European Standard (EN) on the use of helicopter radar to prevent accidents is being developed.

ISO

ISO/TC 22: Road vehicles

All questions of standardization concerning compatibility, interchangeability and safety, with particular reference to terminology and test procedures (including the characteristics of instrumentation) for evaluating the performance of the following types of road vehicles and their equipment as defined in the relevant items of Article 1 of the convention on Road Traffic, Vienna in 1968 concluded under the auspices of the United Nations:

  • mopeds (item m);
  • motor cycles (item n);
  • motor vehicles (item p);
  • trailers (item q);
  • semi-trailers (item r);
  • light trailers (item s);
  • combination vehicles (item t);
  • articulated vehicles (item u).

Note: Of particular relevance for Smart Systems Integration are the following Subcommittees

ISO/TC 22/SC 31: Data communication

Data communication for vehicle applications.

This includes:

  • Data buses and protocols (including dedicated sensor communication)
  • V2X communication (including V2G)
  • Diagnostics
  • Test protocols
  • Interfaces and gateways (including those for nomadic devices)
  • Data formats
  • Standardized data content

ISO/TC 22/SC 32: Electrical and electronic components and general system aspects

Electrical and electronic (E/E) components and cross-sectional specifications for E/E systems and components.

This includes:

  • Wiring harness (e.g cables, connectors, interconnections)
  • Dedicated connectors (e.g trailer connectors, OBD-connector)
  • Dedicated E/E components and parts (e.g. alternators, fuses, ignition equipment)
  • EMC
  • Environmental conditions
  • Functional safety

ISO/TC 22/SC 37: Electrically propelled vehicles

Specific aspects of electrically propelled road vehicles, electric propulsion systems, related components and their vehicle integration.

ISO/TC 204: Intelligent transport systems

Standardization of information, communication and control systems in the field of urban and rural surface transportation, including intermodal and multimodal aspects thereof, traveller information, traffic management, public transport, commercial transport, emergency services and commercial services in the intelligent transport systems (ITS) field.

Excluded: in-vehicle transport information and control systems (ISO / TC 22).

ISO/TC 241: Road traffic safety management systems

Standardization in the field of RTS, Road traffic safety, management standards, needs, to be effective, to consist of:

  • a requirement standard (which ISO 39001 will be)
  • RTS specific auditing requirements in third party certification, and
  • implementation and guidance documents.

IEC

IEC/TC 69: Electric road vehicles and electric industrial trucks

To prepare international standards for road vehicles, totally or partly electrically propelled from self-contained power sources, and for electric industrial trucks.

ITU

ITU-T Study Group 15: Networks, Technologies and Infrastructures for Transport, Access and Home

The international standards (ITU-T Recommendations) produced by Study Group 15 detail technical specifications giving shape to global communication infrastructure. The group’s standards define technologies and architectures of optical transport networks enabling long-haul global information exchange; fibre- or copper-based access networks through which subscribers connect; and home networks connecting in-premises devices and interfacing with the outside world.

7. Environment & food

 

CEN

CEN/TC 164: Water supply

To establish standards for the installation and performance requirements of systems, constructions of components used for the water supply from the production facility, including the treatment of the water, to the taps attached or unattached to a sanitary appliance with the view of maintaining the quality of water as stated in Directive 80/778.

CEN/TC 230: Water analysis

Standardization in the area of water analysis including:

  • definition of terms;
  • sampling of water;
  • measurement;
  • reporting.

Excluded are the limits of acceptability for water quality.

CEN/TC 264: Air quality

Standardization of methods for air quality characterization of emissions, ambient air, indoor air, gases in and from the ground and deposition, in particular measurement methods for air pollutants (for example particles, gases, odours, micro organisms) and methods for the determination of the efficiency of gas cleaning systems. Excluded are:

  • the determination of limit values for air pollutants;
  • workplaces and clean rooms;
  • radioactive substances.

CEN/TC 327: Animal feeding stuffs - Methods of sampling and analysis

Standardization of methods of sampling and analysis for animal feeding stuffs, including chemical, biochemical, microbiological, physical and microscopical methods.

CEN/TC 275: Food analysis - Horizontal methods

Standardization of methods for the detection and determination of additives, residues and contaminants in food. Furthermore, standardization of horizontal microbiological analysis methods for all food and animal feeding stuffs and for any other sample that can be the source of microbial contamination of food products. Analyses of human samples are excluded from the scope. In general, CEN/TC 275 does not elaborate standards on terminology but mainly on test methods. Furthermore, the scope of CEN/TC 275 includes the analyses of substances which are related to the directive 2002/46 (food supplements) such as carotenoids and minerals.

CEN/TC 307: Oilseeds, vegetable and animal fats and oils and their by-products - Methods of sampling and analysis

Standardization of methods of sampling and analysis in the field of oilseeds, vegetable and animal fats and oils and their by-products. This includes physical, physical-chemical and biochemical methods and other Food safety TCs

CEN/TC 334: Irrigation techniques

Standardization of irrigation systems and equipment by elaboration of performance requirements, characteristics, test methods, ... The scope excludes safety aspects with respect to the Machinery Directive 98/37/EC.

ETSI

ETSI/TC EE: Environmental Engineering

ETSI technical committee Environmental Engineering (EE) is responsible for defining the environmental and infrastructural aspects for all telecommunication equipment and its environment, including equipment installed in subscriber premises.

Wherever possible this will be achieved by references to existing international standards. To this end, the work is carried out in close co-operation with other standards bodies such as ITU-T, CENELEC and the IEC.

TC EE makes a significant contribution to ETSI's Green Agenda. The committee is currently working on:

  • Metrics and Measurement Method for Energy Efficiency of Wireless Access Network Equipment
  • Standardization terms and trends in energy efficiency
  • Energy aware networking measurement methods

TC EE develops standards for reducing the eco-environmental impact of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) equipment. This includes:

  • the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of ICT goods, networks and services
  • ‘the Green Abstraction Layer’, a standard on the power management capabilities of fixed network nodes, which enables operators for the first time to manage the energy consumption of telecom networks easily, offsetting network performance and capacity against energy costs
  • methods to assess the energy efficiency of wireless access networks and equipment, core networks and wireline access equipment
  • the control and monitoring of power and cooling systems used in telecommunication and data infrastructures, with the aim of monitoring and reducing power consumption
  • power supplies
  • network standby mode for household and office equipment

ISO

ISO/TC 34: Food products

Standardization in the field of human and animal foodstuffs, covering the food chain from primary production to consumption, as well as animal and vegetable propagation materials, in particular, but not limited to, terminology, sampling, methods of test and analysis, product specifications, food and feed safety and quality management and requirements for packaging, storage and transportation

Excluded :

products covered by ISO/TC 54 Essential oils and ISO/TC 93 Starch (including derivatives and by-products).

ISO/TC 146: Air quality

Standardization of tools for air quality characterisation of emissions, workspace air, ambient air, indoor air, in particular measurement methods for air pollutants (particles, gases, odours, micro-organisms) and for meteorological parameters, measurement planning, procedures for Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) and methods for the evaluation of results including the determination of uncertainty.

Excluded :

  • the establishment of limit values for air pollutants;
  • the air quality in clean rooms;
  • radioactive substances.

ISO/TC 147: Water quality

Standardization in the field of water quality, including definition of terms, sampling of waters, measurement and reporting of water characteristics.

Excluded :

  • limits of acceptability for water quality.

ISO/TC 158: Analysis of gases

Standardization in the field of analysis of gases, including:

  • terminology;
  • preparation of gas mixtures;
  • sampling;
  • transfer lines;
  • analytical methods including evaluation of characteristics of the analysers.

Excluded:

  • subjects falling within the scope of any other ISO technical committee (e.g. ISO / TC 28, ISO / TC 146 and ISO / TC 193) unless specifically requested.

ISO/TC 190: Soil quality

Standardization in the field of soil quality

  • Soils in situ;
  • Soil materials intended for reuse in or on soils, including dredged sub-aquatic soil materials (= excavated sediments).

Excluded:

  • Threshold or limit values for the assessment of soil quality;
  • Civil engineering aspects (are dealt with by ISO/ TC 182 "Geotechnics");
  • In situ sediments (are dealt with by ISO/TC 147 "Water quality").

ISO / IEC

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39: Sustainability for and by Information Technology

Standardization related to the intersection of resource efficiency and IT which supports environmentally and economically viable development, application, operation and management aspects.

To avoid any duplication of work and to support innovation, SC 39 will engage in active liaison and collaboration with:

  • Other JTC 1 entities;
  • ISO TC 207, ISO TC 242, ISO TC 257;
  • IEC TC 100, IEC TC 108, IEC TC 111, SMB SG 4, IEC/PC 118, IEC TC 57/WG 21, IEC TC 9 and SMB SG 3;
  • ITU-T SG 5; and
  • Any other appropriate body including external organizations (e.g. consortia)

IEC

IEC/TC 104: Environmental conditions, classification and methods of test

1. Standardization of environmental condition classes which represent the conditions to which products are most likely to be subjected whilst being:

  • transported,
  • stored,
  • installed and
  • used.

The classification shall use validated environmental parameters and provide guidance in the selection and use of those classes intended for the preparation of relevant specifications.

2. Standardization of environmental test methods intended for the preparation of relevant specifications and to provide guidance in the selection and use of those methods.

3. The correlation and transformation of environmental condition classes to environmental tests.

4. Provision of the Horizontal Safety Function for:

  • methods for climatic tests
  • methods for testing mechanical robustness.

5. Excluded from the scope of this committee are those matters which are within the scope of other IEC Committees, such as Electromagnetic Compatibility (TC 77 and CISPR), Safety (TC 62, TC 66 and TC 74), Fire Hazard (TC 89), Ionizing Radiation (TC 45), Explosive Atmospheres (TC 31) and Dependability (TC 56). Internal liaisons are maintained with those IEC committees which are specifically excluded from the scope.

IEC

IEC/TC 111: Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems

Standardization of environmental aspects concerns:

  • To prepare the necessary guidelines, basic and horizontal standards, including technical reports, in the environmental area, in close cooperation with product committees of IEC, which remain autonomous in dealing with the environmental aspects relevant to their products;
  • To liaise with product committees in the elaboration of environmental requirememts of product standards in order to foster common technical approaches and solutions for similar problems and thus assure consistency in IEC standards;
  • To liaise with ACEA and ISO/TC 207;
  • To monitor closely the corresponding regional standardization activities worldwide in order to become a focal point for discussions concerning standardization;
  • EMC and EMF aspects are excluded from the scope.

ITU

ITU-T Study Group 5: Environment and climate change

ITU-T Study Group 5 (SG5) is responsible for studies on methodologies for evaluating ICT effects on climate change and publishing guidelines for using ICTs in an eco-friendly way. Under its environmental mandate SG5 is also responsible for studying design methodologies to reduce ICTs and e-waste's adverse environmental effects, for example, through recycling of ICT facilities and equipment.

In addition to its climate-focused activities, the ITU-T Recommendations, Handbooks and other publications produced by SG5 have four main objectives. The first is to protect telecommunication equipment and installations against damage and malfunction due to electromagnetic disturbances, such as those from lightning. In this field, SG5 is one of the world's most experienced and respected standardization bodies.

The second is to ensure safety of personnel and users of networks against current and voltages used in telecommunication networks. The third is to avoid health risks from electromagnetic fields (EMFs) produced by telecommunication devices and installations. The fourth is to guarantee a good quality of service (QoS) for high speed data services by providing requirements on characteristics of copper cables and on the coexistence of services delivered by different providers.

8. Energy

 

CEN

CEN/TC 312: Thermal solar systems and components

Preparation of European Standards to cover terminology, general requirements, characteristics, test methods, conformity evaluation and labelling of thermal solar systems and components.

CENELEC

CLC/TC 8X: System aspects of electrical energy supply

To prepare the necessary standards framework and coordinate the development, in cooperation with other TC/SCs, of CENELEC standards needed to facilitate the functioning of electricity supply systems in open markets.

CLC/TC 13: Electrical energy measurement and control

Standardization in the field for metering equipment and systems (using whenever possible IEC standards), including smart metering systems, for electrical energy measurement, tariff- and load control, customer information and payment, for use in power stations, along the network and at energy end users, as well as to prepare international standards for meter test equipment and methods. Excluded: Standardization for the interface of metering equipment for interconnection lines and industrial consumers and producers requiring energy management type interfaces to the control system, covered by IEC/TC 57

CLC/TC 22X: Power electronics

To prepare standards dealing with power electronics. The standards will deal with equipment, their component parts (especially electronic devices) and their extension to the system aspect. Standards for power converters interfacing general power systems to dedicated systems, for example railways, shall be dealt with jointly by TC 22X and relevant product committees. The following are excluded: - converters for rolling stock; - converters and charging equipment for electrical vehicles; - emitters for telecommunication; - dimmers for lighting.

CLC/TC 57: Power systems management and associated information exchange

To prepare international standards for power systems control equipment and systems including EMS (Energy Management Systems), SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition), distribution automation, teleprotection, and associated information exchange for real-time and non-real-time information, used in the planning, operation and maintenance of power systems. Power systems management comprises control within control centres, substations and individual pieces of primary equipment including telecontrol and interfaces to equipment, systems and databases, which may be outside the scope of TC 57. The special conditions in a high voltage environment have to be taken into consideration.

NOTE 1: Standards prepared by other technical committees of the IEC and organizations such as ITU and ISO shall be used where applicable.

NOTE 2: Although the work of TC 57 is chiefly concerned with standards for electric power systems, these standards may also be useful for application by the relevant bodies to other geographical widespread processes.

NOTE 3: Whereas standards related to measuring and protection relays and to the control and monitoring equipment used with these systems are treated by TC 95, TC 57 deals with the interface to the control systems and the transmission aspects for teleprotection systems. Whereas standards related to equipment for electrical measurement and load control are treated by TC 13, TC 57 deals with the interface of equipment for interconnection lines and industrial consumers and producers requiring energy management type interfaces to the control system.

CLC/TC 82: Solar photovoltaic energy systems

Solar photovoltaic energy systems convert solar energy into electrical energy. The CENELEC Technical Committee 82 is involved in all topics of solar photovoltaic energy systems from the conversion of light to the interfaces to the public grid or other consumers.

Standardization in this field is necessary to ensure a high level of product quality, product safety and consideration of environmental aspects.

CLC/SR 118: Smart grid user interface

Standardization in the field of information exchange for demand response and in connecting demand side equipment and/or systems into the smart grid.

ETSI

ETSI/TC EE: Environmental Engineering

ETSI technical committee Environmental Engineering (EE) is responsible for defining the environmental and infrastructural aspects for all telecommunication equipment and its environment, including equipment installed in subscriber premises.

Wherever possible this will be achieved by references to existing international standards. To this end, the work is carried out in close co-operation with other standards bodies such as ITU-T, CENELEC and the IEC.

TC EE makes a significant contribution to ETSI's Green Agenda. The committee is currently working on:

  • Metrics and Measurement Method for Energy Efficiency of Wireless Access Network Equipment
  • Standardization terms and trends in energy efficiency
  • Energy aware networking measurement methods

TC EE develops standards for reducing the eco-environmental impact of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) equipment. This includes:

  • the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of ICT goods, networks and services
  • ‘the Green Abstraction Layer’, a standard on the power management capabilities of fixed network nodes, which enables operators for the first time to manage the energy consumption of telecom networks easily, offsetting network performance and capacity against energy costs
  • methods to assess the energy efficiency of wireless access networks and equipment, core networks and wireline access equipment
  • the control and monitoring of power and cooling systems used in telecommunication and data infrastructures, with the aim of monitoring and reducing power consumption
  • power supplies
  • network standby mode for household and office equipment

ISO

ISO/TC 180: Solar energy

Standardization in the field of solar energy utilization in space and water heating, cooling, industrial process heating and air conditioning.

IEC

IEC SMB/SyC Smart Energy: Smart Energy

Standardization in the field of Smart Energy in order to provide systems level standardization, coordination and guidance in the areas of Smart Grid and Smart Energy, including interaction in the areas of Heat and Gas.
To widely consult within the IEC community and the broader stakeholder community to provide overall systems level value, support and guidance to the TCs and other standard development groups, both inside and outside the IEC.
To liaise and cooperate with the SEG Smart Cities and future SEGs, as well as the future Systems Resource Group.

IEC/TC 8: Systems aspects for electrical energy supply

To prepare and coordinate, in co-operation with other TC/SCs, the development of international standards and other deliverables with emphasis on overall system aspects of electricity supply systems and acceptable balance between cost and quality for the users of electrical energy. Electricity supply system encompasses transmission and distribution networks and connected user installations (generators and loads) with their network interfaces.

IEC/TC 13. Electrical energy measurement and control

Standardization in the field of a.c. and d.c. electrical energy measurement and control, for smart metering equipment and systems forming part of smart grids, used in power stations, along the network, and at energy users and producers, as well as to prepare international standards for meter test equipment and methods.

Excluded: Standardization for the interface of metering equipment for interconnection lines and industrial consumers and producers (covered by TC 57).

IEC/SC 17C: Assemblies

To prepare international standards, technical specifications and technical reports related to assemblies incorporating one or more switching devices having a rated voltage above 1 kV a.c. and/or above 1,5 kV d.c. Assemblies may include associated control, digital communication, measuring, signaling, protective, regulating and other equipment. Gas insulated transmission lines and interfaces with cables, overhead lines, power transformers etc. are also part of the scope of SC 17C.

IEC/TC 22: Power electronic systems and equipment

To prepare international standards regarding systems, equipment and their components for electronic power conversion and electronic power switching, including the means for their control, protection, monitoring and measurement.

Note 1.- Components which are comprised within the scope include electronic devices.

Note 2.- The scope does not include telecommunications apparatus other than power supplies to such apparatus.

Group Safety Function:

Power electronic converter systems and equipment for solar, wind, tidal, wave, fuel cell or similar energy sources.

IEC/SC 22F: Power electronics for electrical transmission and distribution systems

Standardization of electronic power conversion and/or semiconductor switching equipment and systems including the means for their control, protection, monitoring, cooling and other auxiliary systems and their application to electrical transmission and distribution systems.

NOTE Typical examples are power electronic equipment for flexible a.c. power transmission (controlled series capacitors, unified power flow controllers, etc), converters and associated equipment for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems irrespective of d.c. voltage level, reactive power compensation means (static VAR compensators, STATCOM, etc), power electronic equipment for smart grids, connection to electrical transmission and distribution systems of renewable and distributed power generation (wind farms, solar stations, etc) including the standardization of system-related features of d.c. systems with d.c. voltages 100 kV and lower, as well as other applications where power electronics is used, e.g., phase shifters and active filters.

IEC/SC 22G: Adjustable speed electric drive systems incorporating semiconductor power converters

To prepare international standards for electronic power conversion equipment in adjustable speed electric drive systems, including the means for their control, protection, monitoring and measurement.

Excluded are traction applications and electric vehicles.

IEC/TC 57: Power systems management and associated information exchange

To prepare international standards for power systems control equipment and systems including EMS (Energy Management Systems), SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition), distribution automation, teleprotection, and associated information exchange for real-time and non-real-time information, used in the planning, operation and maintenance of power systems. Power systems management comprises control within control centres, substations and individual pieces of primary equipment including telecontrol and interfaces to equipment, systems and databases, which may be outside the scope of TC 57.

The special conditions in a high voltage environment have to be taken into consideration.

Note 1: Standards prepared by other technical committees of the IEC and organizations such as ITU and ISO shall be used where applicable.

Note 2: Although the work of TC 57 is chiefly concerned with standards for electric power systems, these standards may also be useful for application by the relevant bodies to other geographical widespread processes.

Note 3: Whereas standards related to measuring and protection relays and to the control and monitoring equipment used with these systems are treated by TC 95, TC 57 deals with the interface to the control systems and the transmission aspects for teleprotection systems. Whereas standards related to equipment for electrical measurement and load control are treated by TC 13, TC 57 deals with the interface of equipment for interconnection lines and industrial consumers and producers requiring energy management type interfaces to the control system.

IEC/TC 82: Solar photovoltaic energy systems

To prepare international standards for systems of photovoltaic conversion of solar energy into electrical energy and for all the elements in the entire photovoltaic energy system.

In this context, the concept "photovoltaic energy system" includes the entire field from light input to a photovoltaic cell to and including the interface with the electrical system(s) to which energy is supplied.

NOTE: It is recognized that there is some common interest between TC 47 and TC 82, therefore these two Committees shall maintain liaison.

9. Security

 

CEN

CEN/TC 224: Personal identification and related personal devices with secure element, systems, operations and privacy in a multi sectorial environment

The development of standards for strengthening the interoperability and security of personal identification and its related personal devices, systems, operations and privacy in a multi sectorial environment. It covers: - Operations such as applications and services like electronic identification, electronic signature, payment and charging, access and border control; - Personal devices with secure elements independently of their form factor, such as cards, mobile devices, and their related interfaces; - Security services including authentication, confidentiality, integrity, biometrics, protection of personal and sensitive data; - System components such as accepting devices, servers, cryptographic modules; CEN/TC 224 multi-sectorial environment involves sectors such as Government/Citizen, Transport, Banking, e-Health, as well as Consumers and providers from the supply side such as card manufacturers, security technology, conformity assessment body, software manufacturers.

ETSI

ETSI/ISG ISI: Industry Specification Group on Information Security Indicators

Our Industry Specification Group on Information Security Indicators (ISG ISI) is producing specifications which together will form a reliable and commonly-recognized reference model for the measurement of information security risks.

We expect to complete our work in this area in 2015. Our earliest specifications are already being widely used across Europe, and have been adopted by some national information security agencies as a means of providing a shared method of classifying and notifying security events.

These specifications are expected to help enforce the forthcoming European Commission critical infrastructure directive and data protection legislation (the revision of the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC).

ISO / IEC

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27: IT security techniques

The development of standards for the protection of information and ICT. This includes generic methods, techniques and guidelines to address both security and privacy aspects, such as:

  • Security requirements capture methodology;
  • Management of information and ICT security; in particular information security management systems (ISMS), security processes, security controls and services;
  • Cryptographic and other security mechanisms, including but not limited to mechanisms for protecting the accountability, availability, integrity and confidentiality of information;
  • Security management support documentation including terminology, guidelines as well as procedures for the registration of security components;
  • Security aspects of identity management, biometrics and privacy;
  • Conformance assessment, accreditation and auditing requirements in the area of information security;
  • Security evaluation criteria and methodology.

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31: Automatic identification and data capture techniques

Standardization of data formats, data syntax, data structures, data encoding, and technologies for the process of automatic identification and data capture and of associated devices utilized in inter-industry applications and international business interchanges and for mobile applications.

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37: Biometrics

Standardization of generic biometric technologies pertaining to human beings to support interoperability and data interchange among applications and systems. Generic human biometric standards include: common file frameworks; biometric application programming interfaces; biometric data interchange formats; related biometric profiles; application of evaluation criteria to biometric technologies; methodologies for performance testing and reporting and cross jurisdictional and societal aspects.

Excluded is the work in ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17 to apply biometric technologies to cards and personal identification.  

Excluded is the work in ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 for biometric data protections techniques, biometric security testing, evaluations, and evaluations methodologies.

ITU

ITU-T Study Group 17: Security

Work to build confidence and security in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) continues to intensify in a bid to facilitate more secure network infrastructure, services and applications. Over seventy standards (ITU-T Recommendations) focusing on security have been published.

ITU-T Study Group 17 (SG17) coordinates security-related work across all ITU-T Study Groups. Often working in cooperation with other standards development organizations (SDOs) and various ICT industry consortia, SG17 deals with a broad range of standardization issues.

Standardisation Organisations and their Technical Committees

 

European

CEN - European Committee for Standardization

List of Technical Committees

CENELEC - European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization

List of Technical Committees

ETSI - European Telecommunications Standards Institute

List of Technical Committees

International

ISO - International Organization for Standardization

List of Technical Committees

IEC - International Electrotechnical Committee

List of Technical Committees

ITU - International Telecommunication Union

List of Technical Committees

Note: The list is a result of the EXPRESS project. As starting point it used an exercise undertaken by the Research Integration Unit of CEN-CENELEC that mapped standardisation committees against the Strategic Research Agenda of EPoSS.