The IEEE P802.3db 100 Gb/s, 200 Gb/s, and 400 Gb/s Short Reach Fiber Task Force has completed its last draft, with no changes or new negative votes put forth by the deadline last week. The standard, which covers high-speed interconnect requirements over 50 and 100 m of multimode fiber, is now two steps away from IEEE SA Standards Board approval, which the Task Force vice chair said he hopes the standard will receive this September. Meanwhile, industry has already moved to begin development of the technology necessary to enable even higher transmission rates than those covered in this impending standard.
While several aspects of smart building operation may be regarded like the Wild West, with rules and standards undefined, multiple generations of standards already exist for the communications cabling systems serving these properties.
Steve Cowles and special guests Bob Voss, and Arvind Patel discuss Single Pair Ethernet benefits and use cases.They also give an update on the recently released TIA-568.5
Balanced Single Twisted-Pair Telecommunications Cabling and Components Standard.
New IEEE 802.3 standards and technologies deliver power and data over a single pair of wires to address the challenges of ‘operational technology” (OT) automation applications and simplify OT networks. This talk will explore some of the unique features and reasons for Single Pair Ethernet’s growing adoption in the OT space leveraging modern technology to revisit core Ethernet features and speeds suitable for automation and control applications.
TIACall for Interest on Requirements for Field Test Instruments and Measurements for Balanced Twisted-Pair Cabling
TIA’s TR-42.7 Engineering Committee 568 has issued a call for interest for document TIA-1152-A, “Requirements for Field Test Instruments and Measurements for Balanced Twisted-Pair Cabling”. TR-42.7 is developing guidelines incorporating new specifications and other information as required to support field testing of cabling described in ANSI/TIA-568-C.2-1.
TR-42.7 Engineering Committee on Telecommunications Copper Cabling Systems (568) on Mar. 24 issued a call for interest for document TIA-1152-A, initially titled “Requirements for Field Test Instruments and Measurements for Balanced Twisted-Pair Cabling.”
Per a TIA statement, TR-42.7 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “Revise ANSI/TIA-1152-2009 as determined in TIA TR-42.7, incorporating new specifications and other information as required to support field testing of cabling described in ANSI/TIA-568-C.2-1.”
Per TIA, stakeholders for the project may include, but are not limited to: field tester manufacturers; test equipment manufacturers; structured cabling products manufacturers; and structured cabling installers.
Listen to this interview Dan Barrera With Ideal Networks About TIA 42 Cabling Standards & Testing Processes and the upcoming Single Pair Ethernet standard.
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) elected TIA CEO David Stehlin to join its 2021 Board of Directors as a director-at-large.
With many North American cabling projects specified to comply with TIA standards, these documents are among the most relevant to all parties involved in cabling-system design, installation, certification or management. This webinar will provide an update on both new and existing standards that are relevant to ICT professionals. Attendees will learn how to identify and understand the elements of a cabling standard that matter most to cabling design, installation & maintenance professionals; standard specifications related to high-density optical fiber cable; and the latest developments in copper cabling standards including single-pair cabling, PoE and cabling for WiFi support.
Single Pair Ethernet is poised to enable a new class of low power devices that will facilitate networking and powering the billions of endpoint sensors forecasted by the year 2022. The SPE standards provide endpoint sensors with a unifying communication protocol and a common networking infrastructure extending the cost-effectiveness and plug-and-play simplicity of Ethernet. Endpoint sensor technology and use cases are evolving rapidly in industrial/process, building automation, data centers as well as to support “Intelligent Building” technologies; IoT infrastructure. TIA’s TR-42 committee is developing single pair telecommunication standards for single pair infrastructure topologies, cabling, and field testing.