Inside the IEEE-ISTO

Spring 2010 

In This Issue

Current IEEE-ISTO Programs
IEEE Conformity Assessment Program (ICAP)
Kantara Initiative
Liberty Technical Alliance Board (LTAB)
LiMo Foundation
MIPI® Alliance
Nexus 5001 Forum
Open Mobile Terminal Platform (OMTP)
Printer Working Group
SCOPE Alliance
Unified Testing Initiative
VoiceXML Forum
Wireless Power Consortium

Program Events

1 April 2010 - Storage Consolidation Webinar


22-24 March 2010 - IEEE LTSC Meeting

24-26 March 2010 -  Elearning Guild's Learning Solutions Conference

Kantara Initiative

Kantara Initiative Meeting Schedule

LiMo Foundation

23-24 March 2010 - Mobile Internet 2010

MIPIĀ® Alliance

MIPI® Alliance Meeting Schedule

Open Mobile Terminal Platform

23-24 March 2010 - Mobile Internet Conference

23-26 March 2010 - Mobile Commerce Summit Asia 2010

Printer Working Group

Printer Working Group Meeting Schedule

SCOPE Alliance

5-7 May 2010 - Cloud Computing in Telecom Workshop

24 March 2010 - GSA Software ID Certification Meeting



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About the IEEE-ISTO

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Fostering the market acceptance, adoption and implementation of standardized technologies, IEEE-ISTO Programs span the spectrum of today’s information and communications technologies. To find out more about IEEE-ISTO, visit

IEEE-ISTO Board of Directors Confirmed for 2010

At its annual face-to-face Board of Directors meeting, the IEEE-ISTO announced the re-election of two of its Directors. Roger Martin, (interim) executive director, Kantara Initiative, and Don Wright, director of standards, Lexmark International, were both re-elected and have agreed to serve another two-year term.

I am pleased to welcome back both Roger and Don,” said Gerald T. Lane, chairman of the IEEE-ISTO Board of Directors. “Their leadership has effectively grown the organization over the years, and their participation will continue to position IEEE-ISTO for future expansion.”

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IEEE Conformity Assessment Program and Iometrix Announce Launch of IEEE 1588 Based Certification Program

The IEEE Conformity Assessment Program (ICAP) and Iometrix have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on conformity assessment initiatives and activities associated with IEEE standards. The first project under this agreement will be to work together in the development and operation of a certification program focused on assuring conformance to IEEE 1588 for telecommunications applications.

Since its most recent issue in 2008, IEEE 1588 "Standard for a Precision Clock Synchronization Protocol for Networked Measurement and Control Systems" has been implemented on an increasing scale in public and private communications networks, as well as other industrial applications requiring precision timing.

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Rudi Schubert, Director ICAP, Appointed to Smart Grid Test and Certification Committee

Rudi Schubert, director, IEEE Conformity Assessment Program (ICAP), has been appointed as a member of the newly formed Smart Grid Test and Certification Committee (SGTCC), a standing committee of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP).

The SGTCC has been tasked to create and maintain the necessary documentation and organizational framework for compliance, interoperability and cyber security testing and certification for SGIP-recommended Smart Grid standards. The SGIP is a public-private partnership operated under the direction of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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Staff Spotlight

Stork Alert - Greg Kohn, Staff Director Operations, and his wife Karen, welcomed a baby girl, Bridget Valentina Kohn on 12 January 2010.   Bridget weighed seven pounds eight ounces. Both mom and baby are doing well.

Program News

16 December 2009 - Tracewell Systems Joins to Grow Rugged Blade Solutions for the Military and Aerospace Market

Kantara Initiative

19 February 2010 - A round of musical chairs in the identity arena (Network World)

8 February 2010 - Diverse Market Leaders from the Identity Ecosystem Converge on March 1 at RSA

LiMo Foundation

15 February 2010 - LiMo Foundation Handset Lineup Expands With New Feature-Rich Devices From ELSE, NEC, Panasonic

15 February 2010 - Mobile Industry Leaders Collaborate for On-Time Delivery of R3 LiMo Platform

Nexus 5001 Forum

10 February 2010 - Nexus 5001™ Forum Adopting IEEE Std 1149.7

Open Mobile Terminal Platform

14 February 2010 - OMTP Announces Winners of BONDI widget competition

11 February 2010 - OMTP announces latest BONDI release 1.1 and new cross platform widgets

19 February 2010 - EDACafe Video From DesignCon (EdaCafe)

10 February 2010 - Power Architecture® Technology Positioned as the Premier Solution for High-performance Applications

SCOPE Alliance

15 February 2010 - Perspectives on AdvancedTCA thermal compatibility (CompactPCI and AdvancedTCA Systems Magazine)

February 2010 - SCOPE Alliance Showcases AdvancedTCA Profiles at Work (AdvancedTCA Newsletter)

Unified Testing Initiative

6 January 2010 - AT&T Joins Java Verified Board of Directors

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