Update on RFID Standards

Here is an update on the status of various standards in the ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 arena on RFID:

 

WG4

  • ISO/IEC 18047-2 Test methods for air interface communications below 135 kHz published
  • ISO/IEC 20017 Electromagnetic interference impact of ISO/IEC 18000 interrogator emitters on implantable pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators published
  • ISO/IEC 18000- 6, 61, 62, 63, 64 860 – 960 MHz air interface closed DIS ballot in February 2012 and have either been sent for FDIS ballot or to be published
  • ISO/IEC 18000-63 860 – 960 MHz air interface – Type C, re-opened to incorporate security techniques – waiting on input from GS1 EPCglobal
  • ISO/IEC 18000-7 433 MHz air interface second CD ballot closes in July 2012
  • ISO/IEC 15961-1 Data protocol: application interface sent to FDIS ballot
  • ISO/IEC 15962 data encoding rules and logical memory functions sent to FDIS ballot
  • ISO/IEC 24791-2 Data Management published
  • ISO/IEC 24791-5 Device Interface sent to FDIS

 

WG5

  • ISO/IEC 24730-1 2nd Edition Real time locating systems (RTLS) — Part 1: Application programming interface (API)revision started
  • ISO/IEC 24730-2 Real time locating systems (RTLS) — Part 2: Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) 2,4 GHz air interface protocol sent to FDIS ballot
  • ISO/IEC 24730-21 Real time locating systems (RTLS) — Part 21: Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) 2,4 GHz air interface protocol: Transmitters operating with a single spread code and employing a DBPSK data encoding and BPSK spreading scheme sent to FDIS ballot
  • ISO/IEC 24730-22 Real time locating systems (RTLS) — Part 22 Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) 2,4 GHz air interface protocol: Transmitters operating with multiple spread codes and employing a QPSK data encoding and Walsh offset QPSK (WOQPSK) spreading scheme sent to FDIS ballot
  • ISO/IEC 24730-61 Real time locating systems (RTLS) — Part 61: Low rate pulse repetition frequency Ultra Wide Band (UWB) air interface sent to DIS ballot
  • ISO/IEC 24730-62 Real time locating systems (RTLS) — Part 62: High rate pulse repetition frequency Ultra Wide Band (UWB) air interface sent to DIS ballot
  • ISO/IEC 24769-5 Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) device conformance test methods – Part 5: Test methods for chirp spread spectrum (CSS) at 2.4 GHz at 2,4 GHz air interface sent to DIS ballot
  • ISO/IEC 24769-2  Real-time locating system (RTLS) device conformance test methods – Part 2: Test methods for air interface communication at 2,4 GHz   CD ballot passed
  • ISO/IEC 24770 Real-time locating system (RTLS) device performance test methods — Test methods for air interface communication at 2,4 GHz at 2,4 GHz  DIS ballot passed

 

WG7

  • ISO/IEC 29167-10, -11, -12, -13 -14, -15, and -16 have been approved as work items for crypto suite standardization. Work will start in June 2012
  • ISO/IEC 29167-17 is in NWIP ballot and will close July 2012

For more details on the work contact the author or your local standards body.

 

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