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Committee and Working Group Overview

Wi-SUN Alliance activity is managed by Committees and Working Groups as described below. Each committee and working group conducts business by email reflectors and conference calls.

A full description of each committee and working group is given below. Click here for a summary list of email reflectors to which members may subscribe.  Wi-SUN Alliance members must separately register to access Wi-SUN Alliance committee and working group documents which are stored on a document management system.

1) Marketing Committee

Scope:

  • To promote the Wi-SUN Alliance through media and promotional events.
  • To collate member requirements for applications, determine member needs and generate Marketing Requirements’ documents
  • Develop marketing strategies for the benefit of the Alliance
  • Support the Marketing and Operations Executive of Wi-SUN Alliance

Calls are held weekly on Wednesday mornings, 7:00am Pacific Time. The details are announced on the reflector.

Please subscribe to the marketing committee email reflector here, view the email archive here.

1a) Marketing Sub-Committees

Wi-SUN Alliance may establish regional marketing subcommittees to coordinate regional activities as needed. 

2) Technical Steering Committee
Scope:

  • To review Marketing Requirements and determine the need for new standards development.
  • To form new  Working and Task Groups if appropriate.
  • To review deliverables from Wi-SUN Working and Task Groups.
  • To review applicability to Wi-SUN Alliance of existing and new standards from other organizations.
  • To monitor technical activities of other relevant Alliances

Calls are held as needed. The details are announced on the reflector. Please subscribe here.

3) PHY Specification Working Group
Scope:

  • To review Marketing Requirements and determine PHY specification(s) to meet the requirements.
  • To define Protocol Implementation Conformance Statements (PICS) for each PHY profile.

Calls are held as needed. The details are announced on the reflector. Please subscribe here.

4) MAC Specification Working Group
Scope:

  • To review Marketing Requirements and determine MAC specification(s) to meet the requirements.
  • To define Protocol Implementation Conformance Statements (PICS) for each MAC profile.

Calls are held as needed on Tuesday evenings at 23:00 JST. The details are announced on the reflector. Please subscribe here.

5) Interface Working Group
Scope:

  • To review Marketing Requirements and determine interface specifications to meet specific application requirements.
  • To liaise with external organizations and Alliances to support mutually beneficial collaboration.
  • To define Protocol Implementation Conformance Statements (PICS) for specific application requirements (if required).

Calls are held as needed. The details are announced on the reflector. Please subscribe here.

6) Testing and Certification Committee
Scope:

  • To define and administer a Certification program.
  • To define Conformance and Interoperability Test Procedures.
  • To define Test Plans.
  • To organize Interoperability Testing events.
  • To liaise with other organizations as appropriate.

Calls details are announced on the reflector. Please subscribe here.

7) HAN Working Group
Scope:

  • To manage the ECHONET Lite Profile Specification.
  • To liaise and work with ECHONET Consortium.
  • To develop additional specifications related to HAN operation as necessary.

Call times are announced on the reflector. Please subscribe here.

8) Field Area Network Working Group
Scope:

  • To manage the Field Area Network Profile Specification.

Call times are announced on the reflector.  Please subscribe here.

9) Resource Limited Monitoring and Management Working Group

Scope:

  • To prepare a profile for Resource Limited Monitoring and Management applications.

Call times are announced on the reflector. Please subscribe here.

10) JUTA Working Group

Scope:

  • To define a test and certification program in collaboration with JUTA organisation.

Call times are announced on the reflector. Please subscribe here.