IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) is a leading consensus building organization that nurtures, develops & advances global technologies. Their work drives the functionality, capabilities and interoperability of a wide range of products and services that transform the way people live, work and communicate. Many IEEE Standards relate to Life Sciences equipment, activities, and practices. Some of the relevant Standards and draft Standards are listed below.

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Existing Standards

IEEE 139 IEEE Recommended Practice for the Measurement of Radio Frequency Emission from Industrial, Scientific, and Medical (ISM) Equipment Installed on User's Premises

IEEE 602 IEEE Recommended Practice for Electric Systems in Health Care Facilities

IEEE 1363 IEEE Standard Specifications for Public-Key Cryptography

IEEE 1451.1 IEEE Standard for a Smart Transducer Interface for Sensors and Actuators - Network Capable Application Processor Information Model

IEEE 1451.2 Standard for a Smart Transducer Interface for Sensors and Actuators - Transducer to Microprocessor Communication Protocols and Transducer Electronic Data Sheet (TEDS) Formats

IEEE 1451.4 Standard for a Smart Transducer Interface for Sensors and Actuators - Mixed-mode Communication Protocols and Transducer Electronic Data Sheet (TEDS) Formats

IEEE 1451.7 Standard for a Smart Transducer Interface for Sensors and Actuators - Transducers to Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Systems Communication Protocols and Transducer Electronic Data Sheet Formats

IEEE 1619 Standard for Cryptographic Protection of Data on Block-Oriented Storage Devices

IEEE 1619.1 Standard Architecture for Encrypted Variable Block Storage Media

IEEE 1619.2 Standard for Wide-Block Encryption for Shared Storage Media

IEEE 1708 Standard for Wearable Cuffless Blood Pressure Measuring Devices

IEEE 2010 Recommended Practice for Neurofeedback Systems

IEEE 11073-00101 Health informatics--PoC medical device communication Part 00101: Guide--Guidelines for the use of RF wireless technology

IEEE 11073-00103 Health informatics - Personal health device communication Part 00103: Overview

IEEE 11073-10101 Health informatics - Point-of-care medical device communication -- Part 10101: Nomenclature

IEEE 11073-10102 Health informatics - Point-of-care medical device communication Part 10102: Nomenclature -Annotated ECG

IEEE 11073-10103 Health informatics--Point-of-care medical device communication Part 10103: Nomenclature--Implantable device, cardiac

IEEE 11073-10404 Health informatics - Personal health device communication - Part 10404: Device specialization - Pulse oximeter

IEEE 11073-10406 Health informatics-Personal health device communication Part 10406: Device specialization--Basic electrocardiograph (ECG) (1- to 3-lead ECG)

IEEE 11073-10407 ISO/IEEE Health informatics - Personal health device communication - Part 10407: Device specialization - Blood pressure monitor

IEEE 11073-10408 ISO/IEEE Health informatics - Personal health device communication - Part 10408: Device specialization - Thermometer

IEEE 11073-10415 ISO/IEEE Health informatics--Personal health device communication--Part 10415: Device specialization--Weighing scale

IEEE 11073-10417 Health informatics--Personal health device communication Part 10417: Device specialization--Glucose meter

IEEE 11073-10418 Health informatics--Personal health device communication Part 10418: Device specialization--International Normalized Ratio (INR) monitor

IEEE 11073-10420 IEEE Health informatics - Personal health device communication Part 10420: Device specialization -- Body composition analyzer

IEEE 11073-10421 Health informatics--Personal health device communication Part 10421: Device specialization--Peak expiratory flow monitor (peak flow)

IEEE 11073-10441 IEEE Standard for Health Informatic--Personal health device communication Part 10441: Device specialization--Cardiovascular fitness and activity monitor

IEEE 11073-10442 IEEE Standard for Health informatics - Personal health device communication Part 10442: Device specialization - Strength fitness equipment

IEEE 11073-10471 IEEE Standard for Health informatics--Personal health device communication Part 10471: Device specialization--Independent living activity hub

IEEE 11073-10472 IEEE Standard for Health informatics--Personal health device communication--Part 10472: Device specialization--Medication monitor

IEEE 11073-20601 IEEE Standard for Health informatics - Personal health device communication - Part 20601: Application profile - Optimized exchange protocol

IEEE 11073-20601 IEEE Standard for Health informatics--Personal health device communication--Part 20601: Application profile--Optimized exchange protocol

IEEE 11073-20601a IEEE Standard for Health informatics--Personal health device communication Part 20601: Application profile--Optimized Exchange Protocol Amendment 1

IEEE 11073-30200 ISO/IEEE Standard for Health informatics - Point-of-care medical device communication - Transport profile - Cable connected

IEEE 11073-30200a IEEE Standard for Health informatics--Point-of-care medical device communication Part 30200: Transport profile--Cable connected Amendment 1

IEEE 11073-30400 IEEE Standard for Health informatics--Point-of-care medical device communication Part 30400: Interface profile--Cabled Ethernet

IEEE 802 IEEE Standard for Local Area Networks: Architecture & Overview

IEEE 802.11 Standard for Information Technology - Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems - Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Specific Requirements - Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications

IEEE 802.11aa IEEE Standard for Information Technology - Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems - Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Specific Requirements - Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specification

IEEE 802.11ac IEEE Standard for Information Technology - Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems - Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Specific Requirements - Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specification

IEEE 802.11ad IEEE Standard for Information Technology - Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems - Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Specific Requirements - Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specification

IEEE 802.11ae Standard for Information Technology - Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems - Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Specific Requirements - Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications;

IEEE 802.15.1 Standard for Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems -LAN/MAN Specific Requirements - Part 15.1a: Wireless Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) specifications for Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPAN)

IEEE 802.15.4 IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks Part 15.4: Low Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs)

IEEE 802.15.4e IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks--Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) Amendment 1: MAC sublayer

IEEE 802.15.4f IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks-- Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) Amendment 2: Active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) System Physical Layer (PHY)

IEEE 802.15.4g IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks--Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) Amendment 3: Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications for Low-Data-Rate, Wireless, Smart

IEEE 802.15.4j IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks - Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) Amendment 4: Alternative Physical Layer Extension to Support Medical Body Area Network (MBAN) Services Operating in the 2360 MHz - 2400

IEEE 802.15.4j IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks - Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) Amendment 4: Alternative Physical Layer Extension to Support Medical Body Area Network

IEEE 802.15.4k IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks-- Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs)--Amendment 5: Physical Layer Specifications for Low Energy, Critical Infrastructure Monitoring Networks.

IEEE 802.15.4m "IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks - Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) - Amendment 6: TV White Space Between 54 MHz and 862 MHz Physical Layer"

IEEE 802.15.4p "IEEE Standard for local and metropolitan area networks - Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) - Amendment 7: Physical Layer for Rail Communications and Control (RCC)"

IEEE 802.15.5 IEEE Recommended Practice for Information technology-- Telecommunications and information exchange between systems-- Local and metropolitan area networks-- Specific requirements Part 15.5: Mesh Topology Capability in Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs

IEEE 802.15.6 IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks - Part 15.6: Wireless Body Area Networks

IEEE 802.15.7 IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks--Part 15.7: Short-Range Wireless Optical Communication Using Visible Light

IEEE 802.3 Standard for Ethernet

IEEE 802.3.1 IEEE Standard for Management Information Base (MIB) Definitions for Ethernet

IEEE 802.3bj IEEE Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Physical Layer Specifications and Management Parameters for 100 Gb/s Operation Over Backplanes and Copper Cables

IEEE 802.3bk IEEE Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Physical Layer Specifications and Management Parameters for Extended Ethernet Passive Optical Networks

C63.011 American National Standard for Limits and Methods of Measurement of Radio Disturbance Characteristics of Industrial, Scientific, and Medical (ISM) Radio-Frequency Equipment

C63.18 Recommended Practice for an On-site, Ad-Hoc Test Method for Estimating Radiated Electromagnetic Immunity of Medical Devices to Specific Radio Frequency Transmitters

C63.19 Method of Measurement for Hearing Aid Compatibility with Wireless Communications

IEEE C95.1-2345 IEEE Draft Standard for Military Workplaces--Force Health Protection Regarding Personnel Exposure to Electric, Magnetic and Electromagnetic Fields, 0 Hz to 300 GHz

N42.17a American National Standard Performance Specifications for Health Physics Instrumentation-Portable Instrumentation for Use in Normal Environmental Conditions

N42.17B Performance Specifications for Health Physics Instrumentation - Occupational Airborne Radioactivity Monitoring Instrumentation, American National Standard

N42.17C Performance Specifications for Health Physics Instrumentation--Portable Instrumentation for Use in Extreme Environmental Conditions, American National Standard

N449.1 American National Standard Procedures for Periodic Inspection of Cobalt-60 and Cesium-137 Teletherapy Equipment

Drafts Under Development

IEEE P11073-10419 Draft Standard for Health informatics - Personal health device communication - Device specialization - Insulin pump

IEEE P11073-10424 Draft Standard for Health informatics - Personal health device communication - Device specialization - Sleep apnoea breathing therapy equipment

IEEE P11073-10425 Draft Standard for Health informatics - Personal health device communication - Device specialization - Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

IEEE P11073-20601 REV Standard for Health Informatics - Personal Health Device Communication - Application Profile - Optimized Exchange Protocol

IEEE P1363.1 Standard Specification for Public-Key Cryptographic Techniques Based on Hard Problems over Lattices

IEEE P1363.2 Standard Specification for Password-Based Public-Key Cryptographic Techniques

IEEE P1363.3 Standard for Identity-Based Cryptographic Techniques using Pairings

IEEE P1667 Standard for Discovery, Authentication, and Authorization in Host Attachments of Storage Devices

IEEE P1721 Standard for Objective Measurement of Systemic Arterial Blood Pressure in Humans

IEEE P1822 Standard for Digital Microscope Analyzer, Whole Slide Image Scanner and Digital Microscope

IEEE P1859 Standard for Relaxor-Based Single Crystals for Transducer and Actuator Applications

IEEE P3333.1.2 Standard for the Perceptual Quality Assessment of Three Dimensional (3D) Contents based on Physiological Mechanisms

IEEE P3333.2 Standard for Three-Dimensional Model Creation Using Unprocessed 3D Medical Data

IEEE P3333.2.2 Standard for Three-Dimensional (3D) Medical Visualization

IEEE P3333.2.3 Standard for Three-Dimensional (3D) Medical Data Management

IEEE P3333.2.4 Standard for Three-Dimensional (3D) Medical Simulation

IEEE P802.11 REV Standard for Information technology--Telecommunications and information exchange between systems Local and metropolitan area networks--Specific requirements Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications

IEEE P802.11ah Standard for Information Technology - Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems - Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Specific Requirements - Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications:

IEEE P802.11ai IEEE Standard for Information Technology - Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems - Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Specific Requirements - Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specification

IEEE P802.11aj IEEE Standard for Information technology--Telecommunications and information exchange between systems Local and metropolitan area networks--Specific requirements Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications - Amendment

IEEE P802.11ak IEEE Standard for Information technology--Telecommunications and information exchange between systems Local and metropolitan area networks--Specific requirements Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications Amendment

IEEE P802.11aq IEEE Standard for Information technology--Telecommunications and information exchange between systems Local and metropolitan area networks--Specific requirements Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications Amendment

IEEE P802.11ax Standard for Information technology--Telecommunications and information exchange between systems Local and metropolitan area networks--Specific requirements Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications Amendment

IEEE P802.11ax Standard for Information technology--Telecommunications and information exchange between systems Local and metropolitan area networks--Specific requirements Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications Amendment

IEEE P802.15.4n IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks--Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) Amendment: Physical Layer Utilizing Dedicated Medical Bands in China

IEEE P802.15.4q IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks--Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) Amendment for an Ultra Low Power Physical Layer

IEEE P802.15.4r Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks--Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) Amendment for Radio based Distance Measurement Techniques

IEEE P802.15.8 Wireless Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications for Peer Aware Communications (PAC)

IEEE P802.15.9 Recommended Practice for Transport of Key Management Protocol (KMP) Datagrams

IEEE P802.15.10 Recommended Practice for Routing Packets in 802.15.4 Dynamically Changing Wireless Networks

IEEE P802.3bm "IEEE Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Physical Layer Specifications and Management Parameters for 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Operation Over Fiber Optic Cables"

IEEE P802.3bn "IEEE Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Physical Layer Specifications and Management Parameters for Ethernet Passive Optical Networks Protocol over Coax"

IEEE P802.3bp Standard for Ethernet Amendment Physical Layer Specifications and Management Parameters for 1 Gb/s Operation over a Single Twisted Pair Copper Cable

IEEE P802.3bq IEEE Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Physical Layer and Management Parameters for 40 Gb/s Operation, Type 40GBASE-T

IEEE P802.3br Standard for Ethernet Amendment Specification and Management Parameters for Interspersing Express Traffic

IEEE P802.3bs Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Media Access Control Parameters, Physical Layers and Management Parameters for 400 Gb/s Operation

IEEE P802.3bt Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Physical Layer and Management Parameters for DTE Power via MDI over 4-Pair

IEEE 802.3bu Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Physical Layer and Management Parameters for 1-Pair Power over Data Lines