What's New > ESTA Standards Watch - September 16, 2021
September 17, 2021
The latest issue of ESTA Standards Watch is now available here.
News items in this issue include:
- Six ESTA standards in public review
- A new ESTA TSP project: wire tension grids.
- And another reaffirmation: theatrical dust effects.
- #BeThe1To help save a life.
- 2021 Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards deadline looms.
- WTO Technical Barrier to Trade notifications: unmanned aircraft and CAFE trumping SAFE in the USA; and Internet broadcasts in Korea.
- ANSI public reviews: BACnet; repairing birdcage Maseratis; networked control using Web services; digital addressable lighting interface; resilient floor coverings; police response; engaging with mental health professionals; ASHRAE system commissioning; qualifying welders and procedures; control networking protocol; introduction to resilient lighting; tunable white; lighting words; and three standards for low-voltage switchgear.
- DIN public review: aluminum platforms.
- New ANS projects: safety of machinery; motors and generators; challenge courses and zip lines; brazing; soldering; oxyfuel cutting; oxyacetylene welding; oxyfuel user qualifications; rebar welding; hydrogen generators; immunization management; wearable electronic devices, electrical equipment enclosures; alternative life safety; fireworks and pyrotechnics; safe construction and demolition; and protection from exterior fire spread.
- Final actions on ANSs: fall descent controllers; inspection quality; A/V energy efficiency; appliance wire; electrostatic air cleaners; track lighting; low-voltage transformers; lighting EMC; elevated pools in buildings; a BACnet addendum; three ASHRAE 90.1 addenda; internet of media things; and C++.
- Draft IEC & ISO docs: traditional restaurants; cybersecurity; radio data systems; customer satisfaction; BIM; in-vehicle Ethernet; social media in emergencies; HBES and BACS EMC; DC RCDs; environmentally conscious design; occupational safety and health management; SmartBAN; sustainable business districts; ageing societies; IoT; battery swapping; vertiports; BI modeling; single-drop digital communications interface; EMC guidelines; and Smart city data and service.
- Recently published IEC & ISO docs: watch batteries; digital audio; fieldbus profiles; enclosure protection against impacts; JSON-LD serialization of XMP; smart transportation with QR codes; smart transportation; hotel vocabulary; IoT trustworthiness; and FAQs about cosmetics.
- TSP meeting schedule now with MORE meetings
- TSP donors who have made long-term, multi-year pledges.
- Investors in Innovation, supporters of ESTA's Technical Standards Program.
The archive of all the Standards News and Standards Watch issues back to the beginning of 2011 is available here.
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