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IEEE Std 1701-2011 - IEEE Standard for Optical Port Communication Protocol to Complement the Utility Industry End Device Data Tables

Description: This standard provides multi-source and "plug and play" environment for the millions of metering devices in the field now and the future using the ANSI Type 2 optical port interface. It solves the problems associated with single source systems and with multi-source systems based upon proprietary communications protocols. Electric, water, and gas utilities and corresponding vendors can realize cost savings which ultimately shall benefit the client consumers of the utilities.
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