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P1918.1

Tactile Internet: Application Scenarios, Definitions and Terminology, Architecture, Functions, and Technical Assumptions

This standard defines a framework for the Tactile Internet, including descriptions of various application scenarios, definitions and terminology, functions, and technical assumptions. This framework prominently also includes a reference model and architecture, which defines common architectural entities, interfaces between those entities, and the mapping of functions to those entities. The Tactile Internet encompasses mission critical applications (e.g., manufacturing, transportation, healthcare and mobility), as well as non-critical applications (e.g., edutainment and events).

Standards Committee
COM/MobiNet-SC - Mobile Communication Networks Standards Committee
Status
Active PAR
PAR Approval
2016-03-03

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Communications Society
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Standards Committee
COM/MobiNet-SC - Mobile Communication Networks Standards Committee
Working Group
TI - Tactile Internet
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IEEE Program Manager
Jennifer Santulli
Contact
Working Group Chair
Oliver Holland

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P1918.1.1

Haptic Codecs for the Tactile Internet

This standard defines haptic codecs for the Tactile Internet (TI). These codecs address TI application scenarios where the human is in the loop (i.e. teleoperation or remote touch applications) as well as scenarios that rely on machine remote control. The standard defines (perceptual) data reduction algorithms and schemes for both closed-loop (kinesthetic information exchange) and open-loop (tactile information exchange) communication. These codecs are designed such that they can be combined with stabilizing control and local communication architectures for time-delayed teleoperation. Further, the standard also specifies mechanisms and protocols for the exchange of the capabilities (e.g. workspace, the number of degrees of freedom, amplitude range, temporal and spatial resolution, etc.) of the haptic devices.

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