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A unifying Standard for Interfacing Transducers to Networks - IEEE-1451.0



James Wiczer, Kang B. Lee


A committee of industry and government technology experts has completed a three-year effort to develop a set of specifications that consist of a unifying set of functions, communications protocols, a common set of commands, and electronic data sheet formats that will serve as the basis for all future IEEE 1451 smart transducer interface standards. This paper highlights the key features of the proposed IEEE 1451.0 standard and describes how these features are being used in applications and how they are beneficial to users in achieving data-level interoperability where multiple wired and wired sensor networks are connected.
Proceedings Title
ISA 2005 Expo/Conference - The Instrumentation
Conference Dates
January 1, 2005
Conference Location
Research Triangle, NC, USA
Conference Title
2005 ISA - The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society


Electronic data sheet, IEEE 1451, IEEE 1451.0, interoperability, sensor network, sensor standards, smart sensor interface, smart sensor standards, TEDs


Wiczer, J. and Lee, K. (2005), A unifying Standard for Interfacing Transducers to Networks - IEEE-1451.0, ISA 2005 Expo/Conference - The Instrumentation, Research Triangle, NC, USA, [online], (Accessed June 13, 2024)


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Created December 31, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021