IEEE 1588 Working Group

News and Announcements

December 19, 2023

New Amendment P1588a Provides Enhancements and Explanatory Text for the Best Master Clock Algorithm (BMCA)

The IEEE 1588TM-2019 Standard for a Precision Clock Synchronization Protocol for Networked Measurement and Control Systems recently announced passage of a notable amendment: P1588a-2023: Precision...
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March 18, 2023

IEEE-1588 provides inclusive language with the IEEE 1588g-2022 amendment

With the publication of IEEE 1588g-2022 amendment, the IEEE-1588 standard provides inclusive language that should be used instead of the...
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August 31, 2022

New Amendment P1588b Adds Support for Optical Transport Network (OTN)

The IEEE 1588TM-2019 Standard recently announced passage of a notable amendment, P1588b. This amendment specifies the PTP mapping for transport over the...
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September 29, 2021

ISPCS 2021 session with updates on the work of P1588 Working Group will take place on 28 Oct 2021

  During the ISPCS 2021 conference there will be a dedicated "Standards updates" session (Thursday, 28 Oct, 15h00 CEST /...
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December 14, 2020

Announcement of 1588-2019 published on IEEE SA Beyond Standards

    The announcement of IEEE Std 1588-2019 is now published on the IEEE SA Beyond Standards site in the article IEEE...
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November 17, 2020

IEEE 1588-2019 Evolves to Better Serve its Wide Variety of Applications

Published by IEEE 1588 Outreach subcommittee, 2020.   The title is the IEEE Standard for a Precision Clock Synchronization Protocol...
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September 30, 2020

First 6 Project Authorization Requests (PARs) approved by IEEE

  On 24 September 2020, the IEEE approved 6 Project Authorization Requests (PARs) for amendments of the IEEE1588-2019. This allows...
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