IEEE 1588 Working Group


The table below provides a non-exhaustive list of documents specified as PTP Profiles by Standards Development Organizations (SDOs). These documents are not necessarily conformant with the IEEE Std 1588 or its specifications of a PTP Profile, as some of the listed documents are not conformant with IEEE Std 1588.

Profile NameApplicationSDODefining Document
Default Delay Request-ResponseGenericIEEEIEEE Std 1588-2019
Default Peer-to-PeerGenericIEEEIEEE Std 1588-2019
High Accuracy Default Request-ResponseGenericIEEEIEEE Std 1588-2019
Precision time protocol telecom profile for frequency synchronizationTelecommunicationITU-TG.8265.1
Precision time protocol telecom profile for phase/time synchronization with full timing support from the networkTelecommunicationITU-TG.8275.1
Precision time protocol telecom profile for time/phase synchronization with partial timing support from the networkTelecommunicationITU-TG.8275.2
Enterprise Profile for the Precision Time Protocol With Mixed Multicast and Unicast MessagesFinancial/EnterpriseIETFdraft-ietf-tictoc-ptp-enterprise-profile-22
SMPTE profile for synchronization in a professional broadcast environmentProfessional BroadcastSMPTESMPTE ST2059-2:2021
AES67 Media ProfileAudioAESAES67-2018
IEEE Std 802.1AS Audio/Video, Industrial Automation, AutomotiveIEEEIEEE Std 802.1AS-2020
C37.238 Power ProfilePower IndustryIEEEC37.238-2017
Power Utility AutomationPower IndustryIEC IEC/IEEE 61850-9-3
Automation Networks using PRP & HSRPower/IndustrialIEC IEC 62439-3 Annex A.2
“U” Utility Automation ProfileIndustrial AutomationIEC IEC 62439-3 Annex B
“D” Drives & Process Automation Profile Industrial AutomationIEC IEC 62439-3 Annex C
Automotive Ethernet AVB Functional and Interoperability SpecificationAutomotiveAvnuAuto-Ethernet-AVB-Func-Interop-Spec_v1.6
AUTOSAR Time Synchronization Protocol AutomotiveAUTOSARAUTOSAR FO R20-11
LXI IEEE 1588 ProfileTest and MeasurementLAN eXtensions for Instrumentation (LXI)LXI IEEE 1588 Profile 1.0, 1 Dec 08
GigE VisionTest and MeasurementAutomated Imaging Association (AIA)
GigE Vision 2.1

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