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Since SC6 was established in 1964, SC6 has worked on standardization in the field of telecommunications dealing with the exchange of information between open systems, including system functions, procedures, parameters as well as the conditions for their use. This standardization encompasses protocols and services of lower layers including physical, data link, network, and transport as well as those of upper layers including but not limited to Directory and ASN.1: MFAN, NFC, PLC, Future Networks and OID.

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354

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6

29

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6

20

Participating members

29

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6/WG 1 Physical and data link layers Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6/WG 7 Network, transport and future network Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6/WG 10 Directory, ASN.1 and Registration Working group *

* The convener can be reached through the secretariat (See contact information below)

Liaison Committees to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/SC 46A Coaxial cables IEC
IEC/SC 46C Wires and symmetric cables IEC
IEC/SC 48B Electrical connectors IEC
IEC/SC 65C Industrial networks IEC
IEC/SC 86C Fibre optic systems and active devices IEC
IEC/TC 48 Electrical connectors and mechanical structures for electrical and electronic equipment IEC
IEC/TC 65 Industrial-process measurement, control and automation IEC
IEC/TC 86 Fibre optics IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 IT Security techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Coding of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Automatic identification and data capture techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38 Cloud Computing and Distributed Platforms ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 68 Financial services ISO
ISO/TC 122 Packaging ISO
ISO/TC 184/SC 5 Interoperability, integration, and architectures for enterprise systems and automation applications ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 100 Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17 Cards and personal identification ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 IT Security techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Coding of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 Biometrics ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38 Cloud Computing and Distributed Platforms ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 68 Financial services ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
CEPT European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations A
CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
Ecma International Ecma International A
ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute A
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization A
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc A
ISOC Internet Society A
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization A
ITU International Telecommunication Union A
OASIS Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) A
WMO World Meteorological Organization A
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development B
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe B
UPU Universal Postal Union B
MFA Forum MFA Forum C
NFC Forum Near Field Communication Forum C
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
30-3 October-November 2017 Seongnam-si (Korea, Republic of) ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6  
27-31 August 2018 Japan ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 **

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 - Secretariat

KATS Korea, Republic of
Korean Standards Association
#701-7 Yeoksam-dong Gangnam-gu
Seoul 135-513
Korea, Republic of

Fax: +82 2 60 09 48 19

Secretariat direct:
Ms Jooran Lee
Tel: +82 2 60 09 48 08