Standards Related Useful Links

ECIA through the EIA Standards Council (ESC) is part of a larger network of standards development organization that include other industry associations, ANSI, departments of the U.S. Government, just to name a few. The ECIA Standards Frame of Reference illustrates the complexity of this network.

Here are links to some of the organizations and resources touching standards and standards development:

Non-Government Standards Bodies:

(AIA) Aerospace Industries Association
(AHRI) Air-Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute
(ATIS) Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions
(AIAA) American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(ASQ) American Society for Quality
(ASTM International) (formerly American Society for Testing and Materials)
(ASHRAE) American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
(ASME) American Society of Mechanical Engineers
(AAMI) Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
(AHAM) Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers
(CEA) Consumer Electronics Association
(CSA Group) (formerly Canadian Standards Association)
(DISA) Data Interchange Standards Association
(ITI) Information Technology Industry Council
(IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
(IPC) Association Connecting Electronics Industries
(ISA) (formerly Instrument Society of America)
(JEDEC) Solid State Technology Association
(NECA) National Electrical Contractors Association
(NEMA) National Electrical Manufacturers Association
(NFPA) National Fire Protection Association
(NISO) National Information Standards Organization
(SAE International) (formerly Society of Automotive Engineers)
(SEMI) Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International
(SES) The Society for Standards Professionals
(SCTE) Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers
(SMPTE) Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
(TIA) Telecommunications Industry Association
(UL) Underwriters Laboratories Inc
(ULC) Underwriters' Laboratories of Canada

International and Regional Standards Bodies:


U.S. and Canadian Government Related Links: