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NEMA releases documentation for traffic device protocols.

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Jun 25, 2009 - NEMA, AASHTO, and ITE have published National Transportation Communications for ITS Protocol (NTCIP) 8007 v01 Testing and Conformity Assessment Documentation within NTCIP Standards Publications. Defining requirements for NTCIP working groups in producing test documentation as part of standards process, it promotes consistent look/feel for testing documentation throughout various standards. Family of communication protocols for traffic management devices has been in development since 1996.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

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NEMA, AASHTO, and ITE Release NTCIP 8007 v01 Testing and Conformity Assessment Documentation within NTCIP Standards Publications

Press release date: Jun 16, 2009

(ROSSLYN, Va., June 16, 2009) - The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), and the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) have published National Transportation Communications for ITS Protocol (NTCIP) 8007 v01 Testing and Conformity Assessment Documentation within NTCIP Standards Publications.

Since 1996, NEMA, AASHTO, and ITE have been jointly developing NTCIP, a family of communication protocols for traffic management devices.

NTCIP 8007 v01 defines requirements to be used by NTCIP working groups in producing test documentation as a part of the NTCIP standards process. It is intended to promote a consistent look and feel for testing documentation throughout various NTCIP standards.

The contents and scope of NTCIP 8007 v01 may be viewed, and a hard copy or electronic copy purchased for $56, by visiting NEMA's Web site at www.nema.org/stds/ntcip8007-v01.cfm, or by contacting IHS at 800-854-7179 (within the U.S.), 303-397-7956 (international), 303-397-2740 (fax), or on the Web at global.ihs.com.

NTCIP 8007 v01 is available from the NTCIP website, www.ntcip.org, as a no-cost Adobe PDF download. This special offer is made possible by funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation's ITS Joint Program Office.

NEMA is the association of electrical and medical imaging equipment manufacturers. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end use of electricity. These products are used in utility, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. The association's Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) Division represents manufacturers of cutting-edge medical diagnostic imaging equipment including MRI, CT, x-ray, and ultrasound products. Worldwide sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing and Mexico City.

AASHTO, founded in 1914, serves its member departments, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and Congress by providing leadership, technical services, information, and advice as well as by contributing to national policy on transportation issues. AASHTO is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

ITE is an international individual member educational and scientific association, and is one of the largest and fastest-growing multimodal professional transportation organizations in the world. Founded in 1930, the Institute is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

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