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  1. 1. IPTV Interface Standards Discovery Group - Second Meeting - September 7, 2005 conference call / web meeting www.CE.org
  2. 2. AGENDA <ul><li>11:00 Attendees join… </li></ul><ul><li>11:10 Overview of meeting logistics and conduct </li></ul><ul><li>11:30 Rules for CEA Discovery Groups and expected outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>11:45 Recap findings and recommendations from first meeting </li></ul><ul><li>12:00 Review developments since the last meeting </li></ul><ul><li>12:30 Reaffirm or adjust possible standards to be developed </li></ul><ul><li>1:00 (break) </li></ul><ul><li>1:30 Establish viability of new standards areas, and timeframe for completion </li></ul><ul><li>2:30 Determine final recommendations: scopes of any new projects and volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>3:30 Adjourn </li></ul>
  3. 3. AGENDA <ul><li>11:00 Attendees join… </li></ul><ul><li>11:10 Overview of meeting logistics and conduct </li></ul><ul><li>11:30 Rules for CEA Discovery Groups and expected outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>11:45 Recap findings and recommendations from first meeting </li></ul><ul><li>12:00 Review developments since the last meeting </li></ul><ul><li>12:30 Reaffirm or adjust possible standards to be developed </li></ul><ul><li>1:00 (break) </li></ul><ul><li>1:30 Establish viability of new standards areas, and timeframe for completion </li></ul><ul><li>2:30 Determine final recommendations: scopes of any new projects and volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>3:30 Adjourn </li></ul>
  4. 4. Meeting Logistics <ul><li>Conference call </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No “music on hold” (please!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MUTE *6 / #6 – does not toggle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(use if there is background noise, e.g. cellphone, keyboard) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendees are self-announced – company and name (please) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web meeting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendees – company and name (please) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seating chart – show color for vote </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Questions – “raise your hand” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat – enabled </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Meeting Conduct <ul><li>Open forum – all information is public </li></ul><ul><li>Those present have a direct & material interest in the work (no members of the press). </li></ul><ul><li>No recording (audio, video) </li></ul><ul><li>Post-meeting report and recommendations will go to R4.8 and R7 (cc to DG attendees) </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Guides – anti-trust http://members.ce.org/standards/pdf/CEA_Legal_Guides8_05.pdf </li></ul>
  6. 6. Meeting Conduct <ul><li>Improper Activities and Programs: </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Restraint of Trade Agreements </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Prices and Pricing Policies </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Terms and Conditions of </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase and Sale </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Costs </li></ul><ul><li>(5) Future Plans </li></ul><ul><li>(6) Boycotting Customers or Products </li></ul>
  7. 7. Meeting Format <ul><li>Recap - where we left off --- (moderator) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(perspectives, models, areas of interest, recommendations from staff and chairs of R7 and R4.8) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Transpiring events - what’s happened since --- (open floor) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(R7 and R4.8 meetings, industry developments) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Determine recommendations - next steps --- (interactive discussion) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(adjust interest areas, project scopes, volunteers, coordination) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Objectives <ul><li>To examine the emerging technologies for delivery of commercial video content as part of data sent to the home using internet protocols (IP) over telecommunications infrastructures and the associated home interfaces for use of the data in a home network; and </li></ul><ul><li>To determine if standards would be useful to facilitate growth in that emerging part of the consumer electronics industry, and if so, which types of standards. </li></ul><ul><li>Harmony of emerging standards (including de facto market based standards) related to the technology will be considered. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Possible Outcomes <ul><li>No standards projects recommended </li></ul><ul><li>-or- </li></ul><ul><li>One or more specific standards projects </li></ul><ul><li>This is the final DG meeting </li></ul><ul><li>(a DG can only hold 2 meetings) </li></ul>
  10. 10. New Projects <ul><li>Threashold Criteria (Industry Support) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scope </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contributors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordination groups </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A CEA standards committee (e.g. R7 or R4.8) must approve any new projects </li></ul><ul><li>R7 also looks for extra due diligence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(project resource needs, timeline, post-development plans, etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. CEA Standards Scope <ul><ul><li>the design and manufacture of consumer electronics (CE) products and related services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CE device/service and device/device interoperability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>transmission signals that may traverse the demarcation points of telecommunications infrastructures </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. AGENDA <ul><li>11:00 Attendees join… </li></ul><ul><li>11:10 Overview of meeting logistics and conduct </li></ul><ul><li>11:30 Rules for CEA Discovery Groups and expected outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>11:45 Recap findings and recommendations from first meeting </li></ul><ul><li>12:00 Review developments since the last meeting </li></ul><ul><li>12:30 Reaffirm or adjust possible standards to be developed </li></ul><ul><li>1:00 (break) </li></ul><ul><li>1:30 Establish viability of new standards areas, and timeframe for completion </li></ul><ul><li>2:30 Determine final recommendations: scopes of any new projects and volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>3:30 Adjourn </li></ul>
  13. 13. Key Questions <ul><li>How would standards help this developing new service? </li></ul><ul><li>Which areas are already covered well by standards? </li></ul><ul><li>Which standards are needed? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is willing to contribute to setting new standards? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Models 1 – STB (gateway to STB) 2 – Direct (gateway to TV) 3 – HN (gateway to LAN devices)
  15. 15. Possible Standards <ul><ul><li>Framework 12.5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remote diagnostics 11 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service discovery and selection 10.5 * </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interface to access network 9 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing regime 9 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata 8 * </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li># Volunteers to participate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* Volunteer to chair </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Recommendations (from staff and committee chairs, accepted by R4.8 and R7) <ul><ul><li>R7 and R4.8 should request a follow up meeting of the Discovery Group by conference call to explore further the high interest areas from the first DG meeting, and provide a definitive recommendation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R7 and R4.8 should consider starting new projects, pending the results of the second discovery group meeting, particularly those where CE product manufacturers can contribute significantly and early to an integrated ecosystem. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R7 and R4.8 should continue to coordinate their decisions and determine which group will lead any given project (but not undertake joint standards). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CEA should establish formal and ongoing liaisons with ATIS and DSL Forum (CEA staff and R7/4.8 chairs initially), and continue to monitor for others. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Follow Up Questions <ul><ul><li>All areas: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Are there any recent developments that would significantly change the areas identified in the first meeting? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Are there a sequential relationships or dependencies among the areas? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can this area be recommended? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select areas: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What aspects of this area should be standardized? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What assumptions about this area are necessary? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What constraints need to be stated? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What level of coordination with other standards activities is needed? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is the timeframe for completion? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is there a volunteer to chair? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Are there volunteers to contribute? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. New Developments (open discussion) <ul><ul><li>Program Guide info now available on 1394, so 1394 might become more popular as an in-home platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This could affect the I/O on the interface access device </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Polling - All Areas 22 – yes 0 – no 14 – area 4 6 – areas 2 & 4 25 – yes 0 - no Metadata 6 14 – yes 9 – no 24 – all 0 – some or none 22 – yes 0 – no Testing regime 5 26 – yes 0 – no 15 – none 1 – area 2 5 – areas 3 & 6 17 – yes 5 – no Interface to access network 4 22 – yes 0 – no 14 – area 4 6 – areas 2 & 4 23 – yes 0 – no Service discovery and selection 3 15 – yes 7 – no 15 – areas 3, 4, & 6 2 – area 4 21 – yes 0 – no Remote diagnostics 2 24 – yes 1 – no 8 – none (top-down) 15 – all (bottom up) 23 – yes 4 – no Framework 1 Recommend (y/n) Dependency (depends on) Same (y/n) Area
  20. 20. <ul><li>BREAK </li></ul>IPTV Interface Standards Discovery Group - Second Meeting - Sept. 7, 2005 conferencecall / web meeting www.CE.org
  21. 21. AGENDA <ul><li>11:00 Attendees join… </li></ul><ul><li>11:10 Overview of meeting logistics and conduct </li></ul><ul><li>11:30 Rules for CEA Discovery Groups and expected outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>11:45 Recap findings and recommendations from first meeting </li></ul><ul><li>12:00 Review developments since the last meeting </li></ul><ul><li>12:30 Reaffirm or adjust possible standards to be developed </li></ul><ul><li>1:00 (break) </li></ul><ul><li>1:30 Establish viability of new standards areas, and timeframe for completion </li></ul><ul><li>2:30 Determine final recommendations: scopes of any new projects and volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>3:30 Adjourn </li></ul>
  22. 22. Select Area #1: Interface to the Access Network <ul><ul><li>What aspects of this area should be standardized? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notes: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Area in flux – depends on DLNA (ethernet) and Cable MSOs (1394) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on WAN first? Depends on framework? Includes audio, video, data? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Depends on delivery model – design for direct ? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on higher layers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The internet protocol stack that allows you to bind an IP address to a leaf network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Physical connectors, bit rate, QoS (latency, jitter, etc.), IP suite (RTP, STP, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Attachment, streaming, authentication/encryption </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Determine level of detail for quality and delivery of content to the interface </li></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><ul><li>What level of coordination with other standards activities is needed? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DSL, DLNA, ATIS, IP Sphere, cableLabs (DOCSIS 3.0) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there a volunteer to chair? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hitachi, Motorola (?), Intel (?), Cisco (?) </li></ul></ul>Select Area #1 (cont.): Interface to the Access Network
  24. 24. Select Area #2: Framework <ul><ul><li>What aspects of this area should be standardized? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notes: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Same as interface? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fixed and mobile? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The in-home portion (coordinate with outside) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Content flow to termal device </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Abstract framework, with specific instances (e.g. interface, binding, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Populate with components, reasona and negotiate among them (within the framework) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scalability, variations for device types </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there a volunteer to chair? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intel, Microsoft (some position ?), </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Select Area #3: Service Selection and Metadata <ul><ul><li>What aspects of this area should be standardized? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notes: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Closely coupled areas, should be combined </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phases of enabled activity: publish, browse, resolve, stream, control </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Service selection and discovery </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How to use parts of the metadata </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resolve metadata to URL </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instantiate and stream </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Authenticatio, authorizations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>About content, devices, and other </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ratings, user preferences, device capability, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there volunteers to contribute? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dysney ABC, Neilson (maybe co-chairs) </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Next Steps <ul><li>Summary report and recommendations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To R4.8 and R7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From staff and chairs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes where the work should be done </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cc to DG </li></ul></ul><ul><li>R7 and R4.8 meet in November </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vote to approve new work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continue contact with liaison organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DG disbands </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Final notice of R7 and R4.8 decisions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General contact list and posting area retained </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Companies in Attendance <ul><li>ABC TV / Disney </li></ul><ul><li>Alcatel </li></ul><ul><li>ATIS </li></ul><ul><li>BellSouth </li></ul><ul><li>Cisco </li></ul><ul><li>ConFocus </li></ul><ul><li>Dell </li></ul><ul><li>Dolby </li></ul><ul><li>Echostar </li></ul><ul><li>Ericsson </li></ul><ul><li>Hitachi (2) </li></ul><ul><li>HP </li></ul><ul><li>Intel (2) </li></ul><ul><li>JVC Americas </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft (2) </li></ul><ul><li>Mitsubishi </li></ul><ul><li>Motorola </li></ul><ul><li>Nielsen </li></ul><ul><li>Panasonic (5) </li></ul><ul><li>PC & TV - AV Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Philips </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneer (2) </li></ul><ul><li>Samsung </li></ul><ul><li>Sarnoff </li></ul><ul><li>SBC </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific-Atlanta </li></ul><ul><li>SCTE </li></ul><ul><li>Sony </li></ul><ul><li>Thomson </li></ul><ul><li>Verizon (2) </li></ul><ul><li>WJR Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Zenith </li></ul>
  28. 28. CEA Staff <ul><ul><ul><li>Virginia Williams...…… [email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brian Markwalter……. [email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jean Johnson………… [email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leslie King…………… [email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul>
  29. 29. www.CE.org Thank You

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