From ICT standards to the field: The week's top stories

TIA announces new chairships for engineering standards committees TR-42 and TR-42.12; Ethernet Alliance hosting webinar on Power over Ethernet certification; CommScope brings AR capabilities to imVision automated infrastructure management system; Panduit’s TX6A field-term RJ45 plug available in 45-degree angled version; Most Intriguing Structured Cabling Ads; Monster cabling fails.

From ICT standards to the field: The week's top stories
From ICT standards to the field: The week's top stories

Here's our weekly round-up of the top trending news stories and featured articles for ICT and IT industry professionals, as compiled by the editors of Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine and CablingInstall.com.

TIA announces new chairships for engineering standards committees TR-42 and TR-42.12

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) Engineering Committee TR-42 develops and maintains voluntary telecommunications standards for telecommunications cabling infrastructure in user-owned buildings, such as commercial buildings, residential buildings, homes, data centers, industrial buildings, etc. The committee’s standards work covers: requirements for copper and optical fiber cabling components (such as cables, connectors and cable assemblies); installation, and field testing, in addition to the administration, pathways and spaces to support the cabling. TIA actively seeks participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

Ethernet Alliance hosting webinar on Power over Ethernet certification

On May 1, the Ethernet Alliance’s chairman, John D’Ambrosia, will be joined by Texas Instruments’ Thomas Lewis to discuss the essential importance of the Alliance’s Power over Ethernet certification program.

CommScope brings AR capabilities to imVision automated infrastructure management system

The company announced that it will be demonstrating new augmented reality (AR) capabilities within its imVision automated infrastructure management solution.

Panduit’s TX6A field-term RJ45 plug available in 45-degree angled version

The 45-degree up/down angled version of the TX6A allows improved cable routing in tight spaces.

Most Intriguing Structured Cabling Ads, Vol. 1

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