Standards development within the Information Technology sector is harmonized with international standards development. Through the CSA Technical Committee on Information Technology (TCIT), Canadians serve as the Canadian Advisory Committee (CAC) on ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 on Information Technology (ISO/IEC JTC1) for the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), the ISO member body for Canada and sponsor of the Canadian National Committee of the IEC. Also, as a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Canada participates in the International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee (ITU-T).
This part of ISO/IEC 14543 specifies the general features and architecture of the HES.
The object is to:
- Define new terms for use in the ISO/IEC 14543 series,
- Give general information and advice on the required HES features and its architecture,
- Specify the HES model,
- Specify the basic functional structure of an HES with its interfaces.