IEEE P802.11 - Task Group ay - MEETING UPDATE


Status of Project IEEE 802.11ay

Enhanced Throughput for Operation in License-Exempt Bands above 45 GHz

Leadership

Chair Edward Au Huawei Technologies
Vice Chair Sang Kim LG Electronics
Secretary Jeorge Hurtarte Teradyne
Editor Carlos Cordeiro Intel
Lead for usage model document Rob Sun Huawei Technologies
Lead for channel model document Alexander Maltsev Intel
Lead for functional requirements document Rob Sun Huawei Technologies
Lead for evaluation methodology document Laurent Cariou Intel
Lead for coexistence assurance document Claudio da Silva Intel


Project Goals (derived from PAR)

Task Group ay is expected to develop an amendment that defines standardized modifications to both the IEEE 802.11 physical layers (PHY) and the IEEE 802,11 medium access control layer (MAC) that enables at least one mode of operation capable of supporting a maximum throughput of at least 20 gigabits per second (measured at the MAC data service access point), while maintaining or improving the power efficiency per station.  This amendment also defines operations for license-exempt bands above 45 GHz while ensuring backward compatibility and coexistence with legacy directional multi-gigabit stations (defined by IEEE 802.11ad-2012 amendment) operating in the same band.


Timeline

Project Authorization Request approved March 2015
Initial Task Group Meeting May 2015
Draft 0.35 of the amendment June 2017
Draft 1.0 of the amendment
November 2017
Draft 2.0 of the amendment March 2018
Final 802.11 Working Group approval September 2019
Final 802 EC approval November 2019


Working Documents

Project Authorization Request (PAR) 11-14/1151r8   (Last update:  March 2015)
Critera for Standards Development (CSD) 11-14/1152r8   (Last update:  March 2015)


Task Group Documents

The followings are baseline version of the task group documents that are approved by the Task Group as of the end of July 2017 plenary.

Usage model 11-15/0625r4  (Last update:  July 2017)
Evaluation methodology 11-15/0866r4  (Last update:  July 2016)
Functional requirements 11-15/1074r0  (Last update:  September 2015)
Selection procedure 11-15/1079r2  (Last update:  November 2015)
Channel model 11-15/1150r9  (Last update:  March 2017)
Specificaion framework document (SFD) 11-15/1358r9  (Last update:  December 2016)
Compendium of motion related to SFD 11-16/0266r5  (Last update:  November 2016)
Compendium of motion related to the draft 11-17/0186r3  (Last update:  July 2017)
Comment database for CC24 (D0.3) 11-17/0649r5  (Last update:  July 2017)


Email Archive

Please access http://www.ieee802.org/11/email/stds-802-11-tgay/


July 2017 plenary

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following thirty-two submissions
    • Usage Model
      • 11-17/1019r2, mmWave distribution network usage model , Michael Grigat (Deutsche Telecom AG)
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0069r1, Rate 7/8 (1344,1176) LDPC code, Yan Xin (Huawei)
      • 11-17/0908r0, MCS set for OFDM PHY in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0909r0, 30.6.6 Modulation and coding scheme for OFDM mode, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0923r0, TRN subfield indexing, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-17/0924r0, Data TRN transition interval, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-17/1026r0, EDMG BlockAck retransmission, Oren Kedem (Intel)
      • 11-17/1028r0, EDMG-STF for OFDM in 2,3,4CB, Jinmin Kim (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/1029r0, EDMG-STF for OFDM in 2,3,4CB draft, Jinmin Kim (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/1040r0, Control mode PPDU transmission, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/1042r1, CE TRN transmission in BRP TXSS, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-17/1043r0, 30.5.8 Single carrier PPDU transmission, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/1061r1, Draft text in 30.3.6.7 Rate-7/8 LDPC code matrix for generating 1344 bits codeword, Yan Xin (Huawei)
      • 11-17/1096r1, Analog and baseband beam tracking in 802.11ay, Rui Yang (InterDigital)
      • 11-17/1097r1, Draft text for analog and baseband beam tracking in 802.11ay, Rui Yang (InterDigital)
      • 11-17/1108r0, 30.6.4 OFDM EDMG-CEF definition, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
    • Comment Resolution
      • 11-17/0649r5, Comment resolution, Carlos Cordeiro (Intel)
      • 11-17/0880r1, Proposed comment resolution for CID 1, 2, 23 and 525 in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0922r2, BRP comment resolution, Assaf Kasher (Qualcomm)
      • 11-17/1022r0, Changes to IEEE 802.11ay in support of mmW distribution network use cases, Djordje Tujkovic (Facebook)
      • 11-17/1027r1, Draft 0.3 comment resolution, Solomon Trainin (Intel)
      • 11-17/1033r0, CR on multiple sector feedback, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/1038r1, CR on short SSW in A-BFT, Saehee Bang (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/1041r0, CR on SU/MU-MIMO BF training and feedback, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/1047r1, Proposed comment resolution for CID 462, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/1056r0, CR on Tx BW of EDMG A-PPDU, Takenori Sakamoto (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/1075r1, Resolution of some preamble comments, Thomas Handte (Sony)
      • 11-17/1083r0, Proposed resolution to SP allocation related CIDs, Dejian Li (Huawei)
      • 11-17/1084r0, Unsolicited RSS for SLS in DTI, Dejian Li (Huawei)
      • 11-17/1085r1, Proposed resolution to NoRSS related CIDs, Dejian Li (Huawei)
      • 11-17/1095r1, Comment resolution for CID 135 136 137 144, Rob Sun (Huawei)
      • 11-17/1119r2, Comment resolution on CID for clause 10.38.9.4, James Wang (MediaTek)
  2. Timeline and progress review.  The group reviewed the revised timeline (c.f., 11-16/1278r1) and discussed on the progress for the Task Group.  The group passed a motion (motion #268) on the revised timeline.

  3. Usage Model.  The group accepted a new usage model (mtotion #257) about mmWave distribution node network (c.f., 11-17/1019r2).

  4. Motions.  The group passed 36 motions (motions #232 - #256, #258 - #267, #269) affecting aspects of the draft amendment and comment resolution for CC24.

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have six teleconference call prior to the September 2017 interim:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, July 26, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, August 2, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, August 9, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, August 16, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, August 23, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, August 30, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, September 6, 2017 (Wednesday)

Goals for September 2017 interim:

  1. Technical presentation
  2. Comment resolution for Draft 0.3
  3. Prepare for Draft 1.0 of the amendment

June 28, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following three submissions:
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0916r2, Short SSW format for unassociated STAs (Gaius Wee)
      • 11-17/0938r3, Short SSW format for unassociated STAs text (Gaius Wee)
    • Comment Resolution
      • 11-17/0921r4, CR on SU-MIMO and MU-MIMO BF setup (Lei Huang)

June 21, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following two submissions:
    • Comment Resolution
      • 11-17/0919r1, Proposed resolution to 11ay related CIDs (Claudio da Silva)
      • 11-17/0649r4, Comment resolution on CIDs 328 and 465 (Carlos Cordeiro)

June 14, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following five submissions:
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0879r0, MCS 1 LDPC encoding method modification in 11ay (Arytom Lomayev)
      • 11-17/0904r0, 30.5.7.3.3 Scrambler for MCS1 encoding (Arytom Lomayev)
    • Comment Resolution
      • 11-17/0892r4, Proposed comment resolution for CID 4, 6, 128, 156, 158, 159, 414, 415 in 11ay (Arytom Lomayev)
      • 11-17/0893r2, Proposed comment resolution for CID 63, 68 in 11ay (Arytom Lomayev)
      • 11-17/0649r4, Comment resolution on CIDs 308, 325, 336, 328 (Carlos Cordeiro)

June 7, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following three submissions:
    • Technologies
    • Comment Resolution
      • 11-17/0892r3, Proposed comment resolution for CID 4, 6, 128, 156, 158, 159, 414, 415 in 11ay (Arytom Lomayev)
      • 11-17/0893r1, Proposed comment resolution for CID 63, 68 in 11ay (Arytom Lomayev)

May 31, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following four submissions:
    • Technologies
    • Comment Resolution
      • 11-17/0845r0, Comment resolution on CID#227 (Lei Huang)
      • 11-17/0649r4, Comment resolution on CIDs 304, 306, 467, 303, 305, 311, 317, 325, 309 (Carlos Cordeiro)

May 24, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following three submissions:

May 2017 interim

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following thirty-three submissions.
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0546r0, EDMG-STF for OFDM in single channel, JinMin Kim (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0547r1, Aggregate MPDU format, Saehee Bang (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0595r0, Channel Estimation field for EDMG OFDM PHY in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0596r0, 30.6.3 OFDM EDMG-CEF definition, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0627r1, OFDM pilots definition in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0628r1, 30 6 1 Pilot sequences, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0661r0, OFDM Pilot sequences in 11ay, Sunwoong Yun, (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0705r2, Channel width indication support in Tx and Rx vector, Solomon Trainin (Qualcomm)
      • 11-17/0712r0, 30 6 1 OFDM Pilot Sequences, Sunwoong Yun (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0732r0, EDMG-STF for OFDM, JinMin Kim (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0742r0, BF for CB & CA, SungJin Park (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0743r0, Beamforming training for CB & CA, SungJin Park (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0745r0, Short SSW frame for A-BFT, Saehee Bang (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0746r0, Short SSW frame for A-BFT text, Saehee Bang (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0750r0, Length calculation in EDMG PPDU, SungJin Park (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0752r2, 30 5 2 Transmitter block diagram for SC mode, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0753r1, 30 6 6 2 Space Time Block Coding, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0754r0, STBC for OFDM PHY in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0755r0, 30 6 4 Encoding of EDMG-Header-B for OFDM mode, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0756r0, EDMG Capabilities for SU-MIMO, Yutaka Murakami (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0757r0, Text for PHY Capability field in EDMG Capabilities element, Yutaka Murakami (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0760r3, Comment resolution on EDMG A-PPDU structure, Takenori Sakamoto (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0761r4, 30.5.6.2.4 A-PPDU structure, Takenori Sakamoto (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0762r5, Near-far self-classification capabilities of EDMG STAs, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0763r1, MU-MIMO codebook based transmission flow in IEEE802.11ay, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0764r2, Text Near-Far self-classification capabilities of EDMG STAs, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0770r0, Improvements to enhanced SLS beamforming, Thomas Handte (Sony)
      • 11-17/0771r0, Improvements to enhanced SLS beamforming - draft text, Thomas Handte (Sony)
      • 11-17/0788r0, Length calculation in EDMG PPDU-Draft text, SungJin Park (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0793r1, Proposed text changes on MU-MIMO beamforming, Dzevdan Kapetanovic (Ericsson)
    • Comment Resolution
      • 11-17/0709r2, Comment resolution on measurement elements, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0713r1, Comment resolution on spatial sharing, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0787r0, Proposed Comment Resolution for CID 24 in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
  2. Timeline and progress review.  The group reviewed the revised timeline (c.f., 11-16/1278r1) and the progress for the Task Group. 

  3. Motions.  The group passed 27 motions (motions #203 - #229) affecting aspects of the draft amendment and comment resolution for CC24.

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have six teleconference call prior to the July 2017 plenary:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, May 24, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, May 31, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, June 7, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, June 14, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, June 21, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, June 28, 2017 (Wednesday)

Goals for July 2017 plenary:

  1. Technical presentation
  2. Comment resolution for Draft 0.3
  3. Prepare for Draft 1.0 of the amendment


May 3, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group considered the straw poll of the following two submissions:
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0594r1, OFDM Signal Parameters Definition in 11ay (Artyom Lomayev)
      • 11-17/0597r1, 30.6.1 OFDM Signal Parameters (Artyom Lomayev)
  2. Comment Assignment.  The 40-day comment collection period for P802.11ay D0.3 ends on April 30.  There are 553 comments, among which 376 are technical, 177 are editorial and 28 are general.
    • 11-17/0649r1, Comment database with the latest volunteer assignment

April 26, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following four submissions.
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0587r0, 30.5.6.4.3 Space Time Block Coding (STBC) (Artyom Lomayev)
      • 11-17/0590r0, Space Time Block Coding for SC PHY in 11ay (Artyom Lomayev)
      • 11-17/0594r1, OFDM Signal Parameters Definition in 11ay (Artyom Lomayev)
      • 11-17/0597r1, 30.6.1 OFDM Signal Parameters (Artyom Lomayev)

April 12, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following four submissions.
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0540r2, MIMO phase of SU-MIMO and MU-MIMO Beamforming, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0541r2, CR on MIMO phase of SU-MIMO and MU-MIMO beamforming, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0588r0, 30.5.6.4.4 Block Interleaver for SC Mode (Artyom Lomayev)
      • 11-17/0589r0, Block Interleaver Design for SC PHY in 11ay (Artyom Lomayev)

March 29, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following three submissions.
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0525r1, 30.5.8 Non-EDMG Duplicate Transmission for SC PHY, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0522r1, MIMO Channel Access for 11ay , Cheng Chen (Intel)
      • 11-17/0523r2, Draft Text for MIMO Channel Access , Cheng Chen (Intel)

March 2017 plenary

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following twenty-six submissions.
    • Channel model
      • 11-15/1150r9, Channel models for IEEE 802.11ay, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0268r1, Quasi-deterministic Model for Doppler Spread, Camillo Gentile (NIST)
      • 11-17/0441r0, Summery of channel measurement for the 802.11ay channel model document, Robert Muller (Ilmenau University of Technology)
      • 11-17/0451r0, Modified channel model for outdoor open area hotspot access scenario, Shigenobu Sasaki (Niigata University)
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0286r1, SISO phase of SU-MIMO and MU-MIMO beamforming, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0287r0, CR on SU-MIMO and MU-MIMO beamforming, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0322r1, BRP Transmit Sector Sweep, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-17/0323r2, Draft text for BRP Transmit Sector Sweep, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-17/0401r0, EDMG CEF enhancements, Li-Hsiang Sun (InterDigital)
      • 11-17/0412r2, Compressed BlockAckReq for EDMG, Solomon Trainin (Qualcomm)
      • 11-17/0413r0, Occupied bandwidth clarification, Solomon Trainin (Qualcomm)
      • 11-17/0415r0, EDMG capabilities for LDPC codes, Yutaka Murakami (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0418r1, Fixed inter frame spacing for BRP in 802.11ay, Kome Oteri (InterDigital)
      • 11-17/0419r1, Training protocols for DL MU-MIMO in 802.11ay, Dzevdan Kapetanovic (Ericsson)
      • 11-17/0420r2, Power save improvements, Carlos Cordeiro (Intel)
      • 11-17/0422r0, Power save with multiple CBAPs per BI, Carlos Cordeiro (Intel)
      • 11-17/0423r1, MIMO phase in MU-MIMO beamforming, Shunsuke Fujio (Fujitsu)
      • 11-17/0424r0, CR on MIMO phase in MU-MIMO beamforming, Shunsuke Fujio (Fujitsu)
      • 11-17/0426r2, Further discussion on beam tracking for 802.11ay, Kome Oteri (InterDigital)
      • 11-17/0428r1, Throughput and coverage improvements with DFT-s-OFDM for 802.11ay, Rui Yang (InterDigital)
      • 11-17/0429r4, Protocols for hybrid beamforming in 802.11ay, Kome Oteri (InterDigital)
      • 11-17/0430r0, Short and long TRN sequences, Assaf Kasher (Qualcomm)
      • 11-17/0433r1, Channel allocation for SP, Dejian Li (Huawei)
      • 11-17/0434r1, Draft text for channel allocation for SP, Dejian Li (Huawei)
      • 11-17/0449r0, EDMG capability and operation element channel indication, Rob Sun (Huawei)
      • 11-17/0450r1, Proposed text for EDMG capability and operation element channel indication, Rob Sun (Huawei)
  2. Timeline and progress review.  The group reviewed the revised timeline (c.f., 11-16/1278r1) and the progress for the Task Group. 

  3. Draft 0.2 review and approval.  Editor reviewed version 0.2 of the draft amendment.  The group also approved version 0.2 as a baseline version of the draft amendment (motion #177).

  4. Motions.  The group passed 20 motions (motions #178 - #196 and #199) affecting aspects of the draft amendment.

  5. Comment collection for Draft 0.3.  The group passed a motion (motion #200) that authorizes a 30-day comment collection period for version 0.3 of the draft amendment from April 1, 2017 to April 30, 2017.

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have three teleconference call prior to the May 2017 interim:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, March 29, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, April 12, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, April 26, 2017 (Wednesday)

Goals for May 2017 interim:

  1. Technical presentation
  2. Comment resolution for Draft 0.3
  3. Prepare for Draft 0.5 of the amendment

March 2, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following three submissions.
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0219r2, CR on BRP Frame in Candidate Draft D0.1, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0277r0, EDMG Control Mode Data Field, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-17/0278r0, Maximum TRN field duration, Claudio da Silva (Intel)

March 1, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following two submissions.
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0274r0, Further Evaluation of Single Carrier Waveforms, Alphan Sahin (InterDigital)
      • 11-17/0276r3, Training Protocols for DL MU-MIMO in 802.11ay, Dzevdan Kapetanovic (Ericsson)

February 22, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following four submissions.
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0215r2, CR on Measurement Request and Report Elements in Candidate Draft D0.1, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0217r3, Proposed changes on 11.32 Spatial sharing and interference mitigation in Candidate Draft D0.1, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0219r2, CR on BRP Frame in Candidate Draft D0.1, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0220r1, Feedback of Short SSW Packet Based Sector Sweep in DTI, Lei Huang (Panasonic)

February 15, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following five submissions.
    • Technologies
      • 11-17/0189r0, Beam tracking request for EDMG SC mode, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-17/0211r1, MIMO coding for SC PHY in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0212r1, Clarification on TRN Subfield Definition for MIMO, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0213r0, 29.9.3.26.9 TRN Subfield Definition, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0214r1, 29.5.7.27 Encoding, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)

January 2017 interim

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following twenty-nine submissions.
    • Channel model
      • 11-15/1150r8, Channel models for IEEE 802.11ay, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0100r0, Large Indoor Scenario for 11ay Channel Model, Robert Muller (Ilmenau University of Technology)
      • 11-17/0024r1, Comparison between Simulated and Measured Results for a Residential Setting, Zabed Iqbal (Georgia Southern University)
    • Technologies
      • 11-16/1565r0, Scheduling allocations over multiple channels , Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/1626r0, Draft text for TX Masks, Chris Hansen (Peraso)
      • 11-16/1627r0, Draft text for EDMG Capabilities, Chris Hansen (Peraso)
      • 11-16/1636r0, EDMG TRN Subfields Definition for SC PHY, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0007r1, Training Field Structure Definition, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-17/0022r2, Short SSW frame with optimized addressing scheme, Rob Sun (Huawei)
      • 11-17/0040r2, Beam Tracking for 802.11ay, Kome Oteri (InterDigital)
      • 11-17/0041r0, BRP Optimization in 802.11ay, Kome Oteri (InterDigital)
      • 11-17/0048r0, Performance Evaluation of Multi-DFT-spread OFDM for 802.11ay, Rui Yang (InterDigital)
      • 11-17/0051r3, EDMG A-PPDU for 11ay SC mode, Takenori Sakamoto (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0052r1, Header-A Definition for EDMG Control Mode, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-17/0053r0, Spoofing of EDMG Control Mode PPDUs, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-17/0057r0, Signaling and Capabilities for Non-Uniform Constellations, Dana Ciochina (Sony)
      • 11-17/0059r1, EDMG capabilities for Open Loop Spatial Multiplexing in SU-MIMO, Hiroyuki Motozuka (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0061r6, EDMG PHY Header-A for DCM SQPSK Over Two Channel Aggregation in 11ay, Tao Wu (Huawei)
      • 11-17/0063r0, Cyclic extension of TRN subfield, Assaf Kasher (Qualcomm)
      • 11-17/0064r1, UL Training Protocol for DL MU-MIMO in 802.11ay, Dzevdan Kapetanovic (Ericsson)
      • 11-17/0067r1, Enhanced SLS BF flow for efficient AP-STA access in dense environment, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-17/0101r1, TX Masks, Chris Hansen (Peraso)
      • 11-17/0105r0, L-Header spoofing for EDMG SC PPDU, Hiroyuki Motozuka (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0107r0, Short SSW Frame for A-BFT, JinMin Kim (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0108r0, Signaling for 11ay Spatial Sharing, JinMin Kim (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0109r1, 11ay Short SSW Feedback & Ack, SungJin Park (LG Electronics)
      • 11-17/0119r1, Channel Width selection within TXOP, Oren Kedem (Intel)
      • 11-17/0147r0, FILS for TGay, Hiroshi Mano  (Koden TI)
      • 11-17/0149r2, EDMG-CEF Extension for SC MIMO, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
  2. Timeline and progress review.  The group reviewed the revised timeline (c.f., 11-16/1278r1) and the progress for the Task Group. 

  3. Draft 0.1 review.  Editor reviewed the initial version of the draft amendment.

  4. Motions.  The group passed 32 motions (motions #143 - #174) affecting aspects of the draft amendment.

  5. Text for draft development.  The group reviewed the following thirty-five submissions.
      • 11-16/1608r0, 2.3.4 EDMG Extended Schedule element, SungJin Park (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/1609r3, 4.2.Spatial sharing and interference mitigation, Kjungtae Jo (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/1610r0, 3.3-SU MIMO Beamforming, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/1611r0, 3.3 & 3.4_Frames related to SU & MU-MIMO beamforming, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/1612r0, 3.5 PPDU duration constraint, Hiroyuki Motozuka (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/1613r1, 2.3.3 Measurement Request element, Kjungtae Jo (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/1615r0, 6 3 3 2 pre-EDMG Modulated Fields Transmissions, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-16/1616r2, 3.9 RD protocol, Ou Yang (Intel)
      • 11-16/1617r0, 6 5 6 3 Encoding, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-16/1618r2, 3.9.1 RD protocol for EDMG DL MU-MIMO, Ou Yang (Intel)
      • 11-16/1619r1, 6 3 3 3 3 EDMG-Header-A encoding and modulation, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-16/1620r2, 3.1.4 MIMO channel access, Ou Yang (Intel)
      • 11-16/1621r0, 6.6.1 Phase hopping, Yutaka Murakami (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/1622r0, 3.6 DMG A-PDU operation, Takenori Sakamoto (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/1623r0, 6.3.2.2 EDMG A-PPDU format, Takenori Sakamoto (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/1624r1, Text to cover SFD 3.8 Multirate support v1, Solomon Trainin (Intel)
      • 11-16/1625r1, Text to cover SFD 3.7 Block Acknowledgement v1, Solomon Trainin (Intel)
      • 11-16/1626r0, Draft text for TX Masks, Chris Hansen (Peraso)
      • 11-16/1627r0, Draft text for EDMG Capabilities, Chris Hansen (Peraso)
      • 11-16/1628r0, Clause_3_2_5_Scalable Beamforming Training, James Wang (MediaTek)
      • 11-16/1629r0, Clause_3_4_MU-mimo-for-tgay, James Wang (MediaTek)
      • 11-16/1630r0, 6 4 EDMG control mode, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-16/1631r0, 6 9 2 Beam refinement, Claudio da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-16/1632r1, 2.3.2 EDMG Operation Element, Sang Kim (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/1633r0, 3.2.3 A-BFT, Sang Kim (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/1634r0, 2.2.1 Block Ack r1, Oren Kedem (Intel)
      • 11-16/1635r0, 3.1.2 Channel Access over Multiple Channels, Oren Kedem (Intel)
      • 11-16/1638r0, 3.2.1 A-BFT, Yan Xin (Huawei)
      • 11-16/1640r1, EDMG Channel Measurement Feedback element, Vivian Liu (Huawei)
      • 11-16/1642r3, Text to cover SFD 6.5.6.4.2 Dual carrier modulation (DCM) SQPSK, Tao Wu (Huawei)
      • 11-17/0001r0, 10 13 A-MPDU Operation r0, Oren Kedem (Intel)
      • 11-17/0011r0, Text related to Fast BSS Discovery, Gaius Wee (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0018r0, 6.9 Short SSW packet, Hiroyuki Motozuka (Panasonic)
      • 11-17/0020r0, Spec text for SFD 3.2, Assaf Kasher (Qualcomm)
      • 11-17/0021r0, Normative text for EDMG FAA, Rob Sun (Huawei)

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have three teleconference call prior to the March 2017 plenary:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, February 15, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, February 22, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, March 1, (Wednesday)

Goals for March 2017 plenary:

  1. Technical presentation
  2. Prepare for Draft 0.2 of the amendment

January, 4, 2017, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following submission.
    • Technologies

November 2016 plenary

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following twenty-seven submissions.
    • Draft development
      • 11-16/1412r0, SFD assignment for 11ay draft creation, Carlos Cordeiro (Intel)
    • Channel model
      • 11-16/1388r0, Implementation of channel models for IEEE 802.11ay, Yaroslav Gagiev (Intel)
      • 11-16/1432r1, A quasi-deterministic channel model for a server room at 60 GHz, Camillo Gentile (NIST)
      • 11-16/1497r0, Channel measurement summary of outdoor indoor scenarios for 11ay, Robert Muller (Ilmenau University of Technology)
    • Technologies
      • 11-16/1364r1, TRN field transmission for channel bonding, Claudio Da Silva (Intel)
      • 11-16/1365r0, MU MIMO beamforming protocol proposal, Carlos Cordeiro (Intel)
      • 11-16/1385r0, GI and phase impairments impact on open-loop SU-MIMO, Li-Hsiang Sun (InterDigital)
      • 11-16/1394r1, Packet structure for SC EDMG PPDU for each GI length, Alecsander Eitan (Qualcomm)
      • 11-16/1395r1, EDMG Header-A fields preview in L-Header, Alecsander Eitan (Qualcomm)
      • 11-16/1401r1, MCS table for SC EDMG, Alecsander Eitan (Qualcomm)
      • 11-16/1422r0, L-Header spoofing and bit reuse, Hiroyuki Motozuka (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/1428r2, ACK and BA transmission in bonded channels, Oren Kedem (Intel)
      • 11-16/1429r0, Symbol blocking and guard interval definition for SC MIMO in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-16/1433r3, Antenna polarization capability format, James Wang (MediaTek)
      • 11-16/1444r0, EDMG PHY headers for open loop spatial multiplexing in SU-MIMO, Yutaka Murakami (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/1446r0, Closed loop SU-MIMO performance with quantized feedback, Kome Oteri (InterDigital)
      • 11-16/1447r1, Further details on multi-stage, multi-resolution beamforming training in 802.11ay, Kome Oteri (InterDigital)
      • 11-16/1455r0, On the single carrier waveforms for 11ay, Rui Yang (InterDigital)
      • 11-16/1482r1, Carrier sense for multi-channel allocation, SungJin Park (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/1483r0, On the implementation of dynamic load balancing for A-BFT channel, Sanggook Kim (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/1484r1, Multi-BF procedure for 11ay, Kyungtae Jo (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/1485r0, EDMG-Header-A contents, Jinmin Kim (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/1488r1, DCM QPSK for channel aggregation in 11ay, Tao Wu (Huawei)
      • 11-16/1490r0, DCM SQPSK for Channel Aggregation in 11ay, Tao Wu (Huawei)
      • 11-16/1495r1, Rate-7/8 LDPC code for 11ay, Yan Xin (Huawei)
      • 11-16/1502r3, Reverse direction for DL MU MIMO, Ou Yang (Intel)
      • 11-16/1514r0, Comparing DL/UL training overhead for hybrid beamforming, Dzevdan Kapetanovic (Ericsson)
  2. Timeline and progress review.  The group reviewed the timeline (c.f., 11-15/0609r2) and the progress for the Task Group.  A proposal on revised timeline (c.f., 11-16/1278r1) is also approved (motion #111) by the Task Group.

  3. Motions.  The group passed 30 motions (motions #112 - #141) affecting aspects of the specification framework document.

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have one teleconference call prior to the January 2017 interim:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, January 4, 2016 (Wednesday)

Goals for January 2017 interim:

  1. Advance on Task Group documents
  2. Technical presentation
  3. Prepare for Draft 0.1 of the amendment

September 2016 interim

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following seventeen submissions.
    • Timeline
    • Channel model
      • 11-15/1150r7, Channel models for IEEE 802.11ay, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-16/1209r0, Hotel lobby SU-MIMO channel modeling: 2x2 golden set generation, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-16/1221r0, Outdoor measurements and previews results for a rooftop to street scenario at 60 GHz, Yan Xin (Huawei)
    • Technologies
      • 11-16/1132r0, An update on spatial sharing enhancement for MIMO operation, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/1140r0, Relay enhancement, Katsuo Yunoki (KDDI)
      • 11-16/1146r1, Duplicated control mode PPDU for 11ay, Weimin Xing (ZTE)
      • 11-16/1164r0, Enhanced channel access in A-BFT for 11ay, Xiao Han (Huawei)
      • 11-16/1165r3, Scalable A-BFT, Kerstin Johnsson (Intel)
      • 11-16/1172r1, GI overhead/performance impact on open-loop SU-MIMO, Li-Hsiang Sun (InterDigital)
      • 11-16/1175r0, Multi-stage, multi-resolution beamforming training for 802.11ay, Kome Oteri (InterDigitial)
      • 11-16/1206r0, EDMG dynamic channel BW signaling, Solomon Trainin (Intel)
      • 11-16/1207r0, SC PHY EDMG-CEF design for channel bonding x3, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-16/1208r0, Scheduling allocation on multi-channels in 11ay, Yingpei Lin (Huawei)
      • 11-16/1212r1, EDMG Block Acknowledgement frame format, Solomon Trainin (Intel)
      • 11-16/1214r0, EDMG link access of bonded channels, Solomon Trainin (Intel)
      • 11-16/1264r1, Uplink Training for Downlink Multi-User MIMO, Dzevdan Kapetanovic (Ericsson)
  2. Timeline and progress review.  The group reviewed the timeline (c.f., 11-15/0609r2) and the progress for the Task Group.  A proposal on revised timeline is also discussed (c.f., 11-16/1278r1).

  3. Vice Chair election.  The group conducted an election and elected Sang Kim (LG Electronics) as Vice Chair.  The result is also reaffirmed by a Working Group motion in the Working Group mid-week plenary. 

  4. Motions.  The group passed 21 motions (motions #89 - #109) affecting aspects of the specification framework document.

  5. Task Group Documents.  The group approved a motion (motion #88) in adopting the following as a task group document:

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have one teleconference call prior to the November 2016 plenary:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, October 26, 2016 (Wednesday)

Goals for November 2016 plenary:

  1. Advance on Task Group documents
  2. Technical presentation
  3. Timeline revision

July 2016 plenary

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following twenty submissions.
    • Channel model
      • 11-15/1150r6, Channel models for IEEE 802.11ay, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-16/0549r1, Proposed Structure of Informative Annex for the IEEE 802.11ay Channel Model Document, Shigenobu Sasaki (Niigata University)
      • 11-16/0846r0, Multipath component tracking and channel model for lecture room, Nada Golmie (NIST)
      • 11-16/0956r0, Analysis of cluster effects under using pencil beam antennas on metal & class structures, Robert Muller (Ilmenau University of Technology)
      • 11-16/0976r0, Proposed Text for Informative Annex in the IEEE 802.11ay Channel Model Document, Shigenobu Sasaki (Niigata University)
    • Technologies
      • 11-16/0814r1, Signaling in control mode PPDUs for 11ay, Weimin Xing (ZTE)
      • 11-16/0858r1, DL MU-MIMO hybrid BF and CSI feedback for 11ay, Shunsuke Fujio (Fujitsu)
      • 11-16/0911r1, Link level performance comparisons of open loop, closed loop and antenna selection for SU-MIMO, Li-Hsiang Sun (InterDigital)
      • 11-16/0912r0, EDMG-CEF design for control and SC PHY in MIMO modes, Rui Yang (InterDigital)
      • 11-16/0932r0, Multi-TID aggregation for 11ay, Jinjing Jiang (Marvell)
      • 11-16/0948r0, On Random Access in A-BFT, Sang Kim (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/0954r0, Bandwidth signaling for EDMG, Laurent Cariou (Intel)
      • 11-16/0955r0, Non uniform constellation of HOM for SC in 11ay, Yan Xin (Huawei)
      • 11-16/0959r0, Open Loop Spatial Multiplexing with Phase Hopping for 11ay, Yutaka Murakami (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/0988r1, Non-EDMG part of preamble for MIMO in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-16/0989r0, EDMG Header-B encoding and modulation method for SC PHY in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-16/0994r1, EDMG STF and CEF design for SC PHY in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-16/1009r0, Control Trailer Clarification, Assaf Kasher (Qualcomm)
      • 11-16/1011r1, EDMG Header Encoding and Modulation, Assaf Kasher (Qualcomm)
      • 11-16/1046r0, Preliminary design of EDMG PHY headers, Laurent Cariou (Intel)
  2. Timeline and progress review.  The group reviewed the timeline (c.f., 11-15/0609r2) and the progress for the Task Group.

  3. Motions.  The group passed 18 motions (motions #68 - #71 and #73 - #86) affecting aspects of the specification framework document.

  4. Task Group Documents.  The group approved a motion (motion #67) in adopting the following as a task group document:

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have one teleconference call prior to the September 2016 interim:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, August 24, 2016 (Wednesday)

Goals for September 2016 interim:

  1. Advance on Task Group documents
  2. Technical presentation
  3. Vice chair election
    • Nomination is now open till September 12, 2016 (email)

May 2016 interim

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following sixteen submissions.
    • Channel model
      • 11-15/1150r4, Channel models for IEEE 802.11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-16/0668r0, Analysis of intra-cluster effects using pencil beam antennas, Robert Muller (Ilmenau University of Technology)
    • Evaluation methodology
      • 11-15/0866r4, TGay evaluation methodology, Kerstin Johnsson (Intel)
    • Liaison
      • 11-16/0694r4, Liaison response to 3GPP R2-163148, Laurent Cariou (Intel)
    • Usage model
      • 11-16/0666r0, USR wireless docking usage model , SangHyun Chang (Samsung)
    • Technologies
      • 11-16/0599r3, FST enhancement, Katsuo Yunoki (KDDI)
      • 11-16/0631r1, Performance comparison of dual carrier and regular modulations for SU-MIMO in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-16/0632r1, Performance analysis of robust transmission modes for MIMO in 11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-16/0642r1, Open loop vs closed loop SU-MIMO for 11ay, Rui Yang (InterDigital)
      • 11-16/0669r1, Open Loop spatial multiplexing with phase hopping for 11ay, Yutaka Murakami (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/0672r2, Multi-channel spatial sharing for 11ay, Kyungtae Jo (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/0676r1, Length 1344 LDPC codes for 11ay, Kaushik Josiam (Samsung)
      • 11-16/0677r1, Generic control frame for 11ay, Kaushik Josiam (Samsung)
      • 11-16/0687r1, Efficient multi-channel operation in 11ay, SungJin Park (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/0692r0, Proposed SFD text on code matrices for length 1344 LDPC codeword, Kaushik Josiam (Samsung)
      • 11-16/0700r0, Antenna polarization and beamforming for 11ay, James Wang (MediaTek)
  2. Timeline and progress review.  The group reviewed the timeline (c.f., 11-15/0609r2) and the progress for the Task Group.

  3. Leadership reaffirmation.  Chair was reaffirmed by a Working Group motion in Working Group closing plenary;  Vice Chair and Secretary were reaffirmed by a Task Group motion in the Task Group closing plenary. 

  4. 3GPP Liaison on enhanced LTE-WRAN aggregation (eLWA).  The group reviewed the 3GPP liaison on eLWA (c.f. 11-16/0548r0).  The group also prepared a liaison response (c.f. 11-16/0694r4), which isapproved by a Task Group motion (motion #53) followed by a Working Group motion.

  5. Motions.  The group passed ten motions (motions #56 - #65) affecting aspects of the specification framework document, and a motion (motion #52) in inserting a new usage model into usage model document.

  6. Task Group Documents.  The group approved two motions (motions #54 - #55) in adopting the following as task group documents:

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have one teleconference call prior to the July 2016 plenary:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, June 29, 2016 (Wednesday)

Goals for July 2016 plenary:

  1. Advance on Task Group documents
  2. Technical presentation

April, 26, 2016, teleconference call

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submission.  The group reviewed the following submission and liaison document.
    • Channel model
      • 11-16/0549r0, Proposed Structure of Informative Annex for the IEEE 802.11ay Channel Model Document, Shigenobu Sasaki (Niigata University)
    • Liaison

March 2016 plenary

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following twenty-eight submissions.
    • Channel model
      • 11-15/1150r3, Channel models for IEEE 802.11ay, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-16/0338r0, NIST Channel Model for Conference Room at 83 GHz, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-16/0339r0, Channel Modeling with PAA Orientations, Rui Yang (InterDigital)
      • 11-16/0342r1, Channel Model for Outdoor Open Area Access Scenarios, Shigenobu Sasaki (Niigata University)
      • 11-16/0366r0, Experimental Measurement of USR, Hiroyuki Motozuka (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/0391r0, A Multi-Zone Q-D Propagation Model for IEEE 802.11ay Large Scale Environments, Kun Zeng (Huawei)
      • 11-16/0392r1, Antenna Pattern Decoupling Operation in 802.11ay Channel Modeling, Kun Zeng (Huawei)
      • 11-16/0393r0, Characterization of Polarimetric Scattering Effects for 802.11ay Channel Modelling, Robert Muller (Ilmenau University of Technology)
    • Evaluation methodology
      • 11-16/0390r1, Considerations on Phase Noise Model for 802.11ay, Kun Zeng (Huawei)
    • Usage model
      • 11-16/0418r1, Follow-up on the USR Wireless Docking Opportunity , SangHyun Chang (Samsung)
    • Technologies
      • 11-16/0100r3, 11ay MIMO BF Training Enhancements, James Wang (MediaTek)
      • 11-16/0295r2, Spatial Sharing Enhancement for MIMO Operation, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/0308r1, Block Ack (BA) performance for high EDMG PHY rates, Solomon Trainin (Intel)
      • 11-16/0314r1, Possible Solutions for Mobile Offloading Use Case, Katsuo Yunoki (KDDI)
      • 11-16/0316r0, Low Complexity Beamtraining for Hybrid MIMO, Dana Ciochina (Sony)
      • 11-16/0317r0, BATS: Network Coding for Wireless Relay Networks, Raymond Yeung (CUHK)
      • 11-16/0318r2, I-Q Decoupled OFDM Modulation, Simon Qu (BlackBerry)
      • 11-16/0337r0, Relays for 11ay, Xiaofei Wang (InterDigital)
      • 11-16/0354r1, 11ay Fast Association Authentication, Rob Sun (Huawei)
      • 11-16/0372r0, EDMG Support Discovery, Carlos Cordeiro (Intel)
      • 11-16/0387r2, Multi-Channel Spatial Sharing, Kyungtae Jo (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/0388r0, Performance Analysis of Open Loop SU-MIMO Receivers for IEEE 802.11ay, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-16/0398r1, Generalized Multi-Beamforming for 11ay, Kyungtae Jo (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/0400r1, OFDMA in 11ay, SungJin Park (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/0401r0, Multi-channel operation in 11ay, SungJin Park (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/0405r1, 11ay DL MU-MIMO BF Training and User Selection, James Wang (MediaTek)
      • 11-16/0416r1, Short SSW Format for 11ay, Alecsander Eitan (Qualcomm)
      • 11-16/0420r1, BF Training for SU MIMO, Lei Huang (Panasonic)
  2. Timeline and progress review.  The group reviewed the timeline (c.f., 11-15/0609r2) and the progress for the Task Group.

  3. Motions.  Passed fourteen motions (motions #37 - #50) affecting aspects of the specification framework document.

  4. Task Group Document.  The group reviewed an updated proposal of the following task group document:

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have one teleconference call prior to the May 2016 interim:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, April 26, 2016 (Tuesday)

Goals for May 2016 interim:

  1. Advance on Task Group documents
  2. Technical presentation
  3. Timeline review

January 2016 interim

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following eighteen submissions.
    • Channel model
      • 11-15/1150r2, Channel models for IEEE 802.11ay, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-16/0073r1, Modelling of spatial separation in the 11ay channel model, Thomas Handte (Sony)
      • 11-16/0075r0, On the channel model for short range communications, Rui Yang (InterDigital)
    • Evaluation methodology
      • 11-15/0866r2, TGay evaluation methodology, Larent Cariou (Intel)
    • Usage model
      • 11-16/0084r0, The ultra-short range (USR) opportunity, SangHyun Chang (Samsung)
    • Technologies
      • 11-16/0061r1, PHY frame format proposal for 11ay, Alecsander Eitan (Qualcomm)
      • 11-16/0072r0, Performance of non-uniform constellations in presence of phase noise, Thomas Handte (Sony)
      • 11-16/0074r0, Aggregation based channel bonding, Sakamoto Takenori (Panasonic)
      • 11-16/0076r1, 11ay features and design principles, Carlos Cordeiro (Intel)
      • 11-16/0078r0, SU-MIMO and MU-MIMO link access, Laurent Cariou (Intel)
      • 11-16/0092r1, Multi-Beamforming in Polarized Channels for 11ay, Kyungtae Jo (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/0095r1, Frequency Multiple Access in 11ay, SungJin Park (LG Electronics)
      • 11-16/0098r0, Channel bonding update, Assaf Kasher (Intel)
      • 11-16/0099r0, Scalable beamforming for 11ay, James Wang (MediaTek)
      • 11-16/0100r1, 11ay MIMO BF training enhancements, James Wang (MediaTek)
      • 11-16/0101r0, Channel Access in A-BFT over Multiple Channels, Yan Xin (Huawei)
      • 11-16/0103r0, Beamforming training update, Assaf Kasher (Intel)
      • 11-16/0105r0, Control trailer in control mode PPDUs, Carlos Cordeiro (Intel)
  2. Timeline and progress review.  The group reviewed the timeline (c.f., 11-15/0609r2) and the progress for the Task Group.

  3. Motions.  Passed twenty motions (motions #16 - #35) affecting aspects of the specification framework document.

  4. Task Group Documents.  The group reviewed an updated proposal of the following task group documents:

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have one teleconference call prior to the March 2016 plenary:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, February 16, 2016 (Tuesday)

Goals for March 2016 plenary

  1. Advance on Task Group documents
  2. Technical presentation

November 2015 plenary

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following ten submissions.
    • Channel model
      • 11-15/1150r1, Channel Models for IEEE 802.11ay, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-15/1283r0, Preliminary Q-D model for lab environment at 83 GHz, Camillo Gentile (NIST)
      • 11-15/1356r1, Extension of legacy IEEE 802.11ad channel models for MIMO and channel bonding, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-15/1379r0, 60 GHz channel model for D2D links, Kerstin Johnsson (Intel)
    • Functional requirements
      • 11-15/1339r1, 11ay functional requirements for multi-hop, backhaul, and fronthaul, Arnab Roy (InterDigital)
    • Specification framework
      • 11-15/1079r2, TGay selection procedure, Edward Au (Huawei)
      • 11-15/1358r0, Specification framework for TGay, Carlos Cordeiro (Intel)
    • Liaison
      • 11-15/1294r0, IEEE 802.11 liaison to Wi-Fi Alliance on its feedback on 802.11 Task Group AY usage models, Edward Au (Huawei)
    • Technologies
      • 11-15/1290r0, Effect of impairments on the performance of non-uniform constellations, Thomas Handte (Sony)
      • 11-15/1333r1, Feasibility of SU-MIMO under array alignment method, Rui Yang (InterDigital)
  2. Timeline and progress review.  The group reviewed the timeline (c.f., 11-15/0609r2) and the progress for the Task Group.

  3. Liaison.  The group agreed to send a liaison response to Wi-Fi Alliance (c.f., 11-15/1294r0) to express appreciation on Wi-Fi Alliance's effort on usage model priorization.  The latest progress of the Task Group is also shared with Wi-Fi Alliance. 

  4. Task Group Documents.  The group reviewed an updated/initial proposal of the following task group documents:

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have one teleconference call prior to the January 2016 interim:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, January 5, 2016 (Tuesday)

Goals for January 2016 interim

  1. Advance on Task Group documents
  2. Technical presentation

September 2015 interim

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following ten submissions.
    • Channel model
      • 11-15/1028r0, PDF of spatial angles reflected from ceiling in the conference room channel model, Simon Qu (BlackBerry)
      • 11-15/1094r0, Overview and discussion about the next steps for 802.11ay channel modelling, Robert Muller (Ilmenau University of Technology)
      • 11-15/1150r0, Channel Models for IEEE 802.11ay, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
    • Functional requirements
    • Simulation scenario and evaluation methodology
      • 11-15/1144r0, Simulation scenarios for TGay PHY Layer Evaluation Methodology, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-15/1146r0, Proposed Merge of Simulation Scenarios, Kerstin Johnsson (Intel)
    • Specification framework
    • Usage model
      • 11-15/0625r3, IEEE 802.11 TGay use cases, Rob Sun (Huawei)
    • Technologies
      • 11-15/1131r0, Efficient beam selection for hybrid beamforming, Cagatay Capar (Ericsson)
      • 11-15/1145r0, SU-MIMO configurations for IEEE 802.11ay, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
  2. Timeline.  The group reviewed and approved the timeline for the task group (c.f., 11-15/0609r2).

  3. Officer election.  The group conducted election for the following leadership positions:
    • Vice chairs (2 positions)
    • Secretary
    • Editor
    • Lead of usage model document
    • Lead of channel model document
    • Lead of functional requirements document
    • Lead of evaluation methodology document
  4.  

  5. Task Group Documents.  The group reviewed an updated/initial proposal of the following task group documents:

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have one teleconference call prior to the November 2015 plenary:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, October 27, 2015 (Tuesday)

Goals for November 2015 plenary

  1. Advance on Task Group documents
  2. Technical presentation

July 2015 plenary

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following fourteen submissions.
    • Simulation scenario and evaluation methodology
      • 11-15/0866r1, TGay evaluation methodology, Laurent Cariou (Intel)
      • 11-15/0863r0, Consideration on evlauation methodology for 11ay, Kyungtae Jo (LG Electronics)
    • Usage model
      • 11-15/0830r0, Docking usage model, Solomon Trainin (Intel)
      • 11-15/0934r0, 20150707 Wi-Fi Alliance feedback on 802.11 Task Group AY usage models, Wi-Fi Alliance
    • Channel model
      • 11-15/0815r0, mmWave small cell reconfigurable backhauling with steerable lens-array antennas, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-15/0879r3, Channel sounding for 802.11ay, Robert Muller (Ilmenau University of Technology)
      • 11-15/0840r1, NIST preliminary channel measurements at 83 GHZ, Camillo Gentile (NIST)
    • Functional requirements
      • 11-15/0861r1, 11ay functional requirements for channel bonding, Sung Jin Park (LG Electronics)
    • Technologies
      • 11-15/0793r0, Feedback of channel state informaton for hybrid beamforming in 802.11ay, Myeong-Jin Kim (Korea University)
      • 11-15/0799r0, Discussion on MU-MIMO based on hybrid beamforming system in 802.11ay, Myeong-Jin Kim (Korea University)
      • 11-15/0808r0, Frequency-independent digital precoder for hybrid MIMO precoding, Songnam Hong (Ericsson)
      • 11-15/0809r0, Beamforming to enable concurrent links for 802.11ay, Dmitry Chemiavsky (SiBEAM, Inc.)
      • 11-15/0835r1, Potential of non-uniform constellations with peak power constraint, Thomas Handte (Sony)
      • 11-15/0889r0, Effective noise figure in hybrid BF system, Ji-ho Lee (Korea University)
  2. TG chair recommendation.  The group decided on recommendation process and recommended Edward Au to WG Chair for appointment.

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have one teleconference call prior to the September 2015 interim:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, September 1, 2015 (Tuesday)

Goals for September 2015 interim

  1. Advance on Task Group documents
  2. Technical presentation
  3. TG leadership structure and election

May 2015 interim

Main documents

Achievements

  1. Submissions.  The group reviewed the following fourteen submissions.
    • Channel modeling
      • 11-15/0614r1, NG60 channel modeling plan, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
      • 11-15/0630r0, Verification of IEEE 802.11ad channel model for enterprise cubical environment, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-15/0631r0, Channel sounding for NG60, Jian Luo (Huawei)
      • 11-15/0632r1, Experimental measurements for short range LOS SU-MIMO, Artyom Lomayev (Intel)
      • 11-15/0685r0, Channel measurements plan proposal for IEEE 802.11ay, Alexander Maltsev (Intel)
    • Regulatory1
      • 11-15/0594r0, 60 GHz band Japanese regulatory update, Kazu Takahashi (Panasonic)
    • Requirements
      • 11-15/0636r0, A view on IEEE 802.11ay, SangHyun Chang (Samsung)
    • Technologies
      • 11-15/0601r0, Non-uniform constellations for 64QAM, Daniel Schneider (Sony)
      • 11-15/0627r0, Beam selection for hybrid MIMO precoding, Hakan Persson (Ericsson)
      • 11-15/0635r0, Relay enhancements for 802.11ay, Monisha Ghosh (InterDigital)
    • Timeline
    • Usage model
      • 11-15/0624r0, High-end wearables in public spaces, Kerstin Johnsson (Intel)
      • 11-15/0625r2, IEEE 802.11 TGay usage scenarios, Rob Sun (Huawei)
      • 11-15/0671r1, IEEE 802.11 Liaison to WFA requesting feedback on next generation 60 GHz (NG 60) usage scenarios, Edward Au (Marvell)
  2. Timeline.  The group reviewed and approved the timeline for the task group (c.f., 11-15/0609r2).
  3. Task Group Documents.  The group agreed to develop documents covering the following components:
    • Usage model
    • Channel model
    • Functional requirements
    • Simulation scenario and evaluation methdology
  4. Selection Procedure.  The group agreed to include Specification Framework Document as the selection procedure.
  5. Liaison.  The group agreed to forward the usage model document (c.f., 11-15/0625r2) to the Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) in May 2015 and request the WFA input prior to July 2015 plenary.

Teleconference

  1. The group agreed to have one teleconference call prior to the July 2015 plenary:
    • 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET, July 7, 2015 (Tuesday)

Goals for July 2015 plenary

  1. Recommendation on Task Group chair
  2. Preparation on Task Group documents
  3. Discussion on the process for developing Specification Framework Document
  4. Technical presentation

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