standard defines PHY and MAC mechanism for Wireless Personal Area
Networks (WPAN) Peer Aware Communications (PAC) optimized for peer to
peer and infrastructureless communications with fully distributed
for peer information without association,
signaling rate, typically 100 kbps,
number of devices in the discovery,
data transmission rates, typically 10 Mbps,
communication with simultaneous membership in multiple groups,
typically up to 10,
operational in selected globally available unlicensed/licensed bands
below 11 GHz capable of supporting these
TG8 received NesCom approval March 30th 2012. The "Call for
Applications" was issued. TG8 held its first meeting at the 802
Interim meeting in Atlanta May 2012. During the meeting, the group
selected TG officers, had presentations on response of call for
applications, and agreed to TG procedure and timeline.
TG8 had discussed Technical
Guidance Document from July 2012 meeting. TG8 approved the TGD and issued call for proposals in March 2013 meeting. TG8 submitted response of call for proposals in ppt and doc format. TG8 also had presentations on the submissions in May and July 2013 meeting.
TG8 is working on PAC Framework Document.