March 16, 2021
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA TS 10-2020 Connected Vehicle Infrastructure Roadside Equipment that enables the coexistence of multiple communication technologies for connected vehicle roadside infrastructure. The Standard is a harmonized technical specification that facilitates vehicles-to-infrastructure communication regardless of the type of device or underlying technology.
“The NEMA TS 10 Standard helps realize the promise of connected vehicles, reducing fatalities and crashes, and improving traffic,” said Applied Information President Bryan Mulligan, Chair of the NEMA Transportation Management Systems and Associated Control Devices Section and Member of the NEMA Board of Governors. “Focusing the Standard on applications and how to achieve deployment makes this a key part of getting this life-saving technology deployed.”
“NEMA TS 10 contains key elements that enable road infrastructure owners and operators to confidently procure equipment knowing it will remain interoperable and effective as technology advances,” added NEMA Industry Director for Transportation Systems Division Steve Griffith. “The Standard provides solutions to specific applications such as emergency vehicle signal preemption, pedestrian crossing ahead, and entering school or work zones.”
NEMA TS 10-2020 is available for purchase on the NEMA website here.