Together with the European Standardization Body ETSI, Hermes Partnership took the inititative to investigate the possibilities for a new standard on Body Area Networks. The new standard focuses on a wide area of applications. The ETSI board approved the inititatve by inititalizing a new Technical Committee "Smart-BAN".

Dr. John Farserotu, Head Wireless Research at CSEM, Swiss,  acting chair of Hermes Aprtnership will be convenor of this action.

Status SmartBAN initiative, September 2013

Kick-off meeting TC Smart BAN, May 28, at ETSI Nice, France (look here for more information).

The most actual Start document TC smart BAN can be accessed via de ETSI website (see link above). For those who have no entrance to the ETSI website here a link to the initial Smart-BAN document.

Find here information on the workshop on "Possible standardization of BAN", held in conjunction of the conference BODYNETS held september 25 - 27, Oslo, Norway.