BSR E1.17 - 201x, Entertainment Technology - Architecture for Control Networks, has been posted for review here. The draft standard is a suite of documents that revise sections of the existing ANSI E1.17 - 2006. The revisions include changes to the Device Description Language, the Session Data Transport protocol, the Device Management Protocol, and to various EPIs. The revisions are being done to correct errors and to add additional functionality to the standard. The review period runs through August 23. The review is over when August 24 starts. Responses must be submitted before then to be considered.

ANSI E1.17-2006, Entertainment Technology - Architecture for Control Networks (ACN), is a suite of documents that specifies an architecture, including protocols and language, that may be configured and combined with other standard protocols to form flexible, networked audio, lighting, or other control systems. It can be implemented on networks that support UDP, IP, and related protocols.