Solicitation for voters to create the new standard ANSI/VITA 17.3

Voter registration for ANSI recognition is now open:

• VITA 17.3 (new Standard), Serial Front Panel Data Port (sFPDP) Gen 3.0

Abstract: This document defines VITA 17.3 “Serial FPDP Gen 3.0” (sFPDP), a high-speed serial communications interface. Included in this definition are various user data framing methods, supported system configurations, and the Link Layer Protocol.

This ballot is open to both VITA members and non-members. Non-members should contact Jing Kwok ( for login credentials.

This solicitation will be open until January 9, 2018. The roster will be vetted to ensure it meets balance, lack of dominance and openness rules. Following which a formal ballot will be sent to the registrants for voting.

Please register ONLY IF you intend to vote.