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This video discusses various perspectives on ISO 15118 and how diverse segments of the EV industry utilize the international standard.
This webinar includes an in-depth discussion among industry leaders from seven major companies across the electric vehicle industry. In the panel, we discuss the development of the ISO 15118 ecosystem and address both business-related and technical questions. You'll hear from:
This video includes a wide spectrum of viewpoints about ISO 15118 and how this innovative communication standard will accelerate market adoption of EVs worldwide.
Included in the video: a real-time Plug & Charge session with a Porsche Taycan and a charging station from Hager. The Hager station uses IoTecha components and cloud connectivity to Hubject’s ISO 15118 Plug & Charge ecosystem. Have you heard of IoTecha? It is a one-stop-shop for developers of Smart Charging Infrastructure and CCS-enabled EVs. This is a video you don’t want to miss!
With OCPP 2.0.1 and the new device model concept, a station can automatically describe its full layout and capabilities to the cloud-based CSMS. This allows for plug-and-play installation of a charging station. It also lets the CSMS read and control any component remotely.
Sara stands for Station Analytics and Remote Administration
The Open Charge Alliance is the official body that specifies OCPP 2.0.1 and defines a set of certification profiles. Each profile tests a certain set of functionalities. Depending on the functionality of your charger or CSMS, you might want to certify for either a subset or all of these profiles.
Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)
Scotti stands for Simple Compliance Testing Tool for Interoperability.
Efficient XML Interchange (EXI) is a very compact representation of XML. All ISO 15118 messages are defined in XML. EXI improves serialisation and parsing speed on embedded devices (like an EV and a charging station controller) and allows more efficient use of memory and battery life, compared to standard (textual) XML.
The Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) is a lightweight, publish-subscribe network protocol that transports messages between devices.
A CSMS is a cloud-based management system operated by the company that is managing the charging stations. A charging station connects to a CSMS using OCPP (Open Charge Point Protocol).
Automated Connection Device (ACD), a conductive charging concept that doesn't require a person to plug in the charging cable. A first implementation is ACD-P, where 'P' stands for 'pantograph' charging of buses.
Power line communication, a communication technology that enables sending data over existing power cables.
Signal Level Attenuation Characterisation (SLAC) is based on power line communication (specifically HomePlug Green PHY) and is a protocol to establish the data link between the EV and the charging station via the charging cable.
Charge Point Operator, the entity monitoring and managing an EV charger network.