SEMI International Standards
Date Prepared: 02/23/2010
Revised (if Applicable):

Name of Task Force (TF): Test Cell Communications

Global Technical Committee: Automated Test Equipment
Originating Technical Committee Region: North America

1. Charter: (State the objective of the proposed TF.)
To develop and define standard communications methods with in the test cell.
2. Scope: (Define the specific activities that the TF will conduct.)
The task force will examine existing methods of communication, define data sources and data consumers within the test cell with the intent to streamline and standardize the way equipment creates and shares data.

Initial activity will include the examination of the following documents:
For the low level comm (ethernet) SEMI E37 and E37.
For message format SEMI E5
For message content SEMI E39
For the model SEMI E30, E122

3. Formal linkages with TFs in other Regions/Locales: (Show each associated TF and its parent global technical committee; indicate nature of relationship – global TF, observer TF, etc.)
North America Information & Control Committee
Japan Information & Control Committee
Europe Equipment Automation Committee

4. Formation Date:(TF formed on)

Task Force formed on: 02/23/2010
Task Force approved by Committee/GCS on: 02/23/2010