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American National Standards Institute

(body, standard)
(ANSI) The private, non-profit organisation (501(c)3) responsible for approving US standards in many areas, including computers and communications. ANSI is a member of ISO. ANSI sells ANSI and ISO (international) standards.

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American National Standards Institute

(ANSI)
Oversees the creation, promulgation, and use of thousands of norms and guidelines that directly impact businesses in nearly every sector: from acoustical devices to construction equipment, energy distribution, and many more. ANSI is also actively engaged in accrediting programs that assess conformance to standards—including globally recognized cross-sector programs such as the ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 quality environmental management systems.

American National Standards Institute

An independent organization of trade associations, technical societies, professional groups, and consumer organizations; establishes and publishes standards; formerly known as the United States of America Standards Institute (USASI or ASI), and previously as the American Standards Association (ASA).

ANSI

(American National Standards Institute, New York, www.ansi.org) A membership organization founded in 1918 that coordinates the development of U.S. voluntary national standards in both the private and public sectors. It is the U.S. member body to ISO and IEC. Information technology standards pertain to programming languages, EDI, telecommunications and physical properties of diskettes, cartridges and magnetic tapes.
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All three were accepted by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) after development by the International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS).
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The wide variety of organizations that certify professionals can now obtain their own accreditation as "personnel certifiers" under a new American National Standards Institute, New York City.
"If there are no comments, INCITS will issue a letter ballot and barring comments, it then goes to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
The bicycle helmets were commercial, off-the-shelf products, bought locally and did not have any American National Standards Institute (ANSI) rating!
The use of the term "accuracy" has been defined by the International Standardization Organization (ISO) and American National Standards Institute [1] as a qualitative term to describe the closeness between the measured and true value.
The 1996 edition of the American National Standards Institute standard Z765, "Single-Family Residential Buildings - Square Footage Method for Calculating," is undergoing a maintenance review and public comment period as required by ANSI procedures.
As of January 1, 2002, TAPPI is the administrator of this TAG, working with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as the U.S.
This change institutes several technical revisions to bring the manual within American National Standards Institute standards.
Recently manufactured machines conform to American National Standards Institute specifications such as point-of-operation guards to prevent injury associated with reaching into an operating machine and interlocked control systems to interrupt or reverse the ram's motion when the compression chamber doors are opened [1,2].
Intel Corp has introduced a new router to comply with the new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) High-Speed Digital Subscriber Line (HDSL2) standard.
Moreover, the Secretary must adopt standards that have achieved industry consensus through processes accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

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