Category:
Consortia

51 listings. Industry groups, standards bodies and initiatives involved with specifying protocols or standards related to IoT.

AllJoyn
An open source project hosted by the AllSeen Alliance, AllJoyn allows the creation of dynamic proximal networks, across manufacturers and devices. Applications include Smart Home, Smart TV, Automotive and more. The framework is written in C++ at its core.
icon icon icon icon · alljoyn.org

AllSeen Alliance
Open source IoT framework. Products, applications and services created with the AllJoyn open source project can communicate over various transport layers regardless of manufacturer or OS and without the need for Internet access.
icon icon icon icon icon · allseenalliance.org

Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance
Wakefield, MA. AREA is a global, non-profit, member-based organization dedicated to widespread adoption of interoperable AR-enabled enterprise systems.
icon icon icon icon icon · thearea.org

AVnu Alliance
Beaverton, OR. A community creating an interoperable AudioVisual ecosystem servicing the precise timing and low latency requirements of diverse applications, by promoting the adoption of the IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB), and related standards, over various networking link-layers. Markets include automotive, industrial, consumer and pro A/V.
icon icon · avnu.org

Car Connectivity Consortium
The CCC, via its MirrorLink technology is dedicated to developing global standards for smartphone in-car connectivity.
icon icon icon icon · mirrorlink.com

Chain of Things
Explores all security applications within blockchain IoT and looks at the development of open-standards for the industry to use. The consortium organizes events and seeks a "future resistant" open protocol solution to the looming security threat posed by tens of billions of connected devices.
icon icon icon · chainofthings.com

ClouT Project
ClouT, which stands for Cloud of Things, is a joint European-Japanese ICT project that offers a virtualization framework to provide an uniform way of representing smart city data sources such as IoT devices.
icon icon icon · clout-project.eu

Connected Vehicle Trade Association
Detroit, MI. The non-profit CVTA facilitates the interaction between, and advances the interests of, the entities involved in the vehicle communication environment.
icon icon · connectedvehicle.org

EnOcean Alliance
Develops and promotes self-powered wireless monitoring and control systems for green and sustainable buildings by formalizing an interoperable wireless standard.
icon icon icon icon · enocean-alliance.org

Eyehub
Guildford, UK. An IoT safety and security project, funded by the Technology Strategy Board (TSB), building an open yet secure software and hardware hub for smart cities and smart spaces.
icon icon icon · eyehubiot.com

GeoWeb Forum
A community platform serving the geoweb industry, which connects the digital realm to physical location, via location-based services, IoT, GIS, hyperlocal media, digital mapping and augmented reality.
icon icon icon · geowebforum.com

Home Gateway Initiative
Founded in 2004 by major Broadband Service Providers (BSPs), HGI works to specify the architecture, technical functionality, and test requirements for a flexible Smart Home service delivery platform.
icon icon · www.homegatewayinitiative.org

HyperCat
Surrey, UK. A consortium and a standard for driving secure and interoperable Internet of Things for Industry. HyperCat is built on web standards HTTPS, REST/HATEOAS and JSON. The Hypercat Consortium is funded by InnovateUK.
icon icon icon · hypercat.io

Industrial Internet Consortium
A global nonprofit partnership of industry, government and academia, the IIC seeks to drive innovation through the creation of new industry use cases and testbeds for real-world applications.
icon icon icon icon icon · iiconsortium.org

Intelligent Community Forum
New York, NY. A global network of cities and regions, centered by a think tank with a mission to help communities use ICT to create inclusive prosperity, to tackle social and governance challenges and to enrich quality of life. Offers annual Intelligent Community Awards.
icon icon icon icon · intelligentcommunity.org

Intelligent Transportation Society of America
Washington, D.C. Founded in 1991, ITS America is the country's largest organization dedicated to improving surface transportation through the research, development and deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
icon icon · itsa.org

Internet of Things Consortium
San Francisco, CA. The group drives adoption of IoT products & services through curated networking, consumer research, and industry education.
icon · iofthings.org

Internet of Things Council
Launched in Brussels in 2009, the council publishes a blog website with IoT related posts and links. Excellent RSS feed.
icon · theinternetofthings.eu

Internet of Things Privacy Forum
London, UK. Discusses the privacy issues and risks that result from devices' ever-increasing collection of personal data.
icon icon icon · iotprivacyforum.org

IoT Forum
Non profit organization based partially on the European FP7 IoT-i project, working towards a common vision of the Internet of Things.
icon · iot-forum.eu

IoT M2M Council
London, UK. The IMC is comprised of companies providing solutions from all parts of the global Iot/M2M ecosystem. In August, 2015, the group was formally renamed from the International M2M Council, retaining the letters IMC.
icon icon icon · iotm2mcouncil.org

IoT Security Foundation
A collaborative, vendor-neutral, international initiative aspiring to be the expert resource for sharing knowledge, best practice and advice on securing the Internet of Things.
icon icon icon · iotsecurityfoundation.org

IoT Trustworthy Working Group
Bellevue, WA. Formed in early 2015, the ITWG group focuses on privacy, security and sustainability.
icon icon icon icon · otalliance.org/iot

IoT6 Project
Geneva, Ch. The EU-funded project aims to exploit the potential of IPv6 and related standards (6LoWPAN, CORE, COAP, etc.) to overcome current shortcomings and fragmentation of the Internet of Things.
icon icon icon · iot6.eu

IPSO Alliance
Advocates the use of Internet Protocol (IP) as the basis for the connection of Smart Objects and publishes IPSO Smart Object Guidelines that provide a common design pattern, an object model, to use the IETF CoAP protocol. Organizer of the annual IPSO Challenge event.
icon icon icon · ipso-alliance.org

KNX Association
Brussels, Bel. A non-profit organization maintaining a worldwide standard for home and building control. KNX is approved as International Standard (ISO/IEC14543-3) and as ANSI/ASHRAE 135.
icon icon icon icon icon · knx.org

MEMS Industry Group
Pittsburgh, PA. A trade association advancing MEMS and sensors across global markets. Organizes the annual MEMS Executive Congress and the MEMS Industry Group Conference Shanghai.
icon icon icon icon icon · memsindustrygroup.org

Motion Control & Motor Association
Ann Arbor, MI. Founded in 2006, the MCMA is a global trade group representing the motion control and motor industry.
icon icon icon · motioncontrolonline.org

NFC Forum
A non-profit industry association promoting the use of Near Field Communication (NFC) short-range wireless interaction in consumer electronics, mobile devices and PCs. The group, which publishes multiple specifications, is the proponent of the N-Mark icon.
icon icon · nfc-forum.org

NIBS
The National Institute of Building Sciences brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests, and regulatory agencies to resolve problems in construction. NIBS is responsible for WBDG, COBie, buildingSMART, ProjNet and more.
icon icon · nibs.org

OASIS IoT
An open standards group with committees in categories such as Smart Grid, IoT/M2M, Big Data and more. IoT Technical Committees consist of Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP), Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) and Open Building Information Exchange (oBIX).
icon icon icon icon icon · "oasis-open.org/committees/tc_cat.php?cat=iot"

OMAC
Reston, VA. The Organization for Machine Automation and Control helps manufacturers and suppliers work together to identify new and innovative ways to increase the effectiveness of their production operations.
icon · omac.org

oneM2M
Founded in 2012, the organization creates communcation standards for devices and services used in M2M applications and the IoT. The specifications provide a framework to support smart grid, connected car, home automation, public safety, and health.
icon icon icon icon · onem2m.org

OPC Foundation
Scottsdale, AZ. Responsible for an interoperability standard for the secure and reliable exchange of data in the industrial automation space and in other industries. The standard, first released in 1996, defines the interface between Clients and Servers, as well as Servers and Servers, including real-time data access, event monitoring, historical data access, and other applications.
icon icon icon icon icon · opcfoundation.org

Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF)
Beaverton, OR. Replacing the Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC), the OCF will create a specification and is sponsoring an open source project to connect devices.
icon icon icon icon icon · openconnectivity.org

Open Fog Consortium
Fremont, CA. Formed to answer challenges such as high latency on the network, end point mobility, loss of connectivity, and unpredictable bandwidth bottlenecks. Intel, Cisco, Microsoft, Dell, ARM and Princeton comprised the founding members.
icon icon · openfogconsortium.org

Open Home Gateway Forum
Redwood City, CA. Spearheaded by Internet Systems Consortium (ISC), the OpenHGF leverages existing Open Source initiatives for Home Gateway devices.
icon · ohgf.org

Open IoT Project
Funded by the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) to build an IoT ecosystem at ARM Cambridge, OpenIoT aims to aggregate data from 3 existing, vertically integrated data silos: AlertMe, Enlight and IntelliSense.io.
icon · www.openiot.org

Open Source Robotics Foundation
Mountain View, CA. The OSRF supports the development, distribution, and adoption of open source software for use in robotics research, education, and product development.
icon icon · osrfoundation.org

PLCopen
Gorinchem, Nld. A vendor- and product-independent worldwide association founded in 1992 resolving topics related to control programming to support the use of international standards in this field.
plcopen.org

Privacy by Design
A global privacy standard developed by Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D., making privacy the default setting when dealing with data, including Big Data. The design includes 7 Foundational Principles.
icon icon icon icon icon · privacybydesign.ca

RAIN RFID Alliance
Cranberry Township, PA. A non-profit organization working to promote and support UHF RFID technology, specifically the GS1 UHF Gen2 protocol which ISO/IEC has standardized as 18000-63.
icon icon icon · rainrfid.org

RFID Association
Promotes the common business interests of members within the RFID industry, including educating end users and promoting RFID technology in India and globally.
icon · rfida.org

Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP)
Facilitates a standards-based grid modernization in the United States and internationally.
icon icon icon icon icon · sgip.org

Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC)
The SMLC is a public-private partnership committed to developing an open, vendor-agnostic Smart Manufacturing Platform.
icon icon icon icon · smartmanufacturingcoalition.org

TALQ Consortium
Piscataway, NJ. TALQ aims to establish a globally accepted standard for management software interfaces to control and monitor heterogeneous outdoor lighting networks (OLN's).
icon icon icon · talq-consortium.org

Thread Group
San Ramon, CA. An industry group advocating an open protocol that carries IPv6 natively, primarily geared to the connected home market. The Nest and Google-based group's technology delivers a mesh network topology without a single point of failure via a "Zigbee-type" protocol.
threadgroup.org

Weightless Special Interest Group (SIG)
Cambridge, UK. A non-profit global standards organization coordinating the definitive open standard LPWAN technology for IoT/IIoT connectivity.
icon icon · weightless.org

Wireless IoT Forum
Although not a standards organization, the Forum aims to deliver requirements and priorities to standards bodies where there are a lack of standards, and drive consensus where there are competing standards.
icon icon · wireless-iot.org

Wireless Power Consortium
Piscataway, NJ. Proponents of the Qi (pronounced CHEE) wireless charging standard. Devices carrying the Qi logo will work with any charging surface that carries the Qi logo, regardless of manufacturer or brand.
icon icon icon icon · wirelesspowerconsortium.com

ZigBee Alliance
San Ramon, CA. Offers low-power wireless standards such as RF4CE enabling greener homes and offices. Verticals include health care, home automation, smart energy and retail services.
icon icon icon icon icon · zigbee.org

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