Efforts Towards IoT Technical Standardization

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11803)


Internet of Things (IoT) refers to business process and applications of sensed data, information and content generated from interconnected world by means of connected devices that exist in the Internet infrastructure. Every day thousands of additional devices are connected to the Internet. The rapid growth of connected devices to the Internet as well as adoption of IoT technology across business sectors have led to a careful study and development of technical standards. IoT success is highly dependent on the elaboration of inter-operable global standards within and across application domains. For example, common language (vocabulary) and standard reference architecture are a prerequisite to develop cost-effective business solutions and enable cooperation between various applications, to cover a wide range of disciplines. This paper intends to summarize the major efforts of Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) and alliances towards IoT technical standardization. In particular, it identifies the implementation challenges in IoT ecosystem mainly from the perspective of technical, business, and societal. Then, it provides the level of focus of major SDOs and alliances in IoT related technical standardization on identified areas of challenges.


Internet of Things Challenges Standards Need of standardization Standards development organizations SDO efforts Standardization gap analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ANEC-GIEBelvauxLuxembourg

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