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Oct 27 2011

ITU-T Internet of Things Global Standards Initiative event (May 2011)

During the last ITU-T Telecommunication Standardisation Advisory Group meeting held in February, it was agreed upon to establish an Internet of Things Global Standards Initiative (IoT-GSI) to promote a unified approach in ITU-T for the development of technical standards, or Recommendations, enabling the Internet of Things on a global scale. ITU-T Recommendations developed under the IoT-GSI by the various ITU-T Questions – in collaboration with other standards developing organizations – will enable worldwide service providers to offer the wide range of services expected by this technology.

At the first meeting of IoT-GSI in May 2011, the group agreed to develop a deliverable that describes objectives (very high level requirements), characteristics, ecosystem and business models, high-level IoT diagrams and key areas.

Website: http://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/gsi/iot/Pages/default.aspx