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SWG 5 Convenor & Members

Title & Task


Internet of Things (IoT)


Terms of Reference

  • 1. Identify market requirements and standardization gaps for IoT;

  • 2. Encourage JTC 1 SCs and WGs to address the need for ISO/IEC standards for IoT;

  • 3. Facilitate cooperation across JTC 1 entities;

  • 4. Promote JTC 1 developed standards relevant to IoT and encourage them to be recognized and utilized by industry and other standards setting organizations;

  • 5. Facilitate the coordination of JTC 1 IoT activities with IEC, ISO, ITU and other organizations that are developing standards for IoT;

  • 6. Periodically report results and recommendations to JTC 1/SWG on Planning;

  • 7. Provide a written report of activities and recommendations to JTC 1 in advance of each JTC 1 Plenary meeting; and

  • 8. Study IoT Reference Architectures/Frameworks and provide a study report. This study report
    should be written so it could be referenced in a possible JTC 1 New Work Item Proposal on IoT. The report shall be made available to JTC 1 no later than the 2014 JTC 1 Plenary.