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IoT Standards Bodies, Consortia, and Alliances: Defined

IoT Standards Bodies, Consortia, and Alliances: Defined

This IDC study provides perspective on the various standards bodies, consortia, and alliances that are shaping the global Internet of Things ecosystem. The study includes a description and overview of some of the major IoT-related standards bodies, specifications, and industry alliances that are active in the market and provides a future outlook as well as some essential guidance for vendors that are evaluating their IoT standards priorities and strategies. The information presented in this study has been gathered through various sources, including in-depth interviews with decision makers from several IoT standards organizations and secondary research."Interoperability is one of the most prominent challenges to the widespread adoption of the IoT," says Adam Wright, senior research analyst, Internet of Things. "Whether by open source methods or through proprietary means, a clear set of central IoT standards and protocols is fundamentally important for the future growth of the IoT market worldwide."

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In This Study
Situation Overview
Current Industry Dynamics
IoT Standards Bodies, Consortia, and Alliances
AllSeen Alliance
Bridge Alliance
Eclipse IoT Working Group
European Telecommunications Standards Institute
Global M2M Association
Google Weave
IEEE Standards Association
Industrial Internet Consortium
Internet of Things-Architecture
Internet of Things Consortium
Internet Protocol for Smart Objects Alliance
IoT M2M Council
LoRa Alliance
M2M Alliance
Object Management Group
Open Connectivity Foundation
Open Interconnect Consortium
Open Mobile Alliance
Thread Group
UPnP Forum
Weightless SIG
ZigBee Alliance
Z-Wave Alliance
Future Outlook
Essential Guidance
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