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Open Connectivity Foundation Specification Achieves Recognition by International Standards and Conformity Committees, Driving Secure Interoperability Across the Internet of Things Worldwide

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The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), a leading open Internet of Things (IoT) standards development organization, today announced that its OCF 1.0 specification has been ratified as an International Standard by ISO/IEC JTC 1 (Joint Technical Committee for ICT standardization of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)), marking a critical step in the OCF’s efforts to establish a common and secure language fueling IoT interoperability worldwide. The OCF standard will be published as ISO/IEC 30118 (Parts 1-6).

While the IoT presents an incredible opportunity to improve the technology businesses’ and consumers’ use every day, a lack of a universal language ensuring seamless communication between devices challenges and limits user experiences. With its now worldwide recognized specification, OCF continues to advance in developing a truly open IoT protocol, equipping developers and manufacturers in the IoT ecosystem with the tools they need to provide a secure, interoperable end user experience.

Incorporating a strong security framework with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and cloud management capabilities are essential for today’s digital approaches. With these additional elements, OCF’s latest 2.0 specification defines a best in class secure and cloud native network protocol for IoT practices and ecosystems. The OCF resource description allows for industry-specific deployment across Smart Home, Healthcare, Automotive and Commercial Building. The Foundation’s two open source implementations – IoTivity and IoTivity Lite – allow for quick adoption of the ratified standard. The OCF 2.0 specification will be submitted to ISO/IEC JTC 1 later this year.

“We are excited to see the ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 approval of the OCF specification as an international standard for the IoT ecosystem,” said John Park, Executive Director of OCF. “Achieving this recognition reinforces OCF’s contribution to the global IoT community to solve the interoperability gap between devices, supported by the development of ISO/IEC 30118 standardization and OCF-certified devices in the coming years.”

“ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1) is very pleased to welcome the important work of OCF and have its specifications transposed into approved ISO/IEC standards," said Phil Wennblom, JTC 1 Chair. "This accomplishment marks the strong and constructive relationship between our organizations.”

To learn more about OCF’s secure interoperability framework, visit https://openconnectivity.org/blog/ocf-2-0-specification-securing-the-internet-of-things.

To learn more about OCF’s open source implementations, IoTivity and IoTivity Lite, visit https://openconnectivity.org/blog/iotivity-vs-iotivity-lite-two-paths-ocf-certification.

See publicly available standards in accordance with ISO/IEC JTC 1 at https://standards.iso.org/ittf/PubliclyAvailableStandards/.

About Open Connectivity Foundation

The Open Connectivity Foundation is dedicated to ensuring secure interoperability for consumers, businesses and industries by delivering a standard communications platform, a bridging specification, an open source implementation and a certification program allowing devices to communicate regardless of form factor, operating system, service provider, transport technology or ecosystem. The industry-leading companies involved in OCF believe that secure and reliable device discovery and connectivity is a foundational component to enable IoT. Learn more and join our 400+ members.

About ISO

ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is an independent, non-governmental organization with a membership of 162 national standards bodies. Through its members, ISO brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market-relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.

ISO has published more than 22 000 International Standards and related documents covering almost every industry, from technology to food safety, to agriculture and healthcare.

For more information, please visit www.iso.org.

About IEC

The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) is the world’s leading organization that prepares and publishes globally relevant International Standards for all electric and electronic devices and systems. It brings together 171 countries; 86 are Members (National Committees) and 85 are Affiliates, developing countries that benefit from IEC work without the burden of membership.

Together they represent more than 99% of the world population and world electricity generation. More than 20 000 experts cooperate on the global IEC platform and many more in each member country.

They ensure that products work everywhere safely and efficiently with each other. The IEC also supports all forms of conformity assessment and administers four Conformity Assessment Systems that certify that components, equipment and systems used in homes, offices, healthcare facilities, public spaces, transportation, manufacturing, explosive environments and during energy generation conform to them.

IEC work covers a vast range of technologies: power generation (including all renewable energy sources), transmission, distribution, smart grid & smart cities, batteries, home appliances, office and medical equipment, all public and private transportation, semiconductors, fibre optics, nanotechnology, multimedia, information technology, and more. It also addresses safety, EMC, performance and the environment.

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Sierra Dowling
OCFPR@blancandotus.com

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