Project launched to advance interoperability between automotive and other IoT verticals
Portland, Oregon — August 15 —The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), a leading Internet of Things (IoT) standards organization, today announced the launch of the automotive project to provide the technology, standards and collaboration needed to enable interoperability between the automotive and other verticals including consumer electronics, enterprise, healthcare, home automation, industrial and wearables. The OCF Automotive Project will be driven by members from Samsung, Honeywell, Cisco, SmartThings, ETRI, GRL and Tinnos.
The OCF Automotive Project will closely collaborate with existing automotive alliances, open source projects, and standards bodies to define requirements and deliver technology solutions for Interoperability between automotive and other IoT vertical markets.
“We’re looking to expand the automotive industry presence within OCF as it is a rapidly growing and important IoT sector,” said Mike Richmond, executive director, OCF. “We need to ensure the interoperability between automotive and other key IoT segments, and this Project is a significant step in the right direction and fits directly into our OCF mission.
OCF invites any company interested in bringing the Internet of things to automobiles to join this important effort. Just visit www.openconnectivity.org and click on the join tab.
About Open Connectivity Foundation
Billions of connected devices (devices, phones, computers and sensors) should be able to communicate with one another regardless of manufacturer, operating system, chipset or physical transport. The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) is creating a specification and sponsoring an open source project (IoTivity, www.iotivity.org) to make this possible. OCF will unlock the massive opportunity in the IoT market, accelerate industry innovation and help developers and companies create solutions that map to a single open specification. With more than 200 members that include top companies from around the world, OCF will help ensure secure interoperability for consumers, business, and industry. For more information, please visit www.openconnectivity.org.