Singapore, Asia – 29th March 2017 – The growing billions of connected devices should be able to communicate with one another regardless of manufacturer, operating system, chipset or physical transport. The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), a leading Internet of Things standards body, is creating a specification and sponsoring an open source project (IoTivity) to achieve that goal. Today, the OCF is announcing a collaboration with the Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) to promote the adoption of this specification to small and medium-sized enterprises and startups in the Singapore Smart Nation ecosystem and to help companies understand and adopt the specifications in their design strategies.
Open Connectivity Foundation and Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association Announce Collaboration Framework in Singapore
New Survey Highlights Importance of Interoperability in the Internet of Things
73 percent of respondents agree industry standards are imperative for technological innovation, according to a new survey conducted by the Open Connectivity Foundation.
Beaverton, Ore., – February 22, 2017 – The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), a leading Internet of Things (IoT) standards body, today announced the results of a survey conducted at CES 2017. After surveying 250 respondents, the results conclude that more than 60 percent of respondents consider standardization and interoperability when it comes to purchasing connected devices, cybersecurity concerns, and overall technological innovation in our society.
GENIVI Alliance and Open Connectivity Foundation Collaborate on Open Standards in Vehicle Connectivity
The two organizations envision a standardized approach for connected cars to interact with new smart technologies in homes and neighborhoods globally
San Ramon, Calif., and Beaverton, Ore., – Feb.15, 2017 – The GENIVI Alliance, a community developing open source software and standards for the connected car and the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), a leading Internet of Things (IoT) standards body, today announced a liaison agreement. Under this agreement the two organizations will co-develop open standards for vehicle connectivity and vehicle data exchange, including a unified model for secure discovery and exchange of information between smart homes, connected cars and other IoT devices. The joint effort will also address end-to-end security challenges and will be the basis for a growing number of V2X (Vehicle-to-everything) solutions, enabling new opportunities across multiple verticals.
Open Connectivity Foundation Appoints New Executive Director
Internet of Things industry veteran Joonho Park takes on the role of Executive Director for OCF to lead the mission of full device interoperability
Beaverton, Oregon. January 24, 2017 – The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), a leading Internet of Things (IoT) standards body, announced the appointment of Joonho Park as Executive Director of OCF for the consortium. In his new role, Dr. Park will foster OCF strategic initiatives and aid execution, chair the Operational Management Steering Committee, maintain OCF policies and procedures and provide clear communication in an effort to build cross-organizational consensus.
Open Connectivity Foundation Announces 68 New Members Including Haier Group, LG Electronics and NETGEAR Inc.
As one of the largest IoT consortiums with more than 300 members OCF is making significant steps towards a connected ecosystem
Beaverton, OR. December 6, 2016 – The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), a leading Internet of Things (IoT) standards body, announced the addition of 68 new member organizations including Haier Group, LG Electronics and NETGEAR Inc., growing membership to more than 300 companies. As one of the biggest IoT consortiums, this surge in membership follows the announcement last month that OCF and the AllSeen Alliance merged under the OCF name and bylaws with the mutual goal of creating a common IoT standard.