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Industry Group Starts Consolidating IoT Standards

  • PC World, Tuesday, February 23, 2016 9:05 AM

The Open Connectivity Foundation plans to introduce a single open-source code base in place of the alphabet soup of standards for the Internet of Things. It's an ambitious goal for the group, which was announced just last week, but it may be possible given the OCF's impressive list of members. Intel, Qualcomm, Microsoft, Samsung, GE and Cisco are among the initial members. Getting all these companies to agree was a big relief for Aicha Evans, corporate vice president and general manager of the Communication and Devices Group at Intel. Her company started two years ago trying to bring everyone in IoT onto the same page, she said in an interview Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

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