New ITU standards define the Internet of Things and provide the blueprints for its development

ITU-T Study Group 13 – Future Networks including Cloud Computing and NGN – has approved new standards offering a definition of the Internet of Things (IoT), characterizing the emerging IoT environment, and outlining the functional requirements of machine-oriented communication applications…

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First meeting of ITU-T M2M Focus Group attracts healthcare vertical and lays foundation for future work

The first meeting of ITU-T’s new Focus Group on M2M service layer (FG M2M), 17-18 April, attracted a large number of experts from the healthcare and ICT fields to discuss the M2M standardization requirements of vertical healthcare markets. The open…

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First meeting of Focus Group to create a common M2M service layer, 17-18 April

ITU’s new Focus Group on the Machine-to-Machine service layer (FG M2M) will meet for the first time at ITU Headquarters in Geneva, 17-18 April 2012. M2M service layer standards will act as important catalysts for the market’s growth, and an…

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ITU establishes Focus Group on Machine-to-Machine Service Layer

The January meeting of the Telecommunication Standardization Advisory Group (TSAG) has established a new Focus Group on Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Service Layer. M2M refers to the ability of a machine to sense and measure certain variables, and communicate this information to other machines…

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