Christian Légaré, president and chairman, IPSO, recently contributed to the IEEE Communications Magazine Communications Standards Supplement in July 2016 with his thoughts on the vision for IoT standards.
Fundamentally, the IoT is not monolithic; it is the sum of all of these things, which need to be interconnected. If we look at the big picture, here are not only hardware-based standards, but also IT-based ones, and all must be harmonized. As an agnostic and objective organization, we are able to make sure all standards work together, or, if not, identify the pain points that need to be addressed. Identifying the missing links is what will allow the IoT to reach its potential, and provide designers with the right, standards-driven toolkit to achieve the benefits of the IoT.
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