Internet of Things (IoT) and Web of Things (WoT)

The OGC Sensor Web for IoT Standards Working Group was a result of the work listed below.  Go to the SWG page for the latest activity.


The Internet of Things (IoT) is a bold concept that is becoming realized through the ever-increasing embedded computation in common devices, network connectivity reaching to nearly every device, and the success of the web bringing information of all types for our immediate use.  IoT allows us to interact with smart objects in a manner similar to how we now interact with web resources in our everyday live.

OGC’s standards for location and for sensor webs are being applied to IoT.  In order to refine and advance the application of OGC standards to IoT, OGC has conducted these activities: