OGC seeks public comment on ‘SensorThings API Part 2 – Tasking Core’ Candidate Standard for use in the Internet of Things
SensorThings API allows developers to connect to various IoT devices and create innovative applications without needing to integrate the heterogeneous protocols of the different IoT devices, gateways, and services.
20 February 2018: The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on the OGC SensorThings API, Part 2 - Tasking Core Candidate Standard. The OGC SensorThings API is a free and non-proprietary lightweight interface specification that simplifies and accelerates the development of Web-based Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
The OGC SensorThings API provides an open, geospatial-enabled, and unified way to interconnect the IoT devices, data, and applications over the Web. Part 1 was released in 2016 and allowed management and reception of observations or measurements made by IoT sensors. Part 2 provides a mechanism to tell the sensor/actuator what to do
Application developers can use this open standard to connect to various IoT devices and create innovative applications without needing to individually integrate the heterogeneous protocols of the different IoT devices, gateways, and services. System manufacturers can embed the OGC SensorThings API in their IoT hardware and software platforms so that the different platforms’ IoT devices can effortlessly connect with other servers that implement...