Representation of oneM2M logooneM2M, the Global Partnership developing standards for Machine‐to‐Machine (M2M) communications and the Internet‐of‐Things (IoT) announced that its initial Candidate Release of Technical Specifications is now available for public comment.

In making this Candidate Release available for public comment, oneM2M is looking forward to receiving industry input on these foundation specifications for an M2M Service Layer which will enable scalable global deployment of M2M/IoT implementations and which aims at interoperability with existing standards.

oneM2M is working to ensure broad cross-industry segment applicability of the Service Layer specifications, and invites interested parties to review the Candidate Release documents and provide comments which will be reviewed and considered for inclusion in the initial Release by oneM2M.

With the public comment phase scheduled to end 1 November 2014 the updated initial Release of oneM2M specifications will be approved by the oneM2M Technical Plenary in January 2015 for publication by the oneM2M Partner standards development organizations.

The upcoming 13th oneM2M Technical Plenary will be hosted by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) in Phoenix, Arizona U.S., from 22 – 26 September 2014.

About oneM2M
oneM2M is a global organization creating a scalable and interoperable standard for communications of devices and services used in M2M applications and the Internet of Things. Formed in 2012 by seven of the world’s preeminent standards development organizations, oneM2M membership today consists of thought leaders from a broad range of industries, including industrial manufacturers and suppliers, consumer device manufacturers, component suppliers, and telecommunications service providers. oneM2M specifications provide a framework to support applications and services such as the smart grid, connected car, home automation, public safety, and health.

oneM2M Partner standards development organizations are:

  • ARIB (Japan)
  • ATIS (U.S.)
  • CCSA (China)
  • ETSI (Europe)
  • TIA (U.S.)
  • TTA (Korea)
  • TTC (Japan)

Additional partners contributing to the oneM2M work include:

  • the BBF (Broadband Forum)
  • Continua
  • HGI (Home Gateway Initiative)
  • the New Generation M2M Consortium - Japan
  • OMA (Open Mobile Alliance)

oneM2M actively encourages industry associations and forums with specific application requirements to participate in oneM2M, in order to ensure that the solutions developed support their specific needs. For more information, including how to join and participate in oneM2M, see: