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All posts by Dave Raggett

Web of Things – TPAC Update

The Web of Things (WoT) IG/WG has made significant progress towards our goal of an open Internet of Things based on web standards. At the recent W3C TPAC meeting held in Fukuoka Japan on September 16-20, we once again demonstrated the use of WoT Thing Descriptions to support interoperability between IoT devices from multiple manufacturers. […]
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AIOTI, ISO/IEC JTC1, ETSI, oneM2M and W3C Collaborate on Two Joint White Papers on Semantic Interoperability Targeting Developers and Standardization Engineers

Digital transformation holds huge benefits for enabling organizations to be more efficient, more flexible, and more nimble in responding to changes in business and operating conditions. This involves the need to integrate heterogeneous data and services throughout organizations. Semantic interoperability addresses the need for shared understanding of the meaning and context. To support this, a […]
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The Digital Enterprise – W3C Graph Data Workshop

Data and data services are increasingly strategically important for businesses. This is reflected in initiatives such as the EU’s Digitising European Industry Initiative, and claims by Mckinsey that by 2025, digitization is expected to contribute $2 trillion to US GDP. Meanwhile, China plans to boost its trillion dollar digital economy to drive job creation in […]
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Web of Things at FIWARE Summit

Dave Raggett, W3C activity lead for the Web of Data and champion for the Web of Things, gave an invited talk on the Web of Things at the plenary session of the FIWARE Summit on Tuesday 8 May in Porto, Portugal. FIWARE is a leading open source IoT platform that has emerged from IoT projects […]
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W3C/ERCIM at Boost 4.0 kick off meeting

W3C/ERCIM is one of fifty organizations participating in the Boost 4.0 European project on big data in Industry 4.0 which kicked off with an initial face to face meeting at the Automotive Intelligence Center in Bilbao on 30-31 January 2018. Boost 4.0 will demonstrate the benefits of big data in Industry 4.0 through pilots by […]
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W3C study on Web data standardization

The Web has had a huge impact on how we exchange and access information. The Web of data is growing rapidly, and interoperability depends upon the availability of open standards, whether intended for interchange within small communities, or for use on a global scale. W3C is pleased to release a W3C study on practices and […]
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W3C Workshop on Linked Data and Privacy

W3C is inviting position papers for a workshop on data controls and linked data vocabularies to be held in Vienna, Austria on 7-8 March 2018. This is motivated by the challenges for addressing privacy across an ecosystem of services involving personal data. This is especially relevant to the growth of services based upon the Internet […]
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Dataset Exchange WG publishes use cases and requirements

The Dataset Exchange Working Group (DXWG) is pleased to announce the publication of the First Public Working Draft of the Dataset ExchangeUse Cases and Requirements. The working group will produce a second version of the Data Catalog(DCAT) Vocabulary, guidance for the creation of application profiles, and content negotiation based on those profiles. The Use Cases […]
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Questionnaire on Practices & Tooling for Web Data Standardisation

The World Wide Web Consortium together with the Open Data Institute are conducting a study of practices and tooling for Web data standardisation, with financial support from Innovate UK’s Emerging and Enabling Technologies programme. We want to get a better understanding of what kinds of standards people are interested in, and to make it easier […]
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First Public Working Drafts for Web of Things

There is widespread agreement on the huge potential for exploiting connected sensors and actuators, but such devices vary considerably in their capabilities and communication technologies. This makes it challenging to create services involving devices from different vendors and using different standards. The Web of Things seeks to reduce the costs and risks for developing such […]
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