International Technical Working Group on
IoT-Enabled Smart City Framework

Two barriers currently exist to effective and powerful smart city solutions. First, many current smart city ICT deployments are based on custom systems that are not interoperable, portable across cities, extensible, or cost-effective. Second, a number of architectural design efforts are currently underway (e.g. ISO/IEC JTC1, IEC, IEEE, ITU and consortia) but have not yet converged, creating uncertainty among stakeholders. To reduce these barriers, NIST and its partners convened an international public working group to compare and distil from these architectural efforts and city stakeholders a consensus framework of common architectural features to enable smart city solutions that meet the needs of modern communities.

Developing a consensus Framework for Smart City Architectures

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Welcome to the release of the IES-City Framework Release v1.0 20180930

NIST and its partners are proud to present this release of the IoT-Enabled SmartCity Framework ("IES-City Framework") for use by smart city stakeholders worldwide. The Framework was developed by dozens of participants from around the world who are seeking methods of convergence and harmonization for smart city deployments.

A draft of this Framework was presented on February 8th in Washington DC to an assembled community of Smart City stakeholders. A 60 day review period was begun with the result that a few dozen excellent comments and suggestions were received and acted upon. The authors engaged in a review process and incorporated feedback into this release document.The resulting framework links are presented below.

To provide comments use this link to create a response email to us: Comment

Use the following links to download the framework and the technical artifacts:

  • The IES-City Framework Release v1.0 20180930: here
  • IES-City Framework Technical Artifact: ApplicationFrameworkTool: here
  • IES-City Framework Technical Artifact: ConsensusPPIAnalysis_Comparison: here
  • IES-City Framework Technical Artifact: ConsensusPPIAnalysis_AWS: here
  • IES-City Framework Technical Artifact: ConsensusPPIAnalysis_CVRIA: here
  • IES-City Framework Technical Artifact: ConsensusPPIAnalysis_E015: here
  • IES-City Framework Technical Artifact: ConsensusPPIAnalysis_FIWARE: here
  • IES-City Framework Technical Artifact: ConsensusPPIAnalysis_oneM2M: here
  • IES-City Framework Technical Artifact: ConsensusPPIAnalysis_OpenIoT: here
  • IES-City Framework Technical Artifact: ConsensusPPIAnalysis_Template: here

For additional artifacts from the IES-City Framework development process, please see link on the Library page.

Martin Burns, NIST

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