The 20th Plenary Session of the Internet of Things Technology Committee (TC10) was held in Guiyang, Guizhou from August 7 to 9, 2018. On the first day of the plenary session, TC10 hosted a technical seminar on “IoT Open Platform and Service Layer Technology”. Mr. Peng Xu from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology delivered a speech stressing that standards should meet the demands of IoT industry. Mr. Zemin Yang, Secretary-General of CCSA pointed out that IoT standards should focus on supporting vertical industry business plans, which made it necessary that CCSA should have flexible mechanisms to incorporate alliances and other groups to form a multi-level and competition-driven standard system.
During the meeting, the working groups and sub-working groups of TC10 discussed and approved 2 proposals to initiate national standards, 9 proposals to initiate industry standards, 5 proposals to start research projects, and 1 proposal to start CCSA standard.