Standardization activity of IITiS PAN in the field of SmartCity

As a result of the work carried out as part of the ScIoT, our institute was included in the standardization activities in the field of Smart City. Starting from May 2020 IITiS PAN is a member of the LoRa Alliance standardization association and as a scientific member has the right to participate in standardization activities of the organization.

LoRa AllianceLoRa Alliance is an open non-profit association that has grown to over 500 since its inception in March 2015, becoming the largest and fastest-growing alliance in the IoT technology sector. The goal of the LoRa Alliance is to support a sustainable IoT to maximize efficiency, improve quality of life and conserve the planet's resources.

a href="https://www.cen.eu/" target="_blank">CENRepresentative of IITiS PAN, Krzysztof Grochla, also participates as an expert in Working Group 7 of the Technical Committee 294 in the CEN European Committee for Standardization . The working group is working on the development of an adaptation layer combining the Wireless MBUS standard, used for communication with various types of meters (e.g. water or electricity consumption) with the LoRa transmission and other types of Low Power WAN (LP WAN) networks.

CEN is officially recognized by the European Union and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) as an association responsible for the development, definition, and dissemination of European standards and other standardization documents. CEN's mission is to support standardization activities in many fields and sectors, including aviation and space, chemistry, construction, consumer products, defense and security, energy, environmental protection, food and feed, medicine and healthcare, ICT, services, smart life, and transport and logistics. CEN consists of national standardization bodies from 34 European countries, including Polish Committee for Standardization .