[DG-IDoT] Common identity standard
Ingo.Friese at telekom.de
Ingo.Friese at telekom.de
Fri Jul 24 07:26:10 CDT 2015
How ever you call it :) ....the question was:" how do we translate one identity into another?"
" by this is that humans have SSN as an identity while a thermostat may have serial number while a network device may have a Mac ID as their identity...
When you know the endpoints you have the issue of different communication protocols, and semantics.
In WONDER, a EU project we tested "protocol on the fly". Here one party can on demand load a missing protocol stub.
The home gateway initiative defined a Smart Device Template. Manufacturer of a device can describe the functions/options of their device.
From: dg-idot-bounces at kantarainitiative.org [mailto:dg-idot-bounces at kantarainitiative.org] On Behalf Of Paul Madsen
Sent: Freitag, 24. Juli 2015 14:07
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Subject: Re: [DG-IDoT] Common identity standard
was Ranjan actually asking about discovery? :-)
On 7/24/15 8:05 AM, Ingo.Friese at telekom.de<mailto:Ingo.Friese at telekom.de> wrote:
I'm not sure to have one standard way to finding things.
What we discussed in the group was a kind of "Google combined with p2p discovery" for things. This service might be operated by several companies/communities etc. like DNS.
Everything has relationships that describe things (e.g. is owned by Ingo, located in Berlin, run by DT, etc.) So you can find a communication endpoint for the thing itself.
The beauty of a mechanisms like this is it works for all kind of protocols and all form of identifier.
On top of finding things we can establish mechanisms, to authenticate, to build trust etc.
From: Ranjan Jain (ranjain) [mailto:ranjain at cisco.com]
Sent: Donnerstag, 16. Juli 2015 20:39
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Subject: Common identity standard
Hope everyone is doing well. Just wanted to bounce a question which I'm consistently getting asked around Identity, IoT perspective. Is there any industry standard in place or in works which can be used as a common standard across multiple identities. What I mean by this is that humans have SSN as an identity while a thermostat may have serial number while a network device may have a Mac ID as their identity. So, while individually they all have their own identity standard, when in the IoT world, all these entities start interacting with each other, how do we translate one identity into another or how will one identity interact with another identity in a standards way?
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