INDUSTRIAL INTERNET VOCABULARY TECHNICAL REPORT

THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET VOCABULARY TECHNICAL REPORT V 2.2

We are pleased to announce version 2.2 of the Industrial Internet Vocabulary Technical Report which specifies a common set of definitions for effective communication within the industrial internet ecosystem.

WHY A NEW VERSION OF THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET VOCABULARY TECHNICAL REPORT

The Industrial Internet Vocabulary Technical Report was first published in July 2015 and publishes updates approximately yearly. Similar to all Industrial Internet Consortium publications, this report is a living document that will continually represent the latest thinking of the Industrial Internet Consortium and the industrial internet community. This new, October 2019, version of the Industrial Internet Vocabulary Technical Report reflects the following major updates:

  • It adds new definitions for digital twin and related terms, including digital representation.
  • The definitions for IoT actuator and IoT sensor have been refined for precision and readability.
  • New definitions related to the physical world, including physical entity and physical entity of interest, have been added or modified.

The Industrial Internet Vocabulary Technical Report is a product of the Industrial Internet Consortium Vocabulary Task Group, under the Technology Working Group chaired by Erin Bournival (Dell EMC) and Bob Martin (The MITRE Corporation). Vocabulary Task Group participants represent a broad spectrum of the Industrial Internet Consortium membership and include systems and software architects, business experts, security experts and participants from many of the other Industrial Internet Consortium working and task groups. The editors of this version are Erin Bournival (Dell EMC) and Marcellus Buchheit (Wibu-Systems). A substantial portion of material content was authored by the following contributing members:

PRIMARY AUTHORS

  • Erin Bournival (Dell EMC)
  • Marcellus Buchheit (Wibu-Systems)
  • Eric Simmon (NIST)
  • Claude Baudoin (Industrial Internet Consortium)
  • Birgit Boss (Bosch)
  • Will Sobel (VIMANA)
  • Frederick Hirsch (Fujitsu)

 

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