Open Standard

An open standard is a standard that is publicly available and has various rights to use associated with it, and may also have various properties of how it was designed (e.g. open process). There is no single definition and interpretations vary with usage.The terms "open" and "standard" have a wide range of meanings associated with their usage. There are a number of definitions of open standards which emphasize different aspects of openness, including of the resulting specification, the openness of the drafting process, and the ownership of rights in the standard.
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  • Interconnectivity and the Mobile Mind Shift

    … Alpha, which powers Siri’s knowledge base, began an initiative earlier this year called the Wolfram Connected Devices Project, aiming to establish an open standard for interconnectivity between electronic devices of all kinds. Wolfram Alpha is betting that device manufacturers will agree that the benefits of interconnectivity will outweigh…

    Damian Rollison/ Street Fightin Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Google's Physical Web and its Impact on Search

    … iBeacons, beacon technology has been around for a couple of years now. Using a streamlined sibling of Bluetooth, called Bluetooth Low Energy (no pairing, range of ~70 metres / ~230 feet) it allows smartphones to detect the presence of nearby beacons and their approximate distance. Until now they've mostly been used to 'hyper-local' location based…

    Moz Blogin SEO Google- 8 readers -
  • SVG Examples in Content Marketing

    …. I do think though, that if we work on the web, we need to understand how the web is built. On that note, check out SVG or “Scalable Vector Graphics”. What’s SVG? Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format for two-dimensional graphics with support for interactivity and animation. The SVG specification is an open standard…

    Richard Baxter/ SEOgadgetin SEO Content- 16 readers -
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