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Table 5 Summary of contributions made by the major standards development organizations to support M2M communications

From: Mobile M2M communication architectures, upcoming challenges, applications, and future directions

SDOs Contributions Reference
oneM2M ∙ M2M functional architecture, requirements, and security solutions [146, 147]
  ∙ Service layer core protocol specification [148]
  ∙ Protocol binding (CoAP, HTPP, and MQTT) [149151]
3GPP ∙ MTC reference model [51]
  ∙ MTC service requirements [51]
  ∙ Radio resource management for MTC [10, 61]
  ∙ Considering MTC security aspects [62, 63]
  ∙ Describing MTC-use cases [61]
ETSI ∙ M2M networks architecture and technologies [28, 49, 65]
  ∙ QoS for M2M communications [67]
  ∙ M2M service requirements [67]
  ∙ M2M-use cases: e-healthcare, smart metering, automotive, and smart grid [6972]
  ∙ Several M2M-related interfaces, i.e., mla,dla, and mld [66]
  ∙ M2M data semantic support [152]
  ∙ SmartM2M test specifications: interoperability for ETSI M2M primitives [68]
IEEE ∙ Optimizing air interface [73, 74]
  ∙ Use of sub-GHz spectrum for M2M communications [74]
  ∙ Optimizing air interfaces for the smart grid IEEE 802.15.4 [74]
GSMA ∙ M2M resource management schemes [77]
  ∙ M2M-related protocols and interfaces [77]
  ∙ M2M communications using remote SIM [77]
CCSA ∙ Supporting smart grid applications [81]
WFA ∙ Integrating Wi-Fi in smart grids [79]
  ∙ e-healthcare application scenarios [79]
WiMAX ∙ M2M deployment scenarios [78]
  ∙ Functional and network improvements [78]
OMA ∙ M2M device management according to ETSI remote entity management [80]
  ∙ Personal area networks for ensuring efficient capillary M2M communications [80]