Mapping the OGC SensorThings API onto the OpenIoT Middleware

  • Hylke van der Schaaf
  • Reinhard Herzog
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9001)


The OGC SensorThings API is an OGC candidate standard for providing an open and unified way to interconnect IoT devices, data, and applications over the Web. The OpenIoT middleware, developed in the OpenIoT project, is an Open Source reference implementation to support IoT applications. Consequently the OpenIoT middleware is the perfect platform to implement the OGC candidate standard and to test its applicability.

This paper describes the approach to map the OGC data model to the OpenIoT data model and discusses the findings of this proof of concept experiment.


Mobile Sensor Sensor Type SPARQL Query Geometry Object RESTful Service 
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This work was funded in part by the European Community in the framework of the OpenIoT FP7 project (Open Source blueprint for large scale self-organizing cloud environments for IoT applications) under contract number FP7-ICT-287305.


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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fraunhofer IOSBKarlsruheGermany

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