Published on April 8, 2008
HGI & the Standards Landscape : HGI & the Standards Landscape Klaus Milczewsky, T-Online International AG Convergent Service Usage @ Home: Convergent Service Usage @ Home Telco Network & Service Platform Home Vehicle Mobile Device 3rd Party Service Provider Services home specific, personal, enterprise, entertainment … Networks Access Networks, Home Networks, Mgmt., QoS, Config… Devices movable, portable, mobile, fixed installation … Convergence protocols, formats, AAA, deployment … Enterprise User Slide3: Historical Timeline UPnP OSGi UMA DHWG HGI CENELEC / EU Smart House Code of Practice ITC Standards Board 1999 2000 2001 2002 20003 2004 2005 HAVI CENELEC Smart House I Home API DSL Home Auto-Config WG DLNA ETSI TISPAN TIPHONI SPAN Matrix of standards bodies and industry fora: New technical concepts and solutions Specifications, reference implementations, test cases Based on business requirements technical marketing specific Gathering, prioritization and establishing of requirements Steering technical decisions Joint efforts based on market position and role Selection of suitable technologies Creation of brands, trademarks, certification Creating awareness among decision makers and customers Regulatory-like consolidation of results of different consortia Preparation of reliable and open market conditions Matrix of standards bodies and industry fora integrative Matrix of standards bodies and industry fora: Matrix of standards bodies and industry fora technical marketing DSL Home UPnP UMA DLNA HGI CENELEC / EU Smart House CoP ITC Standards Board OSGi specific integrative ETSI TISPAN Slide6: Relations UPnP OSGi UMA HGI DSL Forum DSL Home DLNA Reference Architecture for Home Gateway Others HGI does not specify objectives of related standardisation bodies Clear boundaries with related standardisation bodies Outcome of HGI is a reference architecture for a home gateway ETSI TISPAN DSLHome (Initiative of DSL Forum): DSLHome (Initiative of DSL Forum) goals HGI relevance DSL Forum documents: TR-69 CPE WAN Management Protocol WT-121 TR-069 Implementation guidelines WT-124 Residential Gateway Requirements ... TR – approved document, WT – work in progress members DSL CPE vendors Service provider, network operator (mainly North American) Specifications for Broadband Home Network Equipment Remote CPE management and provisioning Provide auto configuration for DSL Equipment DLNA: DLNA goals HGI relevance End-user devices are crucial to service delivery. DLNA is complementary to the HGI objectives; HGI objectives have clear boundaries with DLNA objectives. Strongly coupled to NMPR. members Hardware and software technology providers. Delivery of design guidelines based on open industry standards for interoperability and cross-industry digital convergence of PCs, consumer electronics and mobile devices: Networking and Connectivity Device and Service Discovery and Control Media Format and Transport Model Media Management, Distribution and Control UPnP: UPnP goals HGI relevance Use already specified profiles for management and service applications (e. g. QoS control). Provide UPnP device and service profiles for the HGI Home Gateway. membership Vendors, including industry leaders in consumer electronics, computing, home automation, home security, appliances, printing, photography, computer networking, and mobile products. Definition of methods and protocols that allow for IP-based device interaction (detection and control). Continuous definition of device and service profiles that provide concrete functionality of devices (control). UPnP(more details): UPnP(more details) Already specified profiles: Internet Gateway Device (IGD) V1.0 MediaServer V1.0 and MediaRenderer V1.0 Printer Device and Print Basic Service V1.0 Scanner (External Activity V1.0, Feeder V1.0, Scan V1.0, Scanner V1.0) Basic Device V1.0 HVAC V1.0 WLAN Access Point Device V1.0 Device Security V1.0 and Security Console V 1.0 Lighting Controls V1.0 Quality of Service V1.0 Digital Security Camera V1.0 Remote UI Client and Server V1.0 OSGi Alliance: OSGi Alliance goals HGI relevance The integration of an OSGi service platform is the last foreseen step for the Home Gateway to become a full blown Service Gateway (multiple services scenario). members Operators, manufacturers and technology providers from fixed, mobile and automotive industries. Operators that are HGI and OSGi members as well: Belgacom, Deutsche Telekom, France Telecom, NTT, Telefonica, TeliaSonera. Definition of an industry standard for an open service management and delivery platform as a focal point of service providers, developers, manufacturers and consumers. Primary targeting small/embedded devices, such as home gateways, telematic devices and mobile phones. Facilitates installation and operation of multiple services on a single platform. Slide12: Core feature: the Services Platform Core unit over which services are deployed to individual devices ...in the mobile phone In close cooperation with the JAVA Community Process Drivers: Nokia, Motorola ETSI TISPAN: ETSI TISPAN goals HGI relevance Reference for NGN network and service architectures Requirements for fixed-mobile convergence membership Network Operators, Service Providers, Manufacturers, Administrators, Users A multi-service, multi-protocol, multi-access, IP based network Multi-services: delivered by a common QoS enabled core network Multi-access: several access networks; fixed and mobile terminals Not one network, but different networks that interoperate seamlessly An enabler for Service Providers to offer real-time and non real-time communication services between peers or in a client-server configuration Nomadicity and Mobility of both users and devices intra- and inter-Network Domains, eventually between Fixed and Mobile networks UMA – UnlicensedMobile Access: UMA – Unlicensed Mobile Access goals HGI relevance Home Gateway should be applicable to UMA technologies membership Telecommunication Operators Telco technology providers Mobile phone manufacturers Provide access to GSM and GPRS mobile services over unlicensed spectrum technologies (e. g. Bluetooth, IEEE 802.11). Enable subscribers to roam between cellular networks and public/private unlicensed wireless networks. Release UMA specifications (technology-driven consortium).