... the New Standard for Requesting and Delivering Intelligent Information


... Defines Metadata for Making Information Requests


... Defines the Packet Format for Dynamic Information Delivery


... is an Open Source Project run by tekom, the Largest International Professional Association for Technical Communication

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iiRDS – The International Standard for Intelligent Information Request and Delivery

tekom welcomes you to the growing home of iiRDS – the standard that enables dynamic information request and delivery in the era of the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0.

iiRDS Version 1.0: Release in April

Exciting News: The version 1.0 of iiRDS will be released at tekom Spring Conference, taking place April 19-20 in Koblenz, Germany! During the Request for Comments phase, we received numerous comments. In order to make the best possible version out of version 1.0, we set the priority to consider every comment with great attention, which required a lot of time and energy. Nevertheless, we now are more than happy to announce that version 1.0 is awaiting you very soon!

iiRDS Consortium: Become a Member

The iiRDS Consortium takes over the work from tekom's Working Group Information 4.0 in January 2018. We welcome our Founding Members on board! You can find a list of our 25 Founding Members here.

Get in touch with us to also become a member and benefit from being one of the first to know which steps we are taking next in the world of Industry 4.0!

What Is iiRDS, Exactly? A Short Introduction

What is iiRDS all about? Get a short introduction of the basic idea, how the project started and what developed out of it.

Request for Comments is now open!

We invite you to comment on the current version and the newest technical specifications of iiRDS.

If you are a developer or if you are technically interested in how iiRDS works, feel free to click on “Request for Comments” in the menu on top of this page.

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