... 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 Industrie 4.0.

It has been a long way from the first idea of developing a standard that is able to process and deliver intelligent information until today.

News about iiRDS and the Consortium

iiRDS Café at the tcworld conference 2019

After the great feedback of last year we're happy to announce the second iiRDS Café for the tcworld conference 2019! Talk to our experts about different topics and experience the standard up close!

When: November 13, 2019
Where: Plenum 2, tcworld conference, Stuttgart, Germany

iiRDS Sample Content Published

In order for you and your company to understand better how iiRDS works, iiRDS sample content is published. You can access two iiRDS packages as well as the doucmentation in the download section (after login).

iiRDS Release 1.0.1

The internal Working Group “Development” of the iiRDS Consortium worked intensely since the publication of version 1.0: On July 12, 2019, the iiRDS version 1.0.1 was published.

iiRDS Version 1.0 Released

The version 1.0 of iiRDS was released in April 2018. Numerous improvements were implemented by our iiRDS experts after the Request for Comments phase ended. You can access version 1.0 as simple as that - in the download section after the login.

iiRDS Consortium: Become a Member

The iiRDS Consortium is responsible for the further development of the standard. With our 30 international and diverse members, we are looking forward to exciting future developments.

Get in touch with us to become a member, help to shape the standard actively and benefit from being one of the first to know which steps we are taking next in the world of Industrie 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.

Our Milestones

March 2016: Foundation of the tekom Working Group Information 4.0

April 2017: First Public Working Draft 

October 2017: Request for Comments

January 2018: Foundation of the iiRDS Consortium

April 2018: Release of Version 1.0

July 2019: Release of Version 1.0.1

October 2019: iiRDS Sample Content Published

If you are technically interested in how iiRDS works, feel free to register in the menu on top of this page to have a look at the specification and the RDF schemes.

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