The Technical Steering Committee (TSC) organizes its work by area. Working Groups are the coordinating organization for each major work area area. Working Groups are responsible for coordinating and aligning the work of the Working Group's Projects which are each focused on specific technical deliverables.
The AllSeen Alliance's Working Groups and Projects are meritocratic and follow open source best practices to produce code within the scope of the policies set by the Technical Steering Committee. Projects are proposed to and approved by the Technical Steering Committee. Every project has one or more committers. These project committers make decisions within the Working Group, and elect the Working Group Chair as a leader to represent the Working Group on the Technical Steering Committee.
Chair – Marcello Lioy (Qualcomm)
The Core Working Group develops the AllJoyn client and routing node software that other services build upon.
Chair - Greg Burns (Qualcomm)
The Common Frameworks Working Group develops the basic services such as Notifications, Control Panel, Configuration and Onboarding that depend on the AllJoyn core; other high-level services can also build upon these services.
Chair - John Cameron (LIFX)
- Connected Lighting Projects
- Home Appliances & Entertainment (HAE) Service Framework Project
- Home Controller Project
- Living Scenarios Project
Chair – Art Lancaster (Affinegy)
The mission of the Gateway Working Group is to develop and provide standard and secure interfaces between AllJoyn devices in a proximal network and other IOT protocols, external networks, remote access and cloud services. A key objective of the working group is to retain AllJoyn's privacy and security benefits while enabling a wide range of external services. The scope includes everything from remote user experiences, telemetry, update services and interoperability bridges between AllJoyn and other protocols.
Chair - Ram Jeyaraman (Microsoft)
The Compliance and Certification Working Group develops guidelines and conducts reviews on compliance-related software, tools, test plans and documentation for testing and certification requirements for AllJoyn code at the AllSeen Alliance.
Chair - Mathew Martineau (Qualcomm)
The Developer Support Working Group develops and creates software tools that help AllSeen Alliance contributors and developers of AllJoyn applications.
These are formative efforts exploring areas of interest for the Alliance membership.