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National Internet of Things Name Service Platform

Date:2016-11-25 Author:

Approved by National Development and Reform Commission, CNIC serves as the leading organization to construct National Internet of Things Name Service Platform (NIOT), the only national public platform in IoT identification area. 


Node Deployment of National Internet of Things Name Service Platform (NIOT)

NIOT has completed all the work of engineering construction, including building the root-platform, and docking with the Handle sub-platform, CID sub-platform, as well as Ecode subplatform. By the end of 2015, the total number of IDs registered in the root-platform and relative sub-platforms has reached 257 million. The ID system has incorporated various name systems such as commercial barcode, drug electronic supervision code, ISBN, express code, Handle, Ecode, CID, enterprise custom code, and so on.

In terms of the nationwide application promotion, CNIC has relevant cooperations with Institute of Beijing Zhongke Internet of Things Identification Technology, Zhong Lian Hui Zhong Information Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd, etc. By the end of 2015, the construction of provincial Internet of Things names service platform has been approved by the administrative departments of 8 provinces such as Inner Mongolia, Sichuan, Shanxi, Hebei, Hunan, Gansu, Qinghai and Shandong. In terms of industry application promotion, CNIC has established the industry-level platform in collaboration with organizations such as Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Construction and Printing & Printing Equipment Industries Association of China (PEIAC); cooperated with JMIT and Guangdong ShiYing Info Tech CO., LTD in the application of product traceability; and cooperated with CCIC, Global Big Data Exchange (GBDE) in big data.

Below are some services based on the national platform. 

1. IoT identification service

The national platform provides a series of public identification services such as encoding, distribution, registration, query and searching throughout the entire process of generating and using IoT names.

The new media service team of CNIC has been developing and promoting the use of multimedia applications for science outreach in various aspects such as video technology and product development, front-end display technology and O2O with some recent examples as follows.

2. Cloud-based IoT identification trusteeship service

Identification trusteeship service is provided to connected sub-platforms in supporting the provision of services such as name encoding, distribution, registration, query and searching. 

3. IoT solution for applications in industries

IoT solutions for applications in various industries are provided based on the national platform for all relevant industries especially for smart agriculture, intelligent manufacturing, product traceability, intelligent hardware, etc.; enhancing the interconnection among applications, the sharing of data and the creation of new business models.