ONVIF is established as a non-profit organization. It is an open industry forum promoting and developing global standards for interfaces of IP-based physical security products.
The work in ONVIF is driven and carried out by its members in various committees and working groups. The Organization structure is as follows:
The Steering Committee is responsible for ONVIF's overall strategy and budget. Current members of the Steering Committee are Axis Communications, Bosch, Honeywell, Siemens & Sony.
The Technical Committee drives the development of ONVIF's core specification as well as the technical direction and roadmap. Current members are Axis, Bosch, Honeywell, Pelco by Schneider Electric, Siemens & Sony. Working Groups under the TC include Security WG, Physical Access WG and Video Enhancement WG.
Technical Services Committee
The Technical Services Committee is responsible for the development of Profile specification, test specification, test tools and the conformance process. Current members are Anixter, Axis, Bosch, Honeywell, Pelco by Schneider Electric, and Sony. Working Groups under the TSC include: Maintenance WG, Client Testing WG, Profile Q WG, Profile A WG, Security Testing WG and Developers’ Plugfest Task Force.
The Communication Committee is responsible for ONVIF's external and internal communication. Current members are Axis, Bosch, Hikvision, Honeywell, Pelco by Schneider Electric, and Sony.