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.
To learn more on how to participate in ONVIF committees and working groups please review the ONVIF Member Participation FAQ.
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, Bosch, Sony, Honeywell and Pelco by Schneider Electric.
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, Panasonic, Pelco by Schneider Electric, Siemens, and Sony. Working Groups under the TC include Core WG, Security WG, Physical Access WG and Video Enhancement WG.
Technical Services Committee
The Technical Services Committee is responsible for the development of profiles, test specification, test tool and conformance process. Current members are Anixter, Axis, Bosch, Hikvision, Pelco by Schneider Electric and Sony. Working Groups under the TSC include: Device Testing WG, Client Testing WG, Profile Q WG, Profile A WG, Advanced Streaming Profile WG and Developers' Plug Fest Task Force.
The Communication Committee is responsible for ONVIF's external and internal communication. Current members are Axis, Bosch, Honeywell, Oncam, Pelco by Schneider Electric, Sony and VerifEye. Working Groups under the CC include the Use Case WG and the Outreach WG.