The IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (ISTO) is a federation of programs that accelerates and extends technical standards and technology development and adoption activities for technology industry consortia.
ISTO was established in January 1999 as a global, not-for-profit corporation [501(c)(6)]. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the founding member of ISTO. Affiliation with the IEEE and the IEEE Standards Association is maintained through formal agreements.
ISTO offers program management, marketing, conformity assessment, accounting, and information technology support to technical groups and consortia. The following organizations are supported by ISTO:
- The Fairhair Alliance
- In-Location Alliance
- Interconnect Modeling Technical Advisory Board (IMTAB)
- Liberty Technical Advisory Board (LTAB)
- MIPI Alliance
- Nexus 5001 Forum
- The OpenCAPI Consortium
- OpenPower Foundation
- Printer Working Group (PWG)
- SCOPE Alliance
- TALQ Consortium
- VoiceXML Forum
- Wireless Power Consortium
- Zhaga Consortium
ISTO is headquartered in Piscataway, New Jersey, USA and maintains offices within the IEEE Center for Standards adjacent to the IEEE Operations Center.