xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry


Since last year, I worked with IEEE to standardize the Experience API (xAPI) specification. Most of my work is with the IEEE-LTSC but recently a few other IEEE standards groups expressed interest in using xAPI. ” First, a small team will draft a Project Authorization Request for IEEE-LTSC. In not-so-technical terms, this is the activity stream/statements part of xAPI.

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xAPI, LRS – The Interview

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ADL, IEEE and many people and businesses talking about this technology call it xAPI. I was told xAPI is in IEEE’s hands? What is IEEE? IEEE is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers — an international, industry standards body. IEEE also specifies USB and WiFi and a host of other standards we take for granted but help ensure things “just work” as expected. That’s the means by which I’m able to lead the effort in IEEE.

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