European Union Group developing specifications and requirements for Climbing and Walking robots.
The Joint Architecture for Unmanned Systems (JAUS) is an initiative to develop an architecture for unmanned systems. It defines messages and component behaviors that are independent of technology, computer hardware, operator use, and vehicle platforms and isolated from mission.
The Robotic Markup Language is an XML-based language for data representation and interchange in robotic applications.
Robotics Engineering Task Force
The RETF is an Intel research group attempting to formulate standards that specify reusable, interoperable building blocks for mobile robots. Their focus is on software framework and protocols.
XML-based Sensor Model Language for describing the geometric, dynamic, and radiometric properties of dynamic in-situ and remote sensors.
The Spacecraft Markup Language (SML) provides a standardized representation of commands, telemetry, science data, and other information to be used in the development of space probes.