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ETSI creates City Digital Profile group on smart cities

Sophia Antipolis, 2 November 2017

Cities to be procured interoperable smart solutions for their citizens

ETSI is pleased to announce the creation of a new Industry Specification Group "City Digital Profile" (ISG CDP) that will help accelerate the delivery of integrated citizen services and provide a technology road map for city leaders who will benefit from standardized solutions from their suppliers.

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Making Smart Cities Sustainable: ETSI workshop agenda now available

Sophia Antipolis, 11 May 2017

With over 50% of the worldwide population living in urban areas, making smart cities sustainable is a key urban development goal.

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New ETSI group on Context Information Management holds kick off meeting

Sophia Antipolis, 10 February 2017

ETSI today announced that the new ETSI Industry Specification Group on Context Information Management (ISG CIM), had a successful first general meeting with 12 companies and organizations taking part.

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ETSI launches new group on Context Information Management for smart city interoperability

Sophia Antipolis, 11 January 2017

ETSI is pleased to announce the creation of a new Industry Specification Group on cross-sector Context Information Management (ISG CIM) for smart cities applications and beyond.

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ETSI IoT-M2M workshop: approaching a smarter world

Sophia Antipolis, 25 November 2016

By 2020 each person is expected to have an average of four connected devices.

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Significant milestone for Smart City development

Sophia Antipolis, 25 August 2016

Major standards organizations from around the world agree to work together to help move cities faster to greater smartness

In the wake of the World Smart City Forum, which was held on 13 July 2016 in Singapore, representatives of IEC, ISO, ITU, IEEE, CEN-CENELEC and ETSI gathered for a meeting initiated by the IEC. This, meeting was a global first and part of an ongoing dialog among standards organizations.  The aim was to accelerate and better align Smart City standardization work, which is essential for successful Smart City deployment. Between 60% and 70% of humanity is expected to be living in urban environments by 2050. 

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ETSI 5G Summit: building a real cross-industry dialogue

Sophia Antipolis, 29 April 2016

ETSI's 5G summit, "from Myth to Reality", held last week at ETSI, attracted nearly 250 attendees. The summit focused on three key drivers for future 5G networks: massive mobile broadband, massive machine-type communication and ultra‐reliable and low latency communication. The summit was composed of four sessions of presentations, posters and panel discussions with speakers from across industry sectors.

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IoT, 5G, Security and Privacy focus of the 20th Global Standards Collaboration meeting

Sophia Antipolis, 28 April 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, Security and Privacy and the Role of Small and Medium-sized Business Enterprises (SMEs) were the focus of the 20th meeting of the Global Standards Collaboration (GSC), hosted by TSDSI in New Delhi, India 26-27 April 2016. These topics were chosen due to their significance for the development of future global communications. Approximately one hundred people from the twelve member organizations participated in the event.

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The Car Connectivity Consortium and ETSI Sign Co-operation Agreement

Sophia Antipolis, 18 November 2015

ETSI places MirrorLink® on path for adoption as an ETSI standard for connected car technology

The Car Connectivity Consortium, creators of MirrorLink®, today announced a co-operation agreement with ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) in which ETSI will formally explore adopting MirrorLink as an ETSI Technical Specification (TS). The CCC and ETSI reached the accord on 17 November at the 66th ETSI General Assembly meeting in Sophia Antipolis.

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Standardization experts discuss next steps in development of standards for smart energy grids

Brussels, 27 February 2015

The European Standardization Organizations – CEN, CENELEC and ETSI – have presented the results of their joint work to prepare and develop standards that will enable the deployment of flexible and efficient electricity networks, known as 'Smart Grids'. The three organizations have confirmed that they will continue to cooperate with the European Commission, the energy industry and other stakeholders in order to disseminate these results and promote the use of the identified standards. They will also facilitate the development of any further standards that may be needed.

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