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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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ETSI Security Week to address cybersecurity standardization challenges

Sophia Antipolis, 4 May 2017

In order to help tackle the serious threats posed to network security, ETSI will stage a comprehensive week-long event devoted to this increasingly crucial subject.

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Industry Bodies Align To Standardize On-Device NFC Service Management

Sophia Antipolis, 13 March 2017

Collaboration ensures predictable behavior of an NFC service regardless of where it is hosted and other services being delivered

ETSI, GlobalPlatform and the NFC Forum today detailed a standardized approach to implementing and managing NFC services across all technologies and platforms.

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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 publishes European Standards to support eIDAS regulation

Sophia Antipolis, 8 July 2016

Electronic signatures, electronic seals and electronic time-stamps support the digital economy

Since 1 July 2016 the major part of the European Union's (EU) eIDAS regulation applies. The eIDAS regulation is Regulation (EU) N°910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market.

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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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