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ETSI creates new standardization group to pave the way for Next Generation Protocols

Sophia Antipolis, 26 January 2016

ETSI has opened a new Industry Specification Group to commence work on Next Generation Protocols, looking at evolving communications and networking protocols to provide the scale, security, mobility and ease of deployment required for the connected society of the 21st century. The first meeting of this group took place on 21 January 2016, and was hosted by BSI, the UK National Standards Organization, at their offices in London.

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ETSI Seeks Harmonization of NFV Information Modelling across Standards Bodies and Open Source

Louisville, Colorado, 15 January 2016

First multi-organization workshop bringing the NFV community together

This week ETSI’s Industry Specification Group for Network Functions Virtualisation (ETSI NFV) convened a ground-breaking industry workshop to align cloud-centric initiatives and network-centric initiatives to ensure successful realization of NFV through automation.

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ETSI Mobile Edge Computing ISG announces first Proofs of Concept

Sophia Antipolis, 22 December 2015

MEC ISG celebrates first anniversary

One year after its first meeting, ETSI's Industry Specification Group on Mobile Edge Computing (ISG MEC) met at ETSI for its fifth meeting and announced three Proofs of Concept demonstrations. Mobile Edge Computing is considered a key technology for future 5G networks and the initiative gained momentum over the last year, with many articles and papers referring to Mobile Edge Computing and market intelligence reports on MEC from IDC, ABI and Gartner, for instance.

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ETSI M2M event highlights need for interoperability in the IoT landscape

Sophia Antipolis, 18 December 2015

Showcasing oneM2M specifications implemented around the world

To address the M2M and IoT market, ETSI held its annual M2M Workshop featuring the oneM2M Showcase from 9 to 11 December in its headquarters at Sophia Antipolis, France. The programme included a wide range of presentations, exciting panel sessions, live surveys as well as demonstrations implementing oneM2M specifications.

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ETSI launches new standards group for next generation UltraHD TV

Sophia Antipolis, 17 December 2015

ETSI's new Industry Specification Group on intelligent Compound Content Management (CCM) met for their kick off meeting on 16 December at ETSI in Sophia Antipolis, France. The intelligent Compound Content Management ISG is working on a standardized solution to define a scalable and flexible decoding system for consumer electronics devices from UltraHD televisions to smart phones. This solution simultaneously meets the needs of existing and next generation receivers and set-top boxes. The founding members of the group are BT Group Plc, Dolby Laboratories Inc, STMicroelectronics and Telefonica S.A.

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ETSI investigates Powerline HDMI for very high bit rate HD and UHD video

Sophia Antipolis, 11 December 2015

ETSI's Powerline Telecommunications Technical Committee (TC PLT) has published a Technical Report assessing the benefits of the powerline HDMI technology (PHDMI) for HD/UHD video transmission.

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Open Source and Standards Work Together at ETSI

Sophia Antipolis, 24 November 2015

At the ETSI summit on Open Source and Standardization, which took place in Sophia Antipolis on 19 November, Mr. Luis Jorge Romero, ETSI Director General, introduced the event with these words:

“Clichés tend to perceive the world of standards as the middle aged black tie conservative people in competition with young hacker-like free spirit open source developers. Well, those times are long gone.”

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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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ETSI releases new specification for HbbTV 2.0

Sophia Antipolis, 16 November 2015

An enriched experience for interactive TV on all devices

ETSI has just released the latest specification on hybrid broadcast broadband TV (HbbTV), TS 102 796 V.1.3.1, which corresponds to HbbTV 2.0. The latest HbbTV release adds support for new capabilities including companion device support, HTML5 user experience and support for advanced video delivery features such as Ultra HD and High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) to enhance the consumer experience. The HbbTV standard allows creation of TV services that combine broadcast and over-the-top content. This hybrid broadcast broadband TV standard creates a global open platform as an alternative to proprietary technologies and extends the user experience.

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ETSI builds on Indo-European success for 2nd New Delhi event on ICT standards

New Delhi, 4 November 2015

Today, ETSI is organizing its 2nd Indo-European dialogue on ICT standards & Emerging Technologies event, held in New Delhi, India.

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