Sophia Antipolis, 5 December 2014
Now connected cars find their way in Europe
ETSI has just published two European Standards for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS): the specification of Cooperative Awareness Basic Service - EN 302 637-2, and the specification of Decentralized Environmental Notification Basic Service - EN 302 637-3. They define the message sets needed for running Cooperative ITS safety critical applications. Published as Technical Specifications in Release 1 of ETSI ITS, the ENs have been prepared taking into account feedback from Plugtests™ interoperability testing workshops organized by ETSI for the industry, as well as feedback from implementation. They were developed under Mandate 453 of the European Commission.
Sophia Antipolis, 4 December 2014
New leadership, organization, and renewed focus on implementation
The ETSI Network Functions Virtualization Industry Specification Group (NFV ISG) has completed its 8th meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona, with over 200 participants kicking-off Phase 2 of the work.
ETSI Summit on Critical and Emergency Communications explores solutions to make the world safer for all
Sophia Antipolis, 26 November 2014
The ETSI summit on critical and emergency communications, held on 20 November in ETSI’s newly extended amphitheatre in Sophia Antipolis, attracted participants from many sectors. Regulators, public authorities, users, analysts, standard organizations and industry associations gave insights of their expertise and shared their own experiences in the provision of critical and emergency communications, or in using these technologies to save lives.
Sophia Antipolis, 20 November 2014
At their 64th General Assembly held on 18-19 November 2014, ETSI members have appointed Mr. Simon Hicks of the UK government Digital Economy Unit as Chairman of the ETSI General Assembly, for a two-year term of office.
ETSI issues new specification for embedded communication modules for machine to machine communications
Sophia Antipolis, 18 November 2014
ETSI’s Industry Specification Group (ISG) for Surface Mount Technique (SMT) has released its group specification for embedded communication modules for machine to machine communications.
Sophia Antipolis, 10 November 2014
Industry-leading vendors and operators come together to present and demonstrate the latest advances in M2M and Internet of Things technologies
Sophia Antipolis, 30 October 2014
IT and cloud-computing capabilities in close proximity to mobile subscribers
ETSI is launching a new Industry Specification Group (ISG) for Mobile-edge Computing (MEC). The initiative was announced during the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress in Dusseldorf in Germany, taking place from 14-17 October. The first meeting of the group will take place, December 2-4, 2014 in Munich, Germany.
Sophia Antipolis, 28 October 2014
ETSI, in partnership with the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), organized its second Quantum-Safe Crypto workshop on 6-7 October in Ottawa, Canada. The workshop was aimed at developing short and medium term objectives needed to reach the goal of a quantum-safe cryptographic infrastructure. Indeed since quantum computers will be able to break certain cryptographic keys, it is then essential to work on a quantum-safe system.
Sophia Antipolis, 22 October 2014
The second workshop jointly organized by the European Commission’s DG CONNECT and ETSI on smart appliances took place at ETSI in Sophia Antipolis on 14 October.
ETSI’s Director General, Mr. Luis Jorge Romero, named one of Global Telecoms Business Power100 for 2014
Sophia Antipolis, 2 October 2014
Global Telecoms Business magazine and website has named Luis Jorge Romero, Director General of ETSI, as one of the most powerful people in the telecommunications industry worldwide, joining top executives from the industry’s leading companies.