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ETSI publishes European Standards for Intelligent Transport Systems

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.


ETSI Network Function Virtualization enters Phase 2

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.


ETSI renews leadership team, appoints Mr. Simon Hicks as General Assembly Chairman

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.


Pioneering oneM2M specifications come to life in showcase event demonstrations

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


ETSI announces first meeting of new standardization group on Mobile-edge Computing

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.


Quantum-Safe Cryptography workshop unveils latest developments in cryptography

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.


2nd Workshop on Smart Appliances at ETSI

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.