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ETSI sets a worldwide first with a tractor that communicates with cars

Sophia Antipolis, 24 October 2018

Improved road safety in rural areas

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CEN, CENELEC, ETSI, the European Commission and EFTA organize third Indo-European conference on standards and emerging technology

New Delhi, India, 26 April 2018

Today, CEN, CENELEC, ETSI along with the European Commission (EC) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), in the framework of their Project SESEI (Seconded European Standardization Expert in India) and in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), organized the third Indo-European conference on Standards and Emerging Technologies, held in New Delhi, India.

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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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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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European Parliament makes eCall mandatory from 2018

Sophia Antipolis, 7 May 2015

2,500 lives per year expected to be saved throughout Europe with eCall

On 28 April 2015, the European Parliament adopted the legislation on eCall type approval requirements and made it mandatory for all new models of cars to be equipped with eCall technology from 31 March 2018 onward.

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CEN and ETSI deliver first set of standards for Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS)

Berlin, 12 February 2014

A key step towards connected cars in Europe

CEN and ETSI have confirmed today, at the 6th ETSI workshop on ITS in Berlin, that the basic set of standards for Cooperative Intelligence Transport Systems (C-ITS), as requested by the European Commission in 2009, have now been adopted and issued. The so-called 'Release 1 specifications' developed by CEN and ETSI will enable vehicles made by different manufacturers to communicate with each other and with the road infrastructure systems.

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5G mobile system requirements discussed at ETSI Future Mobile Summit

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 27 November 2013

The ETSI Future Mobile Summit held on 21 November 2013 in Mandelieu, near Cannes, France, gathered high level experts from the research and academic community, industry leaders and the European Commission to discuss the next generation of mobile technology which will be developed to succeed the 4G systems currently being deployed.

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ETSI ITS workshop has global reach

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 27 February 2012

Smart, safe, sustainable traffic using Cooperative ITS was the focus of ETSI's fourth workshop on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), held from 7 to 9 February 2012 in Doha, Qatar.

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Successful ITS Interoperability Testing: A New Step Towards The Deployment Of Cooperative Mobility Systems

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 7 December 2011

14 vendors demonstrated the interoperability of their ETSI standards-based ITS Cooperative Mobility Systems at the first joint ETSI and ERTICO ITS PlugtestsTM event from 14th to 18th of November 2011, at the High Tech Automotive Campus of Helmond, in the Netherlands.

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ETSI hosts Air Traffic Management VoIP interoperability tests

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - June 2011

ETSI's Centre for Testing and Interoperability (CTI), in cooperation with EUROCONTROL and EUROCAE WG67, has organized a fourth Air Traffic Management (ATM) VoIP Plugtests™ interoperability testing event.  The event took place from the 20th to the 24th of June, in Sophia Antipolis, France, close to ETSI's headquarters and involved 12 ATM equipment suppliers.  The interoperability tests are based on the EUROCAE specification ED-136 – 'VoIP Air Traffic Management System Operational and Technical Requirements' and on EUROCAE specification ED-137A – 'Interoperability Standards for VoIP ATM Components'.

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