Sophia Antipolis, 19 February 2014

The European Standardization Organizations – CEN, CENELEC and ETSI – are pleased to announce the publication of a new European Standard on accessibility requirements for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) products and services. This new standard (EN 301 549) is the first European Standard for accessible ICT. It is intended in particular for use by public authorities and other public sector bodies during procurement, to ensure that websites, software, digital devices are more accessible – so they may be used by persons with a wide range of abilities.


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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Sophia Antipolis, 31 January 2014

oneM2M has made significant progress in its requirements, architecture and protocol standardization work during its eighth face to face Technical Plenary (TP 8) and Working Groups meeting in Miyazaki, Japan on 9-13 December 2013.

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Sophia Antipolis, France – 15 January 2014

ETSI, the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) standards organization, has released its new white paper on ICT security related standards today. This white paper describes the security-related work undertaken in each of ETSI’s technology fields, including mobile/wireless communications, network infrastructure, electronic signatures, smart cards and emergency telecommunications.

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Sophia Antipolis, France – 16 December 2013

The final report from ETSI’s Cloud Standards Coordination initiative was made public on December 11 in Brussels. The report was delivered at an event jointly organized between ETSI and the European Commission attended by over 100 experts from the cloud community.

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ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 13 December 2013

The ETSI Special Committee on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR SC) met in Frankfurt in Germany from 10 to 12 December 2013. This last meeting of 2013 was attended by ETSI’s partner the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), representatives of the European Commission's (EC) Directorates General Competition, Enterprise and Industry, Internal Market and Services as well as Communications Networks, Content and Technology, the Department of Justice (DoJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of the United States, as well as a large number of ETSI members.

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ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 4 December 2013

Intelligent Transport System standards tested for innovative safety critical car-to-car communication

ETSI, in collaboration with ERTICO, has organized the latest in a series of Plugtests™ interoperability events for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Cooperative Systems. This event was hosted by CETECOM, from 25 to 29 November in Essen, Germany.

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ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 3 December 2013

ETSI and the ULE Alliance have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to align their work on development and promotion of the DECT™ ULE standard. The agreement was signed at the ETSI General Assembly held on 19 and 20 November 2013 in Mandelieu, near Cannes, France.