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ETSI Artificial Intelligence Summit puts things into perspective

Sophia Antipolis, 5 April 2019

Luis Jorge Romero, the ETSI Director-General, opened the day’s proceedings by recognizing the quantity of “natural intelligence” attending the ETSI summit on AI. Dirk Weiler, the ETSI Board Chairman, launched the debate by asking the provocative question to the audience: “does AI really need standardization?”.


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2019 ETSI Fellows unveiled at General Assembly award ceremony

Sophia Antipolis, 3 April 2019

On 2 April during the 73rd General Assembly dinner, ETSI unveiled its three 2019 ETSI Fellows for their outstanding contribution to ETSI’s work. Awards were granted to Roberto Macchi, David Chater-Lea and Friedhelm Hillebrand.

The award ceremony took place in the beautiful Domaine de Barbossi, a resort comprising high class hotel and restaurants, a golf and tennis course and a country club, located in Mandelieu la Napoule on the Côte d’Azur.


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ETSI re-elects Director-General Luis Jorge Romero

Sophia Antipolis, 2 April 2019

During their 73rd General Assembly, 2-3 April 2019, ETSI members re-elected the current ETSI Director-General Mr. Luis Jorge Romero with an overwhelming majority on the first ballot.


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ETSI releases three specifications for cloud-based digital signatures

Sophia Antipolis, 2 April 2019

The ETSI technical committee on Electronic Signature Infrastructure (TC ESI) has just released a set of three Technical Specifications for cloud-based digital signatures supporting mobile devices: ETSI TS 119 431-1, ETSI TS 119 431-2 and ETSI TS 119 432. This new set of standards supports the creation of digital signatures in the cloud, facilitating digital signature deployment by avoiding the need for specialized user software and secure devices.


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22nd Global Standards Collaboration meeting convenes world’s leading standards bodies in Montreux, Switzerland

Sophia Antipolis, 28 March 2019

The 22nd meeting of the Global Standards Collaboration (GSC), a high-level gathering of the world’s leading information and communication technologies (ICT) standards organizations, took place from 26-27 March 2019, hosted by IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) and ISO (International Organization for Standardization) in Montreux, Switzerland.  GSC members shared their priorities and focused on Smart Sustainable Cities and AI (Artificial Intelligence). 


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ETSI Licensed Shared Access specifications for a trial in Portugal to support 5G deployment

Sophia Antipolis, 27 March 2019

Spectrum usage in the mid-term will tend to focus more on spectrum sharing among the various radiocommunications systems, as a principle rather than as an exception and technological and regulatory solutions need to be found that allow for this implementation. With 5G coming soon, Licensed Shared Access (LSA) gives carriers new spectrum capabilities in the absence of incumbent.


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ETSI offers a Novel Approach to Standards Education

Sophia Antipolis, 25 March 2019

ETSI has released a new set of classroom teaching materials on ICT standardization. A comprehensive textbook, “Understanding ICT Standardization: Principles and Practice”, together with an extensive slide pack have been developed with the support of the European Commission and the EFTA Secretariat.


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ETSI Multi-access Edge Computing releases Phase 2 specifications

Sophia Antipolis, 21 March 2019

The ETSI Multi-access Edge Computing group (MEC ISG) announces the release of its first set of Phase 2 specifications, including ETSI GS MEC 002 which includes new requirements for Phase 2, ETSI GS MEC 003 dealing with architecture and framework, and  ETSI GS MEC 009 giving general principles for service APIs.



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ETSI Intelligent Transport Systems workshop outlines global projects

Sophia Antipolis, 8 March 2019

The annual ETSI Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) workshop ended after 2 days of intensive discussions and networking opportunities between industry, the European Commission and stakeholders involved in Cooperative ITS deployment (C-ITS) worldwide.