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ETSI ISG makes ‘Light Speed' progress in standardization of Quantum Key Distribution (QKD)

ETSI  ERCIM Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 11th December 2008

Unbreakable encryption moving at ‘light speed' from Research to Standardisation with focus on Quantum Key Distribution.


ETSI test event proves Interoperability between IMS Networks based on 3GPP and ETSI TISPAN Standards

Sophia Antipolis, 19th November 2008

ETSI today announced the successful completion of an interoperability event IMS NNI (Network-to-Network Interface) based on publicly available test specifications for the Network-to-Network Interface for evolving telecommunication networks that are based on the IP Multimedia Sub-system (IMS).


Essential step achieved in the creation of the European Air Traffic Management Network

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France, 13 November 2008

First European Standard for Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control Systems (A-SMGCS) for the Single European Sky Interoperability Regulation adopted for public consultation.


RFID stakeholders world wide are being urged to participate in the European Commission-funded CASAGRAS project by joining its new, free, Global Forum at

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France, 15 October 2008

CASAGRAS and GRIFS have a common partner in ETSI coordinating the Cluster of all European RFID Projects which will lead to close co-operation between the projects.


ETSI ISG makes ‘Light Speed' progress in standardization of Quantum Key Distribution (QKD)

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 14 October 2008

Quantum cryptography has seen exponential focus from industry and research in recent years, making rapid progress and extending into a competitive industry with commercial products.


2nd ETSI REMOTE XAdES INTEROPERABILITY EVENT proves Interoperability between XAdES v1.3.2 implementations (BES, EPES, T, C, X, XL and A-forms)

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France -  30 September 2008

ETSI announces the successful completion of the second XAdES interoperability event (18 September, 2008) supported by the latest version of the ETSI XAdES Remote PlugtestTM Portal. By connecting to the portal, participants were able to remotely perform interoperability tests of their XAdES implementations.


Cars ‘Talking and Hearing in Harmony' - a Smart Move for ETSI! Newly published ETSI Harmonized Standard enables market placement of radio equipment for road safety and traffic management.

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 30 September 2008

As part of the fight to reduce road accidents and traffic jams, ETSI has published a Harmonized Standard enabling the automotive industry to introduce radio systems for ‘smart' vehicle communications systems, so called ‘co-operative' systems.


B2B – ETSI "Doubles" Event Does The Business For eSolutions

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 20 August 2008

The formula of running an ETSI Plugtests™ event in parallel with an ETSI Workshop has proved the perfect formula for eSolution stakeholders as event attendees file feedback following their summer breaks.


Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT) systems now "Fit for the Internet"

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 6 August 2008

ETSI is pleased to announce the latest Release of the DECT standard, the dominating technology for cordless residential and business applications.


ETSI sets new standards for trust in communication security

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 28 July 2008

It sounds like science fiction, but quantum cryptography will bring new levels of confidentiality and privacy of communication in the future ICT world and thus become the driver for the success of numerous services in the fields of e-government, e-commerce, e-health, transmission of biometric data, intelligent transport systems and many others. Due to the astonishing effects of quantum physics, quantum encrypted messages are totally immune from eavesdropping.