News stories featuring ETSI:
March 14th, 2017
Industry bodies ETSI, GlobalPlatform and the NFC Forum are working together to standardise the implementation and management of NFC services “across all technologies and platforms”. The aim is for such services to “successfully coexist within a device and operate as intended”, the organisations say. “For consumers, this clarity brings guarantees that services will work as advertised, regardless of the hosting contactless environment.”
February 15th, 2016
SIMalliance has updated its Open Mobile API (OMAPI) specification, which sets out how mobile applications may access different secure elements on a mobile device and is mandated by EMVCo for mobile contactless payments. “A key update in v3.2 addresses requirements from ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) and GSMA to give the mobile application additional control to properly retrieve information from the secure element (SE),” the trade association says.
September 22nd, 2011
The company’s new Mobile Test Centre enables NFC solutions to be checked for compliance with specifications set by a wide range of industry associations and standards bodies.
June 6th, 2011
Technical specifications have been finalised, the French government is providing €20m to promote the adoption of NFC services and four mobile network operators and four banks have announced they will deploy NFC services nationally in the spring of 2012.
February 28th, 2011
AT4 Wireless and Collis have teamed up to jointly offer a full range of NFC and mobile payments test solutions. The new partnership sees the two companies able to offer Collis’ SWP-HCI Test Suites, GlobalPlatform…
February 10th, 2010
The NFC Forum has signed a series of agreements, with the GSM Association (GSMA), EMVCo and the Smart Card Alliance, designed to enable it to work more closely with each of the associations on the…
October 27th, 2009
Mobile test equipment specialist Comprion has launched a digital Single Wire Protocol (SWP) and Host Controller Interface (HCI) simulator that allows the synchronous simulating and testing of both the contact and contactless sides of NFC…
October 5th, 2009
GlobalPlatform has set up a Transportation Task Force with the aim of actively contributing to the evolution of smart ticketing solutions. Ultimately, the goal is to develop a standard travel media that will offer multi…
September 29th, 2009
American Express has become the latest Full Member of GlobalPlatform, the international smart card specifications body whose technical specifications for cards, devices and systems are used in more than 300 million smart cards and two…
July 7th, 2009
The mobile communications giant has added its NFC-related patents to a pool of IP and rights managed and made available for joint licensing by Via Licensing.
April 24th, 2009
Orange, Sunrise and Swisscom have formed a working group, open to all, with the aim of developing a standardised, national NFC platform from early 2010.
April 2nd, 2009
The twenty companies on the shortlist for the titles of “The Best NFC Service of the Year” and “The Most Innovative NFC Research Project of the Year” have been revealed…
March 9th, 2009
The new product offering uses the Single Wire Protocol to securely link a Gemalto SIM card with an embedded secure element from Inside Contactless.
February 9th, 2009
Toshiba has made a move into the SIM market with the introduction of a Single Wire Protocol compliant NFC USIM.
November 19th, 2008
The mobile industry association has finalised its device requirements for NFC handsets and called on manufacturers to put phones incorporating the Single Wire Protocol interface into consumers’ hands by the middle of next year.
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