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January 11, 2013 2nd International Workshop on Standards and Technologies
 in Multimedia Archives and Records (STAR) - call for participation

December 12, 2012
The 104th General Assembly held in Sapporo, December 12, 2012, approved the following documents:
 
  • ECMA-74 12th edition - Measurement of Airborne Noise emitted by Information Technology and Telecommunications Equipment
  • ECMA-109 6th edition - Declared Noise Emission Values of Information Technology and Telecommunications Equipment
  • ECMA-376 4th edition - Office Open XML File Formats
  • ECMA-402 1st edition - ECMAScript Internationalization API Specification
  • ECMA TR/105 1st edition - A Shaped Noise File Representative of Speech
December 12, 2012 Ecma International welcomes the following new member:
Swissaudec (SPC)
September 21, 2012 2nd International Workshop on Standards and Technologies
 in Multimedia Archives and Records (STAR)

June 25, 2012
The 103rd General Assembly held in Vienna, June 25, 2012, approved the following documents:
 
  • ECMA-335 6th edition - Common Language Infrastructure (CLI)
  • ECMA-348 5th edition - Web Services Description Language (WSDL) for CSTA Phase III
  • ECMA-373 2nd edition - Near Field Communication Wired Interface (NFC–WI)
  • ECMA-390 2nd edition - Front-End Configuration Command for NFC-WI (NFC-FEC)
  • ECMA-392 2nd edition - MAC and PHY for Operation in TV White Space
  • ECMA-393 2nd edition - proxZzzyTM for sleeping hosts
  • ECMA TR/84 6th edition - Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) - Information Derived from Partition IV XML File
June 25, 2012 Ecma International welcomes the following new members:
eBay (OM)
Tadiran Telecom (SME)
jQuery Foundation (NFP)
February 21, 2012 Ecma International has published its annual yearbook Ecma Memento 2012

December 6, 2011
The 102nd General Assembly held in San Francisco, December 6, 2011, approved the following documents:
 
  • ECMA-269 9th edition - Services for Computer Supported Telecommunications Applications (CSTA) Phase III
  • ECMA-285 4th edition - ASN.1 for Computer Supported Telecommunications Applications (CSTA) Phase III
  • ECMA-323 6th edition - XML Protocol for Computer Supported Telecommunications Applications (CSTA) Phase III
  • ECMA-366 3rd edition - WS-Session - Web Services for Application Session Services
  • ECMA-400 1st edition - Smart Data Centre Resource Monitoring and Control
  • ECMA-401 1st edition - Close Capacitive Coupling Communication Physical Layer (CCCC PHY)
  • ECMA TR/104 1st edition - ECMA-262 Test Suite
December 6, 2011 Ecma International welcomes the following new member:
Nomad3D (SPC)
September 30, 2011 Ecma International mourns the loss of Mike Smith
September 5, 2011 ISO Focus+: 50 years of ICT collaboration
August 19, 2011 Change of guards in the management of Ecma TC26 - Acoustics
July 19, 2011 ANSI congratulates Ecma International on its 50th Anniversary
July 5, 2011 Ecma publishes new Standard on Close Proximity Electric Induction Wireless Communications
June 30, 2011 Ecma International celebrates its 50th anniversary
June 30, 2011 ISO/IEC and Ecma International ratify “ES5.1”, the latest ECMAScript specification of Ecma International

June 29, 2011
The 101st General Assembly held in Divonne, June 29, 2011, approved the following documents:
 
  • ECMA-262 5.1 edition - ECMAScript Language Specification
  • ECMA-376 3rd edition - Office Open XML File Formats
  • ECMA-398 1st edition - Close Proximity Electric Induction Wireless Communications
  • ECMA-399 1st edition - Procedure for the Registration of Assigned Numbers for ECMA-398
  • ECMA TR/103 1st edition - Business Trunking - NGCN-NGN Interfaces Implementation Guide
June 29, 2011 Ecma International welcomes the following new members:
Broadcom (AM)
EPFL (NFP)
University of Electro-Communications (NFP)
March 2, 2011 Ecma publishes new Standard on Test Method for the Estimation of Lifetime of Optical Media for Long-term Data Storage
February 17, 2011 New Ecma Technical Report surveys Personal Network architecture and standardisation needs
January 20, 2011 Ecma International has published its annual yearbook Ecma Memento 2011

December 8, 2010
The 100th General Assembly held in Montreux, December 8, 2010, approved the following documents:
 
  • ECMA-74 11th edition - Measurement of Airborne Noise emitted by Information Technology and Telecommunications Equipment
  • ECMA-108 5th edition - Measurement of High-frequency Noise emitted by Information Technology and Telecommunications Equipment
  • ECMA-109 5th edition - Declared Noise Emission Values of Information Technology and Telecommunications Equipment
  • ECMA-285 3rd edition - Protocol for Computer Supported Telecommunications Applications (CSTA) Phase III
  • ECMA-328 5th edition - Determination of Chemical Emission Rates from Electronic Equipment
  • ECMA-335 5th edition - Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) Partitions I to VI
  • ECMA-341 4th edition - Environmental Design Considerations for ICT & CE Products
  • ECMA-383 3rd edition - Measuring the Energy Consumption of Personal Computing Products
  • ECMA-387 2nd edition - High Rate 60 GHz PHY, MAC and PALs
  • ECMA-394 1st edition - Recordable Compact Disc Systems CD-R Multi-Speed
  • ECMA-395 1st edition - Recordable Compact Disc Systems CD-RW Ultra-Speed
  • ECMA-396 1st edition - Test Method for the Estimation of Lifetime of Optical Media for Long-term Data Storage
  • ECMA-397 1st edition - SDVLC
  • ECMA TR/84 5th edition - Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) - Information Derived from Partition IV XML File
  • ECMA TR/92 2nd edition - Corporate Telecommunication Networks – Mobility for Enterprise Communications
  • ECMA TR/99 2nd edition - Constant Sound Power Fan Curves for Small Air-moving Devices
  • ECMA TR/101 2nd edition - Next Generation Corporate Networks (NGCN) - Emergency Calls
  • ECMA TR/102 1st edition - Personal Networks – Overview and Standardization Needs
December 8, 2010 Ecma International welcomes the following new members:
Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science (NFP)
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (NFP)

June 17, 2010
The 99th General Assembly held in Tokyo, June 17, 2010, approved the following documents:
 
  • ECMA-352 2nd edition - Near Field Communication Interface and Protocol -2 (NFCIP-2)
  • ECMA-379 3rd edition - Test Method for the Estimation of the Archival Lifetetime of Optical Media
  • ECMA-382 2nd edition - 120 mm (8,54 Gbytes per side) and 80 mm (2,66 Gbytes per side) DVD Recordable Disk for Dual Layer (DVD-R for DL)
  • ECMA-385 2nd edition - NFC-SEC: NFCIP-1 Security Services and Protocol
  • ECMA-386 2nd edition - NFC-SEC-01: NFC-SEC Cryptography Standard using ECDH and AES
June 17, 2010 Ecma International welcomes the following new members:
Brown University (NFP)
The Center For the Image (NFP)

May 6, 2010 EPFL and Ecma International organized a successful International Workshop on Standards and Technologies in Multimedia Archives and Records (STAR)
May 3, 2010 Ecma International publishes ProxZzzy Standard for network connected sleep
April 9, 2010 The agenda of the 1st International Workshop on Standards and Technologies in Multimedia Archives and Records (STAR) is available here
March 18, 2010 Ecma International has published its annual yearbook Ecma Memento 2010
February 19, 2010 Standard ECMA-393 "ProxZzzy for sleeping hosts" was approved in February 2010 by letter ballot
February 18, 2010 1st International Workshop on Standards and Technologies
 in Multimedia Archives and Records (STAR)
26th - 27th April 2010, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
December 22, 2009 Ecma International approves new Patent Policy Document (“Code of Conduct in Patent Matters”)
December 15, 2009 Ecma International approves major revision of ECMAScript

December 3, 2009
The 98th General Assembly held in Mountain View, December 3, 2009, approved the following documents:
 
  • ECMA-392 1st edition - MAC and PHY for operation in TV White Space
  • ECMA-391 1st edition - Memory-Spot Interface and Protocol (MSIP-1)
  • ECMA-390 1st edition - Front-End Configuration Command
  • ECMA-389 1st edition - Procedure for the Registration of Categories for ECMA-383 2nd edition
  • ECMA-383 2nd edition - Measuring the Energy Consumption of Personal Computing Products              
  • ECMA-328 4th edition - Determination of Chemical Emission Rates from Electronic Equipment
  • ECMA-262 5th edition - ECMAScript Language Specification
  • ECMA TR/101 1st edition - Next Generation Corporate Networks (NGCN) - Emergency Calls
  • ECMA TR/100 1st edition - Next Generation Corporate Networks (NGCN) - Security of Session-based Communications
  • ECMA TR/99 1st edition - Constant Sound Power Fan Curves for Small Air-moving Devices
December 3, 2009 Ecma International welcomes the following new members:
NVIDIA (OM)
QUADRAC (SPC)
Archive Disc Test Center (NFP)


June 16, 2009
The 97th General Assembly held in Budapest, June 16, 2009, approved the following documents:
 
  • ECMA-388 1st edition - Open XML Paper Specification
  • ECMA-370 4th edition - TED - Eco Declaration logo              
  • ECMA-348 4th edition - Web Services Description Language (WSDL) for CSTA Phase III
  • ECMA-323 5th edition - XML Protocol for Computer Supported Telecommunications Applications (CSTA) Phase III
  • ECMA-269 8th edition - Services for Computer Supported Telecommunications Applications (CSTA) Phase III
  • ECMA TR/98 1st edition - JPEG File Interchange Format (JFIF)
  • ECMA TR/97 1st edition - Guide for Assessment of Human Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields from Multimedia Products in accordance with IEC/EN 62311
  • ECMA TR/82 2nd edition - Scenarios for Computer Supported Telecommunications Applications (CSTA) Phase III
June 16, 2009 Ecma International welcomes the following new members:
AMD (OM)
Company 100 (SPC)
Staff DotNet (SPC)
University of South Florida (NFP)
Institute of Computer Science & Technology - Peking University (NFP)
April 22, 2009 TC46 releases final draft of XML Paper Specification 1.6
February 18, 2009 Ecma historical archive has been completed on the Ecma website
December 16, 2008 Ecma publishes ECMA-376 Edition 2
December 8, 2008 Ecma publishes 60 GHz Standard
December 4, 2008 The 96th General Assembly held in Nice, December 4, 2008, approved the following documents:
 
  • ECMA-387 1st edition - High Rate 60 GHz PHY, MAC and HDMI PAL
  • ECMA-386 1st edition - NFC-SEC-01: NFC-SEC Cryptography Standard using ECDH and AES
  • ECMA-385 1st edition - NFC-SEC: NFCIP-1 Security Services and Protocol
  • ECMA-384 1st edition - 120 mm (8,54 Gbytes per side) and 80 mm (2,66 Gbytes per side) DVD Re-recordable Disk for Dual Layer (DVD-RW for DL)
  • ECMA-379 2nd edition - Test Method for the Estimation of the Archival Lifetime of Optical Media
  • ECMA-376 2nd edition -Office Open XML File Formats
  • ECMA-370 3rd edition - TED - Eco Declaration logo              
  • ECMA-369 3rd edition - MAC-PHY Interface for ECMA-368
  • ECMA-368 3rd edition - High Rate Ultra Wideband PHY and MAC Standard
  • ECMA-108 4th edition - Measurement of High-frequency Noise emitted by Information Technology and Telecommunications Equipment
  • ECMA-74 10th edition - Measurement of Airborne Noise Emitted by Information Technology and Telecommunications Equipment
December 4, 2008 Ecma International welcomes the following new members:
Fuji Xerox (AM)
Realtek Semiconductor (AM)
Right Hemisphere (SME)
Delft University of Technology (NFP)
IBBT (NFP)
LBNL (NFP)
Software Engineering Institute (NFP)
UC Santa Cruz (NFP)
US Department of Defense (NFP)

November 20, 2008 Ecma demonstrates multi-gigabit radio
September 4, 2008 Ecma historical archive has been published on the Ecma website

September 2, 2008 WiMedia Alliance and Ecma International formalize joint development relationship

August 19, 2008 Ecma Technical Committee 39 coalesces on future direction of Web Programming Language (the white paper is available here)
June 18, 2008 Release of working draft XML Paper Specification 1.2 and availability of a feedback channel
June 10, 2008 The 95th General Assembly held in San Jose, June 10, 2008, approved the following documents:
 
  • ECMA TR/96 1st edition - Next Generation Corporate Networks (NGCN) - Identification and Routing
  • ECMA TR/95 1st edition - Next Generation Corporate Networks (NGCN) - General
  • ECMA-383 1st edition - Measuring Energy Consumption, Performance and Capabilities of ICT and CE Products
  • ECMA-382 1st edition - 120 mm (8,54 Gbytes per side) and 80 mm (2,66 Gbytes per side) DVD Recordable Disk for Dual Layer (DVD-R for DL)
  • ECMA-374 2nd edition - Data Interchange on 120 mm and 80 mm
    Optical Disk using +RW DL Format – Capacity: 8,55 and 2,66 Gbytes per Side (Recording speed 2,4X)
  • ECMA-371 2nd edition - Data Interchange on 120 mm and 80 mm
    Optical Disk using +RW HS Format - Capacity: 4,7 and 1,46 Gbytes per Side (Recording speed 8X)
  • ECMA-366 2nd edition - WS-Session - Web Services for Application Session Services
  • ECMA-355 3rd edition - Corporate Telecommunication Networks - Tunnelling of QSIG over SIP
  • ECMA-349 4th edition - Data Interchange on 120 mm and 80 mm Optical Disk using +R Format – Capacity: 4,7 and 1,46 Gbytes per Side (Recording speed up to 16X)
  • ECMA-341 3rd edition - Environmental Design Considerations for ICT & CE Products
  • ECMA-337 4th edition - Data Interchange on 120 mm and 80 mm
    Optical Disk using +RW Format – Capacity: 4,7 and 1,46 Gbytes per Side (Recording speed up to 4X)
June 10, 2008

Ecma International welcomes the following new members:
NEC Europe (AM)
Opera Software (SME)
Sixtycom (SPC)
Dojo Foundation (NFP)
Institute for Infocomm Research (NFP)
Northeastern University (NFP)
Stanford University (NFP)

April 21, 2008 ISO and IEC have published ISO/IEC 10995 (ECMA-379), a test method for the estimation of the archival lifetime of optical media
April 1, 2008 ISO and IEC approve Office Open XML document format standard
March 3, 2008 Restructuration of some Ecma Technical Committees and Task Groups
March 3, 2008 Fast-track of ECMA-376: ISO/IEC Ballot Resolution Meeting concluded – Final 30 days of National Body deliberation on DIS 29500
February 5, 2008 ISO and IEC approve optical disc test standard for archival grade media
January 14, 2008 Proposed dispositions for National Body comments on DIS 29500 complete – New phase to begin
January 7, 2008 Continued progress in addressing National Body comments for DIS 29500 – Final disposition report due next week
December 21, 2007 New proposed dispositions extend progress in addressing all National Body comments, seek to document and resolve legacy issues – Nearly 2/3 of comments now reviewed
December 13, 2007 The 94th General Assembly held in Nice, December 13, 2007, approved the following documents:
 
  • ECMA TR/93 1st edition - Measuring Emissions from Modules
  • ECMA TR/94 1st edition - Assessment of the Human Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields for Low Power Electronic and Electrical Apparatus according to EN 50371:2002
  • ECMA-364 3rd edition - Data Interchange on 120 mm and 80 mm Optical Disk using +R DL Format – Capacity: 8,55 and 2,66 Gbytes per Side (Recording speed up to 16X)
  • ECMA-368 2nd edition - High Rate Ultra Wideband PHY and MAC Standard
  • ECMA-369 2nd edition - MAC-PHY Interface for ECMA-368
  • ECMA-380 1st edition - Data Interchange on 130 mm Rewritable and Write Once Read Many Ultra Density Optical (UDO) Disk Cartridges – Capacity: 60 Gbytes per Cartridge – Second Generation
  • ECMA-381 1st edition - Procedure for the Registration of Assigned Numbers for ECMA-368 and ECMA-369
December 13, 2007

Ecma International welcomes the following new members:
Google (OM)
Monotype Imaging (AM)
SGI (AM)
Ensphere Solutions (SME)
Pagemark (SME)
Staff DotNet (SPC)
Kahu Research (NFP)
Stichting NLnet(NFP)

December 11, 2007 New set of proposed dispositions posted, including more positive changes to the Ecma Office Open XML formats - Dispositions now proposed for more than half of National Bodies’ comments
November 21, 2007 Ecma’s Eco Standards eminent in EuP studies that prepare legal implementation of EU eco-design directive
November 19, 2007 Ecma Office Open XML File Format comment review – First group of 662 proposed dispositions of comments posted to online portal
October 18, 2007 New web portal to review the Ecma Office Open XML File Format comments
September 12, 2007 Ecma helps to understand chemical emissions
September 3, 2007 Office Open XML fast-track status
August 3, 2007 ECMA-376: Office Open XML File Formats Gain Momentum
July 30, 2007
White Paper on Office Open XML in Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish
July 5, 2007 Ecma International releases the 4th Edition of the Universal 3D (U3D) File Format Standard
July 4, 2007 Ecma releases new Holographic Information Storage Standards
July 3, 2007 Ecma International created TC46 to standardize XML Paper Specification
July 2, 2007 OSTA and Ecma International announce issuance of optical disc archival test Standard
June 28, 2007 The 93rd General Assembly held in Prien am Chiemsee, June 28, 2007, approved the following documents:
  • ECMA-328 3rd edition - Determination of Chemical Emission Rates from Electronic Equipment
  • ECMA-363 4th edition - Universal 3D File Format
  • ECMA-379 1st edition - Test Method for the Estimation of the Archival Lifetime of Optical Media
June 28, 2007 Ecma International welcomes the following new members:
Global Graphics (OM)
Konica Minolta (OM)
Lexmark (OM)
Xerox (OM)
Autodesk (AM)
Brother Industries (AM)
Zoran Corporation (AM)

QualityLogic (SME)
Software Imaging (SME)

Wilocity (SME)
Red Monday (SPC)
Terra Novum (SPC)
GNOME Foundation (NFP)
IMEC (NFP)

NICTA (NFP)
June 11, 2007 Two new HVD Standards (ECMA-377 and ECMA-378) adopted by postal ballot
May 4, 2007 Prof. Bertrand Meyer have won the Software System Award which is one of the most prestigious awards in computer science. For more information, you may consult the press release from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Ecma press release.
April 2, 2007 Change of Guards in the Ecma Management
April 2, 2007 Office Open XML reaches next step in ISO/IEC process
February 12, 2007 Ecma develops 60 GHz radio standard
December 7, 2006 The 92nd General Assembly held in Zürich, December 7, 2006, approved the following documents:
  • ECMA-269 7th edition - Services for Computer Supported Telecommunications Applications (CSTA) Phase III
  • ECMA-323 4th edition - XML Protocol for Computer Supported Telecommunications Applications (CSTA) Phase III
  • ECMA-339 2nd edition - Corporate Telecommunication Networks - Signalling Interworking between QSIG and SIP - Basic Services
  • ECMA-348 3rd edition - Web Services Description Language (WSDL) for CSTA Phase III
  • ECMA-350 3rd edition - Data Interchange on 130 mm Rewritable and Write Once Read Many Ultra Density Optical (UDO) Disk Cartridges - Capacity: 30 Gbytes per Cartridge - First Generation
  • ECMA-370 2nd edition - TED - the Eco Declaration Logo
  • ECMA-374 1st edition - Data Interchange on 120 mm and 80 mm Optical Disk using +RW DL Format – Capacity: 8,55 and 2,66 Gbytes per Side (Recording speed 2,4x)
  • ECMA-375 1st edition - Case for 120 mm HVD-ROM disk
  • ECMA-376 1st edition - Office Open XML File Formats
December 7, 2006 Ecma International welcomes the following new members:
NXP Semiconductors (AM)
ilink Kommunikationssysteme (SME)
Troll Hill Ventures (SME)
NewLANS (SPC)
Teikyo Heisei University (NFP)
Korea University (NFP)
Georgia Technology (NFP)
ETRI (NFP)
December 7, 2006
November 29, 2006
October 23, 2006
October 9, 2006 Office Open XML Formats (TC45) - Final Draft
September 28, 2006 Last results about Office Open XML Formats (TC45)
August 23, 2006 Office Open XML Formats (TC45) - Intermediate Draft 1.4
August 17, 2006 Last results about Office Open XML Formats (TC45)
July 25, 2006 OSTA and Ecma join forces to establish industry-wide optical disk archival testing Standard

June 22, 2006

The 91st General Assembly held in Sapporo, June 22, 2006, approved the following documents:
  • ECMA-328 2nd edition - Determination of Chemical Emission Rates from Electronic Equipment
  • ECMA-334 4th edition - C# Language Specification
  • ECMA-335 4th edition - Common Language Infrastructure (CLI)
  • ECMA-363 3rd edition - Universal 3D File Format
  • ECMA-364 2nd edition - Data interchange on 120 mm and 80 mm Optical Disk using +R DL Format – Capacity: 8,55 and 2,66 Gbytes per Side (Recording speed up to 8x)
  • ECMA-367 2nd edition - Eiffel analysis, design and programming Language
  • ECMA-370 - TED - the Eco Declaration Logo
  • ECMA-373 - Near Field Communication Wired Interface (NFC-WI)
  • ECMA TR/84 4th edition - Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) - Information Derived from Partition IV XML File
  • ECMA TR/89 2nd edition - Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) - Common Generics
June 21, 2006
May 18, 2006 Last results about Office Open XML Formats (TC45)
December 15, 2005 TC45 begins the creation of the Ecma XML document format standard
December 9, 2005 The Ecma General Assembly created TC45 to standardise office document formats
December 9, 2005 The 90th General Assembly held in Nice, December 9, 2005, approved the following documents:
 
  • ECMA-74 9th edition - Measurement of Airborne Noise Emitted by Information Technology and Telecommunications Equipment
  • ECMA-337 3rd edition - Data Interchange on 120 mm and 80 mm - Optical Disk using +RW Format - Capacity: 4,7 and 1,46 Gbytes per side (Recording speed up to 4X)
  • ECMA-349 3rd edition - Data Interchange on 120 mm and 80 mm Optical Disk using +R Format - Capacity: 4,7 and 1,46 Gbytes per Side (Recording speed up to 16X)
  • ECMA-350 2nd edition - Data Interchange on 130 mm Rewritable and Write Once Read Many Ultra Density Optical (UDO) Disk Cartridges - Capacity: 30 Gbytes per Cartridge - First Generation
  • ECMA-357 2nd edition - ECMAScript for XML (E4X) Specification
  • ECMA-362 2nd edition - NFCIP-1 - Protocol Test Methods
  • ECMA-368 - High Rate Ultra Wideband PHY and MAC Standard
  • ECMA-369 - MAC-PHY Interface for ECMA-368
  • ECMA-371 - Data Interchange on 120 mm and 80 mm Optical Disk using +RW HS Format - Capacity: 4,7 and 1,46 Gbytes per Side (Recording speed 8X)
  • ECMA-372 - C++/CLI Language Specification
  • ECMA TR/90 - Session Management, Event Notification, and Computing Function Services - Amendments for ECMA-348
  • ECMA TR/91 - Enterprise Communication in Next Generation Corporate Networks (NGCN) involving Public Next Generation Networks (NGN)
  • ECMA TR/92 - Corporate Telecommunication Networks – Mobility for Enterprise Communications

 

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