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eESC Website http://www.eeurope-smartcards.org/

eESC ftp server ftp://ftp.cenorm.be/public/eEurope-scc/

eESC TB1 http://www.electronic-identity.org/

eESC TB7 http://www.mta.fr/tb7page.htm

eEpoch www.eepoch.net The aim of eEpoch is to demonstrate interoperable and secure smart card based digital identification systems, which provide the levels of trust and confidence necessary for citizens to interact digitally with their national and municipal administrations and other European institutions.

Netc@rds http://www.netcards-project.com. The project will foster electronic E-forms large scale usage i.e. E111 for tourists, E128 for students and posted workers for access to health care provided by any Member-State hospital to any European health insured citizen.

IST Projects���������������

IST projects on Smart Cards: EC Project Compendium (April 2002) ftp://ftp.cordis.lu/pub/ist/docs/cpa5compendium-final-april02.pdf provides information on over 60 smart card related IST projects. Some of immediate relevance to eESC TB goals are:

Euclid: A European Initiative for a Citizen digital ID solution (TB1)

Smart@Pay: Fast track to E&M-Payments with Smart Cards (TB5)

SINCE: card manufacturers, R&D, evaluation laboratories and users identify opportunities and promote contactless technologies (TB6)

Smart-IS: Advanced Electronic signature (TB12)

Smart Meiji Launched in September 2001, Smart MEIJI is a joint project designed to establish a co-operation between Europe and Japan in the field of smart cards.

Other important eESC / Smart Card Standards related websites

http://www.anec.org/� ANEC

www.calypsonet-asso.org CALYPSO

http://www.cenorm.be/ CEN

CEN/TC 224 Machine-readable cards, related device interfaces and operations

http://www.cenorm.be/isss/� CEN/ISSS

http://www.finread.com/� CEN/ISSS Workshop Embedded FINREAD

http://www2.ni.din.de/wses CEN/ISSS Workshop eSIGN Area K

http://www.uninfo.polito.it/WS_URI/ CEN/ISSS Workshop Extended URI

http://www.nen.nl/wsfastest/ CEN/ISSS Workshop FASTEST

http://www.contactless-club.com/� CLUB

http://www.cordis.lu/ist/ EC IST Support

http://www.etsi.org/� ETSI

http://www.eurosmart.com/� EUROSMART

http://www.globalplatform.org/ GLOBAL PLATFORM

http://www.sc17.com/ ISO/IEC JTC1/SC17 Cards and Personal Identification

http://www.nicss.gr.jp/e_nicss/outline.html NICSS (Next generation IC Card System Study Group)

http://smartcard.nist.gov/gscis.html NIST CAC (Common Access Card)� Framework GSC-IS (Government Smart Card-Interoperability Specification)

http://www.smartis.org/ Smart-IS A.M. on Advanced Electronic Signature (eESC/TB12)

http://www.eurosmart.com/meiji/Index.htm Smart Meiji Launched in September 2001, Smart MEIJI is a joint project designed to establish a co-operation between Europe and Japan in the field of smart cards.

User Requirements (from eESC/TB8)

Comprehensive site which aims to promote usability, User-centred design and process improvement. Includes design guidelines and links to a list of international standards for HCI and usability

US body that aims to promote use of ICT to remove barriers to accessibility.

Gives guidelines for the design of consumer products to increase their accessibility to people with disabilities or who are ageing: accessible design of consumer products. Contains links to resources.

The internationally renowned Centre for Universal Design is based at North Carolina State University.

Promotes universal access in products, tarnsport, tourisn, built environment, labour market and disabled access to the information society. This is the home of European Disability Forum. Includes a standardisation section with excellent links.

Specifically for professionals working in the field of visual impairments, this site contains one of the most complete lists of standards and guidelines, plus other references

The Computer Security Resource Centre site contains sections on security requirements for smart cards and links to the Information Technology Laboratory

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential

Some useful links and guidance on design for all.

This link takes you directly to some useful downloadable guidance documents on design for all

This link takes you directly to some useful downloadable guidance documents on design for all

At this link, you will find �Access Prohibited?�� (Gill, J., 1997).� This includes information for designers of self-service systems

Here you will find the UK Disability Discrimination Act, 1995 amongst other information.

Here you will find the homepage of the Delta Centre, some useful links and publications from the Delta Centre. Delta, a Norwegian acronym which stands for �participation and accessibility for all�

Here you will find useful links to guidance on the design of consumer products, in a design for all perspective.

Here you will find the Australian Disability Discrimination Act, 1992.

This page is a good starting point to find out more about the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Here you will find the ICTSB �Design for All� project report. This report provides an ICT� standardisation work programme to facillitate design for all.

This is NORDICTS homepage. Here you will find many useful links to other websites that� concern universal design and standardisation.

This describes talking signs

Designing User Interfaces for People with Visual Impairments