International Standard
ISO/IEC 20060:2010
Information technology — Open Terminal Architecture (OTA) — Virtual machine
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ISO/IEC 20060:2010
Edition 2
International Standard
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ISO/IEC 20060:2010
Published (Edition 2, 2010)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2021. Therefore this version remains current.

ISO/IEC 20060:2010

ISO/IEC 20060:2010
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ISO/IEC 20060:2010 provides the specifications for the standard Open Terminal Architecture (OTA) kernel in several layers:

  • definition of the virtual machine (VM);
  • description of the services provided by the VM to terminal programmers;
  • specification of a set of tokens representing the native machine language of the VM;
  • specification of the format in which token modules are delivered to an OTA kernel for processing.

OTA defines a standard software kernel whose functions and programming interface are common across all terminal types. This kernel is based on a standard VM, which is implemented on each CPU type and which provides drivers for the terminal's I/O and all low-level CPU-specific logical and arithmetic functions. High-level libraries, terminal programs and payment applications may be developed using these standard kernel functions.

General information

  •  : Published
     : 2010-07
    : International Standard confirmed [90.93]
  •  : 2
     : 138
  • ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17
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