23.1273GPPRelease 6TSVirtual Home Environment (VHE) / Open Service Access (OSA)
For the purposes of the present document, the terms and given in 3G TS 22.101 and 3G TR 22.905 and the following definitions apply:
Applications: software components providing services to end-users by utilising service capability features.
Home Environment: responsible for overall provision of services to users.
Home Environment Value Added Service Provider: see .
Interface: listing and semantics of the methods and attributes provided by an object that belongs to a Service Capability Feature.
OSA API: standardised API used by applications to access service capability features.
OSA Internal API: standardised API between framework and service capability servers.
Personal Service Environment: contains personalised information defining how subscribed services are provided and presented towards the user
NOTE: The Personal Service Environment is defined in terms of one or more User Profiles.
Service Capabilities: See .
Service Capability Feature: See .
Service Capability Server: Functional Entity providing OSA interfaces towards an application.
Services: See .
User Profile: See .
User Services Profile: See .
Value Added Service Provider: See .
Virtual Home Environment: See .
For the purposes of the present document, the abbreviations defined in GSM 01.04 and in 3G TR 21.905 and the following apply:
API Application Programming Interface
CAMEL Customised Application For Mobile Network Enhanced Logic
CAP CAMEL Application Part
CSE CAMEL Service Environment
GMLC Gateway Mobile Location Center
HE Home Environment
HE-VASP Home Environment Value Added Service Provider
HSS Home Subscriber Server
IMS IP Multimedia Core Network Subsystem
ISC IMS Service Control
LCS Location Services
MAP Mobile Application Part
MExE Mobile Execution Environment
MRF Media Resource Function
MRFC Media Resource Function Controller
MRFP Media Resource Function Protocol
OSA Open Service Access
PSE Personal Service Environment
SCF Service Capability Feature
SCS Service Capability Server
S-CSCF Serving Call Session Control Function
SIM Subscriber Identity Module
SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
USAT Universal SIM Application Tool-Kit
USIM Universal Subscriber Identity Module
VASP Value Added Service Provider
VHE Virtual Home Environment
WAP Wireless Application Protocol