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August 14, 2019

The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies, today revealed outcomes from its latest High Speed Networking (HSN) Plugfest. Conducted the week of April 29, 2019 at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) in Durham, N.H., the members-only test event included equipment ranging from 25 Gigabit per second (Gb/s) to 400 Gb/s supplied by 13 companies. With pass rates of greater than 97 percent, the plugfest highlights the key role multivendor interoperability plays in Ethernet’s continued success.

August 7, 2019

The Visible Light Communication (VLC) industry is growing at a rapid rate and is set to exceed ten billion devices by 2023, according to HomeGrid Forum President Dr Len Dauphinee. Today, Dr Dauphinee laid out a roadmap of the future of VLC and its role alongside in promoting a secure wireless environment.

August 5, 2019

The Gen-Z Consortium will be showcasing its latest multi-vendor rack demonstration featuring disaggregated modular, pluggable DRAM drives in Booth #739. Additional demonstrations in the booth include media box architecture, open-source software, connector solutions, and the first showing of the 3.0” 256GB Gen-Z modular form factor.

July 18, 2019

The NBASE-T™ Alliance, an industry-wide cooperative effort focused on enabling the development and deployment of products that support 2.5GBASE-T and 5GBASE-T Ethernet, and the Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies, today announced that they have signed an agreement to consolidate activities under the Ethernet Alliance.

July 11, 2019

AirFuel™ Alliance, a global coalition advancing wireless power technology and universal standards, is proud to welcome E Ink® to its consortium of industry innovators committed to a world where we can power up without plugging in. E Ink is the originator, pioneer and the leading innovator of electronic ink technology, implementing energy-efficient, light-weight, wide-viewing angle, and durable displays in places previously thought impossible.

June 27, 2019

Demonstrations over the first two days of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance’s (DSA’s) Global Summit have highlighted how alternative technologies are key to connecting the four billion people who still do not have access to the internet. Today, on its final day, the Global Summit will explore an extensive agenda covering the issues facing spectrum sharing now.

June 25, 2019

The InfiniBand® Trade Association (IBTA), a global organization dedicated to maintaining and furthering the InfiniBand specification, today shared the latest TOP500 List results that report InfiniBand accelerates the top three supercomputers in the world and six of the top 10 systems. Additionally, HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand, the fastest end to end interconnect technology currently available, makes its debut on the List in four systems – including the fifth highest ranking supercomputer, the Frontera at Texas Advanced Computing Center.

June 11, 2019

The HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry association tasked with promoting and advancing the HDBaseT standard, is finalizing the HDBaseT Spec 3.0, the latest and most advanced version of the HDBaseT standard.  Spec 3.0 builds upon the definitions stipulated in Spec 2.0, with major changes in the physical layer (PHY) and USB outlining.  In addition, Spec 3.0 will bring additional improvements to other interfaces.

May 20, 2019

The CBRS Alliance, an industry organization focused on driving the development, commercialization, and adoption of OnGo™ shared spectrum solutions, celebrates the wireless industry’s progress toward commercialization of the 3.5 GHz CBRS band. The FCC, in coordination with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Department of Defense (DoD), has approved the Environmental Sensing Capabilities (ESC) of three CBRS Alliance members: CommScope, Federated Wireless and Google.

April 23, 2019

Visible Light Communication (VLC), modulated with technology, is set to be the next major innovation in realising the full potential of both the Smart Home and the Smart City, according to the HomeGrid Forum. This continues to demonstrate the tremendous flexibility of technology to run over any medium. Wireless joins the ranks of powerline, coax, twisted pair and plastic optical fibre (POF) as a medium.