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October 20, 2016

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) is pleased to announce that its 2017 Global Summit will be co-hosted by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), the South African national spectrum regulator, in Cape Town on May 9-11, 2017. Following on from 2016’s successful summit in Bogota, Colombia, the world’s largest and most prestigious conference on wireless spectrum sharing is now heading to South Africa. The announcement comes as the Alliance welcomes 11 new members from all over the world.

October 20, 2016

Donna Yasay, President of HomeGrid Forum, today discussed with a panel of technology peers how certification programs are at the forefront of interoperability, and the answer for vendors looking to keep up with today’s growing industry for smart home innovation.

October 18, 2016

KUKA Robotics and Schneider Electric join Avnu Avnu Alliance, the industry consortium driving open standards deterministic networking through certification, welcomes KUKA Robotics and Schneider electric as an expansion of the industrial market segments represented within the organization.

October 10, 2016

The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), sponsor of the IoTivity open source project, and AllSeen Alliance, which provides the AllJoyn® open source IoT framework, today announced that the two organizations’ boards have approved a merger under the OCF name and bylaws. This merger will advance interoperability between connected devices from both groups, enabling the full operating potential of IoT and representing a significant step towards a connected ecosystem.


September 22, 2016

3D PDF Consortium is pleased to announce its first Academia Member Category partner.

Purdue University is the first university to take advantage of the new Academia member category. The team initiating the drive for consortium membership is headed up by Nathan W. Hartman, Ed.D., the Professor and Associate Head of Computer Graphics Technology at Purdue. The mission of the undergraduate program in Computer Graphics Technology is to prepare graduates for leadership positions in computer graphics professions and to advance the knowledge in the application and teaching of computer graphics through applied research, publishing, presentations, and teaching. This is a great fit for Purdue University and the 3D PDF Consortium.

September 19, 2016

The AirFuel™ Alliance, a global consortium of industry leaders focused on enabling and accelerating the adoption of wireless power technology, signed a Letter of Intent today with the Taiwan Association of Information and Communication Standards (TAICS), to establish a wireless charging ecosystem in Taiwan by introduction of AirFuel’s resonant technology standard.

September 14, 2016

Avnu Alliance, the industry consortium driving open, standards-based deterministic networking, announces that their Automotive Ethernet AVB Functional and Interoperability Specification (derived from the Avnu Automotive Profile), is now available to the public.

August 22, 2016

The highly anticipated Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) 2016 Global Summit kicked off today here in Beijing. The two-day event (Aug. 22-23) is co-sponsored by the Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) Foundation and the China Semiconductor Industry Association (CSIA) and is drawing standing room only audiences at the Beijing Yizhuang Fengda International Hotel.

August 16, 2016

USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the support organization for the advancement and adoption of USB technology, today announced a Certified USB Charger Compliance and Logo Program to establish USB chargers for compliant USB Type-C™ devices including laptops, tablets, smartphones, docking stations, displays and other products.

August 15, 2016

The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), a leading Internet of Things (IoT) standards organization, today announced the launch of the automotive project to provide the technology, standards and collaboration needed to enable interoperability between the automotive and other verticals including consumer electronics, enterprise, healthcare, home automation, industrial and wearables. The OCF Automotive Project will be driven by members from Samsung, Honeywell, Cisco, SmartThings, ETRI, GRL and Tinnos.