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December 6, 2016

The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), a leading Internet of Things (IoT) standards body, announced the addition of 68 new member organizations including Haier Group, LG Electronics and NETGEAR Inc., growing membership to more than 300 companies. As one of the biggest IoT consortiums, this surge in membership follows the announcement last month that OCF and the AllSeen Alliance merged under the OCF name and bylaws with the mutual goal of creating a common IoT standard.


December 6, 2016

The Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) Foundation has expanded its Academic Partnership Program with the addition of two new HSA Academic Centers of Excellence – Technische Universitaet (TU) Darmstadt, and Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nurnberg (FAU), both in Germany. The universities will undertake critical research that will help to further proliferate HSA platforms.


November 29, 2016

The InfiniBand® Trade Association (IBTA), a global organization dedicated to maintaining and furthering the InfiniBand™ specification, today announced the public availability of the InfiniBand Architecture Specification Volume 2 Release 1.3.1 and a Virtualization Annex to the InfiniBand Architecture Specification Volume 1 Release 1.3. The new Volume 2 specification release expands interoperability and performance management functionality across the InfiniBand ecosystem for both high performance computing (HPC) and enterprise data center networks. The Virtualization Annex extends support for multiple virtualized endpoints within InfiniBand hardware. Both of these publications will be essential to expanding the performance and scalability of future data centers.


November 28, 2016

HomeGrid Forum today announced that Xingtera's XT1800 G.hn chipset has been awarded its prestigious G.hn certification, recognizing a high-performance product that allows networking over any form of cabling at a rate of 1 Gigabit per second - a direct result of Xingtera's ongoing dedication to the development of the chipset.

 


November 28, 2016

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance today announced a new phase in its history, with the appointment of Kalpak Gude as the Alliance’s President. This exciting development comes at a time when the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance is witnessing continued growth, including the recent addition of 11 new members across four continents. At the same time, policy makers and regulators are recognizing the critical role that spectrum sharing now plays in helping them increase universal access, accommodate wireless data growth, and enable the Internet of Things.


November 18, 2016

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) will formally explore adopting MirrorLink as an ETSI Technical Specification (TS) under an agreement struck with the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) at the ETSI General Assembly meeting in Sophia Antipolis this week.


November 15, 2016

The AirFuel™ Alliance, a global consortium of industry leaders focused on enabling and accelerating the adoption of wireless power technology, announced the formation of a new PC Task Force today.

Leading PC and semiconductor manufacturers including Dell, Lenovo, STMicroelectronics and others are helping to launch this new AirFuel Alliance Task Force and are welcoming all members of the ecosystem – PC-OEMs, integrated circuit suppliers, infrastructure and technology providers – to join forces and further the evolution of wireless charging for PCs.  The task force will work towards encouraging all PC OEM’s to embed resonant technology in PCs (including laptops, tablets, and 2-in-1 laptop/tablet hybrids) through volume production. The goal is to deliver higher power wireless charging at lower costs.


November 11, 2016

Lustre is the file system of choice for the majority of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, helping researchers extract knowledge from data to drive discovery around the world.

Today, the nonprofit organization dedicated to the success of the Lustre file system, Open Scalable File Systems Inc., or OpenSFS, announces organizational changes to give its users—the researchers and scientists who use Lustre every day—more of a say in how OpenSFS moves forward.


October 25, 2016

VTM Group, a leader in association management services, has launched a new comprehensive Human Resources (HR) suite of services, customized HR-infrastructure and tailored employee policies for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), technical associations, and standard-setting organizations of all sizes.


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.


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