In the News

January 12, 2016

AVnu Alliance, the industry consortium driving open, standards-based deterministic networking announces an expanded education initiative at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2016. The half-day education training ishosted at the RAI the day before the ISE show floor opens. AVnu Alliance has been named an official InfoComm International Renewal Unit (RU) Provider for the training event. AVnu Alliance members will also provide expanded education with a series of presentations and a Master Class taking place during the ISE show program.


December 16, 2015

There was plenty of technology unleashed upon the world this year. A ton of pay-with-your-phone systems. Quite a few virtual-reality products. Sense-and-avoid technology in drones.

But one new technology will affect everybody on earth who uses a phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop. A technology that will save us time, money, and frustration. A breakthrough that will even keep tons of e-waste out of the landfills.


December 15, 2015

USB Type C is the Yahoo Tech Technology of the Year. It is one really amazing connector, capable of replacing the power, video, audio, and data jacks of every phone, tablet, and laptop—from every company. One single way to charge everything you own. One cable to rule them all.


December 8, 2015

Following Ampleon’s announcement regarding the formation of its global business operations in acquisition of the NXP RF Power Business line, the RF Energy Alliance (RFEA) offered a statement of support. In its launch announcement Ampleon made a major commitment to the development of RF energy technology.


November 25, 2015

The Consortium of On-Board Optics is working on 400 gigabit optics for the data centre and also for longer-distance links. COBO is a Microsoft-led initiative tasked with standardising a form factor for embedded optics.


November 23, 2015

Today, the Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) announced it would be acquiring substantially all of the assets of the UPnP Forum. In exchange, OIC will offer membership to UPnP Forum members. The agreement will streamline and consolidate efforts around both organizations’ technologies and infrastructure, leading to increased alignment on standardization for the Internet of Things (IoT). Specific membership transfers will be announced after the transaction closes at the end of 2015.


November 12, 2015

AirFuel™ Alliance, the industry leader in wireless charging technologies born from the merger of Alliance for Wireless Power and Power Matters Alliance, today announced the official launch of the first global certification program that spans the full range of consumer electronics devices from wearables to smartphones, and now includes tablets, notebooks, laptops, and other electronic devices in daily use by consumers. This capability is exclusive to the AirFuel Alliance. More than 60 resonant technology components and devices have been certified to date. Manufacturers can now bring to market devices certified for 1-50 watts for the device and 1-70 watts for the charging station.


October 5, 2015

Starting today, Spotify Android users can bring the Spotify mobile app to their dashboards via MirrorLink® RockScout, a simple download that makes participating Android music apps MirrorLink-compatible. The Car Connectivity Consortium, creators of MirrorLink, made the announcement as more and more apps become available in the MirrorLink ecosystem.


September 16, 2015

In-home networking products based on the high performance, highly versatile G.hn standard have just become widely available on Chinese e-commerce sites, opening the technology to a huge new retail market.


September 16, 2015

The HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry group tasked with promoting and advancing HDBaseT technology, will attend CEDIA EXPO 2015, in Dallas, Texas, and offer several enrichment and training courses for professional installers and integrators.  HDBaseT is the ‘de facto’ standard for the transmission of uncompressed ultra-high-definition video & audio, controls, Ethernet, USB and up to 100W of power over a single cable.


Pages