In the News

January 6, 2015

The HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry group tasked with promoting and advancing HDBaseT standard, and IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity, today announced the HDBaseT  Specifications 1.1.0 and 2.0 have been approved by the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Standards Board for adoption as part of the organization’s standard portfolio.


January 5, 2015

The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) and Power Matters Alliance (PMA) today announced the organizations have signed a Letter of Intent to merge and establish an organization that will accelerate the availability and deployment of wireless charging technology on a global scale. The A4WP and PMA, leaders in wireless charging technology, have agreed in principal to the terms of the merger that is expected to close by mid-2015. The merger caps a productive year between the two organizations that announced a separate collaboration agreement in February, 2014.


December 1, 2014

AirTies, Aruba Networks, ATDI, Broadcom, and Saankhya Labs are the latest members to join the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance, with Broadcom and Aruba Networks being elected to its Board of Directors. The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance welcomes new members as it continues to advocate for laws and regulations that lead to more efficient and effective spectrum utilization, thereby helping governments around the globe address key policy challenges around making Internet access more ubiquitous and more affordable and improving the lives of their citizens.


November 20, 2014

Winter Summit Opening Session: Countries are Buying, is Your Company Building? Global Demand of Continua Devices--Learn about the global demand and adoption of Continua-certified products from a dynamic panel of international speakers. Global thought leaders and health ministers will discuss their current needs for Continua devices. Plus learn how Continua is advancing market adoption and advancing the vision for the Personal Connected Health Alliance:

  • Meet Rob Havasy, Continua’s new Executive Director, Continua Council President Horst Merkle, and the new Continua leadership team
  • Hear from the latest markets demanding Continua products at the Continua Opening Session (open to mHealth Summit attendees)


November 19, 2014

The InfiniBand® Trade Association (IBTA), a global organization dedicated to maintaining and furthering the InfiniBand™ specification, today announced that InfiniBand is the interconnect of choice for 225 of the world’s most powerful computers listed on the TOP500 list (www.top500.org). This represents an increase of 8.7 percent from the list published in November 2013.


November 18, 2014

UPnP Forum, the global standards group responsible for the seamless connectivity of billions of home devices today launches its UPnP+ Certification level for improved device and open source implementations in new paradigms, including mobile connected computing, Cloud-based service delivery, Smartphone content sharing and the Internet of Things (IoT).


November 18, 2014

The Green Grid Association, the global authority on effective and accountable resource efficiency across the entire information and communications technology (ICT) ecosystem, today announced new officers for its recently expanded board of directors, a leadership transition consistent with the organization’s commitment to driving and expanding global and regional involvement across all program activities.


November 4, 2014

The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) today announced the appointment of Rob Havasy as the new Executive Director of Continua and Vice President of PCHA. Havasy will lead Continua’s efforts to advance the widespread adoption of its Design Guidelines to facilitate convenient, secure data collection and exchange, and advance PCHA’s larger mission to promote the use of personal connected health technologies in the day-to-day lives of individuals. The PCHA was formed earlier this year by Continua, the mHealth Summit and HIMSS.


October 22, 2014

Buffalo Americas, a leading provider of external storage, network attached storage and networking solutions, today announced its first comprehensive portfolio of business-class multi-port gigabit switches. The lineup consists of unmanaged switches and smart switches, some featuring Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), offering small and medium-sized businesses a range of cost-effective options to expand their networks at gigabit speeds. Each gigabit switch is housed in a heavy duty, commercial quality metal chassis for increased durability and is backed by a Buffalo Lifetime Warranty with qualifying product registration.


October 16, 2014

The Green Grid® Association, the global authority on effective and accountable resource efficiency across the entire information and communications technology (ICT) ecosystem, today announced the addition of two new member companies to its recently expanded board of directors, welcoming both AT&T and Digital Realty to the consortium’s governing body.


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