In the News

October 24, 2017

The delivery of the PCIe 4.0 specification to the industry is an important addition to our spec library as it delivers high performance 16GT/s data rates with flexible lane width configurations, while continuing to meet the industry’s requirements for low power.

Additional functional enhancements include:

  • Extended tags and credits for service devices
  • Reduced system latency
  • Lane margining
  • Superior RAS capabilities
  • Scalability for added lanes and bandwidth
  • Improved I/O virtualization and platform integration


October 18, 2017

The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) and ETSI today announced the publication of the MirrorLink® Specification, as ETSI Technical Specification, the TS 103 544 series. Developed by the CCC, MirrorLink is an open standard for smartphone-car connectivity that allows smartphone apps to be projected on car In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) systems.

October 16, 2017

The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and Avnu Alliance (Avnu), a community creating an interoperable ecosystem of low-latency, time-synchronized, highly reliable networked devices using open standards, announced they have agreed to a liaison to work together to advance deployment and interoperability of devices with Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) open standards. Under the agreement, the IIC and Avnu will work together to align efforts o maximize interoperability, portability, security and privacy for the industrial Internet.

October 3, 2017

The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of ethernet technologies, and 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, today announced they are hosting a second joint plugfest. Scheduled for October 2017 at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory(UNH-IOL) in Durham, N.H., the event will focus on demonstrating interoperability between the newest influx of NBASE-T and IEEE 802.3bz™ products in the market and include additional test features.

September 25, 2017

USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the support organization or the advancement and adoption of USB technology, today announced the publication of the USB 3.2 specification, an incremental update that defines multi-lane operation for new USB 3.2 hosts and devices.

September 13, 2017

AirFuel technology now available at more Train Stations, Airports, Sporting Venues, Offices, Restaurants & Hotels globally

AirFuel™ Alliance, the authority on wireless power technology and standards, is continuing to drive wireless charging adoption and market momentum with the launch of real-world, commercialized products and solutions in Asia and around the world. The Alliance is welcoming 6 new members to its ranks, including consumer electronics manufacturers Compal Electronics and TDK, and celebrating the launch of new AirFuel Resonant and RF-enabled wireless charging products and infrastructure installations along with organizational expansion in Asia.

September 5, 2017

Avnu Alliance, the industry consortium driving open standards-based deterministic networking through certification, is co-hosting the 2017 Time Sensitive Networks and Applications (TSN/A) Conference with WEKA FACHMEDIEN on September 20-21 at the Mövenpick Hotel Stuttgart Airport in Germany.

August 30, 2017

The LoRa Alliance™, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN™standard for low-power wide-area IoT (Internet of Things) networks (LPWANs), will be at Mobile World Congress Americas(MWCA) to showcase the broad range of capabilities, products and applications based on the LoRaWAN protocol. The event runs Sept. 12-14 at San Francisco’s Moscone enter, and the Alliance’s ecosystem will be on hand at Booth #N620 in the North Hall’s M2M Zone.

July 9, 2017

The recently concluded Heterogeneous Computing Standards & International AI Conference, held in Xiamen, is helping to lay the groundwork for heterogeneous computing standards not only in China, but worldwide. The two-day event was co-hosted by the China Electronic Standardization Institute (CESI), the HSA Foundation and the Chinese Association of Artificial Intelligence, with an organizing committee including Huaxia General Processor Technologies, the HSA Foundation’s newly formed China Regional Committee (CRC), and the Xiamen Integrated Circuit Industry Association.

July 5, 2017

HomeGrid Forum today announced China Telecom Shanghai Research Institute has become its newest promoter member. China Telecom Shanghai Research Institute is the major research organization within the China Telecom Corporation, and has worked on related projects for over three years.