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December 4, 2018

The MulteFire Alliance, an independent, diverse and international member-driven consortium that is defining and promoting MulteFire® technology – LTE technology operating in unlicensed bands – today announced the completion of its Release 1.1 specification that is optimized for IoT. Adding support for eMTC-U and NB-IoT-U, as well as support for additional spectrum bands, the Release 1.1 specification delivers more robust wireless network capabilities for Industrial IoT and Enterprises to meet their specific requirements for performance, latency, security and mobility.

November 16, 2018

‘The key to consumer connectivity needs and interoperability is standardisation and certification of devices’ – that was the message given by the Marketing Chair of HomeGrid Forum, Livia Rosu at this year’s Total Telecom Congress.

Speaking at the event roundtable with consumers and operators, “Living a smart lifestyle in a smart city: moving towards a smart connectivity future” which took place in London at the end of October, Livia Rosu explained: “As consumers demand faster and higher-capacity Wi-Fi throughout the entire home, mesh networks are growing in popularity to deliver uniform coverage. To be able to ensure full Internet of Things (IoT) coverage and quality user experience, demand for backbone is only going to grow.”

November 14, 2018

The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies, today announced its next Ethernet Alliance Higher Speed Networking Plugfest for port data rates ranging from 25 Gigabits per second (Gb/s) to 400 Gb/s. The weeklong event—beginning Dec. 3, 2018, at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) in Durham, New Hampshire—will allow Ethernet Alliance members, equipment manufacturers, test and measurement professionals, etc. to test and improve interoperability of their olutions. In addition, members of the 100G Lambda Multisource Agreement MSA) Group also are invited to attend the plugfest, under terms of a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) between that industry consortium and the Ethernet Alliance.

November 12, 2018

The HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry group tasked with promoting and advancing the HDBaseT standard, is pleased to announce the establishment of the HDBaseT Medical Work Group to develop an industry standard for secure medical connectivity. HDBaseT is the ultimate technology for high performance digital connectivity, enabling the convergence of audio & video, Ethernet, controls, USB and power over a single Cat6 cable for up to 100m, or even longer distances with fiber.

October 19, 2018

The MIPI Alliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, today announced at MIPI DevCon Seoul that all of its specifications relevant for applications in mobile platforms are 5G ready. A new white paper— “Making the 5G Vision a Reality: A 5G Readiness Assessment of MIPI Specifications”—details how key specifications, such as those for cameras, displays and audio, enable the initial 5G smartphone market and address some of the growing 5G use cases beyond mobile.

October 16, 2018

Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and members Mocana, OnBoard Security and Wibu-Systems will demonstrate available and proven ways to secure the devices, data and networks of the IoT and embedded systems at electronica Nov. 13-16, 2018.

In the event’s Industrial Internet Forum, Hall C3, stand 534, Nov 14-16, 10:00 – 13:00, TCG members Keao Caindec, Mocana and Nir Tasher, Winbond, will present on the TCG Device Identifier Composition Engine (DICE) and securing industrial systems and data using the Trusted Platform Module (TPM).

October 16, 2018

The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of thernet technologies, today announced the awarding of its prestigious Holy Cup to five companies publicly demonstrating single-lambda 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) in Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable module(QSFP28). Enabling commercially viable lowest-cost 100GbE pluggable transceiver technology while providing streamlined architecture, proven reliability, and a clear path to 400GbE, the achievement represents an important historic milestone in Ethernet’s history.

September 26, 2018

Avnu Alliance, the industry consortium driving open, standards-based deterministic networking, is co-hosting the 2018 Time Sensitive Networks and Applications (TSN/A) Conference with WEKA ACHMEDIEN from September 26-27, 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany.

September 18, 2018

The MIPI Alliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, today announced details of its upcoming MIPI Developers Conference (DevCon) to be held 19 October 2018 at the Millennium Seoul Hilton in Seoul, South Korea. The one-day event will provide education, technical training and a networking forum for implementers of MIPI specifications.

September 12, 2018

With over 45% of the world still without internet access, the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) today called or the increased utilization of TV Whitespace technology (TVWS) to help bridge the digital divide that is till impacting billions of people across the world.