WiMedia Alliance


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WiMedia Alliance

(WiMedia Alliance, Inc., San Ramon, CA, www.wimedia.org) A membership organization founded in 2002 devoted to the development of short-range, ultra-wideband (UWB) transmission. In 2005, the Multiband OFDM Alliance merged with WiMedia Alliance to promote a single standard based on multiband OFDM (MB-OFDM). ECMA has also standardized this technology under ECMA-368 and ECMA-369. See UWB.
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We are very pleased to see our members registering upper-band devices," said Stephen Wood, president of the WiMedia Alliance.
The WiMedia Alliance has held a series of interoperability testing events since its certification program was launched in early 2006.
Sybase iAnywhere is collaborating with WiMedia Alliance members including Artimi and Staccato Communications.
Wood, president of the WiMedia Alliance and UWB technology strategist at Intel.
The WiMedia Alliance was launched in September with the expressed purpose of developing and adopting "standards-based specifications for connecting personal area, wireless multimedia devices.
For further information on the WiMedia Alliance and access to the WiMedia specifications please see www.
It also shows that currently the UWB industry is not stable: several companies stopped operations in 2008-2009; the WiMedia Alliance decided to stop its activity and to transfer the technological intelligence to the USB-IF and Bluetooth SIG.
TW), one of the world's largest IC design houses and a market leader in Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology, today announced that its RTU7105 single-chip Wireless USB Device Controller and its RTU7012 single-chip UWB physical layer (PHY) device have each achieved WiMedia Alliance approval for dual-band operation, including both 3.
The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) today announced plans to accept WiMedia Alliance UWB technology specifications.
More information on the WiMedia Alliance, its certification program and the applications it enables is available at http://www.
MCCI experts are actively involved in worldwide technical standard activities, including the USB-IF Device Working Group and Comm WG, as well as participating in MCPC, the Bluetooth SIG, and the WiMedia Alliance.
CONTACT: Tracee Larson or Rachel Shaver of WiMedia Alliance PR, +1-503-619-0505, pr@wimedia.