TV Broadcasters Unite to Create Mobile Alliance
Apr 16, 2007, 2:18 PM by (staff)
A group of nine U.S. television broadcasting organizations has teamed up to create the Open Mobile Video Coalition. The goal of the TV industry alliance will be to develop their own version of mobile TV technology for consumer devices using spectrum already in use. The technology would be controlled by this alliance and its members, rather than by companies such as Cingular or Verizon Wireless. The coalition owns 281 TV stations in 110 U.S. markets. While LG and Samsung have announced some consumer electronics devices that can capture digital TV signals, none of them are cellphones.
PMA and A4WP Rebrand As the AirFuel Alliance
The Power Matters Alliance and Alliance for Wireless Power today announced plans to fully merge organizations under the AirFuel Alliance brand. The standard-bearers for wireless charging agreed to work together earlier this year, and today's rebranding is the final step in the process of creating a single consortium committed to improving the standards for and experience of wireless charging.
Amazon, Google, Microsoft Working On Open Media Formats
A handful of tech companies this week launched the Alliance for Open Media with the intent of creating an open standard for high definition video that will be compatible with all devices across the web. The companies hope to field next-generation codecs that are interoperate and open, optimized for the web, and scalable to any device at any bandwidth.
A4WP and PMA Agree to Fully Merge
The Alliance for Wireless Power and the Power Matters Alliance today agreed to merge operations. In February 2014, these same two organizations agreed to work together to create a single wireless charging standard.
A4WP and PMA to Merge Wireless Power Businesses
The Alliance for Wireless Power and the Power Matters Alliance today announced plans to fully merge the two entities into a single organization. The two groups created separate, competing wireless charging standards until February 2014, when they agreed to work tougher on a compatible standard.
Its about time...
I'm being so patient with the wireless market right now, that I haven't been under contract for 18 months!!!!!!!! The U.S. wireless market really requires a lot, lot, ...