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  • The UK Government is reportedly preparing a PR blitz against end-to-end encryption
    The UK Government is reportedly preparing a PR blitz against end-to-end encryption yahoo! finance The post The UK Government is reportedly preparing a PR blitz against end-to-end encryption appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • UK government launches astroturfing campaign against end-to-end encryption
    UK government launches astroturfing campaign against end-to-end encryption London News Time The post UK government launches astroturfing campaign against end-to-end encryption appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • Revealed: UK Gov’t Plans Publicity Blitz to Undermine Privacy of Your Chats
    Revealed: UK Gov’t Plans Publicity Blitz to Undermine Privacy of Your Chats Rolling Stone The post Revealed: UK Gov’t Plans Publicity Blitz to Undermine Privacy of Your Chats appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • Where Internet shutdowns are contributing to the digital divide
    Where Internet shutdowns are contributing to the digital divide Broadband World News The post Where Internet shutdowns are contributing to the digital divide appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • Access Now joins Global Encryption Coalition and continues to fight the good fight
    Access Now joins Global Encryption Coalition and continues to fight the good fight Access Now The post Access Now joins Global Encryption Coalition and continues to fight the good fight appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • Kazakhstan’s Internet shutdown leaves millions in the dark during unrest
    Kazakhstan’s Internet shutdown leaves millions in the dark during unrest The Star The post Kazakhstan’s Internet shutdown leaves millions in the dark during unrest appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • Grant Recipients 2022
    Streaming Video Alliance Reveals 2022 Recipients of its Fifth Annual Membership Grant Program Alliance’s Membership Grant Program Welcomes Blockcast, Netskrt, and picoNETS FREMONT, Calif. — January 11, 2022 — The Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), a global technical association developing solutions to address critical technical challenges in delivering a high-quality video experience at scale, today … Grant Recipients 2022 Read… Read more »
  • OIF to Present “Co-Packaging Standardization Progress” Webinar to Provide Updates on Overcoming Implementation Challenges to Enable Interoperability
    In partnership with Lightwave, the online event will feature a discussion between end-users, equipment developers and component vendors Fremont, Calif. – OIF continues to drive discussion and work toward industry interoperability through an upcoming webinar, “Co-Packaging Standardization Progress,” being held on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at 7:00am PST/9:00am CST/10:00am EST/3:00pm GMT. The free event, hosted by Lightwave, will feature presentations… Read more »
  • World’s worst Internet clampdown cost Myanmar US$3bil in 2021
    World’s worst Internet clampdown cost Myanmar US$3bil in 2021 The Star The post World’s worst Internet clampdown cost Myanmar US$3bil in 2021 appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • OIF Adopts Common Management Interface Specification (CMIS) Work Initiated by QSFP-DD Multi-Source Agreement
    Taking on the CMIS work reinforces and increases OIF’s significant value to the ecosystem    Fremont, Calif.—January 5, 2022 – OIF is expanding its role in driving industry interoperability through the addition of the Common Management Interface Specification (CMIS) work initiated by the Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable Double Density (QSFP-DD) Multi Source Agreement (MSA).   CMIS may be used by pluggable… Read more »
  • FUTURE-PROOF IFEC
    The post FUTURE-PROOF IFEC appeared first on Seamless Air Alliance. Read more »
  • LIPA Formally Welcomes New Members at its Annual General Meeting
    LIPA welcomes two new members, Dolby and Foxconn, at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on December 7, 2021.    Dolby, Dolby Laboratories, Inc., engages in the provision of audio and imaging technologies. It transforms entertainment and communications for content playback in movies, television, music, and gaming.  Its products include Cinema Imaging, Cinema Audio, Dolby Conference […] The post LIPA Formally… Read more »
  • Impressions from "Show me the numbers: Workshop on Analyzing IETF Data"
    This workshop held online from 29 November to 2 December 2021 aimed to create more insight in what IETF data is available, what methods exist to analyze it, and what that data could explain to IETF leadership, participants, and researchers. Read more »
  • TR-003 Benchmarking Deep Neural Network (DNN) for Automated and Assisted Driving Systems
    In the automotive industry, OEMs and Tier 1s commonly send out requests for information (RFIs) and requests for quotation (RFQs) to vendors to understand a solution’s compute performance and system resource requirements. This is a crucial step when assessing whether the sourced part is a suitable choice when designing the next-generation compute platform. Traditionally, some relatively simple benchmarks have been… Read more »
  • AVCC Publishes Deep Neural Networks Benchmarking Report for Autonomous Vehicles
    SAN JOSE, CA -December 16, 2021– The Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium™ (AVCC), a global collaboration of automotive and technology industry leaders focused on automated and assisted driving compute solutions, today announced the release of their latest key technical report which was developed to provide recommendations on how to benchmark deep neural networks (DNNs) for automated and assisted driving use cases.… Read more »
  • 5G Private Networks for Logistics and Warehousing
    5G Private Networks for Logistics and Warehousing   Read more »
  • Simplify Your Path to Private 5G Networks
     Simplify Your Path to Private 5G Networks   Read more »
  • APEX Expo 2021: here’s what you need to know
    The post APEX Expo 2021: here’s what you need to know appeared first on Seamless Air Alliance. Read more »
  • Seamless Air Alliance’s new release could advance IFC services
    The post Seamless Air Alliance’s new release could advance IFC services appeared first on Seamless Air Alliance. Read more »
  • Press Release: Seamless Air Alliance closes the loop on premium IFC
    The post Press Release: Seamless Air Alliance closes the loop on premium IFC appeared first on Seamless Air Alliance. Read more »
  • Seamless Air Alliance Defines System Needed to Measure Quality of IFC Service
    The post Seamless Air Alliance Defines System Needed to Measure Quality of IFC Service appeared first on Seamless Air Alliance. Read more »
  • Seamless Air Alliance Closes the Loop on Delivering Premium Inflight Connectivity Services
    The post Seamless Air Alliance Closes the Loop on Delivering Premium Inflight Connectivity Services appeared first on Seamless Air Alliance. Read more »
  • Seamless Air Alliance closes the loop on delivering premium inflight connectivity services (IFC)
    The post Seamless Air Alliance closes the loop on delivering premium inflight connectivity services (IFC) appeared first on Seamless Air Alliance. Read more »
  • Changes To The Online Security Act Requested By MPs
    Changes To The Online Security Act Requested By MPs Shepherd Gazette The post Changes To The Online Security Act Requested By MPs appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • Online Safety Bill: New offences and tighter rules
    Online Safety Bill: New offences and tighter rules BBC The post Online Safety Bill: New offences and tighter rules appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • Internet Hall of Fame Celebrates 10th Anniversary
    New Inductees to Receive Award Honoring Individuals Who Have Made Outstanding Contributions to the Development of the Internet Globally The post Internet Hall of Fame Celebrates 10th Anniversary appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • A unique end-of-year opportunity to ensure continued support for the work of the IETF
    The end-of-year is, for many, a season of charitable giving. As you weigh your giving options this season, the IETF Endowment is an option worthy of consideration. Read more »
  • IETF 112 post-meeting survey
    The results from our IETF 112 post-meeting survey are now available. Read more »
  • Newsletter issue 2: UHD around the UEFA 2020 Football championship
    Welcome to our second thematic newsletter. This issue is on the UHD coverage of one of 2021’s major sporting events. You can subscribe here The UEFA Euro 2020 Football Championship was a massive broadcast and streaming endeavor leading to 2,000 hours of production managed by eleven production teams. Without counting the dozens of staff from each of the dozens of broadcasters and platforms that brought… Read more »
  • UHD Coverage of the UEFA 2020 Football Championship
    There are many ways to slice and dice a market, for example, whether to count affiliate networks or not. We focused here just on services that picked up a feed directly from the IBC and, as with our Service Tracker, that also have a recognizable commercial brand that viewers can interact with to watch the live sports. Measuring in this way,… Read more »
  • TF1, a technical perspective on HDR to SDR conversion during UEFA 2020
    TF1 is France’s largest broadcaster. Their main channel, also called TF1, is available FTA in all French homes with access to TV services representing over 25 million homes. Yves Davot, Broadcast Engineering Manager at TF1, recently presented the network’s experience delivering a UHD service for Euro 2020 to the French UHD trade group FAVN, an Ultra HD Forum member. His presentation (in French) covered the technical challenges in… Read more »
  • KPN’s User-experience of HDR During the UEFA Euro 2020
    UEFA Euro 2020 in Ultra HD User experiences on KPN iTV by Dolf Schinkel TV Architect, KPN Version 1.0, November 2021 Introduction The Dutch Public Broadcaster NPO broadcast the European Championship football from 18 June 2021 in Ultra HD, with 4K resolution using High Dynamic Range. KPN, a TV distributing Telco, made the Ultra HD signal available to all KPN… Read more »
  • Bridging Africa’s digital divide: The rise of community internet
    Bridging Africa’s digital divide: The rise of community internet World Economic Forum The post Bridging Africa’s digital divide: The rise of community internet appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • VRIF Publishes Its First Version of Industry Guidelines for Volumetric Video Streaming
    FREMONT, CA, December 2, 2021: The Virtual Reality Industry Forum (VRIF) today announced the publication of the first draft for public review of its Industry Guidelines for Volumetric Video Streaming. These guidelines are the first of its kind to cover volumetric video streaming from an end-to-end perspective, focusing on aspects such as production, distribution, and consumption of volumetric video assets.… Read more »
  • The Internet Is Not the Enemy
    The Internet Is Not the Enemy Project Syndicate Jordan Times The post The Internet Is Not the Enemy appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • Ensure only authorized devices connect to your private network
    By Scott Fischel, Certification Working Group Chair The new MFA Private Network Identifier Program Private networks have been gaining ground as enterprises and industry verticals recognize the benefits of owning, controlling, and innovating with their own network. For manufacturing, supply chain and logistics, maritime, oil and gas, mining and other vertical industries, the benefits include the following: Increased coverage –… Read more »
  • Internet Engineering Steering Group concludes 360-degree feedback experiment for Area Directors
    The intent of this experiment is to give Area Directors (ADs) direct feedback allowing them to develop their method of working and behaviors. Read more »
  • Panel wrap-up: Press freedom and the threat to encryption
    Panel wrap-up: Press freedom and the threat to encryption International Press Institute The post Panel wrap-up: Press freedom and the threat to encryption appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • Government-imposed internet shutdowns are on the rise globally, with devastating impacts on affected communities. Fighting back requires shining a light where governments impose the dark.
    Government-imposed internet shutdowns are on the rise globally, with devastating impacts on affected communities. Fighting back requires shining a light where governments impose the dark. JIGSAW The post Government-imposed internet shutdowns are on the rise globally, with devastating impacts on affected communities. Fighting back requires shining a light where governments impose the dark. appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • LIPA 2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    LIPA 2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – PRELIMINARY PROGRAM TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7 – 5:00-9:00AM PST This year, LIPA’s Annual General Meeting will again, by necessity, be virtual.  We have assembled an outstanding mix of topics and presenters covering industry progress, challenges, and opportunities ahead.  The program will run for about 4 hours and be divided into […] The post LIPA 2021… Read more »
  • To Bridge the Digital Divide, States Need to Allow Community Networks
    To Bridge the Digital Divide, States Need to Allow Community Networks Morning Consult The post To Bridge the Digital Divide, States Need to Allow Community Networks appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • Jonathan B. Postel Service Award Nomination Committee Statement on 2021 Selection
    Note that this statement was made by the Jonathan B. Postel Service Award Nomination Committee. After careful review and consideration of the 2021 Jonathan B. Postel Service award candidates, the Nomination Committee has been unable to reach consensus on an awardee. In this context, it has decided not to make an award in 2021. The […] The post Jonathan B.… Read more »
  • Europe STREAMup 2021
    Streaming Video Alliance Hosts Europe 2021 STREAMup Focused on Streaming Video Protocols   Alliance Launches New Diversity Website; Hosts Caching Best Practices Webinar   FREMONT, Calif. — November 22, 2021 — The Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), a global technical association developing solutions to address critical technical challenges in delivering a high-quality video experience at … Europe STREAMup 2021 Read… Read more »
  • When the internet goes dark
    When the internet goes dark The New Statesman The post When the internet goes dark appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • IETF 112 Hackathon: Continually making progress
    The IETF 112 Hackathon held 1 - 5 November 2021 was the 5th online-only IETF Hackathon. Our planning and procedures have improved with each iteration, as have the supporting tools and infrastructure, and the skill with which we use them. Read more »
  • Can Time Be Hacked? Here’s How One Hacker Demonstrated It Can
    Can Time Be Hacked? Here’s How One Hacker Demonstrated It Can Forbes The post Can Time Be Hacked? Here’s How One Hacker Demonstrated It Can appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • INDIGENOUS CONNECTIVITY SUMMIT URGES STRONGER GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR DIGITAL EQUITY
    INDIGENOUS CONNECTIVITY SUMMIT URGES STRONGER GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR DIGITAL EQUITY The Ritz Herald The post INDIGENOUS CONNECTIVITY SUMMIT URGES STRONGER GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR DIGITAL EQUITY appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • The Divide: Internet Society’s Mark Buell on what’s ‘very good’ and ‘less good’ in the broadband bill
    The Divide: Internet Society’s Mark Buell on what’s ‘very good’ and ‘less good’ in the broadband bill Broadband World News The post The Divide: Internet Society’s Mark Buell on what’s ‘very good’ and ‘less good’ in the broadband bill appeared first on Internet Society. Read more »
  • OIF Announces Board of Director Positions, Officers and Working Group Representatives
    Fremont, Calif.—November 17, 2021 – OIF, where the optical networking industry’s interoperability work gets done, today announced election results for its Board of Directors, Officers and Working Group representatives. Election Results Board of Directors:  Mark Filer, Google, was elected to the Board (two-year term) and was appointed as Vice President Jeff Hutchins, Ranovus, was elected to the Board (one-year term) and… Read more »
  • MFA launches Network Identifier Program for enterprises to deploy their own private network
    News Highlights: MFA makes its unique global PLMN ID available to enterprises for their own 5G private network MFA announces new Private Network Subscriber category for enterprises to jumpstart deployment FREMONT, CA – November 16, 2021 – MFA, an international organization championing the global industry adoption of private networks based upon 3GPP technologies, today announced its Network Identifier Program for… Read more »
  • Seamless Air Alliance Closes the Loop on Delivering Premium Inflight Connectivity Services
    The post Seamless Air Alliance Closes the Loop on Delivering Premium Inflight Connectivity Services appeared first on Seamless Air Alliance. Read more »
  • LIP Adoption/Market Update Fall 2021
    LIP Adoption/Market Update Fall 2021 Introduction SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – October 30, 2021 The Laser Illuminated Projector Association (LIPA) reports that Laser illuminated projection supported 1H21 business recovery for the Worldwide Projector Market. This blog post/press release draws on inputs from major market research firms and LIPA members to provide market highlights, segment trends, observations, […] The post LIP Adoption/Market… Read more »
  • Impressions from the Measuring Network Quality for End-Users Workshop
    An Internet Architecture Board (IAB) workshop in September 2021 focused on understanding and improving the end-user experience on the Internet. Read more »
  • Download the MFA Membership Overview and Benefits Deck
    Please fill out the following form to download the MFA Membership Overview & Benefits deck.   Notice: JavaScript is required for this content. Read more »
  • LACNIC makes significant new commitment to ensure the future of open Internet standards
    The Internet registry for Latin America and the Caribbean announces contribution to the IETF Endowment. Read more »
  • IETF 112 Sessions for New Participants
    This list of sessions at the IETF 112 meeting are likely to include discussions and new proposals that are accessible to a broad range of Internet technologists. Read more »
  • Conclusion of the IASA2 Retrospective
    The IETF Administration LLC (IETF LLC) has now completed the IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA 2.0) retrospective. The report was developed with community input and review and is now available online. Read more »
  • IETF 2022 Draft Budget
    The IETF Administration LLC has prepared its draft budget for 2022 and now seeks community feedback. Read more »
  • Applied Networking Research Prize presentations at IETF 112
    The Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) open session at the IETF 112 online meeting will feature presentations on research into routing protocols, the effects of third-party service dependencies, and censorship on the Internet. IETF 112 is scheduled for November 8 to 12. Read more »
  • Q3/Q4 2021 Member Meeting
    Streaming Video Alliance Convenes in Cyberspace for Q3/Q4 Member Meeting   Welcomes New Alliance Members; Celebrates Major Milestones Achieved in 2021   FREMONT, Calif. — October 18, 2021 — The Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), a global technical association developing solutions to address critical technical challenges in delivering a high-quality video experience at scale, returns … Q3/Q4 2021 Member Meeting… Read more »
  • 2022 Grant Program
    Streaming Video Alliance Opens Applications for 2022 Membership Grant Program   2021 Program Awarded Over 50% of Grants to Underrepresented Businesses   FREMONT, Calif. — October 7, 2021 — The Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), a global technical association developing solutions to address critical technical challenges in delivering a high-quality video experience at scale, has … 2022 Grant Program Read… Read more »
  • MFA certifies first MulteFire device and base station to enable private networks in unlicensed spectrum
    MFA certifies first MulteFire device and base station to enable private networks in unlicensed spectrum Port Technology, September 13, 2021 Read more »
  • A MulteFire matrix for ‘universal’ private 5G – and how to fix the ‘faulty’ 5G supply chain
    A MulteFire matrix for ‘universal’ private 5G – and how to fix the ‘faulty’ 5G supply chain Enterprise IoT Insights, July 13, 2021 Read more »
  • Nokia MulteFire provides a solution for private 4.9G/LTE in unlicensed spectrum
    Nokia MulteFire provides a solution for private 4.9G/LTE in unlicensed spectrum IT Wire, July 2, 2021 Read more »
  • Nokia introduces networking solution to help customers utilize private 4.9G/LTE
    Nokia introduces networking solution to help customers utilize private 4.9G/LTE The Silicon Review, July 2, 2021 Read more »
  • Nokia releases first industrial router for MulteFire private networks
    Nokia releases first industrial router for MulteFire private networks Telecompaper, June 30, 2021 Read more »
  • APAC STREAMup 2021
    Streaming Video Alliance Hosts First STREAMup for Asia-Pacific Region   Virtual Meetup to Examine Relevance of Edge Compute, MEC to Video Streaming, and How Different Devices Affect the Viewing Experience   FREMONT, Calif. — September 29, 2021 — The Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), a global technical association developing solutions to address critical technical challenges … APAC STREAMup 2021 Read… Read more »
  • Fresh perspectives from IETF Administration LLC Board
    Two members of the IETF Administration LLC Board of Directors bring deep expertise and experience from outside the realm of developing technical standards, providing perspectives about the factors and priorities important to advancing the community’s work and IETF mission more broadly. Read more »
  • IETF 111 Hackathon: Coding across time zones
    The IETF 111 Hackathon was held July 19-23, 2021. This was the 19th IETF Hackathon, and the 4th held as an online only event. Read more »
  • Lightwave – OIF launches CEI-112G-Extra Short Reach (XSR)+ project
    The CEI-112G-XSR+ effort seeks to enable a lower power, multi-source 112-Gbps electrical I/O interface (optimized for 106.25 Gbps) to support Near Packaged Optics (NPO) applications. https://www.lightwaveonline.com/optical-tech/electronics/article/14209722/oif-launches-cei112gextra-short-reach-xsr-project   Read more »
  • West Coast STREAMup
    Streaming Video Alliance West Coast STREAMup Addresses Issues Surrounding Encoding   Virtual Meetup Features Discussions With Industry Encoding Experts   FREMONT, Calif. — August 31, 2021 — The Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), a global technical association developing solutions to address critical technical challenges in delivering a high-quality video experience at scale, is hosting the … West Coast STREAMup Read… Read more »
  • The Trials and Tribulations of Distributing the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 with Dolby Atmos
    Dolf Schinkel, KPNdolf DOT schnikel AT kpn.com Summer 2021 On 18, 20, and 22 May, KPN distributed the live Eurovision Song Contest 2021 with Dolby Atmos sound in a project with NPO Innovation and the Dutch ESC2021 organisation. KPN has an interactive TV platform with over 2 million users. About 25% of the users have a set-top box capable of… Read more »
  • OIF Reveals New Common Electrical I/O Project to Strengthen an Open Ecosystem for Near Package Optics Architecture, Launches Management Track and Facebook joins Board of Directors at Q3 2021 Virtual Meeting
    Fremont, Calif.—August 27, 2021 – OIF’s Q3 2021 Technical and MA&E Committees Meeting, held virtually August 2-6, 2021, demonstrated OIF’s leadership in next-generation channel definition by revealing a new Common Electrical I/O (CEI) project. Two projects under the Physical and Link Layer (PLL) newly formed Management track were also initiated. Jimmy Yu, vice president of Dell’Oro Group, was featured as… Read more »
  • Open Caching Testbed
    Streaming Video Alliance Demonstrates Open Caching API Interoperability in Industry-First Testbed   Testbed Demonstrates How the Open Caching APIs Can Work Between Content Providers, CDNs, and Operator Networks   FREMONT, Calif. — August 26, 2021 — The Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), a global technical association developing solutions to address critical technical challenges in delivering … Open Caching Testbed Read… Read more »
  • IETF 111 post-meeting survey
    The results from our IETF 111 post-meeting survey are now available. Read more »
  • Newsletter Issue 1: Ultra HD made in France
    Ultra HD Made in France Subscribe Here Welcome to the first issue of the Ultra HD Forum Newsletter. We aim to bring deeper insights into Ultra HD topics than you’ll find elsewhere. We will leverage our amazing pool of UHD talent within the Forum and our deep network of UHD specialists beyond (yes there are still a few non-member experts, but we’re hunting… Read more »
  • Forum Vendor Analysis of the French Market
    The Ultra HD Forum has many member companies active in France. For this first newsletter, we asked two vendors from the encoding side to tell us how they perceived the French market from a UHD perspective. Harmonic’s View on UHD Innovation in France Harmonic has contributed to UHD technology innovation in France for many years, partnering with a national broadcaster… Read more »
  • ARTE Launches a New HbbTV 2.0 Test Service for Live UHD Streaming Available to Industry Partners
    by Guy Ducos, HDR Business Development, PHILIPS IP&S (Ultra HD Forum member by way of FAVN) While France is working toward Terrestrial Broadcast Modernization for 2024, several French broadcasters have expressed their ambition to augment their terrestrial distribution offer with one or more HbbTV 2.0 services. Indeed, several new opportunities can arise from this approach: Develop new services that extend… Read more »
  • The French Tennis Open 2021, state of play in UHD
    The 2021 French Open was shown with some UHD component technologies by at least 16 commercial services that we counted, representing a 100% increase over last year. The tally of services was provided by Harmonic and Yoeri Geutskens (@UHD4K). The proportion of HDR operators decreased with examples such as Sky Sports using only SDR, unlike in previous years. However, we… Read more »
  • In-Depth: Ultra HD and the Future of Terrestrial Broadcast TV in France
    We attended a full-day symposium held in Paris in June after several postponements due to the sanitary situation. The day was structured around three roundtables, first on the Terrestrial TV of today, then Terrestrial TV during the pandemic, and most importantly for us, the third one on tomorrow’s terrestrial TV in France. The hot innovation topics were all about UHD… Read more »
  • OIF Experts to Share CEI Expertise and Provide Channel Standards Update at DesignCon 2021
    What: DesignCon 2021 panel presentation on “Interoperable Common Electrical I/O (CEI) & Channel Standards Update: An OIF Perspective” Who: Join OIF members and industry experts: Moderator: Nathan Tracy, OIF VP of Marketing, TE Connectivity Panelists: Pirooz Tooyserkani, Cisco (presenting for Gary Nicholl, OIF Secretary/Treasurer, Cisco) Mike Li, OIF Board Member, Intel Cathy Liu, Broadcom Inc. Keysight Technologies (presented by Mike… Read more »
  • IETF Community Survey 2021
    In May of this year the IETF Administration LLC (IETF LLC) on behalf of the IESG and in collaboration with the IAB distributed the first annual IETF community survey to all 56,000 addresses subscribed to IETF mailing lists. Its purpose was "To help better understand our community and its makeup, gather views on the IETF and how well it works… Read more »
  • Fellow Program and New Board Members
    Streaming Video Alliance Welcomes Inaugural Honorees to the Alliance Fellow Program and Announces Newly Elected Board Members, Including First Woman to Join the Board   Roger Pantos of Apple Recognized as the First Industry Fellow; Sanjay Mishra of Verizon and Brian Stevenson, Alliance Subject Matter Expert, Honored as First Technical Fellows Alicia Pritchett of Fastly … Fellow Program and New… Read more »
  • Infineon, KPIT and Subaru Join AVCC to Collaborate on the Future of AV and Assisted Driving Compute
    SAN JOSE, CA – JULY 29, 2021 – The Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium™ (AVCC), a global collaboration of automotive and technology industry leaders focused on automated and assisted driving compute solutions, has further strengthened its membership by welcoming the automotive semiconductor supplier Infineon Technologies AG, car manufacturer Subaru Corporation, as well as global software solution provider KPIT Technologies. These new… Read more »
  • OIF Announces Implementation Agreement for High Bandwidth Coherent Driver Modulator (HB-CDM) 2.0, Enabling Coherent Solutions to 800G and Above
    New IA addresses the need for increased capacity and higher performance HB-CDM devices Fremont, Calif.—July 28, 2021 – OIF, where the optical networking industry’s interoperability work gets done, today announced an Implementation Agreement (IA) for High Bandwidth Coherent Driver Modulator (HB-CDM) 2.0. This IA builds upon the HB-CDM 1.0 IA, released in November 2018, and leverages the same form factor.… Read more »
  • Experiences from the first fully-online IAB workshop on Network Impacts of COVID-19
    The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) held its first fully-online workshop during the first week of November 2020, just before the IETF 109 meeting, to discuss the network impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. Read more »
  • Applied Networking Research Prize presentations at IETF 111
    Presentations on research into network specification and verification and on low-latency video streaming will be featured during the Internet Research Task Force Open session of the IETF 111 Online meeting scheduled for 26-30 July. Read more »
  • Applied Networking Research Workshop (ANRW) 2021 focuses on network security, privacy, measurement, and emerging protocols
    The 2021 Applied Networking Research Workshop (ANRW) provides a forum for researchers, vendors, network operators, and the Internet standards community to present and discuss emerging results in applied networking research, with a special emphasis on tools, datasets, and other artifacts accompanying related research papers. Read more »
  • IETF 111 meeting to feature six discussions about new work
    The IETF 111 meeting (26-30 July 2021) will feature 5 Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions, which are often early steps toward new work in the IETF, covering a range of topics. Read more »
  • LIPA CELEBRATES ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY – SESSION HIGHLIGHTS
    Introduction LIPA Celebrated its 10th Anniversary in May; having achieved much progress and many milestones.  As an in-person gathering was still out of the question, we held two, two-hour GoToMeeting sessions.  We enjoyed the inputs and memories of about 80 members, past and present; colleagues and friends.  We even had some surprise guests from the […] The post LIPA CELEBRATES… Read more »
  • Industry Glossary and Open Caching Websites Launched
    Streaming Video Alliance Launches New Industry Glossary and Open Caching Websites New Alliance Sites Further Mission of Collaboration, Defining Common Language, and Providing Educational Resources on Technical Topics   FREMONT, Calif. — July 1, 2021 — The Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), a global technical association developing solutions to address critical technical challenges in delivering … Industry Glossary and Open… Read more »
  • Starting Consultation on the IASA2 Retrospective
    The IETF Administration LLC (IETF LLC) is soliciting community feedback on the first draft of the IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA 2.0) retrospective. Our goal is to complete this process by October 2021 so that we can present a final report in November 2021 at IETF 112. This time frame provides significant opportunity for community input and revision of the… Read more »
  • IETF Administration LLC Completes 2020 Financial Review
    The IETF Administration LLC Board of Directors has received a clean result for its 2020 stand-alone annual financial statement. Read more »
  • OATC Acquisition
    Streaming Video Alliance Acquires Technical Document Library From Open Authentication Technology Committee (OATC) Alliance Welcomes OATC Members   FREMONT, Calif. — June 23, 2021 — The Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), a global technical association developing solutions to address critical technical challenges in delivering a high-quality video experience at scale, has acquired the technical documents … OATC Acquisition Read More… Read more »
  • Public side meetings at IETF meetings
    The feedback provided in post-meeting surveys frequently references the public side meetings that are held during or alongside IETF meetings. Some feedback is about how those meetings are run, while other feedback is about the level of IETF support for side meetings. Read more »
  • QUIC working group looks to bring more security to Internet traffic
    Lucas Pardue serves as co-chair of the IETF QUIC Working Group, which focuses on a standards-track specification for a UDP-based, stream-multiplexing, encrypted transport protocol. The IETF blog recently asked Pardue about the QUIC standards project. Read more »
  • Introduction to Laser Illuminated Projector Efficiency Metrics
    Introduction Laser Illuminated Projectors (LIPs) provide both image quality and economic benefits to a wide range of applications.  New laser packaging technology and more sophisticated thermal management subsystems continue to improve the energy efficiency of LIPs for both cinema and non-cinema applications.  Part of LIPA’s mission is to establish best practices and to educate our […] The post Introduction to… Read more »
  • Q&A with our new Director of Development
    Lee-Berkeley Shaw joins the IETF Administration LLC today as Director of Development. She will focus on designing and delivering the strategy to achieve the IETF’s goals for financial sustainability, with a focus on growing the IETF Endowment. We asked her questions about her plans for the IETF and her background. Read more »
  • OIF Thought Leaders to Provide Updates on Co-Packaging, 400ZR, Electrical Data Rates and Transport SDN Projects at Global Conferences
    Presenting developments on innovative projects at OFC 2021, Optinet China 2021 and China Fiber Connect Forum 2021 Fremont, Calif.—June 7, 2021 – OIF thought leaders will share insight into OIF’s interoperability work in groundbreaking technologies at some of the world’s largest global communications conferences: OFC 2021, Optinet China 2021 and China Fiber Connect Forum 2021. OIF’s dynamic membership has brought… Read more »
  • A new era in Internet transport
    The IETF’s Transport and Services (TSV) area is developing several potentially transformative technologies while it continues to maintain many of the foundational protocols of the Internet. Read more »
  • Innovative New Technology for Sending Data Over the Internet Published as Open Standard
    Already broadly deployed and used, QUIC provides lower delay, improved security, and more robust delivery of data. Read more »
  • QUIC in the Internet industry
    QUIC, a new Internet transport technology that improves web application performance, security and privacy, was reviewed, redesigned and improved in the IETF, incorporating a broad range of input from across the industry. Read more »
  • Has In-Flight Connectivity Become a Basic Need for Commercial Airline Passengers?
    The post Has In-Flight Connectivity Become a Basic Need for Commercial Airline Passengers? appeared first on Seamless Air Alliance. Read more »
  • Opinion: Onboard Systems Need to be Digitalized and Standardized
    The post Opinion: Onboard Systems Need to be Digitalized and Standardized appeared first on Seamless Air Alliance. Read more »
  • OIF Reveals Three Innovative Projects – External Laser Small Form Factor Pluggable Module for Co-Packaged Optics, Artificial Intelligence for Enhanced Network Operations and CEI-112G-Linear – at Q2 2021 Virtual Meeting
    Fremont, Calif.—May 26, 2021 – Activity was high at OIF’s Q2 2021 Technical and MA&E Committees Meeting, held virtually May 10-14. Members initiated three new innovative projects, including a Co-Packaged Optics external laser module, Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Enhanced Network Operations and CEI-112G-Linear, in addition to announcing a network operator survey for the 2022 Networking Demo. External Laser Small Form… Read more »
  • CELEBRATE Laser Illuminated Projection and the 10th Anniversary of LIPA’s Founding
    May, 2021, marks the 10th Anniversary of the founding of LIPA, the Laser Illuminated Projector Association (www.LIPAinfo.org).  LIPA was born out of a perceived need to provide “one voice” to update and rationalize the regulation of digital projectors that would incorporate Lasers, instead of Lamps, as their projected light source. At the time LIPA was conceived and founded, a number […] The post CELEBRATE Laser… Read more »
  • LIPA’s 10 Year Anniversary
    What: Celebrate LIPA’s 10th Anniversary with members and Laser Projection Pioneers – past and present. The sessions will be informal and a great opportunity to learn some history, find out more about LIPA’s past successes and current work! When: Thursday, May 27, 2021 Two Differnt Times: Session 1: 4:00AM-6:00AM New York / 10:00AM-12:00PM BRUSSELS / 4:00PM-6:00PM BEIJING / […] The post LIPA’s 10… Read more »
  • First annual IETF community survey
    The IETF is launching its first annual IETF community survey. Read more »
  • TR-002 Functional Guide to Image Signal Processing: Includes Autonomous and Assisted Vehicle Driving Use Cases and Workloads
    This AVCC™ paper provides established industry practices and use cases for Image Signal Processing (ISP) to help expedite industry growth of automated and assisted driving vehicles. The variety of correction tools are explained in detail as a part of the overall image processing toolkit. Contents are: Limited to the ISP domain which starts at the output of the imaging sensors… Read more »
  • TR-001 Conceptual Architecture for Automated and Assisted Driving Systems
    This reference document offers the AVCC™ conceptual system architecture for automated and assisted driving compute systems. It is designed to align with the SAE International 1- 5 levels of driving automation. creating a common language and functional architecture breaking down the overall driving system into several modular sub-systems and their information exchange highlighting inputs and outputs This is the base… Read more »
  • AVCC Publishes Two Key Technical Reports for the Autonomous Vehicle Compute Industry
    SAN JOSE, CA – April 27, 2021– The Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium (AVCC), a global collaboration of automotive and technology industry leaders focused on automated and assisted driving compute solutions, today announced the release of two key technical reports, developed to provide the basis for a common autonomous vehicle language, conceptual system architecture, as well as use cases for automated… Read more »
  • Deadline Extended for Applied Networking Research Workshop Paper Submissions
    The deadline for submitting papers for consideration for the ACM/IRTF Applied Networking Research Workshop 2021 (ANRW’21) has been extended to 5 May 2021. Read more »
  • Proposed Process to Conduct Assessment Activity of IETF Administrative Support Activity
    After three years of operation, the IETF Administration LLC (IETF LLC) is preparing to conduct a complete assessment of the structure, processes, and operation of the IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA 2.0) and the IETF LLC. Before beginning this work, we are soliciting community feedback on the proposed timeline and process we will use to conduct the retrospective. Read more »
  • IETF Annual Report 2020
    The IETF Annual Report 2020 provides a summary of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), Internet Architecture Board (IAB), Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), and RFC Editor community activities from last year. Read more »
  • IETF 110 Hackathon: The fruit of our labor
    I use the Internet almost every day. If you are reading this, you probably do too. The Internet provides access to information and to each other in ways that are ingrained in our daily routines and on which we rely for both work and play. Read more »
  • IETF 110 post-meeting survey
    The result from our IETF 110 post-meeting survey are now available. Read more »
  • IETF LLC Statement on OFAC Compliance Questions
    IETF contributors recently asked the IETF LLC about the implications of complying with the US Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Asset Controls (OFAC). Read more »
  • SAE International and AVCC Liaison Announced
    Harmonizing work and extending the audience for automated and assisted driving specifications SAN JOSE, CA – March 24, 2021 – The Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium (AVCC), a global group of automotive and technology industry leaders, is pleased to announce a key liaison with SAE International, a global association of more than 200,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace,… Read more »
  • IETF LLC December 2020 Financial Statements
    We have just pushed the December 2020 Financial Statement for the IETF Administration LLC. These contain some significant end of year audit adjustments that require further explanation. Read more »
  • Reporting Protocol Vulnerabilities
    The Internet Engineering Task Force recognizes that security vulnerabilities will be discovered in IETF protocols and welcomes their critical evaluation by researchers. After consulting with the community, the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG) recently provided guidance on how to report vulnerabilities to ensure they are addressed as effectively as possible. Read more »
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