FiRa Consortium Publishes UWB MAC Technical Requirements to Build Ultra-Wideband Interoperable Ecosystem
May 5, 2020New Requirements Specify the Normative Behavior and Supported Feature Set of the MAC Layer of FiRa Certified™ UWB-Enabled Devices Under Development
FiRa Consortium Publishes PHY Technical Requirements Specification to Jumpstart the Development of the Ultra-Wideband Interoperable Ecosystem
April 7, 2020PHY Requirements Specification Identifies Hardware and RF Communication Configurations Based on IEEE 802.15.4z Standards to Ensure Interoperability Between FiRa Consortium Certified Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Enabled Devices
Allegion and Decawave Commit to Expanding the UWB Ecosystem as New Sponsor Members of the FiRa Consortium
February 20, 2020TSINGOAL Joins FiRa Consortium as a Contributor Member Bringing Expertise in Indoor Location Services
Xiaomi, DENSO, Huf Group, Hyundai, MinebeaMitsumi, and Tile Support the Growth of the FiRa Consortium
December 16, 2019The FiRa Consortium, a catalyst for bringing leading innovators together to drive UWB expansion forward, today announced growth of its’ member network.
Key Industry Players The ASSA ABLOY Group, HID, NXP, Samsung, Bosch, Sony, LitePoint and TTA Establish FiRa Consortium to Drive Seamless User Experiences Using Ultra-Wideband Technology
August 1, 2019FiRa Consortium Ensures an Interoperable UWB Ecosystem Across Chipset, Device and Service Infrastructure Through Standards and Certifications
FiRa Consortium In the News
See what others are saying about the FiRa Consortium and UWB technology!
Security Industry Group - September 18, 2019
The demonstration of Ultra-Wideband (UWB) at their booth, in collaboration with fellow FiRa members Samsung and NXP, was quite impressive and illustrative of the potential of this technology.
Forbes - August 1, 2019
Ultra-Wideband or UWB was originally specified as a technology for high data rate communication but it achieved little traction due to direct competition with Wi-Fi.
Engadget - August 1, 2019
The FiRa Consortium (the name stands for 'fine ranging') includes the likes of Samsung, Bosch, Sony and LitePoint, and they're all committed to growing the UWB ecosystem.
EE|Times - August 1, 2019
A new consortium has launched to drive ultra-wideband (UWB) technology for accurate fine ranging applications, and to ensure interoperability across the ecosystem of chipset, device and service infrastructure through standards and certifications.
Upcoming FiRa Consortium Events
On-Demand Recorded Webinar Hosted by FiRa Consortium Member LitePoint
Watch this on-demand recording of LitePoint’s webinar to learn how UWB delivers accurate ranging and positioning.
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Visit FiRa Consortium member Allegion at ISC West to learn more about UWB technology and the FiRa Consortium.
October 6, 2020 - October 8, 2020
Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Upcoming FiRa Consortium Members’ Meetings
Virtual All-Member Meeting
Based on COVID-19 and member travel restrictions, the FiRa Consortium has made the decision to host our next planned face-to-face meeting as a virtual meeting. Tentative dates are June 2, 2020 – June 5, 2020. Details to members will follow. For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 2, 2020 - June 5, 2020