Thales, Cisco Systems, Redpoint Positioning Corporation and STMicroelectronics Among Industry Leaders Joining the FiRa Consortium
September 23, 2020Recently Adding 21 New Members, the FiRa Consortium is Well-Positioned to Drive Expansion of the Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Ecosystem Across Multiple Use Cases
UWB Alliance and FiRa Consortium Announce a Formal Liaison to Accelerate the Development and Adoption of UWB Technology
June 30, 2020Complementary missions will support and strengthen global UWB industry growth
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
FiRa Consortium In the News
See what others are saying about the FiRa Consortium and UWB technology!
NFC World - August 17, 2020
Samsung has launched the first Android device to include an ultra wideband (UWB) chip.
Engadget - August 5, 2020
In the near term, it'll power Google's new Airdrop-like "Nearby Share" service.
Enterprise IoT Insights - July 8, 2020
The FiRa Consortium says UWB outperforms other short-range technologies in terms of accuracy, reliability, and power consumption – “by a wide margin”.
COMPUTERWORLD - December 31, 2019
Ultra Wideband and IoT devices hold the promise of more precise location services as well as secure access to a myriad of systems.
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.
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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Upcoming FiRa Consortium Members’ Meetings
Member Meeting - October 2020
Based on concern for the health and safety of our members, the FiRa Consortium will be holding the next all-members meeting as a virtual meeting. To accommodate the membership and their home time zones, the Working Group meetings will occur over a two-week period. The detailed schedule will be provided to members when available. If there are questions, please contact email@example.com.
October 27, 2020 - November 6, 2020
Member Meeting - December 2020
Based on concern for the health and safety of our members, the FiRa Consortium will be holding the next all-members meeting as a virtual meeting. To accommodate the membership and their home time zones, the Working Group meetings will occur over a one-week period. The detailed schedule will be provided to members when available. If there are questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 7, 2020 - December 10, 2020