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
Visit Us in the NXP Booth
January 7, 2020 - January 10, 2020
Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Plaza – CP-18, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Fraunhofer SIT ID:SMART Workshop
Attend this workshop to hear Hans-Juergen Pirch (HID Global) and Frank Leong (NXP) give a presentation titled “Introduction to Impulse Radio UWB Seamless Access Systems”.
February 19, 2020 - February 20, 2020
Upcoming FiRa Consortium Members’ Meetings
Meeting in Krakow, Poland
December 9, 2019 - December 12, 2019
Meeting in San Jose, CA
February 10, 2020 - February 13, 2020
San Jose, California, United States