SOURCE: WiMedia Alliance

October 15, 2008 18:00 ET

WiMedia Hosts 20th Meeting and Open House in Seoul, South Korea

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--(Marketwire - October 15, 2008) -

Who:    WiMedia Alliance Open House & Exhibition

When:   Wednesday - October 22, 2008
        4:00PM - 8:30PM

Where:  JW Marriott Hotel
        19-3 Banpo-dong Seocho-gu
        Seoul, South Korea

What:   WiMedia Open House & Exhibition
        Companies from around the globe will meet in Seoul for the 20th
        WiMedia Member meeting and Open House.  On Wednesday, October 22
        from 4pm-8:30pm, WiMedia key spokespeople and guest industry
        speakers explore the current and future UWB landscape, highlight
        worldwide regulatory status and address the need to meet consumer
        demand for UWB products.  The Exhibition will host a series of
        product demos from companies including Samsung Electronics,
        Ellisys, TTA, Agilent and Staccato. Many others will also
        demonstrate their latest innovative UWB solutions for consumer WPAN

        Open House Speakers
        --  Stephen Wood - President, WiMedia Alliance - Welcome & WiMedia
        --  Clint Chaplin - Principal Engineer, Samsung Electronics -
            Living with UWB
        --  Darren McCarthy - RF Technical Marketing Manager, Tektronix -
            WiMedia Technology and Test Solutions
        --  Jim Lansford - Board Member, WiMedia Alliance - Regulatory &
            Certification Overview
        --  Jeff Ravencraft - Chairman, USB-IF - WUSB Overview

        Special thanks to our sponsors!
        Premiere: Samsung
        Platinum: Ellisys, TTA
        Diamond: Tektronix
        Logo: Agilent, Staccato Communications

     Silver Demonstrators: Alereon, Artimi, LeCroy, LitePoint, LucidPort,
     MCCI, Radiient, ST-NXP Wireless, Taiyo Yuden, Tzero, WiQuest, and

Register today -- there is no cost to attend this event.

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For more information on the WiMedia Alliance, or to speak with a WiMedia spokesperson, please contact Patrick Corcoran at

About the WiMedia Alliance

The WiMedia Alliance is a not-for-profit open industry association that promotes and enables the rapid adoption, regulation, standardization and multi-vendor interoperability of ultra-wideband (UWB) worldwide. The basis for the industry's first UWB standards (published by Ecma International), WiMedia UWB is optimized for wireless personal-area networks delivering high-speed (480Mbps and beyond), low-power multimedia capabilities for the PC, CE, mobile and automotive market segments. Emphasizing peaceful coexistence with other wireless services, the WiMedia UWB Common Radio Platform is designed to operate with application stacks developed by the Certified Wireless USB Promoter Group, the Bluetooth-SIG and proprietary implementations.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Patrick Corcoran
    WiMedia Alliance PR
    (360) 314-4732
    Email Contact