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Key Things Industry Alliances Need to Know about the GDPR

What is the GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is designed to protect European Union (EU) citizens from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly data-driven world. Under the GDPR, individuals will have more control over their online presence and personal information. Organizations controlling data, like industry alliances and trade associations, will be responsible for keeping this personal data secure. [...]

2019-04-15T19:58:52+00:00August 27th, 2017|ISTO Blog|

ISTO and High-Performance Computing – The OpenCAPI Consortium

ISTO supports a wide range of industry technologies, including high-performance computing (HPC). The OpenCAPI Consortium is an open forum to manage the OpenCAPI specification and ecosystem. This initiative is being driven by the emerging accelerated computing and advanced memory/storage solutions that have introduced significant system bottlenecks in today’s current open bus protocols and requires a technical solution that is openly available.

2019-04-15T19:58:11+00:00July 28th, 2017|ISTO Blog|

The latest ISTO newsletter is now available

The June 2017 ISTO newsletter is now available. Read the latest news on TagVault.org, Wireless Power Consortium, and Digital Illumination Interface Alliance to name a few. You can also get the latest on the upcoming MIPI DevCon events upcoming in October.

2019-04-15T19:57:39+00:00July 10th, 2017|ISTO Blog|

Motivations Behind Alliances white paper explores the value an alliance can provide.

Norman Shaw, director of new business and product development at IEEE, has authored a new white paper—Motivations Behind Alliances. The purpose of this paper is to outline the motivations behind the growth of alliances as a means of advancing the goals and objectives of individual organizations/companies, especially those working in technology markets. It is hoped that what follows will assist the [...]

2019-04-15T19:57:10+00:00June 14th, 2017|ISTO Blog|

DiiA acquires DALI trademarks

The Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) has acquired the trademarks relating to DALI lighting products and systems via IEEE Industry Standards and Industry Organization (ISTO). These trademarks include the original DALI logo, the new DALI-2 logo, and the DALI wordmark for use in lighting applications. DiiA is an open, global consortium of lighting companies that promotes the adoption of lighting-control systems using DALI technology. The trademark acquisition [...]

2019-04-15T19:56:40+00:00June 10th, 2017|ISTO Blog|

ISTO Presents service award to past director Mike Violette

Mike Violette (left) accepts his service award from ISTO Board Secretary, Roger Martin (right). Roger Martin, ISTO Board Secretary, recently presented Mike Violette with a service award for his time as an ISTO director. Presenting on behalf of the ISTO Board of Directors, Roger met Mike for lunch in May 2017 and handed over an award for service to [...]

2020-07-14T18:07:27+00:00May 12th, 2017|ISTO Blog|

2017 Annual Member Meeting Recap

On 23 February, ISTO held its annual member meeting at the Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort and Marina, Stuart, Florida. Delegates from each ISTO federation member alliance came together to share strategies, demonstrate accomplishments, identify possible synergies and build relationships. Member Program presentations were offered a valuable opportunity for participants to learn from their fellow industry leaders' experiences. A special thanks [...]

2019-04-15T19:54:24+00:00March 28th, 2017|ISTO Blog|

ISTO Successfully Passes Audit for 2015

The 2015 audit for ISTO and its programs have been successfully completed. All entities received an unmodified or “clean” opinion. An unmodified opinion states that the financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position, results of operations, and cash flows of the entity in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). This has been the 14th consecutive year that ISTO has [...]

2019-04-15T19:53:42+00:00December 12th, 2016|ISTO Blog|
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