Eric Anderson of Apple has been named secretary of the
1394 Trade Association
for 2002. The association is a worldwide organization dedicated to the advancement of the IEEE 1394 multimedia standard (that’s FireWire to Mac users).
|<?php virtual(“/cgi-bin/fspin_client.fcgi?DC=mp-mcc_news_bigbox”); ?>
David Wooten of Cypress Semiconductor, has been named chairman under the 1394 Trade Association’s rotating chair tradition. Vice Chairman is Max Bassler of Molex. The chief financial officer is Randy Trost of Texas Instruments; Scott Smyers of Sony, chief technical officer; and Michael Winchell, LSI Logic, editor. Other new board members include: John Barber of NEC Electronics; Steve Bard of Intel; Alan Berkema of Hewlett-Packard; Paul Borger of FCI; Scott Fierstein of Microsoft Corp.; Prashant Kanhere of Zayante; Sam Liu of Newnex; Jalil Oraee of Oxford Semiconductor; Andreas Schloissnik of Yokogawa Electric; Dave Thompson of Agere; and Hans Van der Ven of Panasonic.
The Association also announced today that it will hold its annual Developers’ Conference June 25-27 at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Wash.
The conference, will feature presentations on IEEE 1394b, wireless bridges, content protection technologies, the 1394 automotive specification, home networking design, and PC peripheral design, among other topics. Also scheduled are hardware and software workshops, and “ask the experts” session.
The board is responsible for the ongoing policy-making, funding and standards oversight governing the 1394 Trade Association. The association includes over 170 companies worldwide, including Apple.