CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: OFDM Forum's Membership Continues to Grow; Year-End Meeting to be Held in Belgium; National Semiconductor and Soongsil University Join OFDM Forum as New Members.Business Editors
CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 5, 2001
OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) A digital transmission technique that uses a large number of carriers spaced apart at slightly different frequencies. Forum In the release transmitted earlier today, September 5, 2001, for OFDM Forum, there was an error in the last paragraph. Bruce Kraemer is with Intersil Corporation, not BOPS Inc. The complete, corrected release follows.
The OFDM Forum, an association organized to promote a single standard for high-speed wireless communications wireless communications
System using radio-frequency, infrared, microwave, or other types of electromagnetic or acoustic waves in place of wires, cables, or fibre optics to transmit signals or data. , is pleased to announce National Semiconductor as its newest Associate Member and Soongsil University as a new Academic Member.
In February of this year, National Semiconductor purchased InnoComm Wireless, a Small Business member of the OFDM Forum. National Semiconductor is showing their continued support of the OFDM Forum by upgrading their membership to an Associate membership.
"It is exciting to see that membership in the OFDM Forum is continuing to grow," said Dr. Hatim Zaghloul, Chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Wi-LAN Inc., Chair Company of the OFDM Forum. "The momentum behind the OFDM Forum is stronger than ever, and the addition of companies like National Semiconductor and Soongsil University demonstrates the solid future and support behind the organization."
The OFDM Forum will hold its final meeting for the year 2001 on October 22 and 23 in Leuven, Belgium, home to one of the OFDM Forum's Academic Members, IMEC. Industry leaders will present updates on internal technological developments, standards work and market conditions. The agenda for October's meeting includes a Steering Committee steer·ing committee
A committee that sets agendas and schedules of business, as for a legislative body or other assemblage.
Noun meeting to be held to establish the goals and milestones for the OFDM Forum in the coming year; presentations from industry leaders such as IMEC's presentation on "RF-MEMs" and Working Group sessions where members will discuss recent developments in technology and standards work. For more information on this event, or to register, please visit www.ofdm-forum.com.
About National Semiconductor:
National Semiconductor is the premier analog company driving the Information age. Combining real-world analog and state-of-the-art digital technology, the company is focused on the fast growing markets for wireless handsets; information appliances; information infrastructure; and display, imaging and human interface technologies. With headquarters in Santa Clara, California Santa Clara, California (IPA: /ˌsæntəˈklærə/) , founded in 1777 and incorporated in 1852, is a city in Santa Clara County, in the U.S. state of California. , National reported sales of $2.1 billion for fiscal year 2001 and employs about 9,700 people worldwide. Additional company and product information is available on the World Wide Web at www.national.com.
About Soongsil University:
Based in Seoul, Korea, Soongsil University, the first 4-year Christian college For the university in Oregon formerly called Christian College, see .
Christian College, is a school established by the Anglican Church in 1822 in Kotte, Sri Lanka. It is the oldest school in Sri Lanka. One of its masters, Rev. in Korea, was established in Pyongyang on October 10, 1897. The school's founding ideas are 'truth and service,' and its educational goal is to foster talented men and women, who will, in Christian spirit, use their newly gained knowledge and state-of-the-art technology as a tool for pursuing peace and prosperity of their country and the world.
About The OFDM Forum:
The OFDM Forum is a market development association comprised of hardware manufacturers, software firms, telecommunications companies and other users interested in Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing See FDM.
(communications) frequency division multiplexing - (FDM) The simultaneous transmission of multiple separate signals through a shared medium (such as a wire, optical fibre, or light beam) by modulating, at the transmitter, the separate signals into separable (OFDM) technology in wireless applications. Founded in December 1999, the OFDM Forum was established to promote a single, compatible global OFDM standard for cost-effective, high-speed wireless networks on a variety of devices. Founding companies are: Ericsson, Nokia, Philips Semiconductors, Samsung Electro-Mechanics This article or section is written like an .
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The OFDM Forum will be involved in two industry events prior to the October meeting. The OFDM Forum will be chairing the third session of "The Path to 4G Mobile" technical symposium to be held in Helsinki, Finland on September 13 and 14, 2001. From September 24 to 26, Bruce Kraemer, of Intersil Corporation, a Principal Member of the OFDM Forum, will be speaking on behalf of the Forum at the IRR's "Wireless LAN A local area network that transmits over the air typically in the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz unlicensed frequency band. It does not require line of sight between sender and receiver. Wireless base stations (access points) are wired to an Ethernet network and transmit a radio frequency over an area " conference in London, England. For more information on these events and general information regarding the OFDM Forum, please visit www.ofdm-forum.com.