Monday, September 01, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Apple's iCloud Could Have Allowed Celebrity Nude-Photo Leak
Google To Launch New Budget Phone In India
Asus ZenWatch To Have Voice Control Features
Miraisens Showcases Touchable 3D Tech
Nintendo's Figurines Coming Later This Year
ASUS and G.Skill Take Overclocking Records
Korean Researchers Advance Synthesis Process for Graphene Quantum Dots
LG Display Opens LCD Panel Plant in China
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > Digital Cameras > Eye-Fi ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, January 21, 2012
Eye-Fi Slams SDA's Wireless LAN Specification


Eye-Fi, a company that holds patents related to wireless communications among digital imaging devices, claims that the SD Association's (SDA) recently announced Wireless LAN Specification has ignored Eye-Fi's intellectual property assets.

Eye-Fi has invested in the creation of technology that lets people wirelessly transfer photos and videos directly from their camera and mobile devices.

Last week, the SD Association (SDA) announced that a draft Wireless LAN specification had been adopted as a new standard. However, according Eye-Fi 's CEo Yuval Koren, SDA did not follow the typical proecdure prior to offering the new standard for licensing.

"This was a flat out misrepresentation. As a matter of fact, under the SDA's own rules, this was not possible. SDA members - and we are one - are allowed 60 days in which to respond with claims to patented intellectual property and plans around licensing that IP to the SDA. Should essential IP be presented during this process, and not offered for license, the SDA should revise the specification and begin the review cycle again. After this process, the SDA Executive Members have to vote on adopting the specification," Koren said. "Not only has the membership?s intellectual property disclosure window not closed, the Executive Members have also yet to vote on its adoption," he added.

Eye-Fi protested the action and the SDA?s executive director replied "the SD Association has often made announcements during the IP Review Period because once this phase of the process has been achieved the only thing that could possibly change is the licensing and not the technical details."

This week, still in advance of the SDA-provided deadline, Eye-Fi disclosed its patented intellectual property to the SDA, detailing multiple Eye-Fi patents essential to the current SDA draft specification.

"There is a process for the establishment of this kind of specification, and that process wasn?t respected," Koren added. "We respect the process as established by the SDA and we call upon the SDA to do the same."


Previous
Next
Notion Ink partners with Texas Instruments On New Adam Tablet        All News        Radio Experts To Release New Mobile Phone Standard
New Compact Cyber-shot Cameras By Sony     Digital Cameras News      Kodak Alleges Patent Infringement Against Samsung, Files For Chapter 11 of U.S. Bankruptcy Code

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Toshiba Debuts World's Fastest microSD Memory Cards
Samsung Introduces New Lineup of Memory Cards
SD Association Expand SD Memory Card Contactless Communication Options
Sandisk Introduces Ultra-fast SD Card
New Sony SD Memory Cards Have Backup Capabilities
Toshiba Introduces 32 GB FlashAir SDHC Memory Card
New SDXC And SDHC Memory Cards Support 4K2K Video
Toshiba Introduces USB 3.0 Flash Drives and Micro SD Memory Cards
Sony Expands Line of XQD Memory Cards
Panasonic Releases New SD UHS-II - PCI-Express Bridge LSIs
KINGMAX PRO Extreme Series SD, MicroSD Memory Cards Released
Toshiba Launches microSDHC Memory Cards Based On SeeQVault Technology

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .