Overview: The 1394 Trade Association was formed in 1994 to support and promote the development of computer and consumer electronics systems which can can be easily connected via a single multimedia link, using the IEEE 1394 Serial Bus standard. The IEEE 1394 multimedia connection enables low-cost, high-bandwidth, real-time data interfacing between computers, peripherals, and consumer electronics products such as camcorders, VCRs, printers, PCs, TVs, and digital cameras. IEEE 1394-compatable products and systems allow the transfer of video or still images from a camera or camcorder to a printer, PC, or television. 1394 promotes the IEEE standard and also develops its own specifications.
Specifications: Available at: http://www.1394ta.org/developers/Specifications.html
IPR Policy: See Bylaws Section 18, available at: http://publicaa.ansi.org/sites/apdl/Reference%20Documents%20Regarding%20ANSI%20Patent%20Policy/ANSI%20Patent%20Policy%20-%20Revised%202008.pdf
Current Status: Active
Last Updated: March 19, 2014