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Gesmer Updegrove has represented more than 184 standards consortia and open source foundations, including:
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Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC)
Develops voluntary standards for digital television

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CAD Framework Initiative
Developed and promoted integrated circuits for design and manufacturing *Now Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2)

Cognitive Networking Alliance (CogNeA)
Developed standards for home wireless multimedia networking and rural broadband internet access *Inactive

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DFI (DDR PHY Interface)
Promotes an interface protocol between memory controller logic and PHY interfaces

Distributed Systems Interface (DSI) Consortium
Promotes and develops the Distributed Systems Interface (DSI) in automotive airbag systems

Distributed-Power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA)
Develops standards and promotes product compatibility and standardization within the power converter market

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Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium (EEMBC)
Develops performance benchmarks for embedded systems

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Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA)
Develops and promotes the growth and profitability of the semiconductor industry

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Promoted a network architecture for Home Audio Video Interoperability *Inactive since 2001

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Interconnect Modeling Technical Advisory Board (IMTAB)
Promotes the development of the ITF format as an interoperable interconnect parasitic modeling format

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JEDEC Solid State Technology Association
Develops standards for the microelectronics industry

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Mobile Industry Processor Interface (MIPI) Alliance
Promotes open specifications for interfaces to mobile application processors

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Near Field Communication Forum (NFC Forum)
Develops and promotes near field wireless communication technology

Nexus 5001 Forum
Develops and promotes the semiconductor, developmental tools and automotive electronics industries

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Open Core Protocol International Partnership (OCP-IP)
Promotes and supports the Open Core Protocol (OCP)

Open Patent Alliance (OPA)
Promoted broader choice and competitive equipment and service costs for WiMAX technology, devices and applications *Dissolved in 2012

OpenSource Liberty
Develops, promotes, and maintains the Liberty library modeling standard

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Power Management Bus Implementers Forum (PMBus-IF)
Promotes PM bus technology, an open-standard digital power management protocol that facilitates communication with a power converter or other device by defining the required transport, physical interface, and command language

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Develops advanced semiconductor manufacturing technologies (U.S.)

Semiconductor 3D Equipment and Materials Consortium (EMC-3D)
Developed a cost-effective TSV (thru-silicon-via) for 3D chip stacking and MEMS integration *Inactive

Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI)
Promotes the global semiconductor equipment, materials, and flat panel display industries

Semiconductor Test Consortium
Promoted interoperability test methods for complex logic devices *Inactive

Serial Port Memory Technology (SPMT)
Develops and maintains the SPMT specification and promotes designing and manufacturing mobile devices, integrated circuits, and semiconductor IP

Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2)
Develops and promotes the adoption of standards to improve the way integrated circuits are designed and manufactured, in order to speed time-to-market and meet the challenges of sub-micron design

Smart Battery System Implementers Forum (SBS-IF)
Develops, promotes and supports open standards for smart battery systems

SOI Industry Consortium
Promotes silicon-on insulator (SOI) technology innovation into broad markets

SPIRIT Consortium
Developed and promoted standards in the semiconductor industry *Merged with Accellera in 2009

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UXP Initiative (UXPi)
Develops and promotes interoperable specifications for the semiconductor industry

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VSI Alliance (VSIA)
Developed standards and business processes for System-on-Chip (SoC) development *Dissolved in 2008

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