Frontier Silicon has announced its founding membership of the Internet Media Device Alliance (IMDA), to be launched at next month's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Frontier's CEO, Anthony Sethill, has been appointed to serve on the steering committee of the new association.
IMDA aims to develop and promote a set of open standards and device profiles to maximise growth of a global consumer market in Internet-connected media devices.
"Being selected to serve on the steering committee is a great honour, and will help ensure that Frontier Silicon's Internet radio solutions continue to provide receiver manufacturers with class-leading, solutions offering full interoperability with broadcasters and content providers," stated Anthony Sethill.
The Alliance will concentrate on the definition of a series of end-to-end technical standards, functions and profiles, encouraging development of a range of Internet media devices, and on the promotion of Internet-connected technology to consumers and retailers. Membership is open to consumer electronics OEMs and retailers, radio broadcasters, content aggregators, online music service providers, device manufacturers and technology providers.