fish fry
Subscribe Now

IP Standards, Price-Fixing, and the LCD Cartel

We’re talking standards this week — from the LCD Cartel “standardizing” the prices of their TFTs (otherwise called “price-fixing”) to the standards we all need to employ to make sure our IP works the way we intend. I interview Ian Mackintosh (President – OCP-IP) about why IP standards are important, how OCP-IP can help us all get on the same IP page, and how Ian is trying to help us all become managers in our spare time.

I also have one more Altera DE0-Nano Development Kit (courtesy of Altera) to give away to one lucky listener. I’ll tell you at the end of my broadcast how you can enter to win!

Fish Fry Links – July 20, 2012

More Information about MIT’s New 3D TV Technology

The OUYA Game Console Kickstarter page

More Information about the $571 Million Settlement With LCD Panel Manufacturers In Price Fixing Case

Link to NY LCD Panel Refund Site

More Information about OCP-IP

More Information about the DE0-Nano Development Board

Leave a Reply

featured blogs
Jun 20, 2018
In this week'€™s Whiteboard Wednesday, Marc Greenberg, walks us through a typical ADAS system architecture and then provides a real-life testimonial on the value of these systems. https://youtu.be/EQL4jeD25_g...
Jun 19, 2018
Blockchain. Cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin mining. Algorithmic trading. These disruptive technologies depend on high-performance computing platforms for reliable execution. The financial services industry invests billions in hardware to support the near real-time services consumer...
Jun 7, 2018
If integrating an embedded FPGA (eFPGA) into your ASIC or SoC design strikes you as odd, it shouldn'€™t. ICs have been absorbing almost every component on a circuit board for decades, starting with transistors, resistors, and capacitors '€” then progressing to gates, ALUs...
May 24, 2018
Amazon has apparently had an Echo hiccup of the sort that would give customers bad dreams. It sent a random conversation to a random contact. A couple had installed numerous Alexa-enabled devices in the home. At some point, they had a conversation '€“ as couples are wont to...