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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

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