The Bluetooth SIG provides a forum for companies to work together using short-range wireless technologies to solve customer problems.
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to produce the telecommunications standards that will be used for decades to come throughout Europe and beyond. TI is involved in several technical ETSI groups.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is the United Nations specialized agency for telecommunications. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland it is an international organization within which governments and the private sector coordinate global telecom networks and services. TI participates in several ITU working groups providing technical input for standards adoption.
The Khronos Group is an independent, not-for-profit consortium of hardware and software developers that exists to promote the deployment and development of OpenML and the OpenGL embedded subset to enable authoring and playback of dynamic media on a wide variety of platforms and devices.
LiMo Foundation is a global consortium of mobile leaders delivering an open handset platform for the whole mobile industry. TI is an important core member of the LiMo Foundation.
TI is teaming with the MPRG - Mobile and Portable Radio Group at Virginia Tech, which is made up of faculty and students in various research programs ranging from designing a W-CDMA transceiver prototype to researching handset transmit diversity.
The Open Handset Alliance is a partnership of more than 30 global mobile industry leaders who share a common goal of fostering innovation on mobile devices.
The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) is made up of 200 of the world´s leading mobile operators, device and network suppliers, information technology companies including Texas Instruments and content providers. The OMA initiative and WAP Forum have joined to form the foundation for this new organization and the Location Interoperability Forum (LIF), MMS Interoperability Group (MMS-IOP), SyncML and Wireless Village Initiative have also announced their intent to consolidate with OMA.
STIP - Small Terminal Interoperability Platform is an independent not-for-profit organization incorporated in March 2000 that defines and promotes the Small Terminal Interoperability Platform specification. STIP is a complete, royalty-free platform for secure transaction devices such as EFT/POS terminals, mobile phones, vending machines and payphones and PDAs when used for secure transactions. STIP is defined to run on Sun´s CLDC configuration. TI is principal member of the STIP Consortium and at the head of embedded security device group.
The Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) partners have agreed to co-operate in the production of globally applicable Technical Specifications and Technical Reports for a 3rd Generation Mobile System based on evolved GSM core networks and the radio access technologies that they support (i.e., Universal Terrestrial Radio Access (UTRA) both Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) and Time Division Duplex (TDD) modes).
The Third Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2) is a collaborative third generation (3G) telecommunications standards-setting project comprising North American and Asian interests developing global specifications for ANSI/TIA/EIA-41 "Cellular Radio telecommunication Intersystem Operations network evolution to 3G, and global specifications for the radio transmission technologies (RTTs) supported by ANSI/TIA/EIA-41.