Internet Home Alliance Gains Members22 Apr, 2002 By: Hive News
The nonprofit advocacy group Internet Home Alliance has added two new member companies and upgraded another, the organization announced today.
The changes are designed to increase the cross-section of companies collaborating on developing and testing new home technology products and services.
New and upgraded memberships are Gatespace, Icebox and eTango.
Gatespace provides managed services for broadband and telematics operators; Icebox designs and develops products that simplify technology to fit a kitchen setting and eTango offers Java-based applications for connecting and controlling disparate devices in the home using a combination of Web services and The Open Services Gateway Initiative (OSGi).
Internet Home Alliance, whose principal members are Best Buy Co. Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., General Motors, Hewlett-Packard Company, Invensys, The NewPower Company, Panasonic (Matsushita Electric Corp. of America), Sears, Roebuck and Co., and Sun Microsystems., is open to companies from all industry segments and consists of principal, contributor and associate membership levels.