Getting Chord signaling™ adopted in international standards and implementation agreements is central to creating a virtuous cycle of adoption.

Kandou actively participates in three industry groups.

  • The first is the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF), which is the world’s central standards development organization for high speed serial interface technology. The OIF has defined four generations of serial interfaces. These interfaces have been adopted in all of the key ASIC and FPGA flows and can be found in everything from the electrical interface to optics, CPU-CPU processor interfaces, and memory interfaces.
  • The second is JEDEC, the world’s memory standards development organization. JEDEC produces standards for DDR, LPDDR, Flash Memory, and Memory modules as well as pure electrical interfaces.
  • The third group is IEEE 802.3, which is the group that defines wired Ethernet.

Kandou has made substantial progress at both the OIF and at JEDEC, with proposals at each body currently in voting cycles. More information will be released as it becomes publicly available.

Kandou is fully committed to being a good corporate citizen, to interacting with candor & transparency, and to abiding with the by-laws of these organizations.

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