Cable & Telecom

HD industry leaders announce HANA

NEW YORK - Charter Communications, JVC, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics, NBC Universal, Samsung and Sun Microsystems Wednesday announced the formation of HANA, the High-Definition Audio-Video Network Alliance.The HANA members are working together “to create a design guideline for secure high definition audio visual networks that will speed the creation of new, higher quality, easier to use HD products,” says the press release.In addition to the founding members, ARM, Freescale Semiconductor and Pulse~LINK have joined HANA as contributing members. "HANA brings together content providers, consumer electronics, service providers and IT with the sole purpose of addressing HD needs such as quality of...