About the System Management Interface Forum (SMIF), Inc.

The System Management Interface Forum (SMIF), Inc., supports the rapid advancement of an efficient and compatible technology base that promotes power management and systems technology implementations. The group’s activities include: promoting global development of communications protocols; identification of appropriate applications; providing global educational services; promoting worldwide compatibility and interoperability; and identifying, selecting, augmenting as appropriate, and publishing specifications. The SMIF provides a membership path for any company or individual to be active participants in any or all of the various working groups established by the implementers forums.

News

November 2013

Micrel is now a SMIF member and PMBus adopter, effective November 2013

October 2013

Altera is now a SMIF member and PMBus adopter, effective October 2013

September 2013

PMBus+ (PMBus PLUS) 1.3 was presented in at Darnell’s Power Forum (DPF) in September 2013, and will be released early in 2014; for details see the PMBus+ announcement (.pdf) and the About PMBus page

August 2013

Microchip is again a SMIF member and PMBus adopter, and Zentrum Mikroelektronik Dresden (ZMDI) is now a SMIF member and PMBus adopter, effective August 2013

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Groups

The SMIF includes the groups listed below.

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The Smart Battery System Implementers Forum (SBS-IF) supports the rapid advancement of an efficient and compatible technology base that promotes smart battery implementations. The SBS-IF has developed and published specifications for smart battery systems. The SBS-IF allows for active participation in any or all of its working groups by those who become adopters.

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The Power Management Bus Implementers Forum (PMBus-IF) supports the rapid advancement of an efficient and compatible technology base that promotes power management implementations. The PMBus-IF allows for active participation in any or all of its working groups by those who become adopters.
 
 


   
     
 

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