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DLNA Elects New Board Members

Portland, Ore. –
The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) today announced the election of new
board members.

Nidhish Parikh,
director of personal media industry collaboration for Nokia, is now chairman of
the DLNA’s board and president. The Alliance also announced the election of Bob
Brummer, senior director at Microsoft, as vice chairman and VP of DLNA. Peter
Kaars, director of standards North America for Technicolor, was named as a
standing director.

These newly
elected board members join company representatives from AwoX, Broadcom, Intel,
Microsoft, Nokia, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony. They are chartered with
overseeing the development of standards that allow for the sharing of content
across devices, regardless of manufacturer.

“Nidhish has been
an active supporter of DLNA since the Alliance’s inception in 2003,” said Donna
Moore, executive director of DLNA. “He has served as a standing director since
2008, and has been instrumental in the global growth and adoption of DLNA
standards. In Nidhish’s new role as chairman and president, he will work in
conjunction with Bob, Peter and the other board members to further consumer
awareness of DLNA Certified products and support the interoperability needs of
continuously evolving digital lifestyles.”

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