Beechwoods Software's Hervé Jourdain Elected Chair of the OCF Audio-Video Task Group


Beechwoods Software, Inc. announces the appointment of Vice President of Architecture Hervé Jourdain as chair of the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) Audio-Video Task Group.

Hervé brings to the OCF over 25 years of experience in embedded systems, real time, network, telecom and TV/STB. His extensive work in Audio-Video transport has afforded him a deep understanding of the complex requirements not only from a technical standpoint but also from a market and regulatory perspective. He looks forward to working with the Audio-Video Task Group and providing technical direction towards the progress of OCF standards.

About Beechwoods Software

Beechwoods Software Inc. provides innovative software solutions to businesses and OEMs developing embedded and resource-limited products. In operation for over 10 years, Beechwoods Software is headquartered in Boston, MA with offices in El Segundo, CA and Taipei, Taiwan. Its multinational team of elite software engineers has both the knowledge and experience required to bring advanced software solutions to market and has developed considerable expertise in collaborating with multiple engineering teams to produce high quality, maintainable products for Fortune 100 and Fortune 1000 companies.

Beechwoods Software has received industry accolades as a founding member of the EdgeX Foundry, as the author and working group chair of the Location Services Framework for the AllSeen Alliance's AllJoyn Internet of Things implementation, and as a finalist in the 2016 MassTLC Leadership Awards for "Best Use of Technology; Internet of Things for Location Services." To learn more, please visit:

About the Open Connectivity Foundation

Billions of connected devices (phones, computers and sensors) should be able to communicate with one another regardless of manufacturer, operating system, chipset or physical transport. The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) is creating a specification and sponsoring an open source project to make this possible. OCF will unlock the massive opportunity in the IoT market, accelerate industry innovation and help developers and companies create solutions that map to a single open specification. OCF will help ensure secure interoperability for consumers, business, and industry. The AllSeen Alliance now operates under the Open Connectivity Foundation. For more information, please visit

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