NORCROSS, GEORGIA - AMI, a global leader in BIOS, BMC and remote management tools and utilities, is pleased to report its successful attendance and co-sponsorship of the recent Spring 2019 UEFI Plugfest, held in Bellevue, Washington last month.
The semiannual UEFI Seminar and Plugfest events bring together leading experts and introduces the latest UEFI firmware advancements. They also represent an invaluable opportunity to meet with industry colleagues, test the latest platforms, devices and firmware, as well as learn about the newest UEFI enhancements.
During the latest Plugfest, AMI presented a track focused on the use of capsules for Firmware Configuration Update. While capsules have been used by UEFI for updating device firmware for several years, UEFI version 2.8 introduced a new feature where the firmware exposes Human Interface Infrastructure (HII) configuration information to the operating system. The operating system, or additional tools, can then in turn provide a capsule back to the firmware to update HII configuration settings. The presentation from AMI encompassed an overview of this new feature in UEFI v2.8 and explored real world use cases of the technology.
To see more on the Spring 2019 UEFI Plugfest, including media from the event, please visit https://uefi.org/learning_center/presentationsandvideos/
To stay up-to-date on the latest UEFI Forum event details, see https://uefi.org/events/upcoming/.
To learn more about Aptio V UEFI Firmware from AMI, please visit https://ami.com/products/bios-uefi-firmware/aptio-v/.
About the UEFI Forum:
The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Forum is a non-profit industry standards body responsible for developing, managing and promoting UEFI specifications. To learn more about the UEFI Forum and future UEFI Plugfest events, please visit https://uefi.org/.
Founded in 1985 and known worldwide for AMIBIOS®, the mission of AMI is to power, manage and secure the world’s connected digital infrastructure by providing best-in-class UEFI and remote management firmware, security solutions, development tools and utilities to top-tier manufacturers of desktop, server, mobile and embedded/IoT systems. In line with its foundational technology focus, AMI is a member of numerous industry associations and standards groups, such as the Unified EFI Forum (UEFI), DMTF (formerly known as the Distributed Management Task Force), the NIST National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership (NCEP) and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG). Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, AMI has locations in the U.S., China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea and Taiwan to better serve its customers.
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