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Since 2001, OSTA has conducted operations in Maple Grove, MN, and in 2013 announced its plan to build a Surgical Innovation Center in Brooklyn Park, MN.
As a result, we felt that OSTA was best suited for the task.
For further information, refer to the OSTA MultiPlay compatibility specification and test plan, available at www.
As an OSTA district director, my job is to help people get organized.
founders and owners of the EVERPLAY specification, today announced an agreement with the Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA) to transfer ongoing administration and future development of the EVERPLAY image interoperability specification to OSTA.
OSTA was incorporated as an international trade association in 1992 to promote the use of recordable optical technologies and products.
Verbatim is a member of the Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA) and the Optical Disc Archival Testing (ODAT) Committee, a committee formed by OSTA to collaborate on the development and implementation of optical disc archival test specifications.
Approval of the new standard is the culmination of joint development efforts by OSTA and ECMA to define standard procedures for media archive life testing and classification, and then fast track the archival-grade optical disc testing specification through the ISO process.
OSTA wants to encourage people contemplating their own disaster preparedness plans to make sure that archiving their photos and data to easily portable CD or DVD discs is near the top of their preparation list.
OSTA's OSS event has grown each year, and we hear from the attendees what a great benefit the symposium has been for them by providing a means to meet with executives from different industry segments to exchange ideas and the information needed to keep pace with the latest trends in the marketplace," said David Bunzel, president of OSTA.
The new standard was approved by the Ecma General Assembly on June 28, 2007, culminating an effort initiated in June 2006 in Sapporo, Japan, when Ecma International's Technical Committee 31 agreed to finalize a draft standard developed by various industry participants working within OSTA.
Under the OSTA organization, we brought together various independent groups that were working on similar ideas, in order to reach consensus on test methodology.