Recognizing that different companies place different values on membership depending on their markets, resources and strategies, MIPI Alliance follows a tiered membership model similar to that of other successful industry organizations. The MIPI Alliance has structured its membership categories to facilitate involvement from all companies in the mobile industry.
The classes of membership in the MIPI Alliance are:
Additional information on membership levels, privileges, and responsibilities are available in the Membership section. The various rights and obligations of all classes of membership are defined in detail in the MIPI Alliance Bylaws document (pdf).
|Attend Working Group meetings, submit technical proposals, define/develop Specifications, participate in WG votes, access to WG workspace(s) and mail lists (with Board approval for Adopter-level)|
|Serve in WG leadership roles|
|Attend all F2F meetings, participate in Demo Days|
|Seat(s) in Technical Steering Group, access to workspace|
|Opportunity to apply for a seat(s) in TSG||N/A||N/A|
|Petition the Board to create a new Group|
|License to implement Adopted specifications, market compliant products/services|
|Access to all specifications adopted by Board|
|Access to Draft specifications during final stage of Adoption process|
|Access to all Draft specifications during development and review|
|Provide input to Board for specification Draft Review processes|
|Responsible for final voting for Adoption of specifications|
|Submit new specification/technology proposals|
|Submit application to Board for Contributor status||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Submit application to Board for Promoter status/renewal||N/A||N/A|
|Granted one seat on Board for a two-year term||N/A|
|Responsible for managing the interests, direction and property of MIPI Alliance|
|Responsible for establishment/approval of new Working Groups, Investigation Groups and Birds of a Feather|
|Attend All Member and Birds of a Feather meetings|
|Unlimited number of user accounts for Member workspace|
|Participation in Marketing Steering Group|
|Participation in booth at industry events|
|Announce MIPI-based products, promote products and services through MIPI website|
|Participate in opinion polls/industry research|
The annual dues for joining the MIPI Alliance are set out below. (See prorated dues.)
|Annual Dues (USD $)||8,000||32,000||40,000||40,000|
Annual Dues (USD $)
Annual Dues (USD $)
Note1: Applies to Adopter and Contributor members only; if a company's turnover including all its subsidiaries is less than USD $250 million per year, then the dues are discounted by 50% for that year. The applicant must provide evidence that annual turnover (annual revenue) is less than $250 million per year.
Note2: Applies to Contributor members only; if a company's turnover including all its subsidiaries is less than USD $10 million per year, then the dues are discounted by 75% for that year. The applicant must provide evidence that annual turnover (annual revenue) is less than $10 million per year.
Important note: A member who is terminated by the Board or who withdraws from MIPI Alliance shall not be permitted to reapply for membership in MIPI Alliance unless such terminated or withdrawn member shall receive the consent of 75% of the Board as a whole, and shall, for the year in which such reapplication is received, pay the dues for the entire year without any proration.
Unlike other singularly focused standards organizations, MIPI Alliance addresses the entire mobile device - from the antenna and peripherals to the modem and application processor.