Press Releases

UEFI Forum Releases the UEFI 2.10 Specification and the ACPI 6.5 Specification
Monday, August 29, 2022

The latest specifications are built for a post-quantum world and will support emerging applications like Internet of Things, Embedded and Automotive

UEFI Forum Releases Updated UEFI 2.9 Specification
Monday, March 22, 2021

The new specification offers direct implications for many computing platforms, from IoT devices to high-end servers.

UEFI Forum Announces Availability of the Updated ACPI 6.4 Specification
Monday, January 25, 2021

The open specification offers updated device configuration and power management, allowing for the advancement of new hardware and standards.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

New UEFI Specification, Version 2.8, captures evolution of platform firmware technology

UEFI Forum Appoints ARM to Board of Directors Fortifying Its Commitments to Firmware Innovation
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

ARM Strengthens Its Long-Standing Presence and Contributions to the UEFI Ecosystem

20+ China-based Companies Join the UEFI Forum to Promote International Growth
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Forum held its Spring 2017 UEFI Seminar and Plugfest last month in Nanjing, China, hosting firmware thought leaders and testing the latest technology—indicating high interest in UEFI in China’s technology market.

UEFI Forum and Byosoft Host Spring 2017 UEFI Seminar and Plugfest in Nanjing, China
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Firmware Technology Event: UEFI Forum and Byosoft host Spring 2017 UEFI Seminar and Plugfest in Nanjing, China on March 27 through March 31.

The UEFI Forum Releases Updated Platform Initialization (PI) Specification
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Today, the UEFI Forum announced the availability of the Platform Initialization (PI) Specification v1.5, which transforms the System Management Mode (SMM) drivers to allow developers to seamlessly reuse code from an AMD, Intel, or Via IA32/x64 platform on an ARM®-based platform. The PI Specification’s fundamental goal is to continue to improve interoperability between firmware components from different sources.

UEFI Forum Announces New Whitepaper on the Chain of Trust
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Today, the UEFI Forum announced the availability of a new white paper. “The Chain of Trust: Keeping Computing Systems More Secure” is the first in a series of white papers that explores best practices for locking down the firmware platform using an approach called Chain of Trust (CoT). CoT helps users gain more confidence that their computing system is as safe and free from different classes of attacks as possible.

UEFI Forum Announces the Availability of Updated Specifications: UEFI v2.6 and ACPI v6.1
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The UEFI Forum announced availability of the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) Specification v6.1 and the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Specification v2.6. The new specifications continue to advance by keeping pace with market demand for enhanced mobility and manageability of computing systems for customer and enterprise levels.