Press Releases

UEFI Forum Publishes New Specifications as the Momentum of UEFI Adoption Continues
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
The Unified EFI Forum, a non-profit, collaborative, specification organization formed to define, promote and manage the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface announces the ratification, publication and immediate availability of four new items: UEFI Specification v2.3, UEFI Platform Initialization Specifications v1.2, UEFI Platform Initialization Distribution Packaging Specification v1.0, and The Self Certification Test (SCT) for the UEFI Specification, v2.1.
UEFI Forum Showcases Widespread Industry Adoption of UEFI Technology
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
The Unified EFI Forum, Inc., the group responsible for developing, managing and promoting the UEFI Specification is pleased to call your attention to a listing of announcements, events and activities related to the adoption of UEFI and its associated specifications in the PC industry.
The First UEFI/Framework Seed in Education Starts in China
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
The First UEFI/Framework seminar in the Education Community has been successfully co‐hosted by Intel and Shanghai JiaoTong University, for the purpose of promoting the UEFI/Framework technology in the Education Community. In attendance were 37 backbone teachers of computer science related subjects, coming from 15 famous universities in China, including Fudan University, Tongji University, Zhejiang University, Shanghai University, Beijing JiaoTong University, ShanDong University, and South China University of Technology. The speakers were experienced UEFI/Framework engineers from the Platform Software Infrastructure Department of Intel Asia Pacific Research & Development Ltd.
UEFI Industry Adoption Takes Major Step Forward with Availability of Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
UEFI Adoption Passes Tipping Point; Many Vendors Will Begin Shipping UEFI-Compliant Products Incorporating UEFI’s Modern Methods for Booting an Operating System and Managing Pre-Boot Applications in 2008.
DMTF and UEFI Forum Work Together to Advance IT Standards
Monday, June 18, 2007
Two Leading Technology Standards Bodies Form Alliance to Address Platform Inventory and Configuration Management Requirements
UEFI Forum Sees Industry Adoption of Extensible Firmware with UEFI Testing at the Windows Server 'Longhorn' Plugfest
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
UEFI Systems Tested at Windows Server "Longhorn" Plugfest on April 2-5, 2007 at Microsoft in Redmond Indicate the Industry is Quickly Adopting UEFI Technology
Tuesday, April 3, 2007


UEFI Forum Promotes Industry Adoption of Extensible Firmware with New Specifications, Interoperability Events and the Formation of Its In dustry Communications Working Group
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
These Latest UEFI Forum Developments Highlight the Fast-Growing, Industry-Wide Acceptance of UEFI’s Modern Methods for Booting an Operating System and Managing Pre-Boot Applications.
UEFI Forum Releases Updated and Open Specification for Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
Tuesday, February 21, 2006
The Unified EFI Forum, Inc., a non-profit Washington Corporation, has approved its first specification for the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface. The new specification, named UEFI 2.0, supplants the EFI 1.10 specification originally published by Intel Corporation. EFI is already supported by a number of operating systems and platforms, and UEFI is now expected to emerge as the pre-boot interface for next-generation operating systems.
New Unified EFI (Extensible Firmaware Interface) Forum to Manage Key Firmware to Operating System Specification
Monday, July 25, 2005
Leading technology companies have formed the Unified EFI Forum, Inc., a non-profit Washington corporation.