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HomePlug Powerline Alliance Takes CES By Storm
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France Telecom (NYSE:FTE) a world leading communications carrier and
innovator through its research and development group, congratulates the
HomePlug(R) Powerline Alliance on the adoption of Turbo Codes in the
HomePlug AV specification. HomePlug AV provides broadband home networking,
enabling connectivity and distribution of HDTV, Digital Audio, and Internet
access throughout the home via existing power lines.
SAN FRANCISCO Researchers and industry developers presented evidence
power line networking using existing residential or office AC power wiring
as the medium for a broadband network is about to come into its own.
...Under the Amended Agreement, Adaptive has provided New Visual with final
delivery of the source code, intellectual property rights and other
materials that make up Embarq(TM) and additionally has waived its right to
receive the first five million dollars in royalty payments that it would
otherwise be entitled to in consideration for New Visual's waiver of its
potential right to receive payments based on future Adaptive profits and
Telkonet, a provider of commercial powerline communications, and GTSI have
signed an agreement to address the myriad of network infrastructure
deployment opportunities in the government market.
The hum in overhead Australian powerlines isn't just electricity whizzing
around the grid -- in a few places, it's also super-high-speed internet
Radio amateurs are not opposed to broadband services. On the contrary,
they tend to be early adopters of new technology. However, there are ways
to deliver broadband that do not pollute the radio spectrum as Broadband
over Power Line (BPL) does.
Telkonet (Amex:TKO - News), Partners With GTSI to Bring Powerline
Networking Solutions to Government Customers
PowerLinx, Inc. will be exhibiting its Hindsight rear and side vision
powerline technology and products during the 2005 Annual Meeting and
Transportation Technology Exhibition of the Technology & Maintenance
Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Assn in Tampa, FL. The TMC event
runs February 15-18, 2005 at the Tampa Convention Center.
When it comes to home networking, nothing's as maddening as setting one up
for the very first time. Unless, of course, you count setting one up for
the second time. ...Two of the most intriguing home networking
technologies use the phone and electrical wiring already in a home.
...Now they have a new Internet service that sends information over
electrical lines, and they wonder how they lived without it.
VoIP, Inc. (OTCBB:VOII - News) announced today that Corinex Communications
Corporation has granted Preferred Distributor status to the Company's
subsidiary, DTNet Technologies.
Arkados Inc., a developer of highly integrated System-on-Chip solutions
incorporating powerline communications, was awarded U.S. patent 6,844,809
by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Conexant Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNXT - News) today announced revenues of
$140.6 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2005, which ended Dec. 31,
2004, in line with its revised outlook provided on Dec. 13, 2004.
PowerLinx, Inc. (OTCBB:PWLX - News) previously announced the execution of
a purchase contract with Universal General Corporation (UGC) for the
purchase of the Company's digital powerline surveillance systems. The
purpose of this press release is to update the status of the contract with
Mac users in buildings that don't easily support wireless networks who
want to avoid the time and expense of wiring a wired network have a new
solution that uses existing electricity cables.
ELECTRICITY companies are looking to compete in the South African
telecommunications market by using their power lines to offer cut-price
voice and data services to rural communities.
Conexant Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNXT), a worldwide leader in semiconductor
solutions for broadband communications, enterprise networks and the
digital home, today introduced a new suite of voice coprocessors for
consumer and small-to-medium business applications.
Within the next few years, connecting to the Internet may be as simple as
plugging into a wall socket.
The HomePlug Powerline Alliance, a coalition of companies from business
sectors including hardware, software, consumer electronics, utility and
retail, is working to establish specifications for in- home and
to-the-home powerline products. The goal is to develop a market for
products embedded with HomePlug-certified technology.
LecStar Telecom Inc. has changed its name to Fonix Telecom Inc., the company announced Jan. 13. Atlanta-based Fonix Telecom, a provider of traditional telecom, broadband calling and broadband-over-powerline services, was acquired by Salt Lake City-based Fonix Corp. (OTC: FNIX) in February. http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/stories/2005/01/24/newscolumn5.html
South African electricity companies plan to launch a phone service to
rival state-controlled Telkom that could get landline access to almost all
SA's poor at a third of current prices.
The new service would deliver voice and data via existing electricity
LAS VEGAS, CES 2005, LVCC, South Hall, Booth 26624, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ --
Smarthome, Inc., the world's leading provider of electronic products to
improve the home, today announced initial Insteon(TM) products for
lighting and appliance control at CES 2005 in Las Vegas this week. These
first Insteon products will be demonstrated at Smarthome's booth 26624;
shipping is scheduled for second quarter of 2005.
Insteon (for "instant on") is the first dual band wireless home-control
network technology combining radio frequency (RF) communications with the
home's existing wiring, or powerline, to deliver a secure, reliable and
fast connection for automatic or remote control of lighting, security,
entertainment systems, appliances and climate.
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2005-- Intellon Corporation, the world
leader in powerline communications, today announced that Samsung
Electronics Company is using Intellon's HomePlug AV powerline technology
together with Freescale Semiconductor's Ultra-Wideband (UWB) wireless
technology to demonstrate the distribution of multiple high-definition
(HD) content streams throughout the home. The combination of HomePlug AV
and UWB networking technologies enables consumers to easily connect all of
their digital entertainment devices and distribute the content anywhere in
the home with the added freedom of mobility.
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2005-- Asoka USA Corporation, a
leading Powerline Communications developer and manufacturer, has been
selected by Intellon Corporation, the leading HomePlug® Power line
semiconductor manufacturer, as a strategic partner to launch a HomePlug
with Turbo network solution for the digital home, called the PlugLink(TM)
Turbo Ethernet Wall Module. The new module uses the latest HomePlug
1.0-compatible Power line technology from Intellon with high speed
powerline networking at speeds up to 85 Mbps.
...Additional NETGEAR products on display in the general booth will
include the 54 Mbps Cable/DSL Wireless Travel Router (WGR101), another CES
Innovation Award honoree, and the 54 Mbps Universal Wireless Range
Extender Kit (WGXB102), for those users that seek to enhance their
existing wireless networking experience with a combined powerline and
802.11g wireless solution.
The HomePlug AV demonstration will use HomePlug's new AV technology and
Sharp's high quality AV transmission technologies to distribute
high-definition content from a personal video recorder (PVR) to Sharp's
popular Aquos LCD television over the powerlines within a home. The
demonstration will show how the HomePlug AV standard will enhance
consumers' digital entertainment experience by enabling whole-house
distribution of content without the need to install additional video
recorders or run new wires.
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