Ubicom announced release of a new networked audio reference design for the digital home. Ubicom a leading developer and provider of system-level solutions to OEMs for a wide range of products including wireless routers, access points, VoIP gateways, streaming media devices, print servers and other network devices.
Trident Microsystems, a leader in high-performance semiconductor system solutions for the multimedia and digital television markets, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Micronas Semiconductor Holding AG to acquire selected assets of the frame rate converter, demodulator and audio product lines of Micronas' Consumer Division. The consideration payable to Micronas will consist of 7.0 million shares of Trident common stock and warrants to acquire up to 3.0 million additional Trident shares.
Motorola a world leader in communication technology and infrastructure solution, today announced the launch of four new SURFboard gateways with integrated networking capabilities. Standards-based and remotely manageable, the new gateways help cable operators accelerate the delivery of personal media experiences to their subscribers by making broadband available throughout the home with one easy-to-install and easy-to-manage device.
+FrameChannel is a new service from Frame Media, Inc, an Internet platform for emerging devices in the "connected home," launches +FrameChannel as an easy way to syndicate content onto the FrameChannel platform.
Motorola today announced the release of Motorola's NBBS DOCSIS (SNMP) Remote Device Management Module. An industry-leading service assurance platform, the NBBS remote subscriber device and service management software offers comprehensive, life-cycle management of wired and wireless customer premises equipment (CPE) and other devices, for cable and WiMAX.
Airvana, Inc. the company transforming the mobile experience, today announced that it will showcase the company's pioneering efforts in the development and deployment of femtozone applications at CTIA Wireless 2009, taking place in Las Vegas from April 1-3. Attendees to Airvana's booth (8035) will see first-hand how the company's HubBub(TM) femtocell can become the center of the connected digital home by bridging consumers' mobile and home environments through converged services and location-based intelligence.
Virgin Media - the largest residential broadband provider in the UK and Motorola – leading broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions will be collaboration on providing the next generation of home entertainment services to customers. With the growth in digital home devices, the two companies said they will be looking at providing a flexible content solution for their customers.
The connected home has a new entrant that promises a new approach to communicating with all the appliances in your home – from your Microwave to your refrigerator, any thing with a computer inside it. The Fugoo team hope to start shipping the Fugoo device this summer, for a retail price of $99.
Leading electronics architecture and processor supplier MIPS Technologies as appointed Art Swift as vice president of Marketing. Art will lead MIPS marketing efforts in IP business.
Western Digital has entered the Media Player market with their WDTV Media Player. We are seeing a steady stream of announcement from home systems manufactures; I was last month that Western Digital announced their new the My Book World Edition NAS drive for the Connected Home market.