Sonic Roxio, Fujisoft and Paramount Partnering on New Solution for Nintendo Wii

  • Posted on: 25 June 2009
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Nintendo WiiSonic Solutions(R) today announced that it is partnering with Fujisoft Incorporated to deliver premium entertainment to the Nintendo Wii game console. Sonic's Roxio CinemaNow(R) will be providing Hollywood content, beginning with new releases and catalog titles from Paramount Pictures, for Fujisoft's video-on-demand service in Japan, called "Minna no Theater Wii" (Everyone's Theater Wii). The companies will continue to work together in order to expand the range of entertainment available for virtually instant streaming to the TV via the popular game console.

World's Fastest Entertainment Grade Networking Chip From Gigle

  • Posted on: 23 June 2009
  • By: admin

Powerline AdaptersGigle Semiconductor, the leading developer of "any wire" multimedia home networking solutions, today unveiled the world's fastest and most reliable entertainment-grade networking IC, and announced that lead customer Belkin has selected the device for use in the company's recently  announced Gigabit Powerline Networking Adapters. Belkin is using Gigle's GGL541 IC and mediaxtream(TM) technology to give users an ultrafast HD  entertainment network through a home's existing electrical wiring.

Airvana and VeriSign Collaborate on Femtocell Security Certificate

  • Posted on: 23 June 2009
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

VeriSignAirvana and VeriSign, announced that the two companies are working to deploy device certificates for Airvana's HubBub(TM) UMTS Femtocell. The certificates will be embedded into the HubBub UMTS femtocell, allowing operators to authenticate these devices before allowing access to core networks and services.

Texas Instruments, Continuous Computing & mimoOn GmbH to collaborate on Femtocell

  • Posted on: 23 June 2009
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Texas IntrumentsTexas Instruments Incorporated (TI) announced the selection of Continuous Computing(R), a leader in wireless protocol software, and mimoOn GmbH, a leader in software defined radio solutions, as third parties to offer integrated solutions for HSPA and LTE enterprise and residential femtocells. Texas Instruments is also working on seperate Wi-Fi home networking (Celeno and Texas Instruments to Enable Next-Generation Cable Modem Gateways) solution with Celeno.

HP Photosmart Premium World's First Web Connected Touch Screen Printer

  • Posted on: 22 June 2009
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

HP has release the world first web connected touch-screen printer. “The Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart Web is poised to become HP's flagship printer when it's released in September” according to Cnet. Making the The Photosmart Premium a ideal Christmas gift for the connected home this Christmas.

Paramount to Release Greatest Films as Part of Sapphire Series

  • Posted on: 22 June 2009
  • By: chw staff

gladiatorParamount Home Entertainment (PHE) announced today that it will release some of the greatest films ever made for the first time in high definition as part of its exclusive new "Sapphire Series". The Sapphire Series will capitalize on the pristine picture and sound of the Blu-ray format to present each cinematic gem in the highest quality for the first time in two-disc, high definition sets*. The series will kick off on September 1 with two of the most requested Blu-ray releases, Braveheart and Gladiator--both winners of five Academy Awards(R) including Best Picture--followed later in the year by six-time Academy Award(R) winner Forrest Gump.  Each release will include extensive, never-before-seen special features for the ultimate presentation.

Intel’s Vision of Next Generation Connected Homes

  • Posted on: 21 June 2009
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

connected homeMany of us associate Intel with processors, PC, Server parts and network devices. That is because that’s where Intel has focus most of its marketing efforts; but this is changing because Intel like many other  technology companies (Ericsson, Cisco, Microsoft and Motorola) have notice that consumers are working differently with their home appliances, when compare to how we were over the last 20 years. This is why they have coined the term “Consumer Electronic 3.0”.  Consumer electronics 3.0, according to Intel is the seamless integration of the internet and television.

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