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.
Broadcom Corporation, a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced two new cable set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions that address the growing demand for digital cable services in China.
Broadcom Corporation, a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that its continued collaboration with RaisingSun Digital Video Technology Company of Shanghai, China, has produced a next generation 'all-in-one' digital television (DTV) turnkey solution that supports all Chinese broadcasting standards, including AVS, as well as Internet connectivity.
The new Linksys by Cisco Media Hub Home is a complete connected home solution for those who want to have a hub for all your media files, whether its music, photos or any other digital media. The Linksys Media Hub allows you to share your media around the home and throughout the world – the system is shipped with massive capacity, intelligent aggregation, and media-optimized sharing and file-serving capabilities.
Research buy Infonetics has shown that the sale of digital home gateway systems are on the increase. The increase is because more telecom providers are bundling “IPTV into broadband services to increase ARPU. According to the report, worldwide, digital home gateway sales grew 12 percent”. The increase is seen in the US, Europe Middle East and Africa.
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is offering a certificate in digital home technology (CEA-CompTIA DHTI+). The certificate is to show customers and potential employer that you have the skill and knowledge to install and support today digital home technology.