Savant is offering home owners more flexibility in managing our lighting, with the introduction of its Wi-Fi smart lighting control system. SmartLighting can be used as both a standalone lighting control platform or as part of a complete Savant automation system. Each Wi-Fi keypad has its own dimmer that let you manage it individually from your phone app or as part of a larger Savant home control system.
A new 802.11ac wireless communication standard is now going through the rounds to be certified, but already you can see wireless home router in shops and online saying that they are 802.11ac ready. Currently most of the well-known brands (Netgear, D-Link, Buffalo, etc.) have released their 802.11ac home router. Based on the proposed changes for 802.11ac it will take wireless communication to a next level one that offers better quality, faster speed, and more bandwidth; but should you buy one?
The BCM4331 chip is the newest member of the Broadcom Intesi-fi range to offer consumer a better wireless multimedia experience. The new single-chip solution achieves up to 450Mbps data rates in client devices such as laptops and over 600Mbps throughput (TCP/IP) in 3x3 AP/router configurations. With Broadcom’s new Intensi-fi system-on-chip (SoC) solution HD video content can be downloaded to a notebook computer 50 percent faster than existing 802.11n 2x2 technologies.
TiVo today announced a new wireless adapter for in home wireless transfer of digital data. The new Wireless N Adapter works with TiVo Premiere, TiVo HD, TiVo Series3 HD or TiVo Series2 dual-tuner DVRs. Anyone who hasn’t got the network to move their media content around can use this adapter.
ZyXEL Communications today announced the industry’s first 802.11n bonded ADSL2+ gateway for operators. The All-in-One Broadband Access and Wireless Networking Solution Enables Service Providers to Double Bandwidth on Existing Infrastructure for IPTV and Other Premium Services ZyXEL is a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet connectivity and routing products.