The use of Powerline Ethernet Adapter has grown over the last couple of years. The technology has also grown to become a suitable alternative to wireless in the home. Unlike wireless, Powerline Ethernet Adapters are flexible, accessible, user friendly while maintaining the same data transfer rate. Some Powerline Ethernet Adapters even go a bit further by offering wireless access. With powerline networking, any wall outlet can be turned into an Internet access point with a fast, reliable online connection.
A quick glance at the new Belkin WeMo automated switch you might be tempted to think its the same technology in a new package. To a certain extent, it is but looking at the whole package you will come to love the enhancements on the old functions. Its ability to be controlled from a smart device is an added bonus and a big step away from the manual presetting you have to do on other plugs.
Between the months of December and February electronics manufacturers release their latest and best innovations in whatever devices they make. This is to capitalise on the Christmas spending and also to be a recipient of the CES Innovations award. The other reason and more so now than ever before more of us what to networked the devices in our home and the new year is a good time to make the investment. So I have made a list some of the best networking devices that have been released so far this year from the likes of Cisco, Netgear, Belkin, D-Link and many others.
Belkin Home Base lets anyone within an existing wireless network print to a single, shared printer from anywhere in the home. Attach an external hard drive to one of Home Base's four USB ports to save and share music, pictures, and videos with your family. Home Base will automatically back up each connected computer's files periodically to a connected external hard drive, so you don't have to worry about sudden data loss. With the automatic sharing feature, Home Base can automatically upload your new photos to a Flickr or Picasa account.
Gigle 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.