Introducing Zigbee Gateway Standard

  • Posted on: 29 July 2011
  • By: chw staff

The Zigbee Alliance has extended its standards to allow Zigbee networks to be accessible from the internet.  The new standard is called Zigbee Gateway and it is to allow device manufacturers to focus more on application development for the home.  It removes the need for customers or proprietary platforms and allow for better M2M communication.

Entropic and Intel to Develop First MoCA 2.0 Based Video Gateway

  • Posted on: 16 June 2011
  • By: chw staff

Intel and Entropic Commnications have announced plans to develop the industry first advanced video gateway and client set-top box reference designs.  Both companies will combine they respective technologies, Intel with the Intel Atom CE4200 processor and Entropic's MoCA (Multimedia over Coax) 2.0 solution.  Both companies said the solution will help service providers deliver new services and the emerging category of video gateway applications.Intel said the reference design will offer OEM a seamless upgrade from MoCA 1.1 products to the more powerfull powerful MoCA 2.0 architecture.

Netgear New Wireless N600 Gateway Router (DGND3700)

  • Posted on: 11 June 2011
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Netgear is promising better connection speed and wider wireless coverage the new Wireless N Netgear ADSL Home Gateway Router (DGND3700). It is compatible with all major DSL service providers and is design to meet today’s and tomorrow’s home networking needs.  The N600 is built with dual band networking, the standard 2.4GHz and the new 5GHz, which allows you to use separate networks one for data and the other for video streaming and online gaming.

Netgear Latest Range Of ADSL and Cable Modem Routers

  • Posted on: 25 April 2011
  • By: chw staff

DSL gateway routers are being release all the time so why should we take any notice of the new Netgear N600 wireless Dual Band Modem Router - DGND3700 and WNDR3700)? Well, according to Netgear they are future proof and packed with features for today’s digital home, with speed and performance at their core.  The N600 gives you complete access to your home network such as storage, television and other networked aware devices.


Cavium and DSP Collaborated on Digital Home Solutions

  • Posted on: 11 January 2011
  • By: chw staff

Cavium Networks and DSP Group have collaborated to develop a new reference design with integrated Digital Enhance Cordless Telecommunication (DECT) capabilities and VoIP functionality.  The multi-service gateway, market-ready reference design is designed to enable manufacturers of digital home network equipment to bring to market gateway solutions with voice communications features such as high definition voice, address book synchronization and PBX functionality.

Pace and ES3 Developed Mediaroom Set-top Box Solutions

  • Posted on: 11 January 2011
  • By: chw staff

ES3 and Pace have collaborated to develop a series of applications for the Microsoft Mediaroom platform.  The solution leverages the power of the Pace residential gateway  and set-top box , providing simplified access to manage devices in the home network, manage settings on the RG and provide methods for self-help in troubleshooting issues in the home network, all through a user-friendly interactive experience on the TV.

Marvell and Jungo Introduce Gateway-on-a-Chip (GoC) for Always-on Connected Home

  • Posted on: 28 October 2010
  • By: chw staff

Jungo and Marvell have combined the Jungo’s OpenRG(TM) residential gateway software and Marvell's AVANTA(TM) Application Gateway-on-a-Chip (GoC) in one reference design for the always-on connected home. The news was made at this year’s Broadband World Forum in La Defense Paris France.

Service providers and network operators will have easier access to always-on home services and value-added applications using devices with the new residential gateway reference platform.

Move of Broadband Gateways to Living Room Should Benefit Connected TV

  • Posted on: 6 October 2010
  • By: chw staff

The Diffusion Group (TDG) has release a new report entitled “The In-Home CE Ecosystem of U.S. Broadband Households: 2010”. The report highlights the shift of the connected device from the home office to the living room where more devices are connected. It compares the location of hubs, routers and gateways in today’s homes with those of a few years ago. It looks at the shift also in terms of the types of content that is consume, how it is more web/internet centric.

Liberty Global Promises New Multimedia Home Gateway

  • Posted on: 23 May 2010
  • By: chw staff

Liberty Global (LGI) has promised to deliver the Home Gateway the European market has been waiting for. The company announced that they are partnering with some of the world’s biggest names in consumer electronics development and supplies, to build the best home gateway yet.  The new home gateway promises to revolutionise how the connected home access, consume and share digital content.