Intel Corporation today announced that Intel Puma 6 is the silicon powering Comcast’s recently announced XFINITY Wireless Gateway. The Cisco-made XB3 device is a blazing-fast next-generation DOCSIS 3.0 wireless gateway that delivers data, voice, MoCA 2.0 wireline networking and dual-band wireless coverage in the home to power PCs, game consoles, tablets, smartphones and other customer owned Internet-connected devices.
With new innovative lighting technology, such as the ability to communicate and control your light bulb wirelessly using Ethernet technology, Control4 has adopted the new wireless technology to manage its lighting solution and is offering it to its customers. With a fresh, sophisticated design, wider customization options and a myriad of innovative capabilities, this cutting edge solution lighting solution offers an enhanced lighting experience.
Comcast today launches its newest Xfinity Wireless Gateway that gives customers the nation’s fastest wireless speeds with the most coverage throughout their connected home. Unlike similar devices offered by other Internet service providers today, the Xfinity Wireless Gateway is the first to leverage emerging wireless technologies that enable customers to experience faster speeds and better performance over their home wireless network. Now everyone can get online and do more on their devices all at the same time.
For Australian homeowners managing home appliances are set to become easier with the release of Budii from iiNet. The Australian based service provider, this week released the new all-in-one device, which is a network router, smart home phone/tablet and entertainment gadget.
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?
Makers of set-top boxes, gateways and smart home controllers with Zigbee RF4CE should now find it easier to integrate home automation into their smart home products. That is because Greenpeak, a semiconductor company has release a new chip (GP710) that supports Zigbee RF4CE and Zogbee IP/Zigbee PRO protocols. Therefore, products developed with the GP710 chip will be able to extend their functionality within the home.
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.
Are you tired of having to get-up to turn off or dim your lights? According to INSTEON, they have introduced a for networked remote control dimmable LED light bulb, that you can control from your phone or tablet. The 8 Watt (60W) bulb when paired with the free INSTEON’s SmartLinc Hub app turns an iOS or Android smartphone or tablet into a fully functioning remote control of the bulb.
Cisco has developed a new software platform for its Linksys Wi-Fi Routers. Labelled Cisco Connect Cloud, the new platform will make it easier to add devices to your home network and make them more accessible, said Cisco. To support the Connect Cloud, Cisco has also release Cisco Connect Cloud Mobile App, which features SimpleTap, a new interface for the Linksys Wi-Fi Router. Cisco also released six new developer apps to offer more control and convenience.
Cisco is offering a new range of home network wireless solutions based on the latest 802.11ac technology. The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router (EA6500) and Universal Media Connector (WUMC710) available this month promises to offer wireless speed of up to three times faster than current 802.11n devices. The router also features Cisco’s latest home network software platform, Cisco Connect Cloud, which offers hassle free network setup and management.