Elster Selected CalAmp for Tennessee Smart Metering Project

  • Posted on: 9 January 2012
  • By: chw staff

CalAmp, a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions for Smart Grid applications, has been chosen by Elster, one of the world's largest electricity, gas and water measurement and control providers, to supply the wireless routing hardware and network services for a wide-area advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) for Tennessee's Bolivar Energy Authority (BEA).

Ofcom Report on UK Telecom Infrastructure with Broadband Quality Map

  • Posted on: 4 November 2011
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Entrepreneurs and house hunters can now check the quality of broadband speed in a prospective area they are planning to move to.  The British telecom regulator Ofcom has produced an interactive map that gives an estimate of what speed you can expect from the different administrative regions. They have have also published an infrastructure report highlighting the current state of the UK telecom infrastructure (fixed broadband and wireless 2G/3G) and how it is being used.

Everything Everywhere and BT Trial 4G Wireless In Rural Britain

  • Posted on: 9 October 2011
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Britain has kicked off its 4G trial for mobile broadband. The county of Cornwall was selected by BT and Everything Everywhere two of the country’s leading telecom providers.  The technology which promises to offer better wireless broadband speed for those in rural areas where wired is not feasible.  The telegraph said Around 200 households in St. Newlyn East and South Newquay are selected to participate in the trial.

Panasonic Selects Dialog’s DECT-ULE Home Automation Technology

  • Posted on: 13 September 2011
  • By: chw staff

For its new range of wireless and home automation products Panasonic has selected Dialog’s DECT  ULE (ultra low energy) Technology.  Its modules are the industry's first commercially available DECT ULE devices.  The DECT  ULE platform forms the core of Dialog's newly introduced SmartPulse wireless sensor network devices.

Affinegy Launches Home Portal Version 2

  • Posted on: 29 June 2011
  • By: admin

Affinegy has launch version 2 of its Home Portal software for the connected home user.  Due for release the third quarter of this year; it is target at equipment vendors, broadband service providers and premium care providers.  Affinegy said the upgraded solution will increase revenue streams and offer customers more flexibility. Through it users will securely and easily discover, configure, connect and manage their entire home network.

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 Released N750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router

  • Posted on: 27 April 2011
  • By: chw staff

Netgear has announced the release of its N750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router (WNDR4000). At wireless data rate of up to 750 megabits per second (Mbps), the N750 powers through intense wireless tasks such as streaming HD video, multiplayer gaming and large file transfers. The N750 also acts as a DLNA Media Server for streaming video, music and photos from any storage device plugged into its USB port to DLNA-enabled.

AMIMON Gets $15M Funding To Boost WHDI Chipset Production

  • Posted on: 23 March 2011
  • By: chw staff

Amimon one of the companies behind the wireless TV evolution has received a $15 Million injection as part of a second round of financing. This round of funding, said Amimon came from strategic investors along with existing investors, and that the “funding will accelerate the development of follow-on generations of AMIMON’s WHDI chipset enabling further integration, cost reduction and facilitating growth in the wireless home video market.”

ZyXEL Releases Wireless N Gigabit NetUSB Router NBG4615

  • Posted on: 14 March 2011
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

The new NBG4615 Wireless N Gigabit NetUSB Router features an active NetUSB, which  is designed to deliver not only high power wireless network connectivity, but also complete freedom of content sharing among family members at home. The NBG4615 allows family members to easily access and enjoy enjoy real-time multimedia deliveries over different electronic devices, such as PCs, Notebooks, network storage, game consoles even an individual's mobile handset.