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.
Light Reading has projected an increase in Home Gateway over the next 24 months. The report cited the increase convergence of home appliance and the need for a digital lifestyle. The increase demand for home gateway is also down to its modern architecture and versatility over the standard home modem. With more and more new digital home solution and the popularity of VoIP technology is also fuelling the demand for home gateways. The author sees this increase as an opportunity for service providers (SP).
PacketVideo (PV) announced Last Wednesday that a new version of its award-winning home media server software, TwonkyMedia™ manager v1.2, is now available for download (twonkymedia.com). Packetvideo said, the latest version incorporates new features and functionality that provide users with more ways than ever to enjoy and share media throughout the connected home. TwonkyMedia manager v1.2 is available for $39.95 and includes installation for up to three different PCs. A 30-day free trial is available to new users and a low-cost upgrade is available for all current TwonkyMedia server owners.
Earlier this year Cisco announced the release of two home gadgets that promises to enhance the way we interact and enjoy our digital media. The two products are: Cisco Multiroom Home Audio - will make it easy to play music from a variety of sources wirelessly throughout the home and the Cisco Media Hub - to help us enjoy all our digital photos, music and video anytime and anywhere.
NETGEAR, announced its collaboration with OpenDNS in the release of Live Parental Controls. NETGEAR selected OpenDNS, provider of the award-winning service that makes the Internet safer, faster and more reliable, to integrate its technology into select wireless router and gateway products.
Last week Crestron, a leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems announced the winners of the Crestron UK Integration Awards 2009. Now in their second successful year, the Crestron UK Integration Awards celebrate the achievements of those integrators who have embraced Crestron’s Total Technology and all its possibilities, to create some of today’s most spectacular and innovative system designs.
HomeGrid Forum, a global, non-profit trade group promoting the United Nations' International Telecommunication Union's (ITU-T) G.hn standardization efforts, today announced that it has signed a liaison agreement with the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) setting the stage for collaboration between the two organizations and the approval of G.hn as a DLNA-recognized Physical Layer technology for the next-generation of home networking products.
Rogers Cable Communications(Canada) on Thursday announced the launch of the fastest wireless home networking device, the N gateway. Rogers is the first cable Internet Provider in North America to offer its customers a DOCSIS 3.0 N gateway wireless home networking that has been specifically designed for optimal usage on its high-speed network.
D-Link Australia & New Zealand has launched the DIR-685 Xtreme N Storage Router, an all-in-one networking solution combining a fast, far-reaching 802.11n Wi-Fi router with network attached storage (NAS), SharePort technology for sharing printers and scanners, and a bright LCD display for viewing digital photos, desktop applications and network performance.