networking

Audacious Software Announce Shion v2.0 for Mac OS X

  • Posted on: 15 June 2009
  • By: chw staff

shion home automationAudacious Software is proud to announce Shion 2.0, an update to their home automation solution for Mac OS X. Designed for the typical end-user who seeks a powerful automation system, Shion is an innovative program that brings home automation technology to the everyday Mac user, all without the complexity of traditional offerings. Using commodity X10 and INSTEON devices, the new Shion user can begin controlling their apartment, home, or office in less than ten minutes.

DS2 Powerline Systems to Use Unicoi Fusion TCP/IPv4/IPv6

  • Posted on: 11 June 2009
  • By: chw staff

ds2 powerlineUnicoi Systems, a leading provider of software solutions to the embedded device market, today announces the implementation of Unicoi’s Fusion TCP/IPv4/IPv6 in the next generation of digital home networking solutions from DS2. DS2’s Powerline Communications products, running Fusion TCP/IPv4/IPv6 Dual Mode Stack, facilitate whole-home networking through existing home wiring.

Affinegy Release DigiDo for Digital Lifestyle Market

  • Posted on: 9 June 2009
  • By: chw staff

digital lifestyleAffinegy, the software company that makes the Digital Lifestyle just work, today announced a dramatic expansion and re-branding of its InstaLAN home data networking product line. The new Affinegy DigiDo suite targets the accelerating convergence between traditional home data networks and emerging media and entertainment network environments inside and outside the home.

Get More From Your Microsoft Mediaroom Deployment

  • Posted on: 28 May 2009
  • By: chw staff

mediaroomMicrosoft annouced that they have adapted the Microsoft Mediaroom system to work with virtualization, making Mediaroom the first Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) platform to offer virtualization support. Mediaroom with virtualization can deliver up to a sixfold reduction in the number of physical servers required to support a full-featured IPTV service, significantly reducing hardware and management costs and speeding time to market for Mediaroom customers by up to three weeks.

DS2 New Powerline Communication Chipset: AITANA++

  • Posted on: 27 May 2009
  • By: chw staff

ds2 aitana++ chipDS2 announced availability of  AITANA++, its third-generation, 200Mbps Powerline Communication (PLC) chipset, that will formally launch at Computex, Tawian, on 2 June 2009.  AITANA++ will allow equipment vendors to design the most compact, secure and environmentally friendly powerline communications products available. The reduced BOM costs, reduces costs for device manufacturers.

New Acer Aspire easyStore Home Server

  • Posted on: 26 May 2009
  • By: chw staff

aspire easystoreAcer announced the new Acer® Aspire easyStore Home Server for customers in the United States. Designed for households and home-based businesses with multiple PCs, Aspire easyStore offers a simple way to network home computers, centralize, share and protect digital data as well as access it remotely from anywhere in the world.

Femtocell Coming to a Home Near You

  • Posted on: 20 May 2009
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

femtocell deviceI have a friend and whenever I call him on his mobile at home he has to stand in a certain spot in his house or go outside for us to have a clear and unbroken conversation.  Why? The mobile reception in his home is bad.  For most of the time tmobile calls are inaudible or disconnect during the conversation. Because of this he avoids mobile calls when he is at home. 

Convert your Iphone to a Home Server with Freebit ServerMan

  • Posted on: 15 May 2009
  • By: chw staff

serman for Iphone[email protected] is the world's first product that lets users build their own "Personal Data Center" in just 5 minutes. First released in Japan on Feb. 4, ServersMan was soon in the spotlight in over 10 countries, including the U.S., widely featured in the media and on blogs, even though at that time it has been distributed only in Japan.

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