Lorex Releases Skype Enabled Home Video Monitoring System

  • Posted on: 21 October 2011
  • By: chw staff

Lorex Technology has announced the latest innovation in their line of plug & play home video monitoring solutions. The Lorex Live Connect (LW2031) is the first in its series that features an easy-to-use portable home monitor with remote viewing over the Internet using Skype.  Live Connect is the first of its kind to carry the Plugged Into Skype designation.

Motorola and Honeywell to Supply Connected Home Security Solutions

  • Posted on: 17 June 2011
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

After a successful collaboration with Verizon to implement a home monitoring and control service, Motorola said they are teaming up with Honeywell security to offer a connected home security solution to service providers. Motorola is inviting cable and telecom service providers to top into this new revenue stream; by allowing customer more than the usual telephone, broadband and television service.

EnerNex Offers Smart Grid Security Guidelines Utility Industry

  • Posted on: 30 January 2011
  • By: chw staff

EnerNex announces the latest in a series of Smart Grid related Cyber Security documents providing prescriptive, actionable guidance for utilities and vendors implementing Smart Grid systems.The documents, also referred to as Cyber Security Profiles, are part of the 2010 phase of the Advanced Security Acceleration Project for the Smart Grid (ASAP-SG) to accelerate the development of security requirements and standards for the electric utility industry.

Atos Origin and NXP Introduce Smart Grid Security Solution

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

At the Smart Metering UK & Europe Summit 2011 in London today Atos Origin and NXP unveiled a new Smart Grid security solution. Both companies have combined their different expertise to create a unique end-to-end security and authentication solution for utility companies. The solution brings Atos Worldline's ESS (Energy Security Service) and Atos Worldline's SMP (Smart Meter Personalisation) together with secure last-mile devices and authentication technology from NXP.

Broadcom to Launch 11 Connected Home SetTop Box Solutions at CES 2011

  • Posted on: 4 January 2011
  • By: chw staff

Broadcom has announced that they will launch eleven new set-top box system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions at this year’s CE Show in Las Vegas. According to the company these set-top box chipsets are designed specifically for the connected home and features integrated NDS VideoGuard Security Kernel that provide secure digital content delivery for next generation connected home devices.

uControl Launches OpenSMA (Security, Monitoring and Automation)

  • Posted on: 24 October 2010
  • By: chw staff

opensmauControl, a leader in the SMA space, will officially announce the creation of OpenSMA: an industry program committed to the growth and development of the SMA market, On Tuesday 26 October.  OpenSMA is focused on open, technology-agnostic standards and a collaboration of the widest variety of players who power the Connected Home.  The OpenSMA program will foster complete compatibility and integration across all members’ products and services.

Oregan Networks and Widevine Partnered on DRM and Adaptive Streaming Solution

  • Posted on: 16 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

Oregan Networks has collaborated with Widevine to provide video optimization and digital rights management for Oregan’s Onyx media browser. The Widevine video optimization and DRM platform will be integrated into Onyx to provide adaptive streaming, virtual DVD controls and secure delivery of premium content.  The new solution will enable customers to gain access to premium content and enjoy a high-quality viewing experience on their Internet-connected television.

Protect Your Digital Home Content With Home Cyber Shield

  • Posted on: 25 August 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

HCSToday’s homes are amassing digital content at an alarming rate, to the point where we are using small business storage solution to store them.  Also growing is the treat to hour private data/information. Identity thieves have moved on from scanning our recycle bins to accessing our digital data via our home network. To help us protect our digital data Certified Cyber Solutions has develop the Home Cyber Shield, a residential network security and information privacy management solution.