Maxim’s High-Density QAM Modulator Chipset Enables the Next-Generation Connected Home Experience
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. announces a new high-density, wideband, scalable QAM modulator chipset: the MAX5880 digital upconverter and MAX5882 RF digital-to-analog converter. The MAX5880/MAX5882 delivers up to 32 times more broadband cable capacity per RF port compared to a conventional analog upconverter, and saves up to 93% in power dissipation per QAM channel. The QAM modulator chipset performance exceeds Cable Labs DOCSIS 3.0 RF specific...
Marvell Announces Enhanced LTE-PON Platform for Service Providers
Extending its always-on, connected lifestyle vision to next-generation networks, Marvell today announced an end-to-end, enhanced LTE-PON platform designed to facilitate fast and efficient end-user access to home and public cloud content.
Marvell's All-Encompasing Cloud Services Solutions Power the Connected Lifestyle for Businesses and Consumers
Marvell today announced an end-to-end cloud services and infrastructure platform that accelerates the connected lifestyle for businesses and consumers. Marvell is the only company to offer networking, compute and storage solutions that support all three clouds – private, public, and home – as well as fiber and mobile Internet service infrastructure. With this all-encompassing approach, Marvell is connecting every aspect of the digital lifesty...
RF65x9 Smart Energy Transmit/Receive Front End Modules for AMI/AMR and Smart Grid solutions
The RF65x9 series of Transmit/Receive Modules integrate a complete solution in a single Front-End Module for AMI/AMR and Smart Grid solutions. The FEMs integrate a PA, transmit filtering, input and output switches, a Tx or receive attenuation path, and an LNA with bypass mode.
What’s Next for Internet-Enabled Smart Lighting?
What if every light bulb had an Internet IP address? Since NXP Semiconductors N.V. first raised the question at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) nearly one year ago, interest in IPv6-enabled smart lighting has soared. The potential energy and cost savings – as well as the comfort, convenience and lifestyle benefits for the consumer – have mobilized a growing ecosystem of innovators in lighting, connectivity, energy management and home automation...
Operation Lifetime Doubles in Smart Meters and Other Wireless Sensor Node Applications with New Wireless Transceiver from STMicroelectronics
STMicroelectronics today introduced a high-performance, ultra-low-power wireless transceiver for Automatic Meter Infrastructure and other wireless sensor node applications, such as alarm and security systems, home and building automation, and industrial monitoring and control. ST's SPIRIT1 transceiver combines excellent receiver sensitivity with unbeatable current consumption, delivering 50% power reduction over existing solutions in the market.
Broadcom Introduces Industry's First Set-Top Box Platform for Secure Convergence of Pay-TV and Open Internet Applications
Broadcom Corporation today introduced the BCM7435, the industry's first 40nm Dual Core Hybrid Gateway system-on-a-chip (SoC) with Web domain security. This new technology enables operators to securely deliver premium broadcast content converged with Web-based content and services to multiple screens in the connected home.
Z-Wave.Me presents Z-Way controller software at CeBIT 2012
The networked home is one of the hot topics at this year's CeBIT. And just how easy it is to set up, organise and operate home control devices based on Z-Wave via the Web will be demonstrated by the Z-Wave alliance member Z-Wave.Me from 6 to 11 March at stand B29 in Hall 13. The prime focus at the stand will be the demonstration of the Z-Way controller software, which the user can operate from a local control unit (PC, laptop, iPad, etc.) or onli...
Z-Wave announces 600th certified product: RCS TECHNOLOGY EM52 Whole House Energy Meter
The Z-Wave Alliance today announced that it has certified its 600th product. This major milestone solidifies its position as the leading consortium dedicated to Home Control and Smart Energy development. The 600th Z-Wave product is a Whole House Energy Meter designed to provide timely and accurate consumption data.
Synopsys Announces Industry's First HDMI 1.4 PHY IP in 28-nanometer Processes for Multiple Foundries
Synopsys, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of DesignWare HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) 1.4 PHY IP in advanced 28-nanometer (nm) processes for multiple leading foundries. System-on-chip (SoC) designs for high-end mobile multimedia and digital home applications are migrating to 28-nm processes to minimize power consumption and maximize performance. The DesignWare HDMI 1.4 PHY IP has been optimized for low power, small ...