SMC Networks today announced the addition of a HomePlug AV powerline / Ethernet adapter.
The SMC EZ Connect 200Mbps Powerline AV Hybrid Ethernet Adapter (SMCHPAVH-ETH) is compatible with HomePlug AV/1.0 and 1.1, as well as with existing SMC HomePlug Turbo and 14Mbps devices. Up to 16 Powerline devices can be used in the same network.
The adapter will be available in May 2007 at an MSRP of $99.
TRENDnet had announced the addition of the TPL-202E 85Mbps Powerline Fast Ethernet Bridge to its family of Powerline products.
The product is based on Intellon's HomePlug 1.0 plus Turbo technology and is compatible with HomePlug 1.0 compliant products.
The TPL-202E is available now at $45-$55 street pricing.
Ads in the current version of PC World provide a peek at some of the products that Linksys may announce during CES. The Cisco division won't be present in any of the show's venues, but will hold private meetings in an offsite hotel suite.
(OCALA, FL) Powerline networking chipmaker Intellon yesterday announced that twelve service providers in Europe and Asia are using its HomePlug 1.0 with Turbo powerline chipsets for in-home standard definition IPTV distribution.
The companies are 1&1, Chung Hwa Telecom, Club Internet, France Telecom, Free, Hanaro Telecom, neuf cegetel, PCCW, Simmin, Tele2, Telecom Italia France and TPSA.
Leading HomePlug chipmaker Intellon Corporation yesterday announced it has raised $18 million in new equity financing. Samsung Ventures joins existing investors BCE Capital; Comcast Interactive Capital; Duchossois Technology Partners; EnerTech Capital; Fidelity Ventures; Goldman, Sachs & Co.; Intel Capital; Liberty Associated Partners, LP; Motorola Ventures, the strategic investment arm of Motorola, Inc.; TL Ventures; and UMC Capital Corporation in the financing round. The round was led by Goldman Sachs.
Intellon will use the new funds to accelerate the global rollout of its HomePlug AV compatible ICs and to "develop innovative new products to meet customer needs".