|[December 06, 2012]
DLNA®, HomePlug®, MoCA® and Wi-Fi Alliance® Present Connected Living at 2013 International CES
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA®), HomePlug (News - Alert)®
Alliance, Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®) and
Wi-Fi Alliance® will together promote and demonstrate
the connected home during 2013 International CES, January 8 - 11.
Demonstrations in South Hall 1, Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth 20300
will showcase how these technology standards from the four alliances
create the ultimate connected home experience.
The market is experiencing exponential growth in the demand for
connected home devices and applications. Trends toward ultra-high-speed
broadband access, pay TV, and OTT services and device-to-device
connectivity are changing the way consumers play, watch and listen to
media. This evolution, combined with an influx of digital devices in
every room, is expanding the scope and requirements of the connected
home. As the connected home environment continues to evolve and expand,
DLNA, HomePlug, MoCA and Wi-Fi Alliance, combined with their more than
650 member companies, play a crucial role in delivering a seamless and
"From wired to wireless devices, DLNA Certified® products
take advantage of the high speeds and broad deployments of home
networking technologies," said Nidhish Parikh, chairman and president of
DLNA. "As part of this year's joint alliance activity at CES we will be
showcasing the flexibility for consumers to enjoy their photos, music
and videos on DLNA Certified® products where they want it and
when they want it."
"HomePlug Certified products deliver reliable performance and true plug
and play networking for millions of consumers worldwide," said Rob
Ranck, president of the HomePlug Alliance. "We are delighted to join
with the three other alliances at CES 2013 that share the vision of
enabling a connected lifestyle for consumers."
"It is an honor to be with the industry's most established and respected
home networking standard alliances. Through our collective presence, we
demonstrate to the industry, from service provider to equipment vendor
to consumer, that the technologies for getting media where you want it,
when you want it are all represented," said Rob Gelphman, VP of
Marketing and Member Relations, MoCA.
"We are now in the era of the truly connected home, and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
products help realize the full potential of easy-to-use connectivity in
appliances, electronics, computers and more," said Wi-Fi Alliance
marketing and program management director Kelly Davis-Felner. "We're
pleased to work with other organizations and our member companies to
bring the connected home to life on the show floor."
The alliances encourage CES attendees to come to the booth and see how
these technologies deliver the connections for the connected home. The
meeting spaces and demo area will be located in the Connectivity
Alliances TechZone in South Hall 1, LVCC, Booth 20300 during 2013
International CES. For more information, please visit http://www.cesweb.org/Show-Floor/CES-TechZones.aspx#10jump.
Members of Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) share a vision of an
interoperable network of personal computers (PC), consumer electronics
(CE), mobile devices and service providers in and beyond the home,
enabling a seamless environment for sharing and growing new digital
media and content services. Founded in 2003, the group established and
maintains a platform of interoperability based on open and established
industry standards that, when used by manufacturers will support the
sharing of media through wired or wireless networks. More than 240
multi-industry companies from around the world have joined DLNA,
committing the time and resources necessary to achieve their vision.
DLNA's Promoter Members include: ACCESS, AT&T, AwoX, Broadcom,
CableLabs (News - Alert), Cisco, Comcast, DIRECTV, Dolby Laboratories, DTS, Ericsson,
Google, HP, HTC, Huawei, Intel, LG, Microsoft, Nokia, Panasonic,
Qualcomm, Samsung (News - Alert), Sony, Technicolor and Verizon. Additional information
about the Alliance, its participating companies and membership benefits
is available at www.dlna.org
or find the Alliance on Facebook (News - Alert) at www.facebook.com/dlnacertified
or on Twitter @DLNA.
About HomePlug Alliance
HomePlug® Alliance is a group of 60 companies working
together to develop technology specifications and certification & logo
programs for powerline networking. With HomePlug technology, the
electrical wires in the home can now distribute broadband Internet, HD
video, digital music and smart energy applications. Over 300 products
are HomePlug certified, and over 100 million devices are in the market.
HomePlug products are used worldwide by consumers and service providers
to improve home networking performance while expanding coverage and Wi-Fi®
mobility. HomePlug® is a trademark of HomePlug Powerline
Alliance, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.
About Multimedia over Coax Alliance
MoCA® is the worldwide standard for home entertainment
networking and is the only such standard in use by all three pay TV
segments-cable, satellite and IPTV (News - Alert)/telco. MoCA technology is also used
as an in-home backbone to extend Wi-Fi® connectivity. The Alliance has
certified 118 certified products and has 52 members worldwide
representing the home entertainment networking value chain including
service providers, OEMs, middleware developers, consumer electronics
companies and chip vendors. Visit mocalliance.org
for more information. Copyright © 2012 Multimedia over Coax Alliance.
All Rights Reserved. MoCA and the MoCA logo are trademarks of Multimedia
over Coax Alliance, registered in the U.S. and other countries.
About Wi-Fi Alliance
The Wi-Fi Alliance is a global non-profit industry association of
hundreds of leading companies devoted to seamless connectivity. With
technology development, market building, and regulatory programs, the
Wi-Fi Alliance has enabled widespread adoption of Wi-Fi worldwide. The
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ program was launched in March 2000. It provides a
widely-recognized designation of interoperability and quality and it
helps to ensure that Wi-Fi-enabled products deliver the best user
experience. The Wi-Fi Alliance has completed more than 15,000 product
certifications, encouraging the expanded use of Wi-Fi products and
services in new and established markets. Wi-Fi®, Wi-Fi Alliance®, WMM®,
Wi-Fi Protected Access® (WPA), the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, the Wi-Fi logo,
the Wi-Fi ZONE logo and the Wi-Fi Protected Setup logo are registered
trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™, Wi-Fi Direct™, Wi-Fi
Protected Setup™, Wi-Fi Multimedia™, WPA2™, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint™,
Passpoint™, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast™, Miracast™, Wi-Fi ZONE™ and the
Wi-Fi Alliance logo are trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
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