Broadcom Unveils M2M, Home Networking Solutions at CES 2014
Broadcom (News - Alert) provides semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications that deliver voice, video, data and multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile environments. They support the concept of “connecting everything.”
The company is now showcasing a range of mobile and home networking innovations at CES (News - Alert) in Las Vegas. These solutions are designed to enhance and expand the delivery of HD content to consumers around the world.
Broadcom solutions also enable more connections between consumer devices and smart appliances; and expand the 5G Wi-Fi ecosystem, the company said. Broadcom’s engineering innovation supports the evolving connected environment at home, work and on the go.
"The breakthroughs we demonstrate at CES are driving disruptive innovation in the consumer electronics market today and many years into the future," said Scott McGregor, Broadcom's president and CEO, in a statement. "Broadcom's advanced communications technologies continue to inspire companies large and small in the creation and development of ground-breaking consumer electronic products.”
The advanced communications technology on display delivers the speed, range and bandwidth requirements needed for today’s digital and wearable lifestyle.
The new Broadcom WICED SDK supports HD audio streaming over Wi-Fi, and expands the Internet of Things platform to the wireless audio market.
Another solution, the 5G Wi-Fi video streaming for the Home amplifies quality of HD video streaming in routers, gateways, STBs, digital TVs and gaming platforms.
Broadcom has also expanded its HEVC portfolio with entry-level satellite STB SoCs as well as satellite device portfolio for operators. The company has also introduced cost-efficient routers with ADSL and VDSL2.
In addition, Broadcom launched a new entry-level xDSL system-on-a-chip (SoC) for residential gateways that delivers higher access data rates to consumers while reducing CPE cost for xDSL service providers.
The single-chip BCM63381 integrates Broadcom's ADSL and VDSL2 supporting G.vector technology, fast Ethernet switch and a PCI (News - Alert)-e interface for connectivity to Wi-Fi silicon in cost-effective residential gateways.
Edited by Alisen Downey