Alereon-based Imation Link Wireless Display Solution Now Available for Purchase

Remember the Alereon NoWire Wireless USB Extender we all got a glimpse of back in January? Well, Imation has licensed the technology from Alereon and rebranded it as the Imation Link Wireless A/V Extender. The ultra-wideband wireless PC-to-TV solution, compatible with Mac and Windows PCs, will retail for $149.99 and be capable of displaying your [...]

1394 Trade Association Introduces First Global Standard for Networking Entertainment Devices Over Coaxial Cable

The 1394 Trade Association today announced the adoption of the first global standard for networking digital content over coaxial cables using Ultra Wideband (UWB) communications. The new 1394 Over Coax standard is designed to enable the industry’s fastest whole-home network in a multi-supplier ecosystem featuring protected high-definition and multimedia content. The 1394 Trade Association’s “no new [...]

Home Network Technologies Will Coexist, Not Compete

Consumer electronics products no longer exist in a vacuum: increasingly they are linked to each other via a number of short-range radio technologies. CE vendors, faced with a series of overlapping use-cases, network areas, standards, and technologies, need to understand the applications best suited to each, and how they relate to each other. Fortunately, short-range networking [...]

Wireless HDTV Technologies Battle for a Million Installations in 2012

We’ve got wireless phones, wireless Internet and wireless home networks. Next, coming to a living room or commercial facility near you, is wireless high-definition TV. However, the market is still in its “incubation” stage, with fewer than 100,000 devices expected to ship this year. According to a new study from ABI Research, optimistic forecasts point [...]

Monster Teams with Sigma Designs to “Go Wireless” in HD Home Entertainment with Exciting New Wireless HDAV and UWB-over-Coax Combination Solution

Monster, the world’s leading manufacturer of audio and video connectivity solutions, and Sigma Designs, a leader in digital media processing system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for consumer electronics, today announced a collaboration to create advanced wireless solutions for HDMI™ home entertainment distribution. The first fruit of the Monster/Sigma Designs partnership will be the new “Monster® Wireless Digital Express [...]