SiConnect plugs into powerline home nets

14 Jun 2006

LONDON - SiConnect, a U.K. start-up, will start sampling soon a powerline transceiver IC that it claims overcomes the reliability, safety and cost issues holding back other protocols for networking video, data, audio and voice around the home.

Its proprietary protocol, dubbed POEM, uses a Synchronous Multiple Access / Contention Resolution (SMA/CR) scheme and an inbuilt QoS management structure that delivers 16 different service levels for prioritizing traffic.

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Filed: Jun 2006, News, Powerline Networking, Co: SiConnect, Tech: None

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