Intellon's HomePlug® AV Powerline Communications Solution Drives New Ethernet Adapter from devolo AG

Leading European Manufacturer of HomePlug-based Powerline Products Introduces Consumer Ready Product based on the 200 Mbps PHY Rate HomePlug AV Standard

25 Sep 2006

Intel Developer Forum, San Francisco, CA - September 25, 2006 - Intellon Corporation, the world leader in HomePlug® standards-based powerline communications (PLC) integrated circuits, today announced that devolo AG of Aachen, Germany is using Intellon's HomePlug AV based powerline communications integrated circuits (ICs) in their new dLAN 200 AVdesk powerline-to-Ethernet adapter.

The new devolo adapter enables service providers and consumers to distribute multiple steams of high definition video and digital audio over existing in-home powerlines, making them the ideal solution for high definition IPTV, triple-play and multi-media entertainment applications. With the dLAN 200 AVdesk, every power socket in the house can be used as a broadband audio video network connection. Available now, the dLAN 200 AVdesk will retail for EUR 129.90 (individual adapter) and for EUR 229.90 (Starter Kit with two adapters).

“HomePlug AV is the new international standard for data communications via in-house powerlines and is capable of fast, smooth video streaming,” says Heiko Harbers, CEO of devolo AG. “Intellon's HomePlug AV based technology transforms in-house powerlines into the backbone for a home network, enabling Internet TV and video-on-demand to be used throughout the home without the need to add new cabling, and we find this is true value-add for our customers,” says Harbers.

“HomePlug AV has the bandwidth and robustness to deliver multiple streams of rich entertainment along with other digital traffic,” said Charlie Harris, chairman and CEO of Intellon. “This is why service providers and leading equipment manufacturers such as devolo are using Intellon's HomePlug ICs as the whole-house networking solution for multi-media entertainment and high definition IPTV rollouts.”

Filed: Sep 2006, IPTV, Launches, Powerline Networking, Press, Co: devolo, HomePlug, Intellon, Tech: HomePlug AV

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