Intellon Corporation designs and sells integrated circuits (ICs) for powerline communications, providing HomePlug - compliant and other powerline ICs for home networking, networked entertainment, commercial and broadband over powerline (BPL) applications.
As the world leader in powerline networking technology, IC sales and product enablement, Intellon is well positioned to capitalize on the explosive growth in home networking, AV connectivity and the convergence of PC and consumer electronics environments. We created and patented the baseline technology for the HomePlug 1.0 standard and introduced the world's first HomePlug 1.0-based IC in June 2001. Since that time, we have introduced two new generations of HomePlug 1.0-based ICs, using technology innovation and integration to reduce IC and BOM prices for our customers. Intellon is also a major contributor to the baseline technology for the new 200 Mbps HomePlug Audio/Video (AV) standard. With more than five million HomePlug-based ICs sold, Intellon holds the dominant market share of the rapidly growing HomePlug market.
Intellon ICs are used to create instant networks, enabling PCs, broadband modems, set-top boxes, gaming consoles and audio/video devices to communicate instantly over existing power lines in the home. Our HomePlug AV ICs allow distribution of multiple HDTV streams over in-home powerlines. We are also a major provider of lower bandwidth Spread Spectrum Carrier (SSC) ICs; to date we have shipped more than five million of these command and control devices, with more coming into service every month.
Intellon is also a founding member of the HomePlug Powerline Alliance. Founded in 1989, Intellon is a privately held company headquartered in Ocala, Florida. The company also has offices in Toronto, Canada, and San Jose, California.
Since its inception, Intellon has focused its research and development efforts on powerline communications (PLC) technology. We currently have 18 US patents, 15 pending US patents, 5 foreign patents, and 39 pending foreign patents. Our initial low-bandwidth Spread Spectrum Carrier (SSC) technology formed the basis for the CEBus and SAE powerline brake monitoring standards, and our innovative PowerPacket™ technology was chosen as the baseline for the PLC industry's HomePlug 1.0 specification. We are also a major technology contributor to the next-generation HomePlug AV standard, supports high-quality audio and visual applications, including high-definition television, whole-house audio and video streaming.
Intellon has a strong reputation for world-class customer support. We understand what it takes for customers to profit from our powerline communications technology. We offer complete engineering support solutions that include reference designs, evaluation kits and production test systems. With our help customers can enable their products and get them to market quickly and cost-effectively.
27 Aug 2007
HomePlug-based Powerline Communications Technology Will Link DIRECTV's HD DVR Set Top Box to the Home PC or Internet Gateway
Ocala, FL - August 27, 2007 - Intellon Corporation, a leading provider of HomePlug-compatible integrated circuits (ICs) for home networking, networked entertainment, broadband over powerline (BPL) and smart grid applications, today announced that its HomePlug 1.0 with Turbo powerline communications IC will provide No New Wires® connectivity for DIRECTV's video on demand service that is scheduled to launch this fall.
31 Jan 2007
Experienced Financial Executive Joins World Leader in Powerline Communications Integrated Circuits
Ocala, Fla. - Intellon Corporation, the leading global provider of integrated circuits (ICs) for powerline communications, announced that Brian T. McGee has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer of the company.
8 Jan 2007
Intellon and Vidanti to showcase self-installable IPTV solutions at CES 2007
CES 2007, Las Vegas - January 8, 2007 - Vidanti Ltd, a pioneering leader in software for high definition (HD) TV over Broadband, announced plans to develop HD IPTV products based on Intellon's world-leading INT6000 HomePlug AV IC.
8 Jan 2007
Leading OEMs introduce retail products driving next generation powerline communications applications using Intellon's industry-standard HomePlug® AV-based ICs
CES, Las Vegas - January 8, 2007 - Intellon Corporation, the global leader in standards-based powerline communications integrated circuits (ICs) for home networking of data and multi-media content, today announced over a dozen leading manufacturers at CES will be showcasing new, interoperable products that use Intellon's HomePlug AV-based ICs to distribute multiple high-definition (HD) video streams over existing in-home powerlines.
2 Jan 2007
Intellon Continues to Win Business with Global Service Providers Distributing Carrier Grade IPTV Content With No New Wires® Technology
Ocala, FL - January 2, 2007 - Intellon Corporation, the world leader in standards-based powerline communications (PLC) integrated circuits (ICs), today announced that 12 service providers in Europe and Asia are now using Intellon's HomePlug ICs for in-home IPTV distribution.
19 Dec 2006
Samsung Ventures Joins Existing Investors in Backing the Global Leader in Powerline Communications Technology
Ocala, Fla. - December 19, 2006 - Intellon Corporation, the world leader in powerline communications technology, integrated circuit (IC) sales and product enablement, today announced it has raised $18 million in new equity financing.
28 Sep 2006
Intel Developer Forum, San Francisco, CA - September 28, 2006 - Sixteen demos in a total of six categories vied as finalists for Intel's Technology Innovation Acceleration (TIA)awards, which recognize technological pioneering and adoption of Intel's platform strategy. Intellon Corporation was named winner in the Digital Home Category.
26 Sep 2006
SAN FRANCISCO - September 26, 2006 - The HomePlug® Powerline Alliance today announced that it will be hosting a HomePlug Technology Community display at this week's Intel Developer's Forum® (IDF) in San Francisco.
26 Sep 2006
Intellon's HomePlug AV-based ICs Provide Whole Home Connectivity for Multimedia Entertainment Applications
INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM, San Francisco, CA - September 26, 2006 - Intellon Corporation, the world leader in HomePlug® standards-based powerline communications (PLC) integrated circuits (ICs), today announced that they will be showcasing consumer ready products at IDF from Actiontec, Asoka, Aztech, D-Link, devolo, Gigafast, Zyxel and others using Intellon's INT6000 IC based on the 200 Mbps Homeplug AV standard.
25 Sep 2006
Leading European Manufacturer of HomePlug-based Powerline Products Introduces Consumer Ready Product based on the 200 Mbps PHY Rate HomePlug AV Standard
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.
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