Orlando, Fla., October 5, 2009 - Intellon Corporation
), a leading provider of HomePlug®-compatible integrated circuits (ICs) for home networking, networked entertainment, Ethernet-over-Coax (EoC) and smart grid applications, announced that ST&T Electric Corporation, a Taiwan-based broadband solution provider, has integrated Intellon's newest HomePlug AV chipset, the INT6400
, into its new HD Media Link System (Model HDAV 6490). The system moves HD video from source devices to TVs throughout a home using the existing electrical wiring.
The HDAV 6490 will allow consumers to easily connect various HD sources to HD TVs or projectors throughout the home without having to install any new wiring or wrestle with complicated set-ups. With the existing electrical lines providing a fast, reliable wired connection between various entertainment components, consumers can enjoy entertainment-grade video at virtually any electrical outlet.
In addition to the transmission of the digital HD signals, the HDAV 6490's infrared pass-through transmits remote commands over the home's power lines so users can operate remotes in the TV viewing room for the AV source located in another room.
"This unit allows you to move video or game content from Blu-ray players, digital video recorders, network drives, PCs, game consoles and the like from one location in the home to a TV located in another room," said Rick Furtney, president and COO of Intellon Corporation. "By integrating our INT6400, the unit provides reliable connectivity and entertainment-grade video at a lower cost than professional installations or other more complicated solutions."
"ST&T is pleased to work with Intellon in bringing the HDAV 6490 to the consumer entertainment market," said Tony Li, general manager of ST&T Electric Corporation. "Intellon's INT 6400 HomePlug AV IC allowed us to provide a highly integrated, low power and cost-effective solution for in-home multimedia distribution."
The INT6400 is Intellon's most advanced IC. It has the lowest power consumption of any 200 Mbps PHY-rate HomePlug AV-class IC, supports European 2011 Code of Conduct requirements for adapters and embedded products and delivers higher TCP throughput and more customer programmability options (such as programmable LEDs, push buttons and diagnostics), as well as improved Quality of Service (QoS). About ST&T Electric Corporation
ST&T is a leading Taiwan-based broadband solutions provider in digital home entertainment. ST&T's vision for the consumer experience is to enable people to live a broadband lifestyle that is more relaxing, simpler, and more fun. ST&T offers a broad portfolio of products, such as the HD media link entertainment system as well as smart plug, smart grid and broadband access devices. ST&T created and patented their core technology for home entertainment networks and broadband connections. They enable secure and intelligent functionality for enterprise, consumer and service provider applications. ST&T was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Tainan Science Park, Taiwan. They are primarily engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of products used in home networking, telecommunication, energy management and consumer electronics. For additional information, please visit www.stt.com.tw
. About Intellon CorporationIntellon
(Nasdaq: ITLN) is a market leader in powerline
communications, providing HomePlug® compliant and other powerline integrated circuits for home networking, networked entertainment
access, Ethernet-over-Coax (EoC), smart grid management and other commercial applications. Intellon created and patented the baseline technology for HomePlug 1.0, and is a major contributor to the baseline technology for the 200-Mbps PHY-rate HomePlug AV powerline standard
and the draft IEEE P1901 powerline standard. With more than 34 million HomePlug-based ICs sold, Intellon is the market share leader in the HomePlug IC market. The Company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida, with offices in Ocala, Florida, San Jose, California and Toronto, Canada. For additional information, visit www.intellon.com
. Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:
All statements included or incorporated by reference in this release, other than statements or characterizations of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, assertions regarding the use of Intellon's HomePlug-based solutions in conjunction with ST&T or any other customer products or services or in any of the applications or markets mentioned herein. Actual future results could differ materially from those anticipated as a result of certain risks and uncertainties. These factors include, but are not limited to, the risk that the market for powerline communications products, including Intellon ICs, may not develop as expected; the risk that Intellon may be unable to manage its growth effectively; uncertainties associated with competitive pressures, technical challenges and changes in industry standards; customer concentration and changes in customer demand and product mix; fluctuations in the availability and pricing of third party products and services used to manufacture, assemble and test Intellon's products; problems or delays in the fabrication, assembly, testing or delivery of Intellon's products; and economic and political uncertainties in Intellon's markets, including the risk of continued volatility and uncertainty in global financial and commercial markets. These and other risk factors are described in detail in the Risk Factors section of Intellon's Form 10-Q
dated August 7, 2009, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Intellon assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this release. Intellon and No New Wires are registered trademarks of Intellon Corporation. HomePlug is a registered trademark of the HomePlug Powerline Alliance, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.# # #