nVoy Certification to Usher Hybrid Home Networking into the Mainstream

Certification and Brand Program Based on the IEEE 1905.1 Standard to Support HomePlug®, Wi-Fi®, MoCA® and Ethernet Connectivity

TAIPEI - June 4, 2013 - Computex 2013 - Hybrid home networking will move from specification to reality with the introduction of a new nVoy certification and marketing program for HomePlug®, MoCA®, Wi-Fi® and Ethernet products implementing the IEEE 1905.1 hybrid networking standard. By providing a common communication protocol, nVoy Certified products will enable consumers and service providers to leverage the strengths of the wired and wireless networking technologies prevalent in many homes today. Products with nVoy Certification, the first of which are expected later this year, will support and foster enhanced connectivity between HomePlug, Wi-Fi, MoCA and Ethernet networking technologies, with numerous benefits to both service providers and consumers.

Service providers are continually looking for new ways to meet the exponential growth in demand for networking speeds to accommodate high-bandwidth applications such as IPTV, Video-on-Demand, multi-room DVR, and device-to-device media shifting. Using nVoy networking capabilities, service providers can add new network intelligence to improve existing deployments and enable new whole-home products and services. Features of nVoy Certified products will include advanced diagnostics supported locally or remotely with TR-069, topology discovery, simplified security setup, link metrics and automatic configuration of Wi-Fi access points. It also enables enhanced power management by optimizing network power usage across different technologies.

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