Jan. 11, 2013
-- Taipei, Taiwan –
Billion Electric Co., Ltd. (Taiex: 3027, trading as Billion), a leading Asia Pacific-based supplier of communications, smart grid, smart lighting, and smart energy management solutions, today announces that its latest G.hn product series has selected Marvell's ITU-T compliant and HomeGrid Forum-certified G.hn transceiver chipset for fast wired home networking, further accelerating Billion’s G.hn product portfolio for the connected home.
“In Las Vegas this week, Marvell has been showcasing the latest developments in G.hn during the world’s largest consumer electronics show (CES). At the same time, we’re very glad to announce our new G.hn powerline product series which are powered up by Marvell ITU-T G.hn-compliant transceiver chipset,” said Greg Chen, Senior Vice President of Billion.
Billion's G.hn product BiPAC 2094 R3
, Powerline Ethernet Adapter with AC Pass-through Power Socket, is based on Marvell's entire G.hn powerline reference design that enables powerful connectivity and high performance for the delivery of multimedia content to connected devices throughout the Smart Home.
The Billion G.hn product series is interoperable with all G.hn bandplans (25MHz/50MHz/
100MHz) and coexistent with non-G.hn standards such as IEEE1901 and UPA. Its LDPC forward error correction (FEC) and selective packet retransmission technologies make it reliable to provide robust operation. It also supports remote configuration management integrated on-chip and one-step firmware upgrade.
“This is the significant progress we have been waiting for with G.hn. For years Billion has made great effort and R&D investment in powerline communication (PLC) technologies, and now we’ve expanded our G.hn-powered product portfolio into higher tiers,” said Tim Chen, CEO of Billion. “Billion aims to further build valuable collaborative relationships with worldwide strategic partners to boost more leading-edge G.hn solutions for the market.”About Billion
Billion Electric Co., Ltd. (Taiex: 3027, trading as Billion), was established in 1973. We are a leading Asia Pacific-based provider of power supplies, communication equipments, Smart Grid and Smart Energy Solutions. Billion has in-house R&D laboratories with over 185 engineers specializing in the fields of communications, networking, power, and energy management. The R&D teams are located at Taipei and Hsin-chu in Taiwan, Nanjing and Dong-Guang in China. They work together to meet the needs of Billion’s OEM/ODM/OBM partners from across the globe. Billion now employs more than 1,000 people and has manufacturing locations in Taiwan, Malaysia, and China. All the factories are ISO9002 certified and every product is 100% tested twice to ensure the best quality and zero defects. For more information, please visit our websites at www.billion.com