Ruckus Wireless will multicast IPTV, digital TV (DTV) and HDTV over Wi-Fi at the Consumer Electronics Show next week.
In addition to an HDTV demo, the Ruckus MF2900 Wi-Fi wireless multimedia router will be used to stream HD MPEG-2 digital video content on a media center system to an Xbox360.
Content will be streamed using 802.11g to the gaming console, which will be equipped with a Ruckus MF2501 adapter as well as a tablet PC with integrated 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi.
Ruckus will also transmit multiple MPEG-4 IPTV streams of different televisions simultaneously over the Ruckus smart Wi-Fi system to an Amino set-top box connected to a television.
They will also be transmitted to PDAs and tablet PCs with integrated 802.11 b/g.
Using Sling Media's Slingbox, Ruckus will demo live analog and digital cable TV signals from satellite receivers, set-top boxes and recorded content from a digital video recorder to other devices in the home over Wi-Fi.
IPTV and Wi-Fi will be discussed in even more detail at the upcoming Internet Telephony Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
The Conference will feature the exclusive IPTV Summit to help service providers decide which video services will increase their APRU.
It will also feature the informative Wi-Fi Telephony Summit
to discuss the potential for Wi-Fi technologies in the communications space. The show runs from January 24-27, 2006.