LONDON Broadband over Powerline networking chip specialist SiConnect (Swindon, England) has teamed with Taiwanese group ST&T Corporation to develop powerline communication based audio equipment.
ST&T (Tainin, Taiwan) will use SiConnect's single-chip audio powerline transceiver in the development project.
The chip uses the compnay's patented POEM technology which brings low cost, high fidelity throughput, native uncompressed audio streaming, coexistence with other powerline applications, mesh networking and global EMC compliance.
SiConnect CEO, Chris Wade, commented: "ST&T's knowledge of the powerline market is second-to-none and we look forward to helping them address new opportunities for interconnecting consumer electronics in the home. We are both committed to the rapid deployment of powerline applications in the home and our jointly developed audio powerline products will set new price-performance benchmarks for the sector."