Systems Stacking up for Wind River

Aimed squarely at the residential gateways market, a pre-validated stack has been announced by Intel subsidiary Wind River. It's built on Wind River Linux 4.2 and has been dubbed Wind River Platform for Gateways (WRPG). The stack is underpinned by two ARM11-based processors, the Cavium Econa CNS3xxx and Mindspeed Comcerto 1000, with software from Makewave, DigiOn, [...]

Home Network Technologies Will Coexist, Not Compete

Consumer electronics products no longer exist in a vacuum: increasingly they are linked to each other via a number of short-range radio technologies. CE vendors, faced with a series of overlapping use-cases, network areas, standards, and technologies, need to understand the applications best suited to each, and how they relate to each other. Fortunately, short-range networking [...]

mControl Adds Support for CentraLite’s JetStream Lighting Controls

Centralite JetStream Embedded Automation mControlEmbedded Automation, via their user forum, has announced that mControl, the company's home automation software for Windows XP/Vista and Windows Home Server, will now support CentraLite's (ZigBee based) JetStream lighting control products. It's not clear from the announcement if all ZigBee based products will now be supported using the new drivers, but it seems [...]