What are they, installers and MDU owners, looking for, for "the Digital Media Lifestyle"? A fast, easy, inexpensive, quality solution to deliver this Triple Play signal to all the converging digital products being manufactured for eagerly waiting consumers wanting a connected home.
Coax has the following advantages: 1) it is already in place where the TVs are located (unlike phone line), 2) it is a shielded network without a lot of conflicting traffic (unlike power line) and, 3) in general can reliably provide enough capacity for the video delivery (unlike wireless today).
The GP565 Smart Home RF chip for remote controls supports voice control, motion sensing and the new ZRC 2.0 protocol.
The GP565 is optimized for advanced & low cost ZigBee RF4CE remote controls.
• 120k or 248k Flash (8k or 16k RAM) memory
• 40-pin footprint to support a keyboard scanner interface or other IO interfaces required for remote controls.
• Reduced current consumption and improved receiver sensitivity and output power
• Patented Antenna Diversity technology enables superior range and WiFi/Bluetooth interference rejection