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What is MoCA?
Multimeda over Coax Alliance (MoCA) is the standard for home entertainment networks over coax. Established in January 2004, MoCA is an open, standard body that promotes networking of multiple streams of high-definition video and entertainment using existing coaxial cable already in the home. (Source: MoCA Website http://www.mocalliance.org/en/index.asp)
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2010-05-17 Networked digital recording to boost MoCA market
Cable TV companies are planning to offer networked digital video recording services this year, driving a five-fold increase in the market for chips based on Multimedia over Coax Alliance standard.
2014-01-10 MoCA/silicon tuner reference design for TVs unveiled at CES
Entropic and Silicon Labs developed a joint reference design that boasts enhanced wired-based TV experiences.
2006-08-29 MoCA certifies Motorola, Tellabs ONTs
The Multimedia over Coax Alliance recently certified optical network terminal triple-play fiber-to-the-home terminals from Motorola and Tellabs.
2011-01-11 MoCA 2.0 chipsets support Gbps data rates
Entropic Communications Inc. will sample chipsets to support the Multimedia over Coax Association home's standard ver. 2.0 by June 2011, with full production slated in early 2012.
2008-07-01 Handheld tester deals with MoCA-based home networks
Spirent Communications plc has introduced the Tech-X Flex, a handheld network and service quality tester, to identify and troubleshoot IP video services in the home.
2007-11-22 Growing MoCA foothold drives call for home-net standard
As the Multimedia over Coax Alliance increases it foothold with a handful of service providers, a new standards effort and a startup are responding to a call for next-generation gigabit home networks.
2009-09-04 GPON devices support MoCA standard
Broadcom debuts GPON gateway processors that facilitate cost effective optical network terminals.
2009-09-23 Entropic, ViXS work on MoCA storage ref design
Entropic and ViXS will develop a HD network attached storage reference design that enables premium content capture, storage and sharing over a MoCA home network.
2009-08-07 Entropic, Sigma work on MoCA STB ref designs
Entropic Communications Inc. and Sigma Designs have signed a cooperative relationship to develop high definition, Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA)-compliant cable TV and IPTV STB reference designs.
2006-07-17 Coax network processor refines MoCA apps
Entropic Communications Inc. has released its next-generation coaxial network processor, which addresses customers' cost concerns and offers some refinements over an earlier chip that preceded the Multimedia over Coax Alliance specification.
2009-01-14 60GHz, MoCA take center stage at CES
The Consumer Electronics Show demonstrated the latest advances home networking and interconnect but the 60GHz wireless and Multimedia over Coax (MoCA) showed the most traction.
2007-03-21 1.1GHz TV tuners support MoCA home net specs
According to Microtune, its new MT2022 DSG tuner and the MT2122 analog/digital video tuner are the first 1.1GHz tuners in the industry and are MoCA-compatible without additional filtering.
2006-11-08 Texas Instruments joins coax alliance
The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) announced that Texas Instruments has recently signed up, bringing the total number of MoCA members to 43, including 11 chip vendors.
2010-01-08 STB SoC delivers high def at low cost
Broadcom Corp. has unveiled the BCM7408 client high-definition (HD) STB SoC solution to its Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) product family.
2006-05-05 ST, others join coaxial cable alliance
The Multimedia over Coax Alliance announced the newest additions to its growing list of silicon vendors with the addition of STMicroelectronics, Conexant and BroadLight.
2014-09-11 Hybrid satellite/terrestrial SoC broadcast devices for STBs
Broadcom's family of devices also combines HEVC with the advanced modulation efficiencies of DVB-S2, DVB-T2, ISDB-T and ATSC, and high-performance IP connectivity with MoCA 2.0.
2010-05-14 Home net mesh effort gets mixed reactions
Plans to create a mesh standard for home networks has received mixed reactionssome praise the effort, competitors critique it as a late comer, some say it won't be easy.
2006-11-20 Freescale joins home networking consortium
Freescale Semiconductor Inc. has joined the Multimedia over Coax Alliance, an open, industry driven initiative promoting distribution of digital video and entertainment through existing coaxial cable in the home.
2008-07-24 Entropic-Echostar duo team on satellite TV chips
Entropic Communications Inc. is collaborating with EchoStar Technologies LLC on the development of chips for satellite TV services, continuing its plan to diversify beyond its core business in silicon for MoCA home networking.
2006-06-15 Entropic strengthens Asian presence
Entropic Communication, a privately held semiconductor company that provides chipsets and the associated software that enable home networking of digital entertainment, recently announced its new office in Hong Kong.
2007-11-16 Enable triple-play video in home nets with coax
While applications in the digital home have undeniable appeal--e.g. high-quality video in the form of HDTV, SDTV and DVD and audio--the delivery of those applications depends on the availability of a high-throughput, high-reliability network that can move throughout the house. Due to its robustness and ease-of-installation, coaxial wiring is a good backbone for entertainment networking in the home.
2007-05-07 Broadcom to acquire home networking technology provider
Broadcom has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Octalica, a private fabless semiconductor company that specializes in the design and development of networking technologies based on MoCA standard.
2008-08-11 1394-over-coax gives backbone to home nets
Pulse?Link, for several tears, has touted its flavor of UWB technology as suitable for home video networks using power lines, phone wiring, or coax cabling as the data highway.
2011-11-25 STB IC features 3D TV capability
The MoCA 1.1-certified STi7108M enables HD STBs for home multimedia networking.
2007-08-01 Wired, wireless both seen in future home nets
Recognizing that tomorrow's home nets will be a mix of wired and wireless options, the WiMedia Alliance has set up a group to explore whether it should draft a standard for UWB networking over coax cable.
2009-01-07 Will home networks bank on Ethernet?
While the consumer electronics industry is yet to find a clear technology winner for digital home media distribution, some are clearly betting on Ethernet to become the answer for home networks by late 2009 and beyond.
2015-01-13 ViXS touts first video SoC with12bit HDR technology
Available in the second quarter of this year, the XCode 6800 delivers lifelike images with its HDR feature. It also has a set of peripherals including HDMI 2.0 with HDCP 2.2.
2007-01-11 Video decoders target PVR-enabled STBs
Conexant Systems has introduced two video decoders for PVR-enabled STBs used to receive HDTV programming in worldwide networks.
2009-08-18 Tiny Ethernet switches simplify home networking
SMSC's new Ethernet switches offer three ports for integrating multiple networking technologies inside the house.
2006-10-16 TI unveils UR8 derivatives for residential gateways
Texas Instruments unveiled five derivatives of its UR8 processor architecture, fulfilling its 'Uni-DSL' strategy of using a single chip for both ADSL and VDSL networks.
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