Ambient Announces Availability of X2; Next-Generation BPL Access Device Provides Industry-Leading Performance and Features.CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ambient Corporation (OTCBB OTCBB
See OTC Bulletin Board (OTCBB). : ABTG ABTG AquaBio Tech Group ), a leader in Broadband over Power Lines Using the electric utility to provide Internet access. Also called "power line communications" (PLC), high-frequencies carrying data are superimposed over the low-frequency waves on the electrical transmission lines. (BPL) solutions, unveiled today its next-generation BPL access device, known as X2. This follow-on product line to Ambient's X-Node, which has been successfully deployed in multiple locations throughout the United States, provides unparalleled capabilities to the BPL market.
Ambient's X2 product line integrates 200-Mbit Generation 2 technology from DS2 in a unique, proprietary design which provides up to three BPL interfaces to supply unprecedented levels of BPL bandwidth, combined with optional gigabit Ethernet, direct fiber connections, and 802.11a/b/g wireless capabilities.
X2 nodes are available with an optional backup battery and integrated low-voltage capacitive coupler. The X2 includes an integrated NEMA-4 enclosure, providing both indoor and weather-resistant outdoor capabilities in a reduced form factor. X2 nodes can be installed in pad-mount, pole-top, and wall-mount locations.
Additional advanced sensor and utility applications will be available for X2.
John Joyce, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Ambient Corporation, stated, "Ambient once again demonstrates its leadership in the BPL industry by providing the most capable Generation 2 equipment. Our new X2 supplies utilities and BPL service providers with all of the features they need to successfully and competitively deploy next-generation BPL networks with extended capabilities."
Ambient's X2 is fully supported by the Company's Network Management System, which is presently in trials at customer locations.
"Ambient continues to demonstrate their market leadership in the Americas by proving the effectiveness of our latest chipsets in their products. We at DS2 are pleased to have a strategic partner in Ambient who continues to demonstrate their belief and commitment to aggressively pursue the new PLC/BPL applications of our market-leading latest technology. The value Ambient adds to each of their products will be a key factor in the success of their X2 product," stated Jorge Blasco, CEO of DS2.
Ambient will commence shipments of X2 in the second quarter of 2006.
About Ambient Corporation
Ambient Corporation, a development stage company and founding member of the Universal Powerline Association The Universal Powerline Association (UPA) is a trade association which covers all power line communication markets and all power line communication applications. The UPA aims to promote the growth of power line communication technology by delivering certified products that comply (UPA (Ultra Port Architecture) A high-speed interconnect between the CPU and memory from Sun. It uses a packet-switched crossbar architecture that can transfer more than 100 MBytes/sec. ), is a pioneer in the Broadband over Power Lines (BPL) industry. Engaged in the design, development and marketing of patented BPL equipment and technologies, Ambient's proprietary technology and in-depth industry experience is designed to provide optimal solutions for the Utility and Multi-Dwelling Unit (MDU (1) (Multiple Dwelling Unit) A commercial or residential building with multiple offices or apartments. See BLEC.
(2) (Multiply-Divide Unit) A high-speed circuit that performs multiplication and division within the CPU. ) markets. Headquartered in Newton, MA, Ambient is a publicly traded company publicly traded company
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