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SMC Networks Leads Market with New ADSL2+ HDTV Gateway.



ADSL See DSL.

ADSL - Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
2+ Broadband Connection and Wired and Wireless Distribution of HDTV (High Definition TV) A set of digital television (DTV) standards that offer the highest resolution and sharpest picture. Although some HDTV sets are available in standard (rather square) screen sizes, the overwhelming majority of sets are wide screen, which eliminates  and Data Services--Plus Remote Configurability/Serviceability to Enable Providers to Service Customers without Rolling Trucks

IRVINE, Calif. -- SMC[R] Networks (www.smc.com) today announced the launch of the newest of its cutting-edge products for the Service Provider/ISP market: the EZ Connect[TM] Wireless ADSL2+ HDTV Gateway (SMC1114WG). The first solution of its kind, this new 'All-in-One' broadband residential HDTV gateway is DSL Forum specifications-compliant, and delivers 40Mbps throughput to support HDTV, SDTV (Standard Definition TV) A set of digital television (DTV) standards with 480 lines of resolution. All SDTV formats are interlaced, and SDTV pictures are not as sharp as progressive scan EDTV or HDTV (Enhanced Definition or High Definition).

SDTV Vs.
, MPEG (Moving Pictures Experts Group) An ISO/ITU standard for compressing digital video. Pronounced "em-peg," it is the universal standard for digital terrestrial, cable and satellite TV, DVDs and digital video recorders (DVRs). 2 video (IPTV) and data applications for the most robust and versatile of home networks. Designed to facilitate full remote management by Service Providers, the SMC1114WG brings the ultimate in flexibility and economy for Service Providers, and high-end features like HDTV video sharing and multi-port wired/wireless home networking for the end customer. The competitively priced SMC1114WG has the bandwidth and flexibility to gain and retain customers for Service Providers; and the remote management and serviceability features to maximize their profitability.

An ideal solution for the home and SOHO markets, the new SMC1114WG HDTV Gateway supports multiple wired and wireless technologies. The 'All-in-One' Wireless HDTV Gateway incorporates an ADSL2+ modem, a robust router, four MDI-X MDI-X Medium Dependent Interface-X (crossed)  10/100 Ethernet ports, a USB USB
 in full Universal Serial Bus

Type of serial bus that allows peripheral devices (disks, modems, printers, digitizers, data gloves, etc.) to be easily connected to a computer.
 2.0 host port, an HPNAv3 coaxial port and 802.11g wireless access point capability for the ultimate in configuration flexibility and versatility. And, remote configurability means that Service Providers have full access and control for remote management--with two WAN ports to use: the RJ-11 port for ADSL2+ or the Ethernet WAN port that can support up to 90 Mbps of WAN traffic--and to map levels of QoS for various applications/service deployed.

Security overcomes concern around endpoint security, as the SMC1114WG incorporates a robust SPI firewall for secure connection and sharing of high-speed ADSL connection--whether by wired or wireless connection. The NAPT NAPT National Association for Poetry Therapy.
NAPT,
n.pr See National Association of Poetry Therapy.
 firewall with Stateful Packet Inspection See stateful inspection.  (SPI), intrusion detection system This article is about the computing term. For other uses, see Burglar alarm.

An intrusion detection system (IDS) generally detects unwanted manipulations of computer systems, mainly through the Internet.
 (IDS) & Denial-of-Service (DoS) provides robust security from hackers. VPN pass-through is also provided for securely connecting to office or Enterprise networks.

Providing instant 'always on' Internet connectivity, the SMC ADSL2+ HDTV Gateway is ideal for streaming multimedia services, and Quality-of-Service gives priority for delay-sensitive applications like video-on-demand and enhances user experience. The integrated 4-port LAN switch and wireless access point make that sharing easy: use the wired ports to directly connect four computers or expand the network by connecting additional switches; and configure the built-in 802.11g wireless access point to allow wireless connectivity. And, configuration and setup of all of the EZ Connect[TM] Wireless ADSL2+ HDTV Gateway' functions are a breeze with the SMC EZ Installation Wizard and on-screen help.

The new SMC EZ Connect Wireless ADSL2+ HDTV Gateway will ship in July, 2007 to Service Providers/ISPs.

For more information about SMC Networks, SMC's portfolio broadband connectivity products, or any others in its full complement of networking products, visit www.smc.com, or call 800-SMC-4YOU (800-762-4968).
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