Posted Wed Oct 28, 2009 at 09:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
ADB’s set-top box takes advantage of networking over coaxial cable for HD streaming.
Let’s face it, networking is a pain. Even more so is trying to get a home network set up that includes high definition streaming to a home theater. The decision on whether to mess with wireless networking or run Ethernet cables to every piece of equipment is a battle between two equally unattractive options.
That’s where the Media over Coaxial Alliance (MoCA) and ADB come in. The new MoCA standard for sending signals via coax boasts speeds of up to 175Mbps, more than enough to stream high definition content. While you’ll need an adapter for your source – unless it’s MoCA compliant already – the new set-top box from ADB will be able to take signal directly from the already attached coax cable without the need for any other connections.
ADB’s ADB-6882CDMX is certified for the MoCA 1.1 which allows not only the incredible speed, but improved stability over the previous standard and support for up to 16 devices on one network.
This is one of very few devices that work via the MoCA standard, but with the increased industry focus on home network streaming, expect to see more in the future.
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