Jungo Delivers CableHome-Based Solutions on TI Cable Platform

12/12/2002 - Cable modem manufacturers can smoothly integrate a range of standards-based, manageable and secure home networking applications into cable modem designs, based upon silicon and software from Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) and a new CableHomeTM-based residential gateway software solution from Jungo Software Technologies, a leading provider of residential gateway software. Products based on the combined TI and Jungo solution will enable multiple system operators (MSOs) to deploy value added services such as secure broadband access, Internet and resource sharing, plug and play networking and local and remote web-based management.

The solution, available today on TI's development platform, integrates Jungo's CableHome-based OpenRG residential gateway software with TI's cable modem/wireless LAN residential gateway design. Jungo's CableHome-based solution was developed and rigorously tested on the TI platform and provides DOCSIS-based customer premise equipment (CPE) developers with a highly integrated development platform for embedded CableHome-based devices.

"As a leader in residential gateway software and the emerging CableHome device market, Jungo developed its OpenRG software for TI's chipset because of TI's leadership in the DOCSIS market," said Ofer Vilenski, CEO of Jungo. "This joint effort by TI and Jungo will generate additional revenue opportunities for appliance manufacturers and MSOs thanks to the deployment of a wide range of broadband services over cable in both residential and SOHO markets."

TI offers a complete hardware and software solution enabling fast time to market. With the integration of Jungo's OpenRG software suite, TI and Jungo are able to further reduce product development time by providing CPE manufacturers with a robust "off-the-shelf" hardware and software solution that can be easily customized. In addition, TI's and Jungo's world-class technical support and training help manufacturers quickly deliver high quality products, resulting in faster time-to-profit.

"Jungo's OpenRG residential gateway software combined with TI's home gateway reference design provides customers with a highly integrated CableHome-based hardware and software solution," said Dr. Dennis Rauschmayer, director of marketing for TI's cable broadband communications group. "Jungo's platform, designed for TI's cable modem solutions, enables manufacturers to consistently deploy secure, standards-based, differentiated products based on TI's 'field-hardened' software and hardware."

Evaluation copies of the TI-Jungo CableHome-based embedded software solution are available today.

About TI Cable Modems
Leveraging TI's leadership in wireless and broadband, TI offers a complete DOCSISTM hardware and software solution, enabling its customer's fast time to market. In addition, manufacturers differentiate themselves from competitors with TurboDOXTM, TI's unique software technology that can significantly increase download speed up to 20 times. TI's cable business is part of TI's comprehensive portfolio of broadband solutions including WLAN, DSL modems and infrastructure, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gateways and carrier infrastructure. (See http://www.ti.com/sc/cablemodem.)

About OpenRG
OpenRG is a scalable suite of software technologies that provides customer premise equipment (CPE) vendors with the infrastructure needed to bring residential gateways / integrated access devices (IADs) to market faster. OpenRG includes drivers, an operating system and remote management capabilities. In addition, OpenRG combines a set of highly integrated applications and services required for the home and small office, such as home networking (HomePNA, wireless LAN - 802.11a,b, Bluetooth), network security (Stateful Packet Inspection), Virtual Private Networking (VPN), remote management (web and SNMP based) and remote upgrade capabilities.

About Jungo
Jungo Software Technologies is a leading supplier of residential gateway software solutions, driver development tools and hardware access applications. Jungo offers integrated reference designs, enabling its customers to simplify device development cycles, improve performance and accelerate time to market. Jungo is a privately held company with corporate offices in San Jose, California, sales and support offices in Taiwan and an R&D center in Israel. Founded in 1998, Jungo's investors include TeleSoft Partners, Infineon Ventures and Intel Communications Fund.

About Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments Incorporated is the world leader in digital signal processing and analog technologies, the semiconductor engines of the Internet age. The company's businesses also include sensors and controls, and educational and productivity solutions. TI is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and has manufacturing or sales operations in more than 25 countries. Texas Instruments is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TXN. More information is located on the web site at www.ti.com

Jungo and OpenRG are registered trademarks of Jungo Technologies Ltd.

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