6/19/2003 - Jungo® Software Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of residential gateway software, and Kinpo Electronics (2312.TW), a leader in the 3C industry (Communications, Computers and Consumer electronics), announced the introduction of H230, a new home and small office / home office (SOHO) wireless gateway, powered by Jungo's OpenRGTM residential gateway software.
The OpenRG software used in the H230 wireless gateway, provides broadband users with Plug and Play home networking, advanced routing, professional network security (Stateful Packet Inspection firewall), user-friendly web-based management and an option to remotely upgrade the software to deliver CableHomeTM-based services. H230 also offers a choice of Ethernet, wireless 802.11b and Universal Serial Bus (USB) local area network (LAN) interfaces, and can be seamlessly connected to existing DSL and DOCSIS® cable modems to provide broadband users with new networking services without requiring them to upgrade their existing access devices.
"To meet the growing demand for secure home networking services, we sought out the right infrastructure to enable us to produce a feature-rich and future-proof gateway for broadband subscribers," said Sinclair Kuo, President of Kinpo Electronics. "OpenRG's complete software platform provided us with the ideal infrastructure and enabled us to significantly reduce product development time and costs, and bring a robust and flexible solution to market."
H230 is based on Conexant's CX82100 home network processor and ARM940TTM core. Commenting on the latest design win for the OpenRG and CX82100 reference design, Nick Burd, Director of Broadband Products at Conexant Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNXT) stated: "We are witnessing increased interest in the use of our silicon coupled with Jungo's OpenRG software, which provides wide residential gateway application support. This pre-integrated hardware and software package allows manufacturers, such as Kinpo, to concentrate on their own customized features and rapidly launch new products to meet their customers' requirements."
H230 is the latest device to be added to Kinpo's strong broadband access product range, which includes several designs developed for leading cable and DSL modem vendors. Kinpo, with over 10,000 employees and 7 manufacturing facilities in Thailand and China, possesses extensive design and engineering capabilities for mass production projects.
"Kinpo's impressive design and manufacturing facilities enable them to achieve exceptional product quality," said Udi Yuhjtman, VP Business Development of Jungo. "With the OpenRG-powered gateway already in advanced trials at a number of customers, we look forward to seeing wide deployments of H230 in 2003."
OpenRG is a scalable suite of software technologies that provides customer premise equipment (CPE) vendors with the infrastructure needed to bring residential gateways, wireless access points and integrated access devices (IADs) to market faster. OpenRG includes an optimized Linux-based operating system, optional VxWorks support, communication and routing protocols, network security (Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall), wireless LAN security, Virtual Private Networking (VPN), Universal Plug and Play, web-based management, remote upgrade capabilities, support for CableHomeTM-based devices and a wide range of home networking applications.
Pricing and Availability
H230 is available now. For more information please contact Kinpo at firstname.lastname@example.org. OpenRG software is available and can be licensed from Jungo. For more information please contact Jungo at OpenRG@jungo.com.
Conexant Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in semiconductor system solutions for communications applications, leverages its expertise in mixed-signal processing to deliver integrated systems and semiconductor products through two separate businesses. The Broadband Communications business develops and delivers integrated solutions that enable digital entertainment and information networks for the home and small office. Mindspeed TechnologiesTM, the company's Internet infrastructure business, designs, develops and sells a complete portfolio of semiconductor networking solutions that facilitate the aggregation, transmission and switching of data, video and voice from the edge of the Internet to linked metropolitan area networks. Conexant, headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., is a member of the Nasdaq-100 market index. To learn more, visit us at www.conexant.com or www.mindspeed.com
About Kinpo Electronics
Kinpo Electronics, established in 1973, is a front-runner in Taiwan's electronics industry with product lines that include calculators, printers, digital cameras, PDAs, set-top-boxes, and broadband access devices. Kinpo has a 20% share of the calculator markets worldwide and is the major ODM supplier of the leading global printer vendor. Kinpo, with more than 10,000 employees, has its corporate management center and R&D design facilities in Taiwan, software development centers in Shanghai and Beijing, mass production facilities in Dongguan, and manufacturing support in Thailand. By utilizing the advantages of the different regions where it operates, Kinpo has become a valued partner to many renowned multinational corporations. Find out more at www.kinpo.com.tw
Jungo Software Technologies is a leading supplier of residential gateway software solutions, driver development tools and hardware access applications. Jungo offers integrated reference designs with several of the most influential global silicon vendors, 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.
Jungo and OpenRG are trademarks of Jungo Software Technologies Inc. Conexant and Mindspeed are trademarks of Conexant Systems, Inc. DOCSIS, CableHome and CableLabs are trademarks of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.
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