6 Sep 2012

Jensen Scandinavia Selects Celeno High Performance Video-Grade Technology for its KooBrick WiFi

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RAI, Amsterdam – IBC 2012 – September 6, 2012 - -Celeno Communications, a provider of high performance Wi-Fi chips and software for HD multimedia home networking applications, today announced that Jensen Scandinavia, a leading provider of multimedia consumer electronics to the Scandinavian market, has selected Celeno’s CL1830 video-grade Wi-Fi technology to power the KooBrick WiFi router. Jensen Scandinavia will now be able to offer service providers and consumers in Scandinavia a uniquely designed router to wirelessly stream multiple and simultaneous HD IPTV video streams and high-speed data to a range of wireless devices including tablets, smartphones and laptops throughout the home with wire-like performance.

“With the growing number of Wi-Fi enabled devices in the home and the growing demand for web-based video streaming, service providers are compelled to deliver high quality IPTV and high-speed data streams to a multitude of display devices throughout the home,” said Gilad Rozen, CEO of Celeno. “By leveraging Celeno’s technology, the KooBrick will deliver robust, whole-home networks with the expected quality of service.”

“By implementing Celeno’s technology, we can bring to market a uniquely designed router with best-in-class Wi-Fi that delivers video-grade quality of service” said Karsten Kjoss, Managing Director of Jensen Scandinavia. “Complementing the Roomi and Boxi components, the KooBrick Wi-Fi delivers a video-grade Wi-Fi solution that can be quickly and cost effectively deployed to meet the demand of IP content across multiple screens.”

The KooBrick is a result of two years of research and development to bring a new type of home electronics to the market. The KooBrick is a collection of technically powerful, modular network products beautifully concealed in a package designed to meld into the modern home. It provides consumers with a visually stunning alternative to existing hardware available today.

Celeno’s Wi-Fi technology, powered by its OptimizAIR™ technology suite, has been designed from the ground up to meet the stringent requirements of carrier-grade video streaming. High throughput, long range, bounded jitter, low packet drops, interference resiliency, and remote management are just some of the properties built into the solution to satisfy service providers’ needs. Operating in both the 2.4GHz and less congested 5GHz bands, the CL1830 is a 3x3 450Mbps beam-forming MIMO high-speed dual-band Wi-Fi solution. It combines scheduled MAC, traffic shaping, and admission control to achieve the video quality of service expected by consumers.

The KooBrick WiFi will be on display at IBC 2012 at the Celeno booth– Hall 3, Area A19.