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G.Fast Gen2 Faster Speeds Zooming on the Horizon

G.Fast Gen 2: Faster Speeds Zooming on the Horizon

Thanks to the ongoing competition between Telcos and Cable Providers, broadband technology—the technology that allows high speed internet services over existing infrastructureis getting a whole lot better.

The questions these companies have been trying to answer is: how you get faster service to subscribers while still keeping costs down?

The answer is: G.Fast.

G.Fast has been 3-4 years

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Versa Transceiver Technologies Make Multi-Cable Networks Click

Versa Transceiver Technologies Make Multi-Cable Networks Click

Network installers and IT administrators continue the move toward green. To recapture and use existing cabling infrastructures, and allocate the money in their budgets to purchase better devices, savvy thinkers are opting to deploy transceivers.

As you probably already know, a network transceiver spans the gap between Ethernet and coax, Ethernet and fiber, and between

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What is 10GBASE-T and Why Is This Technology So Important?

What is 10GBASE-T and Why Is This Technology So Important?

10GBASE-T is a type of Ethernet signaling providing speeds over twisted-pair cabling that go beyond 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) for distances up to 100 meters.

This IEEE 802.3an® standard can reach 2.5 and 5 Gbps over Cat5e and Cat6 cabling.  Depending upon the network infrastructure, signals can potentially reach new speeds of up to 10 Gbps. The recent

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PoE Smart Applications for Home, Business, Healthcare & Manufacturing

PoE Smart Applications for Home, Business, Healthcare & Manufacturing

Power over Ethernet (PoE) facilitates network deployment wherever a power outlet is absent. PoE is not only economical in enterprises and vertical markets, but the technology also offers benefits in the home and industrial environments.

If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you may be aware of the exciting advances that LED lighting over PoE networks is

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What is the difference between a PoE injector and a PoE splitter?

What is the difference between a PoE injector and a PoE splitter?

The difference between an injector and a splitter is that a PoE injector sends power to PoE equipment that receives data through existing non-POE switches. A splitter also supplies power, but it does so by splitting the power from the data and feeding it to a separate input that a non-PoE compliant device can use.

What is Ethernet technology?

Power

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Spotlight: George Zimmerman of Ethernet Alliance Tlaks Ethernet Technology Infrastructures and More

Spotlight: George Zimmerman of Ethernet Alliance Talks Ethernet Technology, Infrastructure & More

We’d like to thank George Zimmerman of the NBASE-T and Ethernet Alliances, for taking time out of his busy schedule to talk to us about his journey from the NASA SETI project and how solving the problem of noisy signals helped lead us to the Ethernet technology we have today.

Opinions expressed here are his own and not those of the IEEE-SA or the Ethernet Alliance.

For

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PoE Lighting Offers Better Light for Less Money [& Other Powerful Benefits That May Surprise You]

PoE Lighting, Circadian Rhythms, and the Benefits Beyond Efficiency

Better quality lighting systems have become much more affordable and easy to use. Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology is the perfect support for automated home systems as it sends both power and data to any device in a home network over a single Cat 5e or Cat 6 Ethernet cable.

Because PoE supplies power, homeowners won’t need to hire an electrician to put in additional outlets.

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Machine Learning & the Development of Self-Driving Cars

Self-Driving Car Technology Advances & Machine Learning

Most of us are watching the development of the driverless car with more than a little curiosity. If you don’t live in Pittsburgh or close to Silicon Valley in Northern CA, you probably haven’t seen too many of these babies while driving around your town.

In their newly released VLOG: What Uber Learned from

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6 Reasons LED Lighting Will Take Center Stage In 2018

6 Reasons LED Lighting Will Take Center Stage In 2018

The LED lighting market, near 40 percent saturation as of this writing, is expected to reach 61 percent by 2020. That means 61 percent of all lighting is expected to be LED right when the Internet of Things (IoT) hits its 20 billion connected device milestone.

Gartner reports we’re at roughly 11.2 billion now.

It makes sense. From a purchasing perspective, LED bulbs last 20-25 times longer than

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