Panasonic has started licensing its newly developed low power consumption broadband powerline communication technology dubbde HD-PLC Eco.
The Japanese company claims that the HD-PLC Eco technology realizes about 90% reduction of power consumption in comparison with existing HD-PLC adapters (BL-PA510), which consume 4 watts. The technology promises to offer stable and secure operation unique to wired communication.
In addition to HD-PLC Eco, Panasonic has started the development of HD-PLC Inside as a network communications solution that enables lower cost and lower power consumption for home appliances and industrial equipment.
To further expand HD-PLC solutions, Panasonic also announced it is licensing its HD-PLC technology to Alchip Technologies Ltd. a provider of silicon design and manufacturing solutions for system companies developing ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) and SoC (System-on-a-chip) designs.