Quantenna Wi-Fi Chipset Complete Microsoft® Mediaroom® Integration
Quantenna’s Wireless Technology - Enables Wire-Like Video Quality Anywhere in the Home
Las Vegas, January 8, 2013 - International CES --– Quantenna Communications, Inc., the leader in ultra-reliable Wi-Fi networking for whole-home entertainment, today announced it has completed integration with Microsoft® Mediaroom® IPTV platform for high definition (HD) wireless set-top boxes (STB). With Quantenna, OEMs can now build wireless IPTV solutions that provide unrivaled video quality and range while generating new business through multi-room STB deployment in the home.
These new capabilities offer real benefits to both service providers and consumers. Service providers can now roll out multi-room DVR services without the need for additional wiring and installation time, potentially saving millions in deployment costs. Consumers can experience ultra-reliable wire-like video viewing experience, with the flexibility to place their TV screens anywhere in the house.
“Quantenna is committed to enhancing the entire home multimedia experience, and our relationship with Microsoft Mediaroom and Quantenna Wi-Fi chipset is essential to this objective”, said Dr. Sam Heidari, chief executive officer of Quantenna. “We are truly excited to be partnering with the IPTV middleware market leader, Microsoft and we look forward to growth and ongoing collaboration.”
“Microsoft Mediaroom is focused on providing platform technologies designed for TV operators to accelerate the deployment of digital, high-definition and multiscreen entertainment” said Kurt Steck, General Manager, Operator TV Business at Microsoft. “High-quality, wireless, whole-home DVR solutions by our partner, Quantenna is enabling OEMs to deliver wireless set-top boxes to Mediaroom-based service providers, which offers their subscribers more choice in how and where they enjoy entertainment.”
Unleashing a new realm of wireless video distribution using 4x4MIMO 802.11n11ac technology that is transforming the way millions of people transmit, share, and watch HDTV in the home, the Quantenna solutions are the only 802.11n/ac chipset with 4x4 MIMO, dynamic digital beamforming, and support for four spatial streams. These technologies when combined enable industry leading ultra-reliability and wire-like video quality to enable the flexibility and range unequaled in the industry.
Quantenna solutions will be on display starting January 8, 2013 at CES in Quantenna’s LVH suite.
About Quantenna Communications, Inc.
Quantenna Communications, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company developing standards-based 802.11n and 802.11ac MIMO chipsets that deliver the highest levels of performance, speed and reliability for wireless networks and devices. Headquartered in Fremont, Calif., Quantenna has assembled a management and engineering team with a long track record of start-up success, and is backed by leading venture capital firms, including Sequoia Capital, Venrock, Sigma Partners, Southern Cross Venture Partners, DAG Ventures, Rusnano, Swisscom Ventures, Grazia Equity, and Telefónica Digital. Quantenna was recently named to Wall Street Journal’s 2012 list of top 50 start-ups. For additional information, please visit www.quantenna.com.
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