The HomePlug Alliance (www.homeplug.org), the worldwide industry group for powerline communications networking, today reports a surge of activity in HomePlug product certifications throughout 2012. HomePlug Certified products are designed to enable a home's electrical wires to distribute broadband Internet, HD video, digital music and smart energy applications.
HomePlug operates the most established and robust certification program for powerline networking, with more than 300 products certified. The HomePlug Certified logo has become an important industry validation of reliability, interoperability and ease-of-use for consumers, retailers and service providers alike.
Before a product can display the HomePlug Certified logo, it must pass rigorous interoperability testing with other Certified products included in the HomePlug AV test matrix. The certification test matrix includes products using seven different HomePlug AV chipsets from four vendors:
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