Smart Cities
IC: Business Wire

MaxLinear Inc., a leading provider of Radio Frequency (RF), analog, digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits, has added another feather to its cap as UVAX has selected a MaxLinear G.hn Wave-2 chipset to develop solutions for Smart Cities.

Focusing on their current activities, Antonio Royo, Chief Executive Officer at UVAX, said, “UVAX solutions are driving interconnectivity as a powerful tool for offering better services and lifestyles to citizens. By adding MaxLinear G.hn technology to its innovative solutions for Smart Cities, UVAX builds on a strong G.hn backbone for powering the outdoor lighting network of the city. We are converting the underutilized public lighting infrastructure into a data highway to interconnect thousands of sensors and IP devices and aggregating them into a TCP/IP system with remote control features.”

Complimenting the combined effort, Will Torgerson, Vice President & General Manager of MaxLinear’s Broadband Group, said, “MaxLinear is delighted to see its world-renowned G.hn technology implemented in the future-proof grid of the Smart Cities. The G.hn-based UVAX solutions will set up an energy efficient platform for Smart Cities of the future allowing a whole new range of applications to be built on the robustness of G.hn technology.

Scalability and remote control are key advantages of the UVAX solution, enabling gradual integration of IP products ranging from security devices to adaptive lighting, information panels and highway safety signs.