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Connecting a Home Network A fire hose to a garden hose we have to do better ?
Home Networking Defined “ Home networks link [the] independent systems and devices, so they can share information and entertainment content and work together.” Source: Consumer Electronics Association, Techhome Div. A “Networked Home" is just that a home that is connected by a network from room to room and to the world outside” Source: Wiring Americas’ Homes. Our definition…”Any source of video, audio, voice, data, and telemetry brought into or generated within the home that is available everywhere within the premises and via IP access (internet) outside the home”.
Home Owner’s Interest Home Networking Applications
62% of all PCs purchased are additional to the household - NOT REPLACEMENT PCs.
48% of today’s workforce works from home at least one day a week.
56% of US households have internet access.
26% of US households have a home theatre.
Over 37 million homes will have DSL or Cable Modem service by 2005.
The home networking market is expected to grow 58% in 2005.
Structured wiring is now in 42% of NEW construction and expected to grow to 62% by 2006.
Residential Structured Wire Installed as a percentage of total new home construction
Residential Structured Wire Completed Homes with Installed Structured Wire Home Networks 1.65m 1.10m 226k 330k 455k 615k 716k 1.03m 1.62m 1.58m 1.52m 1.71m 1.70m 1.77m
Home Networking Market Size 2Q04 Installed Communications Services as compared to overall US Housing Units
Bandwidth and QoS Drive Technology Choices 1.5 Video conference 40 - 50 Typical House 0.1 Toll Qual. IP Phone 1 Online game 1 Internet browsing 5.8 Home Theatre Audio 8 HQ MPEG 2 20 HDTV Rate Mbps Service type
Home Networking Medium Alternatives (by primary medium) Key Points: 1. These technologies are NOT always mutually exclusive. 2. Most have been modified to run over alternate mediums .
Basic Structured Wire Installed during new home construction Centralized network electronics Cabling Home Run from cabinet Cabling certified before dry walling Services enter dwelling from cabinet RF components SCTE compliant Wall jacks all Keystone type
HomePNA 2.0 POTS Wiring for existing premise applications POTS wiring daisy-chained typically Wiring will support upto 10Mbps HomePNA 2.0 will support 25 devices