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Home gateway software stack adds DSL, runs on embedded Linux

Jun 27, 2002 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

Tokyo — (press release excerpt) — Wipro Technologies today announced support for the Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) applications in its new version of Home Gateway Software Solution. The new version of Home Gateway Software enhances development of advanced gateway devices for Home and Small Office, combining DSL broadband access with local networking, security and versatile management capabilities. The solution is compatible with embedded Linux and VxWorks operating systems

The Wipro Home Gateway Software can be used for sharing DSL broadband Internet connection and for Voice over DSL telephony, which supports upto 4 simultaneous voice/fax calls. This offering is in addition to an earlier release of Home Gateway version 1.0 Software Solution for cable broadband segment and that can be used for sharing broadband Internet connection, home files and device sharing, in-home wireless LAN connectivity, IP Telephony (Voice Over IP), Virtual Private Network connectivity, video on demand, and for home security and surveillance applications.

Wipro Home Gateway version 1.1 contains most common protocols supporting DSL architectures like PPPoA and CLIP, including bridging and routing IP protocols as well as point to point protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) client and server. The solution is compatible with embedded Linux and VxWorks operating system and supports hardware platforms based on x86, MIPS and ARM processor. Also, it provides lot of APIs for the equipment vendor to build various applications over it. This software is based on open standards like IETF RFCs, IEEE Standards, DSL Forum, ATM Forum and UPNP etc.

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