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The HomePlanet project: a HAVi multi-media network over POF
Author(s): Brendan Roycroft; Brian Corbett; Carmel Kelleher; John Lambkin; Baudouin Bareel; Jacques Goudeau; Peter Skiczuk
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Paper Abstract

This project has developed a low cost in-home network compatible with network standard IEEE1394b. We have developed all components of the network, from the red resonant cavity LEDs and VCSELs as light sources, the driver circuitry, plastic optical fibres for transmission, up to the network management software. We demonstrate plug-and-play operation of S100 and S200 (125 and 250Mbps) data streams using 650nm RCLEDs, and S400 (500 Mbps) data streams using VCSELs. The network software incorporates Home Audio Video interoperability (HAVi), which allows any HAVi device to be hot-plugged into the network and be instantly recognised and controllable over the network.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 June 2005
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5825, Opto-Ireland 2005: Optoelectronics, Photonic Devices, and Optical Networks, (3 June 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.605705
Show Author Affiliations
Brendan Roycroft, Tyndall National Institute (Ireland)
Brian Corbett, Tyndall National Institute (Ireland)
Carmel Kelleher, Tyndall National Institute (Ireland)
John Lambkin, Firecomms (Ireland)
Baudouin Bareel, Nexans Cabling Solutions (Belgium)
Jacques Goudeau, Nexans France (France)
Peter Skiczuk, Vienna Univ. (Austria)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5825:
Opto-Ireland 2005: Optoelectronics, Photonic Devices, and Optical Networks
Gerald Farrell; David M. Denieffe; Liam Barry; John Gerard McInerney; Harold S. Gamble; Padraig Hughes; R. Alan Moore, Editor(s)

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