The very rapid adoption of digital media such as downloadable music, video games and movies has create a strong demand for converged network platforms to distribute media content throughout the home. Consumers need a unified platform that connects all digital networked devices within the home and provides content and services management from anywhere in the world.
The MPC8349E-mITX is a turnkey hardware/ software reference platform ideal as a "location-free control access" residential gateway solution. This reference platform is based on the MPC8349E PowerQUICC™II Pro processor, containing a Power Architecture core and HipServ™ software platform from Axentra, a leading provider of personal digital content and services software platform for the Digital Home.View Product Image View Block Diagram
MPC8349E mITX Digital Home Center Reference Platform features:
MPC8349-mITX reference platform helps you manage your digital devices remotely from just about anywhere on the globe. These include:
The MPC8349E-mITX integrates the enhanced e300 Power Architecture core and advanced features such as DDR memory, dual PCI, Gigabit Ethernet and high-speed USB controllers. The platform supports dual 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet controllers, dual 32-bit/single 64-bit PCI controllers, integrated security engines, USB 2.0 host and devices controllers, 4-channel DMA, DUART, serial peripherals, general purpose I/O and system timers. The high level of integration in the MPC8349E helps lower system costs, improves performance and simplifies board design. The MPC8349E also integrates a hardware encryption block that supports different algorithms for high-performance data authentication as required for secure communications in the residential market. It supports DES, 3DES, MD-5, SHA-1, AES, PKEU, RNG and RC-4 encryption algorithms in hardware.
In addition to the highly integrated MPC8349E processor, the reference platform leverages external components to support these additional features:
Axentra's Location-Free Access and Control Software:
The HipServ software platform is a comprehensive and unified environment that allows home users to easily use various content on different devices within the home or access the content from anywhere, anytime. Home users are increasingly creating more digital content and need a single environment to better manage, access, share and backup their critical home-created content. This innovative software platform also allows users to access and share their home content using mobile devices.