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Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.

HomePlug Green PHY Integrated Circuit Development


Through this HomePlug Green Physical Layer (PHY) Integrated Circuit Development project (“HomePlug”), Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. (Qualcomm Atheros) developed a compliant power line communications (PLC) solution to support smart grid functionality in a wide range of equipment: advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), smart meters, smart appliances, electric transportation, and home area network peripheral devices.

Contact Information

Jim Zyren
Director of Marketing
Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.

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Recipient: Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.
HQ State: California
Total Budget: $7,286,202
Federal Share: $3,643,101
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Targeted Benefits:
  • Reduced Power Consumption
  • Reduced Product Costs

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