Greenvity Communications (Milpitas, CA) has expanded its Hybrii® family of system-onchip (SoC) connectivity solutions with the new Hybrii-Mini GV7013 aimed at cost-sensitive consumer and industrial applications. Compatible with the HomePlug® Green PHY™ powerline communication (PLC) specification for smart grid applications, the GV7013 specifically addresses intelligent and controlled LED lighting. The Hybrii-Mini PLC enables intelligent LED lighting over long distances for various types of commercial, residential and public LED lighting applications, including lamps, fixtures, panels and bulbs. The GV7013 also can ensure robust and reliable two-way communication for outdoor lighting such as controlled street lighting and digital signage applications.

The highly integrated GV7013 offers high performance and robust powerline connectivity with data rates up to 9.8 Mbps. Using OFDM technology across the 2 MHz to 30 MHz spectrums, the Hybrii-Mini offers reliability and increases noise immunity in a system. The GV7013 chip integrates a microprocessor for low power energy management and lighting control, and it supports several interfaces including SPI, UART, I2C and PWM to directly control a variety of LED power drivers and LED chips.

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