From the Wires
EnGenius Technologies Optimizes Networked Home Entertainment Applications with Next-Generation High-Performance Wireless Networking Solutions for Consumers
By: Business Wire
Jan. 7, 2013 08:18 AM
EnGenius® Technologies, Inc., the leader in long-range Wireless-N networking solutions for homes and businesses, today announced a comprehensive new line of consumer wireless networking solutions designed to optimize the performance of network-connected home entertainment devices. EnGenius’ new Wireless AC Home Entertainment and Media Pods will debut this week at ShowStoppers @ CES on Jan. 8, 2013, from 6 to 10 p.m. in the Wynn Hotel’s Lafite Ballroom.
At the core of EnGenius’ Wireless AC Home Entertainment and Media Pods is the new EnGenius Cloud Services for Home which creates an entire home ecosystem enabling consumers to remotely monitor and manage the devices (whether EnGenius-branded or third-party branded) in their home networks from any computer or via an app on smart phones and tablets. In addition to security features that include remote monitoring the websites visited on the network and real-time blocking of home network intruders, the service also provides consumers with the ability to remotely access media files stored on USB hard drives connected to the Home Entertainment or Media Pods from their mobile devices or laptop computers via an Internet connection.
EnGenius’ flagship consumer products are the new Wireless AC Cloud Home Entertainment Pods, which feature an award-winning design and leverage an internal antenna array with Quantum-Beam for maximum coverage. Available in Q1 2013, these ultra-compact devices incorporate a wireless dual-band 802.11ac router, four-port Gigabit switch, USB port and media streaming platform. The new family of Wireless AC Home Entertainment Pods includes:
The EnGenius Wireless AC Media Pod, which can operate as either a media bridge or WDS access point, works in conjunction with the Wireless AC Home Entertainment Pods, enabling high-bandwidth streaming of HD and other multimedia content to devices such as Blu-ray® players, DVRs, set top boxes, HDTVs, and game consoles. The Wireless AC Media Pod incorporates a four-port Gigabit LAN switch and can deliver speeds in excess of wired Gigabit when paired with the Wireless AC Home Entertainment Pod or other branded 802.11ac router. The EnGenius Wireless AC Media Pod will be available in Q1 2013:
EnGenius’ new line of Wireless AC USB Adapters enable consumers to add the latest wireless networking technology to an existing desktop or laptop computer. The new Wireless USB adapters include:
The company also announced its new line of Xtra Range Wireless-N Work & Play Routers will be available in late Q1 2013. The new single- and dual-band routers share the award-winning compact design of the EnGenius business-class Indoor Access Points and provide a substantial improvement in speed and performance to provide a reliable networking solution for home office and consumer applications. The new family of Xtra Range Work & Play Wireless-N routers includes:
About EnGenius Technologies
EnGenius Technologies, Inc. is an industry expert in wireless communications and radio frequency (RF) technology. The company pioneered “Affordable Long-Range Wireless” communication solutions, and creates wireless voice and data products for home, SOHO and SMB use that are versatile, feature-rich, business-class and affordable. Our complete line of award-winning devices is designed to deliver long-range, fast speeds, robust security, and ease-of-use. Established in 1999, EnGenius Technologies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Senao Networks, a Taiwan RF communications manufacturing company.
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