At the 2016 International Consumer Electronics Show, NETGEAR has unveiled new additions to its award-winning product lines that power high-performance connectivity for all your devices throughout your smart home. At Marriott Las Vegas, NETGEAR had highlighted new Nighthawk Wi-Fi routers and extenders, Arlo Smart Home security products, new powerline and PowerLINE Wi-Fi adapters, fast cable modem products, and ReadyNAS storage.
Four NETGEAR products were on display in the CES 2016 Innovation Awards Showcased at the Sands Expo centre. These honorees had been evaluated by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) for their exceptional engineering, aesthetic design, and innovative qualities. The NETGEAR winners include:
- Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R8500)
- Nighthawk X4S AC2600 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R7800)
- Nighthawk AC1900 Wi-Fi Cable Modem Router (C7000)
- CM600 High Speed Cable Modem
“As we prepare to celebrate our 20th anniversary in 2016, our commitment to being the first to bring you the best in whole-home connectivity solutions continues,” said Patrick Lo, founder and CEO of NETGEAR. “Whether it is Wi-Fi, Powerline, Ethernet, Cable DSL or LTE, we combine the most powerful and cutting-edge networking technologies into the most innovative product designs to suit your needs.”
On this occasion Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director, India & SAARC, NETGEAR said,“ In today’s mobile age, high-performance Wi-Fi is something that you cannot do without.”
“The foundation of the Smart Home is the underlying high-performance network that boosts it. So, if you want to access HD Internet content at-the-moment, you need Wi-Fi that reaches everywhere you are, at the speed and signal strength you need for streaming, gaming, home security, and working remotely,” he added.
Launched at CES,Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R8500) delivers astonishing Internet performance with combined Wi-Fi speeds up to a blistering 5.3Gbps* (1000Mbps + 2166Mbps + 2166Mbps), a new record for a home router.
The Nighthawk X4S AC2600 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R7800) is another 2016 CES Innovation Award winner. With dual-band Wi-Fi and supporting Wave 2 Wi-Fi features including quad-stream, MU-MIMO, and 160MHz bandwidth, Nighthawk X4S is an ideal router for 4K HD streaming and gaming.Its powerful dual-core 1.7GHz processor provides extreme 802.11ac Wi-Fi speeds up to 2.53Gbps* (800Mbps + 1733Mbps). It maximizes connection speeds for sending data to multiple mobile devices simultaneously, with 160MHz-capable mobile devices able to enjoy up to twice the throughput provided by other routers.
NETGEAR has continued to enhance the feature set of the 2014 CES Innovation Award-winning Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R7000) (www.netgear.com/R7000).A new firmware release is planned soon that will directly support NETGEAR Arlo security cameras without requiring a base station. This makes it much easier for current and new NETGEAR Nighthawk customers to add the award-winning Arlo cameras to your home network.
NETGEAR has also announced its new V7610 VDSL Wave 2 Wi-Fi Gateway for service providers that deliver more effective access bandwidth to small business locations, enabling HD IPTV, IP voice, and high-availability Internet. It is the world’s first 4×4 802.11ac VDSL Gateway using Broadcom’s 4366 chipset. It combines a built-in fast VDSL modem with next-generation Wave 2 Wi-Fi technology and MU-MIMO capability to improve streaming to multiple, simultaneous mobile device connections.