The Wi-Fi system / mesh market has turned out to be very attractive for gateway vendors, enabling them to have higher ASPs and more revenue per user. On the technical side, each platform vendor has their own proprietary mesh solution, and these solutions have been rendered non-interoperable further by tweaks from the vendors themselves. In 2018, the Wi-Fi Alliance weighed in with the EasyMesh standard that could allow equipment from different vendors to co-operate for a standards-based mesh networking functionality. At CES 2020, D-Link is announcing a set of routers and access points with D-Link Wi-Fi Mesh. Even though the Wi-Fi Alliance has not officially released the EasyMesh standard yet, D-Link promises that the new products with D-Link Wi-Fi Mesh will work seamlessly with other...
Netgear Nighthawk X6S EX8000 Brings Orbi Tri-band Wi-Fi to Range Extenders
Netgear's Orbi system has proved to be one of the most popular kits in the emerging mesh / Wi-Fi system market. While Wi-Fi systems are not for everybody (for...3 by Ganesh T S on 8/29/2017
Amped Wireless: 802.11ac WiFi with High-Gain Antennas
It’s been a while since we last looked at Amped Wireless, a company with a primary goal being the development of higher quality and longer range WiFi products. Wireless...27 by Jarred Walton on 1/21/2014