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Goodbye 802.11ax… Hello ‘Wi-Fi 6’; New Naming Designation for Wireless Adopted

Wi-Fi Alliance dumps tongue-twisting, engineering-drawn 802.11-based names for Wi-Fi versions. Adopts simpler naming designation..

Jason Knott · October 12, 2018

D-Link AC1750 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router Boosts HD Streaming and Gaming

The latest D-Link Wi-Fi Router helps provide homeowners with fast wireless Internet speeds to support a variety of activities.

Robert Archer · March 12, 2018

Access Networks Debuts Paintable Access Point Enclosure

Access Networks’ new AP Enclosure conceals a wireless access point behind round or square paintable magnetic cover. Fits Ruckus access points.

Jason Knott · August 14, 2017

D-Link Covr Wi-Fi System Designed to ‘Cover’ Entire Homes

Networking manufacturer D-Link’s new Covr AC3900 Wi-Fi System (Covr-3902) covers up to 6,000 square feet.

Robert Archer · August 10, 2017

CEDIA Find: Olive & Dove’s New Wi-Fi DoorCam Makes You Go ‘Why Didn’t I Think of That?’

Olive & Dove (formerly Remocam) is introducing a Wi-Fi camera at CEDIA 2017 that installs so simply you’ll be smacking your forehead for not thinking of it first.

Julie Jacobson · August 08, 2017

Under the Surface of Lennar’s Move to Wireless & Amazon Smart-Home Services

When paired with Lennar’s decision to utilize Amazon Home Services for installation, the builder’s sharp reduction in low voltage cabling reinforces the notion that it sees a traditional path to the smart home, the CEDIA channel, as outdated.

Joseph Kolchinsky · August 02, 2017

Swidget Modular Outlet Turns Any Home Into a Smart Home Using Existing Wiring

The modular electrical outlet called Swidget promises compatibility with any smart-home system, along with Wi-Fi, Z-Wave and ZigBee.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 27, 2017

New Wi-Fi Framework Called Blackfire RED Already Licensed by Harman, Onkyo, Pioneer

Blackfire Research Corp’s new Blackfire RED is a Wi-Fi framework built to withstand high-bandwidth entertainment consumption in the smart home.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 12, 2017

In Defense of Lennar’s Wi-Fi Smart Home Strategy: ‘Wireless is the Future’

Most home-tech experts applaud Lennar’s ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ program, but not the builder’s mostly-wireless approach to the smart home. Still, some pros defend the homebuilder for being ‘progressive thinkers.’

Julie Jacobson · July 10, 2017

Lennar’s ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ Homes: Going All-Wireless is ‘Big Disservice’

Lennar’s commitment to ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ homes is a ‘great start’, but tech industry criticizes #2 builder for nixing future-ready wiring in 25,000+ new homes per year.

Julie Jacobson · July 07, 2017