Networking specialist Cisco unveiled a line of Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers with app-enabled capabilities for users to connect their homes or small-office/home-office setups. The Smart Wi-Fi Routers offer support for Cisco Connect Cloud, the next generation of Cisco Connect software, which provides any time, any place management of multiple home networks. Cisco also announced it is working with top device manufacturers to simplify their networked products, such as TVs, entertainment devices and home appliances.
The Smart Wi-Fi Routers, EA Series EA4500, EA3500 and EA2700, offer a range of prices and performance for active online homes, handling everything from streaming high-definition video and multiplayer gaming to downloading large files, adding storage or printers, and connecting multiple devices.
Linksys EA4500 App-Enabled N900 Dual-Band Wireless Router with Gigabit and USB
- Ultra fast wireless speed connectivity (up to 450 +450 Mbps)
- Simultaneous dual-band to maximize throughput and help avoid network interference
- Maximum range and reliability with full 3×3 MIMO antenna array
- Gigabit ports for speeds 10x sfaster than Ethernet
- USB Port to add a range of devices such as storage and printers
- Cisco Connect Cloud (Available summer 2012) – Get anywhere, anytime access to your home network from a browser or mobile device. Plus, optimize your online experiences with included apps.
Technical Specifications :
- Model – LInksys EA4500
- Technology – Wireless-N
- Bands – Simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz
- Transmit/Receive – 3×3 for 2.4GHz, 3×3 for %GHz
- Antennas – 6 Internal
- OS Compatibility – Windows, Mac
- Software Setup – CD Install
- Ethernet Ports x Speed – 4 x Gigabit
- Cisco Connect Software – Yes, App Enabled
- USB Port – Yes, Shared Storage, Virtual USB and Media Server
- Product Dimensions - 2.8 x 12 x 9.2 inches ; 2 pounds
- Home Theater - Get faster HD/3D video streaming on tablets, laptops, and Smart TVs so you can watch movies, live concerts, and your favorite shows from any room in the home.
- Tech Toys - Connect your Smart TVs, Blu-ray players, and game consoles to take your quality family time to a whole new leve
- Work and Play - Chat with friends, download large files, print wirelessly, share and back-up your photos, web conference, and more with all the wireless devices in your home
- Go Further - Wirelessly stream movies and music, surf the web, and more on your tablet or mobile device.
Effortless Control – Cisco Connect allows you to :
- Set up your wireless home network in minutes with just 3 simple steps
- Easily connect your tablet, laptop and desktop computers, gaming console, smart phone and other wireless devices to the internet
- Customize parental controls for every device in your home to protect your child from specific websites, or limit the time your child spends surfing the internet
- Grant internet access to visiting friends and family, while keeping your own information protected
Cisco Connect Express mobile app - There is a mobile app to access the most common Cisco Connect features from your iPad®, iPhone®, iPod touch® or Android™ phone over your home Wi-Fi.