NETGEAR showed off the new Powerline 500 Nano, which is significantly smaller than their previous Powerline models. It also allows up to 500 Mbps connection over the power line.
NETGEAR also introduced a mobile app to administrate all aspects of a network using a sleek GUI, this is in addition to their existing desktop application. This app also allows to user to log into any connected TV on the network and play content using the app's remote.
Possibly the most signifcant announcement was only briefly mentioned, which was the promise that NETGEAR would be releasing routers supporting the 802.11ac protocol, allowing up to 1.35 Gbps wireless speeds. They also mentioned that upcoming Powerline models would support more than 1 Gbps speeds.
Lastly, they annoucned their vision for "Smart Network", which will allow apps to be developed for their router adminstration GUI to allow for various extra functions, such as sharing printers, sharing media content, etc.
They also provided a look at their latest line of new products.
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