This year Netgear is celebrating 15 years in the technology business, and at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas they demonstrated why they are a major player in the sector and the growing connected home market. At the show they were the recipient of three CES Innovations Awards for their innovative solutions for the new connected lifestyle. For CES they took a number of their latest products to demonstrate that they have kept abreast of our changing lifestyle and technology trends as we enter this new way of living.
Zixi and Netgear have collaborated to develop the first full HD Over The Top solution. Using the Zixi Video Operating System (ZVOS) the Netgear NeoTV 550 Ultimate HD Media Player is able to deliver live and VOD (Video on Demand) full HDTV over the internet to the viewer. This collaboration also marks the first time ZVOS is enabled on an off the shelf and high-performance HD media player.
Netgear this month released its version of a wireless 3D HD networking home theater solution as part of its Netgear AV Series. According to Netgear the new 3DHD Wireless Home Theater Networking Kit (WNHDB3004) is capable of delivering jitter-free 1080p high-definition video streaming throughout a home. The transmitter and receiver are built with MIMO (Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output) technology to offer the best possible performance from some of the most demanding applications and systems.
Treat yourself to one of the latest in home media server with the Netgear ReadyNAS Ultra Plus, due to be on the shop shelves before Christmas. The new range (four in total) according to Netgear offers a 30 percent performance increase above the previous range of ReadyNAS Ultra media storage systems. The new systems have additional integrated support for other home media systems and are due out later this month.
Netgear has collaborated with Intel to launch ‘Push2TV’ in the Middle East. Push2TV is a new adapter that enables Intel Notebook users in the region to display their entire laptop computer screen on their big screen HDTVs. The Push2TV solution also allows users to wirelessly access their media file on a laptop or on another device such as a SAN (Storage Area Network).
You have no reason not connect the appliances in your home, because Netgear has launched a series of devices that will allow you to connect almost any device in your home. The series promises to connect all your internet ready entertainment systems in your home. At the center of the Netgear AV Series are the NeoTV350 and NeoTV550 HD Media Players, which offers the ultimate in HD connectivity and entertainment.
Panasonic has partnered with Netgear to offer wireless internet video access via its VIERA TVs. Starting with the Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter and other adapter will be by a “Compatible with Panasonic” sticker. With one less wire to run, the partnership enables users to easily connect their Panasonic Television to a wireless router and access online content from their living room through the TV.
The new Netgear ReadyNAS Ultra family of 2, 4, and 6-Bay NAS (Network Attach Storage) solutions are pushing the boundary of what can be done with a home NAS. This latest release is pack full of features: it is twice as fast as previous range of ReadyNAS, according to Netgear it is the first ever storage solution with media-shifting capabilities, it integrates with TiVo to store your streaming content; it also has Orb and Shifta embedded technology for easy access from other devices.
At last month CE Show in Las Vegas Netgear demonstrated how they have grown with consumers demand for flexibility and their uniqueness to consume rich media content. Netgear has shown that whether we need gadgets for: rich content streaming, home media storage, internet access or connectivity within the home, they have got all bases covered.
A technology collaboration between Ericsson and Netgear has created a new 3G mobile broadband router, the MBRN3300. The new MBRN3300 3G wireless router with internal 3G radio, is a combination of Netgear’s wireless, routing, firewalls and IP network technology and Ericsson’s expertise in 3G mobile networks. The MBRN3300 is available now and will be demonstrated at this month’s GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.