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Connected Whole-Home WiFi Works as a Smart Hub

01 June 2017

The Connected Home Smart WiFi System. Source: Samsung Electronics The Connected Home Smart WiFi System. Source: Samsung Electronics Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has introduced a new smart WiFi system that is used to provide whole home connectivity.

The Connect Home Smart WiFi System is available as a three-pack or single dongle and works for homes up to 4,500 square feet. Samsung says the system is used for gaming, streaming and home offices. The devices work as a SmartThings Hub making it compatible with hundreds of devices without monthly fees or subscriptions. SmartThings allows for home automation for control of lights, door locks, cameras, voice assistants, thermostats and more.

Each router has a range of 1,500 square feet and homeowners can connect up to five routers for a mesh network in the home. The routers are protected by hardware-based security technologies and provides for automatic firmware updates.

The three pack of the Connect Home Smart WiFi System is available for $379.99.

To contact the author of this article, email Peter.Brown@ieeeglobalspec.com


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