Linksys has announced today that it will soon start adding HomeKit support to its Velop line of routers. While specific information is unclear, the company says the software updates will begin to roll out “in the next several days.”
Linksys has released a new feature today for its Velop mesh WiFi customers. Linksys Aware is what the company calls “a first-of-its-kind” motion sensing technology that works via its mesh WiFi system without needing cameras or motion sensor hardware. Read on for all the details on this new feature.
Linksys is expanding its Velop line of home mesh Wi-Fi solutions with a new and less obtrusive wall plug-in node. Mesh Wi-Fi systems rely on multiple nodes placed in open spaces around your home for optimal performance. The new wall plug-in node offers customers a way to blend the satellite nodes in with your home without having multiple tower nodes on display.
Linksys is expanding its Velop router lineup today with more budget-friendly options that still offer mesh capabilities. Linksys Velop already offers tri-band mesh Wi-Fi routers (which Apple Stores sell), but those cost $349 and $479 for two and three router systems. Now Linksys is introducing more affordable dual-band mesh Wi-Fi routers that start at $129…
Apple has started selling a mesh Wi-Fi system from Linksys both on its website and in stores. The move is notable as Apple hasn’t updated its own Wi-Fi base station hardware since 2013 and doesn’t currently offer its own mesh Wi-Fi system.