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Netgear: here is the first wifi mesh system with Orbi Voice and Amazon Alexa



Netgear: here is the first wifi mesh system with Orbi Voice and Amazon Alexa

Netgear, the leading provider of networking devices that power modern smart homes and small business connectivity, today announced the world’s first Wi-Fi mesh system, available from next month, with technology Orbi Voice Smart Speaker and Mesh WiFi Satellite in addition to integrating Amazon Alexa.

The Orbi Voice system is based on the Qualcomm Mesh Networking Platform. Orbi Voice, part of any Orbi Wi-Fi system, guarantees one home Wi-Fi coverage up to 186 square meters and a Wi-Fi speed up to 3 Gbit / s in addition to integrating theaudio by Harman Kardon for incredible sound in any room.

Orbi Voice Satellite also includesAmazon’s voice assistant so you can ask Alexa to play music, set alarms, control IoT devices, check traffic, weather, sports scores and more without the need for a separate Amazon Echo device.

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David Henry, senior vice president of Connected Home Products for Netgear, comments: “Orbi Voice is the result of the combination of three key technologies used in the smart home field to achieve both exceptional WiFi andhigh quality sound from Harman Kardon. It is also widely recognized that music streaming services are often used with smart speakers, so this quality will be released thanks to Harman Kardon, to have in one fell swoop the best WiFi and Hifi“.