Mercku Brings New, Ultra-Fast Mesh Wi-Fi to IFA Ahead of Global Launch
BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 29, 2018--Mercku is bringing its new M2 Wi-Fi router and M2 Hive Wi-Fi system—the highest performing router products available today—to IFA Berlin 2018. Mercku recently shipped the first M2 Hive systems to its Indiegogo backers, who led the campaign to 455 percent of its goal. Now the system will become available in b8ta retail stores in 13 cities across the U.S. as well as on Amazon and Indiegogo in September. Mercku will demonstrate how the M2 Hive improves Wi-Fi speed and connectivity at booth #173 in Hall 26 from August 31 to September 5, 2018.
“Wi-Fi is the backbone for all the mobile and smart home devices on display at IFA,” said Alex Qi, Co-Founder and CEO at Mercku. “No matter how amazing the technology, it won’t work with spotty connections or dead spots. We built the M2 Hive system’s antenna, transceiver, and internal system layout on superior, patented technology based on ground-breaking scientific discoveries. It reduces noise and improves transmission to offer more powerful and more reliable Wi-Fi connectivity for smart homes around the world.”
Each M2 performs 10-20 percent better than the current best-in-class models, and twice as fast as the industry average. Its ability to provide 3,000 square feet of coverage (depending on the layout) and support up to 60 devices makes it ideal for the smart home as more appliances and other devices require connectivity. Its modern, streamlined award-winning design looks great on tables, bookshelves, and other areas around the house.
The M2 Hive includes an M2 and four powerful extenders, aptly called Bees, to create a system that can cover up to 5,000 square feet and goes around walls, offering connection speeds that support multiple 8K streaming devices throughout a house. Each Bee is light and portable and plugs into outlets to form a strong mesh network. Set up is simple: Just plug the M2 in and use the Bees to expand connectivity, amplify the Wi-Fi signal, and eliminate all dead spots in a home office or entertainment room, for example.
All configurations of your home internet can be controlled by the M2 Wi-Fi app, which shows the speed coming into and out of the router to help pinpoint bottlenecks, and allows you to manage users with extensive guest and parental controls. You can limit bandwidth for specific devices using the app, so a child can’t stream movies past their bedtime, for example. You can also block devices or re-prioritize devices as needed if one is using too much bandwidth.
With the ability to push over-the-air enhancements via the app, Mercku will constantly improve the Wi-Fi experience with system updates to add port forwarding, dynamic DNS, heightened security algorithms, a VPN client, and more. In addition, a new feature will be added next month, enabling users to give guests and new devices access to the private network without having to share the Wi-Fi password. The M2 Wi-Fi app is available for iOS and on the Google Play Store.
For more information, visit mercku.tech.
Mercku is in the business of building better hardware to keep our homes and businesses better connected than ever. Focusing on wireless communication solutions at both the consumer and enterprise level, Mercku has a proven history working with major telecom providers and has sold over 5M units in Asia. The company’s tech founders are world-renowned experts with more than 450 patents between them; their designs for smartphone antennas and satellites are foundations for today’s technology, and in 2018, one founder was inducted into the Fellowship of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Based in Waterloo, Canada, Mercku also develops solutions for businesses, including drone delivery, structural disaster prevention, and IoT solutions. Mercku aims to merge scientific breakthroughs with the latest technologies to seamlessly enrich our daily lives, at an unparalleled value for all consumers to enjoy. For more information, visit www.mercku.tech or follow Mercku on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
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