Posts Tagged ‘Belkin’

New arrival: Linksys Velop whole home Wi-Fi mesh system

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Linksys Velop promises to deploy your home Wi-Fi network to the furthest corner and ensure there are no dead Wi-Fi zones. Available from 12 April in Singapore in 1-pack (S$349), 2-pack (S$599), and 3-pack (S$749) configurations.

Sick of poor Wi-Fi signal in your own home? Check this out!

Sick of poor Wi-Fi signal in your own home? Check this out!

Velop is a Tri-Band modular Wi-Fi system that can be installed in various mesh configurations, helping users to get the most out of their broadband subscription by promising 100% of their Internet speed to the edge of their network.

Linksys launched Velop in the Atlas Showroom at Millenia Walk in Singapore.

Singtel Fibre Broadband customers can purchase a 3-pack Velop at $30/month over a 24-month contract.

That works out to S$720 over the 2-year contract.

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New arrivals: Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC1900 EA6900

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Linksys announced its fastest Wireless-AC router today. It will debut in Singapore at SITEX 2013 at a promotional introductory price of S$319, with free gifts worth up to S$188.

After the show, this flagship model will retail at S$339 from 2 December onwards. All prices include GST.

The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC1900 EA6900 is the company's flagship router with the fastest Wireless-AC speed.

The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC1900 EA6900 is the company’s flagship router with the fastest Wireless-AC speed.

Equipped with a dual-core processor and external antennae to deliver higher speed and wider range, the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC1900 EA6900 promises high-performance connectivity in the home.

“Linksys understands that today’s consumers need reliable wireless coverage throughout their home. With our expertise in networking we have brought today’s best wireless technologies together in one sleek form factor,” said Tang Boon Ping, Director, Asia, Linksys and Belkin.

The new router offers speeds of up to 600Mbps to Wireless-N clients and up to 1300Mbps to Wireless-AC clients.

The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC1900 EA6900 also sees the re-introduction of three external and removable dipole antennae, for better performance.

Aside from giving consumers maximum flexibility in steering the signal to enhance network range and stability, the inclusion of external antennae also allow discerning users to swap out the antennae with other types depending on personal preference.

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Sneak peek: Belkin home automation and networking gadgets

Sunday, July 15th, 2012

Belkin will be introducing its latest range of Home automation and Networking products in Singapore later this year.

Head down to tech@vogue to get a preview and hands-on of the WeMo, @TV, and the AC1200DB Wi-Fi Dual-Band AC+ Gigabit Router.

Sneak preview of Belkin's upcoming home-automation and networking devices.

Sneak preview of Belkin’s upcoming home-automation and networking devices.

I was at the pre-opening preview of tech@vogue in nex Mall last Friday afternoon.

Control switches at home remotely using a smartphone/tablet.

Control switches at home remotely using a smartphone/tablet.

What caught my eye was this demo booth that Belkin has set up to provide a preview and hands-on experience of some of the home automation and networking products that it will be introducing into Singapore towards the end of this year.

These include WeMo, which was announced at this year’s CES 2012 at Las Vegas, the @TV, which provides a new way to watch, record and experience television content, as well as the AC1200 DB Wi-Fi Dual-Band AC+ Gigabit Router.

These Wi-Fi enabled gadgets allow you to use your iPhone or iPad to remotely switch on/off your wall power outlets from outside your homes.

The @TV can be controlled using both iOS devices and Android devices when viewing or recording television content.

Below are pictures and more information on these gadgets.

Belkin WeMo Home Control Switch and WeMo Home Control Switch with Remote

WeMo Home Control Switch and WeMo Home Control Switch with Remote

WeMo devices allow household electronics plugged into a wall outlet to be remotely switched on /off from a mobile app on a smartphone or tablet.

WeMo works with a home’s existing electrical system and requires only a Wi-Fi network and free smartphone app to set up and control.

Belkin @TV

@TV

@TV works over WiFi or 3G/4G networks, enabling users to access all content from their home theatre on their tablets, smartphones and laptops.

@TV works with the @TV mobile app, which is available for both iOS and Android platforms.

Belkin AC1200 DB Wi-Fi Dual-Band AC+ Gigabit Router

AC1200 DB Wi-Fi Dual-Band AC+ Gigabit Router

Enhanced reliability, greater speeds, and enhanced streaming capabilities.

Featuring Broadcom’s fifth-generation (5G Wi-Fi) 802.11ac chip technology, the Belkin AC1200 DB provides gigabit speeds wirelessly to extend network range and provide more reliable coverage at greater distances.

Company byte: Belkin rebranded

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Belkin is a maker of network connectivity hardware, as well as accessories for consumer devices such as iPods and iPads. 

Belkin makes wireless routers, iPod accessories, iPad cases and energy saving devices.

Belkin makes wireless routers, iPod accessories, iPad cases and energy saving devices.

Belkin was founded in 1983 by Chet Pipkin and is headquartered in Playa Vista, Los Angeles, California, USA.

The rebranded Belkin logo.

The rebranded Belkin logo.

The company rebranded itself with a change in corporate logo during CES 2012, and a refocus onto developing “People-Inspired Products”.

Founder Pipkin, now President and CEO of the company, initiated the rebranding.

“The new Belkin logo, also known as PIP for ‘People-Inspired Products’, is an image made of dots configured to create a universal symbol of a person. It symbolises Belkin’s commitment in enhancing technology experiences for people, inspired by people,” said Alan Sparks, Vice President of Belkin, Asia Pacific.To achieve the promise of delivering People-Inspired Products, Belkin will put the emphasis on listening to the voices of their customers and partners.

These voices are to be integral to the development of Belkin’s products in their effort to improve and anticipate the evolving needs in our daily lives.

In conjunction with the rebranding, Belkin also announced its range of new products.

A list of these products is included in the press release below.

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