Google unveiled the second generation of “smart” router OnHub with the function of signal amplification for the selected device. The unit created in conjunction with Asus is designed to provide a more stable connection compared with existing models.
As told in Google, enough to run your hand through the air over the top of OnHub Asus to enhance the wireless signal for the selected device. How the router will identify the desired device, not illustrated. To manage the router will need a smartphone with iOS or Android installed On the Google App.
Also Google will update the software for OnHub (including the previous version from TP-Link) that will enable him to “intelligently select the best combination of antennas to send the signal based on the position and destination devices.”
The router has the same connector as the previous model of the first generation (one Ethernet and USB 3.0) and supports 802.11 ac Wi-Fi. The maximum transmission speed reaches up to 1300 Mbps in 5 GHz and 600 Mbps at 2.4 GHz. The device supports a wireless Home Automation standard for connecting devices “smart” home. As noted in the Google, for best signal reception, your device must be on a very prominent place, not hidden in the back room.
The novelty will go on sale in November this year at a price of about 220 dollars.