NETGEAR announced their new line of MIMO G wireless products based on the True MIMO(TM) chipset from Airgo Networks. Available in Japan this month, the MIMO G Wireless Router (Model WGM124) and PC Card (Model WGM511) provide customers with the highest-performing wireless networking technology on the market with up to 8x the speed and coverage of standard 802.11g devices. “Whether in the home office, family room, or back yard, customers will enjoy a smooth, consistent connection,” said Naoki Hayashida, Japan Country Manager.
The NETGEAR MIMO G Wireless Router (WGM124) and MIMO G Wireless PC Card (WGM511) are fully compatible with 802.11b and 802.11g wireless networks and are Wi-Fi compliant. The router has three MIMO antennas offering improved speeds and range. It comes complete with NETGEAR’s Smart Wizard(TM) for easy set-up with the automatic detection and connection to an Internet service provider. It offers complete security using a double firewall with Network Address Translation (NAT) and Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI), along with Wireless Encryption Protocol (WEP) 64, 128 – bit encryption and Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA, Pre-Shared Key). In addition, the router offers Privacy Control and Management features such as URL content filtering.