Google’s Mesh Technology Wi-Fi Router One of the Best
The fight is on among the biggest tech giants to gain entry into people’s living room. Amazon’s Echo is leading the battle with huge margins from competitors such as Google’s Home. Amazon is the king of smart speakers but Google’s leading hitter in the house in its mesh Wi-Fi product. More than a year ago, Google Wi-Fi was released and not it is the bestselling mesh technology Wi-Fi system in the US. The reason is supposed to be the product’s ability to be a better parent.
Usage of mesh Wi-Fi technology has more become a trend over the past years, and Google Wi-Fi maintains consistent internet speed throughout your apartment or house. With a planned arrangement of access points, you can quickly kill dead-spots and achieve faster internet speeds. The tool might not be good looking, but its utility is incomparable.
The product has gone through evolution from OnHub router, and what was unexpected is how much people are using it for curbing their bad digital habits.
Google Wi-Fi has been successful in the number of sales. Not only tech enthusiasts are attracted towards it –the proof is the engagement of Google with customers and their data usage. The recipe is the device’s ability to help become a better parent. The tool lets the users pause the internet access on specific methods for periods or block certain websites. All of this is customizable with just a few taps in an app; parents could stop kids from using phones on the dinner table or streaming videos after bedtime has been called.
Other mesh technology Wi-Fi systems like Eero and Luma possess similar features. But Google is Google, no wonder why it is the best seller.
The device had a glowing review from CNET, but it earned low marks in Wirecutter’s intense testing with some other mesh tech Wi-Fi systems and Google Wi-Fi ranked poorly in terms of long-range testing and latency.
Google’s main Mountain View campus has testing chambers where it continuously works towards improving the connectivity with software tweaks that can be sent via any on-air update.
Google owes to machine learning and artificial intelligence for the success of such a hit product. It can outshine the product by integrating mess technology Wi-Fi with its smart speaker, the Home. There had been rumours or just speculations that state that Google is planning to reveal a new version of Home with mesh tech Wi-Fi built in. There has been no confirmation by the company though, but hints about integrating Google Assistant have been dropped.
Amazon has not released any Wi-Fi product so far, which is it’s own as it invested in Luma’s Series A in 2016. A consumer’s desire from a mesh Wi-Fi technology has increased manifold as people are using more and smarter home products with the Internet of Things. Traditional extenders can’t keep up with the bandwidth, and people are crazily connecting more media streaming devices in their house, in turn, it increases the demand for mesh technology Wi-Fi devices.