Amazon buys mesh WiFi startup Eero to connect smart homes (page 2)

Amazon has announced that it’s acquiring Eero, the maker of mesh home routers. Amazon says buying Eero will allow the company to “help customers better connect smart home devices.” It will certainly make Alexa-compatible gadgets easier to set up if Amazon also controls the router technology. “We are incredibly impressed with the Eero team and how quickly they invented a WiFi solution that makes connected devices just work,” Dave Limp, Amazon’s SVP of devices, said. “We have a shared vision that the smart home experience can get even easier, and we’re committed to continue innovating on behalf of customers.” Eero kicked off a wave of “smart” mesh router setups designed to overcome the coverage issues and dead zones of traditional... Continue reading…

Amazon buys mesh WiFi startup Eero to connect smart homes

Amazon is still busy snapping up companies to bolster its smart home business. This time it's acquiring Eero, the startup that has developed a solid reputation for its mesh WiFi ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Engadget

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