NETGEAR DEMONSTRATES EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN AND ENGINEERING WITH RECOGNITION BY THE CTA AS A CES 2018 INNOVATION AWARD HONOREE FOR FOUR PRODUCTS
Arlo Pro 2 Security Camera, Arlo Security Light, Nighthawk Mobile Router and Insight App among announced honorees
SAN JOSE, Calif. — December 5th, 2017— NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR), the leading provider of networking devices that power today’s smart home and small businesses, has been named a CES® 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree for four products across the company’s diverse line up of product offerings.
The NETGEAR honorees were evaluated on their engineering, aesthetic and design qualities, intended use/function and user value, unique/novel features, and how the design and innovation of the product directly compares to other products in the marketplace.
“We’re excited to have so many products recognized this year among the industry’s best for design and engineering innovation, especially ones carrying our premium brands, Arlo and Nighthawk,” said Pat Collins senior vice president of Arlo Smart Home Products at NETGEAR. “An industry accolade such as this from the CTA is our reward for the extensive effort our engineers pour into delivering products that combine features, functionality, value, and ease-of-use wrapped in an attractive package that you’ll be proud to display in your home.”
The four announced by the Consumer Technology Association on Thursday, November 9th include:
- Honoree: Arlo Pro 2 Wire-free Security Camera
Arlo® Pro 2 builds upon the award-winning features which made Arlo Pro the world’s top-selling security camera with even more great features to better address customer needs. Arlo Pro 2 keeps an eye on your home while you’re away in brilliant 1080p HD quality and can be installed anywhere, indoors or out, as it is 100% wire-free and weather-resistant. This latest Arlo camera also includes rechargeable batteries which are removable, 2-way audio, and a 110-decibel siren. With night vision, advanced motion detection, and both activity zone and sound based alerts, you can rest assured you will catch every moment, even if you are not home. Keep 7 days of free cloud video recordings or upgrade to 24/7 Continuous Video Recording to review any minute of any day. You can purchase an Arlo Pro 2 Security Camera System with two cameras and a base station starting at an MSRP in the U.S. of $479.99, or a single Arlo Pro 2 add-on camera for just $219.99.
- Honoree: Arlo Security Light
Making its market debut on November 8th, the Arlo® Security Light is a 100% wire-free, smart-controlled, and weather-resistant LED light that helps improve outdoor safety by alerting you when something’s happening around your home. Illuminate your front porch, backyard, and other areas of your home with customizable lights. Personalize your light for specific situations by adjusting the colors and patterns (floodlight, spotlight, flashing) from anywhere using the Arlo app. Automate lights to turn on and off on a schedule to give the illusion that you’re home while you’re out of town. Arlo Security Light and Arlo security cameras work together for added home safety and security. You can also connect your Arlo account to IFTTT-compatible devices to create a series of custom automations. For even easier management, you can use the Arlo Skill for Amazon Alexa to turn your Arlo Security Light on and off with just a simple voice command. Arlo Security Light will be available in early 2018.
- Honoree: Nighthawk® LTE Mobile Hotspot Router
The Nighthawk® LTE Mobile Hotspot Router is the first 5G Evolution-capable mobile hotspot router in the U.S., providing incredibly fast download speeds up to 1 Gbps for downloading, streaming and media sharing so that everything you do at home can now be done virtually anywhere you go. The perfect travel companion, it lets you connect up to 20 WiFi devices, so you can connect your smartphone, laptop and tablet while streaming your favorite movies, listening to music, or live gaming. When you reach your destination, you can offload data to external WiFi or Ethernet networks to save on data without sacrificing your connection’s security. You’ll get up to 24 hours of battery life and can also use JumpBoost to charge your smartphones and small portable USB devices without an electrical outlet. Parental controls enable you to filter content or websites by each connected device. The Nighthawk LTE Mobile Hotspot Router is available in the U.S. exclusively from AT&T for only $49.99 for a limited time when purchased with a 2-year contract. Go to the AT&T web page for more details.
- Honoree: NETGEAR for Business Insight App
The NETGEAR Insight™ solution is a revolutionary new way to instantly discover, configure, and continuously monitor and manage your network of NETGEAR WiFi access points, switches and storage devices. Insight is an industry first – offering plug-and-play set up and management of your small business network from an easy-to-use mobile app. The new NETGEAR Insight solution is the answer to the once tedious setup and configuration of devices either in individual device GUI silos or via overwhelming device management tools created for complex enterprise networks. Insight changes the paradigm with its simple multi-device configuration and cloud-based remote access to empower small businesses to manage devices from anywhere. The NETGEAR Insight app is free to download from the Apple® App Store℠ and Google Play™.
“NETGEAR takes pride in being recognized by the CTA for this ground-breaking app that enables small business professionals to keep a watchful eye on their network from the palm of their hand from anywhere in the world,” said Richard Jonker, vice president SMB product lines for NETGEAR. “Insight is a simple, yet, informative app that provides business owners or their designated IT staff with the capability to monitor the status of their network and ReadyNAS remotely from an iOS or Android smart phone.”
The prestigious CES Innovation Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, the owner and producer of the CES exhibition. Since 1976, CES Innovation Awards have recognized outstanding achievements in product design and engineering in cutting-edge consumer electronics products, now across 28 product categories.
CES 2018 Innovation Honoree products are featured online at ces.tech/Innovation, in addition to being on view in the Innovation Awards Showcase at CES 2018 from January 9-12 in The Venetian Las Vegas.
NETGEAR (NASDAQ: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to cofnsumers, businesses and service providers. The Company's products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless (WiFi and LTE), Ethernet and powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. The product line consists of wired and wireless devices that enable networking, broadband access and network connectivity. These products are available in multiple configurations to address the needs of the end-users in each geographic region in which the Company's products are sold. NETGEAR products are sold in approximately 30,000 retail locations around the globe, and through approximately 25,000 value-added resellers, as well as multiple major cable, mobile and wireline service providers around the world. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in approximately 25 countries. More information is available from the NETGEAR investor page or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR on Twitter and Facebook.
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