SmartRG® Unveils New Flagship Gigabit Broadband Access Gateway Based on Intel Technology

SmartRG’s Corona SR900ac Gateway is First to Offer an Open-Source SDN/NFV-Ready Platform Integrated with Home Analytics and Powered by the Intel® AnyWAN™ SoC

October 23, 2017 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

VANCOUVER, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SmartRG Inc., a leading provider of solutions that optimize WiFi networks for the smart connected home, announced today the release of its Corona SR900ac AnyWAN broadband gateway. For the first time, service providers and system integrators now have access to an open-source-based, SDN/NFV-ready platform integrated with home analytics and based on Intel technology. Outfitted with an Intel® AnyWAN™ SoC GRX350, two Intel® Home Wi-Fi chipsets WAV500 Series, and pre-loaded with SmartOS™, SmartRG’s containerized operating system for NFV-enabled CPE, the Corona SR900ac delivers true Gigabit WiFi performance via class-leading 802.11ac MU-MIMO.

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A top 3D camera company is making a big bet on the technology for self-driving cars

A startup that makes a powerful 3D camera for iPhones is going to sell the same technology that powers self-driving cars in a battery-powered package. 

Occipital on Wednesday announced it was buying Paracosm, a small Florida-based startup that makes a handheld lidar sensor. 

Lidar is a technology that uses lasers to track how far away walls and other objects are. It's gained a lot of attention as one of the main technologies that companies like Google, Apple, and Uber are using to develop self-driving cars

Occipital will use Paracosm's lidar scanner system, PX-80, to quickly create large-scale drawings and CAD files for construction sites and other professional uses.

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Music startup Roli adds Pharrell Williams as new investor and chief creative officer

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When it comes to music and technology, the bulk of attention has been focused on companies building digitised services to help deliver music to the masses, such as Spotify and Soundcloud. But an equally interesting development is how tech innovations have bridged into the world of music hardware, from devices to appreciate it to devices to create it; and today, one of the bigger movers in that space is announcing a new investor, who is also joining the company in an executive role.

Roli, a London-based startup that makes a new style of keyboard, along with other modular music creation instruments and tools that work by touch and sound, is today announcing that Pharrell Williams, the musician and investor, is joining the company as chief creative officer.

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SmartRG® Unveils New Flagship Gigabit Broadband Access Gateway Based on Intel Technology

SmartRG’s Corona SR900ac Gateway is First to Offer an Open-Source SDN/NFV-Ready Platform Integrated with Home Analytics and Powered by the Intel® AnyWAN™ SoC

VANCOUVER, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SmartRG Inc., a leading provider of solutions that optimize WiFi networks for the smart connected home, announced today the release of its Corona SR900ac AnyWAN broadband gateway. For the first time, service providers and system integrators now have access to an open-source-based, SDN/NFV-ready platform integrated with home analytics and based on Intel technology. Outfitted with an Intel® AnyWAN™ SoC GRX350, two Intel® Home Wi-Fi chipsets WAV500 Series, and pre-loaded with SmartOS™, SmartRG’s containerized operating system for NFV-enabled CPE, the Corona SR900ac delivers true Gigabit WiFi performance via class-leading 802.11ac MU-MIMO.

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