Google and network equipment manufacturer TP-Link announced the user-friendly OnHub WiFi router. This router runs Gentoo Linux and is AC compatible.
The OnHub WiFi router comes with 13 antennas, Bluetooth connectivity, and ZigBee (for controlling several home electronics). The OnHub can be controlled by a user-friendly mobile app.
- Processor — Qualcomm Atheros IPQ8064 (2x ARM/Krait cores @ 1.4GHz)
1GB DDR3L RAM
4GB eMMC flash
8MB NOR flash
- Wireless networking:
6x 2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n 3×3 antennas
6x 5GHz 802.11b/g/n /ac 3×3 antennas
AUX 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 1×1 antenna
Bluetooth 4.0 with Smart Ready
802.15.4 (ZigBee and Thread)
- Wired networking:
Gigabit Ethernet LAN port
Gigabit Ethernet WAN port
QCA8337 gigabit switch
- Other I/O — USB 3.0 port
- Other features — 3W speaker; ambient light sensor; 6x tri-color LED arrays; TPN (Infineon SLB 961); built-in diagnostics; removable outer shell; blue and black colors
- Power — <12V/3A DC in; 100~240V 50~60Hz AC in
- Operating temperature — 0 to 40°C
- Weight — 1.9 lb
- Dimensions — 10.8 x 5.0 x 5.0 in.
- Operating system — Gentoo Linux
Look at the video below to see the OnHub in action.
The OnHub can be pre-ordered for $200 USD at the Google store.