Edimax Brings 11ac Into Homes with the World's Smallest 11ac USB Adapter

Introducing a smart and accessible upgrade to super-fast, power-saving 11ac connectivity.

Taipei, Taiwan, June 12, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Edimax Technology, a leading smart-connected home solutions provider, today announced the Q3 2013 release of the world's smallest 11ac USB adapter, the AC450 Wireless 5G Nano USB Adapter EW-7711ULC. The tiny product is winning plaudits at this year's Computex exhibition and offers quick, convenient and affordable access to next-generation 11ac Wi-Fi: the super-speed, power-saving wireless technology for next-generation home entertainment and business productivity applications.

The latest in a series of wireless NIC innovations from Edimax Technology, the AC450 USB adapter follows in the footsteps of Edimax's previous groundbreaking achievements: the world's smallest 11n adapter and the world's first USB 3.0 11ac adapter. With a proven track record as one of the world's foremost wireless NIC producers, Edimax strives to connect homes, businesses and mobile platforms in smart and original ways. Incorporating 11ac technology into home user's lifestyles, Edimax products are designed to make real-world impacts on user's home entertainment experiences and productivity.

The Edimax AC450 USB adapter makes the switch to 11ac painless and efficient and boosts your device's Wi-Fi capability to handle whatever you throw at it. The tiny, lightweight design sits virtually unnoticed in any USB drive while movies, music and data stream at the speeds you really need in today's fast-paced, bandwidth-intensive environment. Future-proofing your laptop to communicate and sync with the next wave of 11ac-ready smartphones and tablets, the AC450 USB adapter makes vital power-savings for your device by transferring data faster and more efficiently. In a mobile-centric, power-critical environment where syncing, multi-screen apps, and peer-to-peer wireless networking are increasingly prevalent, along with the enterprise-level deployment of 11ac and widespread BYOD company policies, upgrading your devices has never been more essential. 11ac technology unlocks a new world of potential Wi-Fi applications and the intelligent, imaginative solutions presented by Edimax keep users at the heart of Wi-Fi tech evolution. The advances in wireless speed and stability of 11ac mean an exciting next-generation of Wi-Fi home entertainment, and the AC450 USB adapter is designed to bring that next-generation into homes around the world, providing accessibility for end-users to what matters the most: a better and smarter wireless experience.

The ease and convenience of the adapter, along with it's cross-platform versatility and world-record size, reflect Edimax Technology's ongoing commitment to the user experience. Portable and lightweight, the adapter is an ideal travel companion to stay connected to high-performance networks wherever life or work takes you. Expected to ship in Q3 2013, the AC450 USB adapter features dual-band connectivity and supports 11ac 1x1 wireless speeds up to 433Mbps, as well as backward compatibility with 802.11n.

About Edimax Technology
Edimax Technology is dedicated to the design, development and manufacture of smart networking solutions. Since Edimax was founded in 1986, the company has grown to be among the world’s leading manufacturers of advanced network communication products. Edimax is headquartered in Taiwan (Republic of China) and has been listed at the Taiwanese Stock Exchange since 2001. In 2003, Edimax was ISO 9001 and ISO 14000 certified. Edimax's product portfolio fulfils the needs of any networking and IP surveillance architecture or application requirements.
Edimax Technology Co., Ltd
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