22 May 2024

Combining Wi-Fi 6 technology with AI

D-Link launches AI-powered smart mesh router for optimised, more reliable and faster Wi-Fi connectivity

D-Link, a global leader in networking and connectivity technologies, has announced the launch of its new AQUILA PRO AI AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 Smart Mesh Router (M30).

The company says this cutting-edge, MIT (Made in Taiwan) quality-assured mesh router is engineered to address Wi-Fi users’ three most common pain points: coverage, speed, and reliability. Featuring a built-in AI algorithm, the AQUILA PRO AI M30 is set to revolutionise the home networking experience.

The AQUILA PRO AI M30 boasts an elegant, wall-mountable design to blend seamlessly with any decor. Its industrial design accommodates five internal antennas, providing enhanced three-dimensional 360-degree coverage, making the M30 an ideal centrepiece for a connected home.

Compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice control, users can effortlessly manage their smart home. The AQUILA PRO AI M30 masterfully combines aesthetics and functionality, providing a hassle-free Wi-Fi solution that delivers seamless connectivity, lightning-fast speed, and unmatched reliability for a home network.

The company says the AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 Smart Mesh Router uses a unique antenna array design to extend a stronger Wi-Fi signal, boosting spherical coverage and eliminating dead zones. A single unit can provide coverage of up to 260 sqm and can be easily extended by adding additional AQUILA PRO AI devices, delivering seamless Wi-Fi connectivity for more devices throughout any home.

Powered by Wi-Fi 6 technology, the AQUILA PRO AI M30 delivers extreme speeds of up to 3 Gbps, supporting 160 MHz bandwidth, one Gigabit Internet WAN port, and four Gigabit LAN ports for wired devices such as smart TVs, gaming consoles, and PCs. The M30 ensures ultra-fast Wi-Fi connections, even when the entire family is online.

The AQUILA PRO AI M30 employs innovative AI technology, including AI Wi-Fi Optimiser, AI Mesh Optimiser, and AI Traffic Optimiser, to ensure superior Wi-Fi performance for all your devices. AI Wi-Fi Optimiser selects the optimal channel for minimal interference, while AI Mesh Optimiser provides fast and reliable network coverage using auto path selection and self-healing capabilities. AI Traffic Optimiser guarantees uninterrupted 4K/8K video streaming and video calling with AI-based QoS technology, ensuring a seamless and uninterrupted experience.

The company says the AQUILA PRO AI M30 complies with the latest WPA3 encryption and IEC 62443-4-1 standards, safeguarding a network against unauthorised access. It also offers parental controls and separate guest networks to ensure the security of all home Wi-Fi devices.

AQUILA PRO AI M30 is designed to effortlessly set up any Wi-Fi network and manage it with the intuitive AQUILA PRO AI App. The AI Assistant monitors network performance and provides weekly reports, even when away from home, making it a hassle-free and convenient experience.

As part of “D-Link Green,” the AQUILA PRO AI M30 adheres to green design principles. The chassis is made from part of post-consumer recycled (PCR) material, promoting environmental sustainability. The packaging uses 99% natural plant-based Mineral Oil Free (MOF) ink, and the gift box design reduces printing ink usage by over 55%. The M30 also leverages Wi-Fi 6 Target Wake Time (TWT) feature to reduce power consumption and offers a health mode that automatically turns off the router during the night, ensuring energy efficiency.

“AI is driving efficiencies in technologies across the world, and Wi-Fi connectivity should be no different,” said Claude Chou, President of D-Link Europe. “The new AQUILA PRO AI smart mesh router combines artificial intelligence technology with Wi-Fi 6 to deliver the most optimised, reliable and fast connectivity solution, ideal for home working, small offices, and users looking to solve Wi-Fi issues such as poor coverage and slow speeds.”

Company info: D-Link