BRING GAMING GRADE WIFI NETWORKING TO THE HOME
as home networking technology partner to elevate the gaming and entertainment
Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, announced today a
partnership with home networking partner Ignition Design Labs, creators of the
award-winning Portal Wi-Fi router. The companies collaborated to optimize
features and performance of the Portal router specifically for gaming.
and entertainment, Razer identified device connectivity as a major area needing
improvement. A sub-par router is often the cause of lag, screen tearing
and buffering when enjoying live-streamed content, three issues that commonly
plague gamers. Mesh-capable Portal Wi-Fi routers help prevent these glitches.
With key technologies, Portal successfully addresses the demands of high
bandwidth gaming and streaming applications.
of ‘ultimate performance,’” says Razer Co-Founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan. “Now
we’re elevating Wi-Fi to meet that standard. It’s vital to creating the
best gaming and entertainment experiences for our fans all over the world.”
engineers, we’re passionate about technology and beautiful design. We’ve built
high-performance Wi-Fi solutions for some of the most iconic names in consumer
electronics. We’re thrilled now to be partnering with Razer to transform Wi-Fi
networking into a competition-beating advantage for the world’s foremost gaming
and entertainment ecosystem.”
- Patented congestion-busting
technologies enabling fastest speeds and lowest latency, critical for the
best gaming experiences
- FastLanes™ Simultaneous
Multi-Channel DFS technology enables your devices to operate in exclusive
radar-protected channels avoiding unreliable & slow WiFi in peak
- SmartLanes™ Intelligent Active
Traffic and Interference Avoidance technology steers your devices to
uncrowded, clean, fast channels
- Latest Generation Quad-Stream
802.11ac with Wave-2 MU-MIMO providing powerful Gigabit connectivity for
advanced mobile and gaming devices
- Advanced QoS (quality of
service) management prioritizes gaming traffic for optimum speed and
- Mesh 2.0 establishes a blanket
of fast, ultra-reliable WiFi coverage for homes up to 6,000 sq. ft. using
just two Portal units (where other competitors require three units or
- WiFi AutoPilot™ adaptive
roaming technology steers high bandwidth client devices to the fastest
channel and the closest mesh node for optimum performance
Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.
The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos
in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that spans every
continent, the company has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused
ecosystem of hardware, software and services.
Razer’s award-winning hardware ranges from high-performance gaming peripherals
(for the PC and console platforms) to the Razer Blade gaming laptops. Razer’s
software platform, with over 35 million users, includes Razer Synapse (an
Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma (a proprietary RGB lighting
technology system), and Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and launcher). Razer
services include Razer zGold, one of the world’s largest virtual credit
services for gamers, which allows gamers to purchase virtual goods and items
from over 2,500 different games.
The company has a global footprint with nine offices worldwide and is
recognized as the leading brand for gamers in the USA, Europe and China.
Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, Razer is
backed by institutional investors including IDG-Accel, Intel Capital and
ABOUT IGNITION DESIGN LABS:
Silicon Valley-based Ignition Design Labs is a veteran team of wireless
networking engineers developing radically new and critically important
technologies at the heart of the next generation Internet of Things.
Founded in 2015, Ignition Design Labs is headquartered in San Jose, CA with a
Design Center in Hsinchu, Taiwan.
product features and capabilities, Wi-Fi router market growth, games market
growth, ecosystem development, and projected progress and general success of
the collaboration, involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may
cause actual results in future periods to be materially different from any
future performance that may be suggested in this release. The parties to this
press release assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements
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