SOURCE: TRENDnet

October 05, 2007 17:06 ET

TRENDnet® Announces 802.11n Draft 2.0 Compliance for All Wireless N Portfolio Products

TORRANCE, CA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2007) - TRENDnet, a best-in-class networking manufacturer of wired and wireless networking solutions, today announces complete wireless N product portfolio compliance with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' (IEEE) 802.11n draft 2.0 standard.

TRENDnet was one of the first networking brands to release IEEE 802.11n draft 2.0 products in May 2007. The Wireless N Broadband Router (TEW-631BRP) and Wireless N Access Point (TEW-630APB) were draft 2.0 compliant as of May 31, 2007. TRENDnet is also one of the first brands to offer a complete portfolio of wireless n draft 2.0 compliant products.

Technical changes implemented for the new 802.11n draft 2.0 standard involve interoperability, channel bonding, the protection of the legacy devices and enhanced performance. The second draft of the 802.11n standard is much closer to the anticipated final ratified specification. All of TRENDnet's 802.11n draft 1.0 products are interoperable with newer 802.11n draft 2.0 products without performance degradation or the need to upgrade firmware.

TRENDnet's IEEE 802.11n draft 2.0 compliant products include the following:

   -- Wireless N Broadband Router (TEW-631BRP)
        -- 802.11n draft 2.0 compliant as of May 2007

   -- Wireless N Home Router (TEW-632BRP)
        -- 802.11n draft 2.0 compliant - Product will launch scheduled for
           October 15, 2007

   -- Wireless N Gigabit Router (TEW-633GR)
        -- 802.11n draft 2.0 compliant upon product launch in
           September 2007

   -- Wireless N Access Point (TEW-630APB)
        -- 802.11n draft 2.0 compliant as of May 2007

   -- Wireless N PC Card (TEW-621PC)
        -- 802.11n draft 2.0 compliant as of October 2007

   -- Wireless N PCI Adapter (TEW-623PI)
        -- 802.11n draft 2.0 compliant as of October 2007

   -- Wireless N USB 2.0 Adapter (TEW-624UB)
        -- 802.11n draft 2.0 compliant: Shipping December 2007

About TRENDnet

TRENDnet is an award-winning global brand, dedicated to providing a complete line of high quality yet affordable networking solutions for small- to mid-sized business and home users alike. Founded in 1990, TRENDnet is headquartered in Torrance, California, and maintains branch offices in Europe, Central America, South America and Asia. TRENDnet products are sold in over 125 countries. The TRENDnet brand is consistently recognized for high quality, exceptional performance and unparalleled support. For more information visit www.trendnet.com or call +1 (310) 961-5500.

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