EnGenius Technologies Announces High-Capacity Wi-Fi 6 Outdoor Access Point

Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)EnGenius Technologies today announced a high-capacity Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) outdoor access point, perfect for digital signage applications, the EWS850AP. The new weatherproof access point takes advantage of the latest Wi-Fi 6 technology.

The EWS850AP is in an IP67-rated dust and water-resistant enclosure and capable of withstanding harsh weather environments, including prolonged exposure to sunlight, extreme cold, frost, snow, rainfall, hail and humidity. The Qualcomm Networking Pro 400 Platform helps ensure the EWS850AP takes advantage of key Wi-Fi 6 features needed to support the growing demands of crowded wireless environments. Key benefits include:

  • With up to four spatial streams across both 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz bands, the EWS850 encompasses downlink and uplink MU-MIMO and OFDMA to simultaneously manage and transmit data between AP and client devices.
  • Dynamic data processing and management boost data throughput up to 25% with 1024QAM and expand connectivity capabilities.
  • Cut through densely congested outdoor environments with better data management and extend wireless coverage through longer OFDM signals and reduce channel interference through BSS coloring, offering less latency and improved transmit signals.

The architecture can successfully associate and maintain connectivity for complex and secure data transfer. Enabled with WPA3 security, the EWS850AP supports higher encryption for sensitive data transfers for hundreds of simultaneously connected devices.

EnGenius says the EWS850AP delivers wireless performance through stronger, steadier and more efficient wireless connections. It’s the company’s latest solution for serving densely congested infrastructure applications able to satisfy the needs of network engineers wanting to future-proof outdoor networks.

The EWS850AP will start shipping worldwide in the first quarter of 2020 and specs are here.