Wall Street Journal staffer Geoffrey A. Fowler reports that bad home Wi-Fi has met its match in a smart but pricey new system called Eero. It’s a radical rethink of the blinking Wi-Fi router boxes.
Fowler, who writes that Eero begins shipping from its San Francisco start-up distribution center, repeats that the system is not cheap, but it is worth the penny. He writes:
Eero’s answer is to make your home Wi-Fi work more like what you’d find at a big campus, hotel or airport, where you automatically bounce around to the closest wireless access point, never changing networks.
Eero cooked up a way to accomplish this entirely through sandwich-size wireless access points you distribute around the house.