RENO, Nev., Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Securifi's Almond 3 Home Wi-Fi System, the most comprehensive router to date launching in the coming weeks, has been recognized by Popular Science as a "Best of What's New" award winner for 2016. The world's largest science and technology magazine has highlighted Almond 3 among this year's breakthrough products and technologies in the gadgets category which represent a significant leap in their respective fields.
Almond 3 redefines the connected home, integrating a smart home hub, mesh home Wi-Fi networking, security system and unprecedented Amazon Alexa voice control. It brings affordability, enhanced Wi-Fi range per unit, incredibly easy setup via the built-in touch screen, and sophisticated Wi-Fi management functions allowing you to view and control the people on your network, and set customized parental controls. It also doubles as a smart hub capable of connecting with multiple smart devices like Amazon Alexa, Nest, Philips Hue, and more.
"Unveiled in 2012, the original Almond was a true pioneer in simplifying Wi-Fi for the masses by adding a touch screen and making the router visually appealing for consumers," said Rammohan Malasani, CEO, Securifi. "Now, the third generation Almond 3 is once again leading the way by making the future of the connected home a reality, today. This award is a tremendous honor and a great vote of confidence that our product is amongst the best."
"The Best of What's New awards honor the innovations that shape the future," says Kevin Gray, Executive Editor, Popular Science. "From life-saving technology to incredible space engineering to gadgets that are just breathtakingly cool, this is the best of what's new."
Each year, the editors of Popular Science review thousands of products in search of the top 100 tech innovations of the year. The winners are included in the much-anticipated November/December issue of Popular Science, the most widely read issue of the year on newsstands today. Best of What's New awards are presented to 100 new products and technologies in 11 categories: Automotive, Aviation, Computing, Engineering, Gadgets, Entertainment, Security, Software, Home, Health and Recreation.
ABOUT POPULAR SCIENCE
Founded in 1872, Popular Science is the world's largest science and technology magazine; with a circulation of 1.3 million and 6.8 million bi- monthly readers. In each issue, Popular Science reports on the intersection of science and everyday life, with an eye toward what's new and why it matters. Popular Science is published by Bonnier Active Media, a subsidiary of Bonnier Corporation.
Securifi is defining next generation consumer routers and home automation products. Creator of Almond, the world's first touchscreen wireless router, Securifi is turning the humble home router into a Wi-Fi, security and smart home platform. The company's mission is to simplify Wi-Fi and the connected home space for the masses. Founded in 2011, Securifi has offices in the U.S., Dubai, India, and Taiwan. For more information, please visit www.securifi.com.
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