D-Link’s DSH-G300-TBR with Silicon Labs’ multiprotocol Wireless Gecko SoC is now the first Built on Thread Certified Border Router
July 30th, 2018 - [Taipei, Taiwan] D-Link and Silicon Labs today announced that the DSH-G300-TBR Thread Border Router has passed Thread specification compliance and interoperability testing to become the world’s first “Built on Thread” certified border router. Thread’s mesh technology allows the DSH-G300-TBR to connect securely and reliably to the Internet and with a wide variety of smart home products as part of a self-healing mesh network, increasing connection reliability while minimizing power consumption.
About the DSH-G300-TBR
D-Link’s Thread Border Router is equipped with Silicon Lab’s multiprotocol Wireless Gecko SoC, supporting Thread, Zigbee, Bluetooth 5, Bluetooth mesh, and proprietary protocols. The DSH-G300-TBR features simplified IP bridging between the mesh network and the Internet with security provided at the network and application layers.
“D-Link and Silicon Labs have proven to be pioneers in the smart home industry with our Thread-certified border router,” said John Lee, CEO of D-Link Corporation. “We plan to continue leveraging Thread’s powerful mesh technology and offer more Thread-certified solutions in the future to accelerate IoT integration and automation in smart homes.”
“We applaud D-Link for achieving this significant IoT milestone by delivering the world’s first Built on Thread certified border router,” said Daniel Cooley, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Silicon Labs. “D-Link is a proven innovator in secure connectivity products, and we are delighted to provide our industry-leading Wireless Gecko technology to enable D-Link solutions across multiple markets and applications.”
The DSH-G300-TBR will be demonstrated at the next Thread Group members meeting in Munich, Germany, October 16th-18th. For more information, please visit https://www.threadgroup.org
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