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ArrowSpan Demonstrating Wi-Fi Mesh Network with SmartRepeater 100 at CES 2006

ArrowSpan joins Leadtek to demonstrate Wi-Fi wireless mesh network with broadband videophone, IP surveillance camera, and digital set-top box for home, and home office at

Santa Clara, Calif., December 28, 2005 -- ArrowSpan, Inc. ( a global provider of Wi-Fi mesh network devices, is pleased to announce the availability of enterprise class Wi-Fi mesh network products for home and home office, and will demonstrate its flagship product, the SmartRepeater 100, at the 2006 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV.

ArrowSpan’s SmartRepeater 100 Wi-Fi mesh network device is a user-friendly, easy to install Wi-Fi mesh network device for SOHO environment. End-users could easily extend their existing wireless coverage in home or office without adding any new network cables. The SmartRepeater 100 is designed with fast connection, high throughput, and high reliability in mind. It has incorporated non-blocking and no-interference technologies, which guarantee throughputs for bandwidth hungry and latency-critical applications such as real-time streaming video, and VoIP voice telephony data. The SmartRepeater 100 is fully compatible with all major SOHO Routers and Access Points on the market today, therefore, making it easy for End-users to expand their wireless range effortlessly. The web based management interface also makes setting up of the SmartRepeater 100 a plug and play experience. No additional software is needed to install the Smart Repeater 100. End-users could simply configure the SmartRepeater 100 using any popular browsers available to them. Once installed, they could enjoy the expanded wireless coverage provided by the SmartRepeater 100.

ArrowSpan will be demonstrating the SmartRepeater 100 at the Leadtek booth, # 36524, in South Hall 4. Leadtek is featuring its state of the art IP based broadband videophone, the XTP8830, at CES this year. The XTP8830 is an industry leading videophone product, which uses SIP protocol and H.264 codec technology for high performance and life-like quality video communication. It can be adapted to all IP-based networks such as WLANs, LANs, WANs, and Internet. By accessing broadband connectivity networks, it delivers real-time video up to 30 frames per second. The other two broadband products that Leadtek will showcase are the NSC3615, a wireless IP surveillance camera, and the XTP8721, a H.264 based Triple-Play Set-Top Box. The NSC3615 allows end-users to view live surveillance video with audio over Internet wirelessly. The associated surveillance control center software can be set up anywhere with Internet access without being restricted by physical monitoring locations.  The XTP8721 is more than just an ordinary Set-Top Box.  With its advanced codec, multi-tasking and multi-streaming capabilities, it supports streaming based TV programs (IPTV), on-demand video, as well as video telephony, all in a small form factor.
“ArrowSpan is committed to develop the most reliable, high throughput Wi-Fi mesh network devices for the wireless market.” said Max Lu, CEO/President of ArrowSpan. “This demonstration at CES kicks off a series of WiFi mesh network solutions we will introduce to the market this year.” He added, “Since WiFi technology has been introduced, we have seen an explosion of WiFi based applications introduced to the market, such as wireless VoIP, wireless streaming video, and portable wireless gaming. I am sure the coverage of WiFi signal will be increasingly important to the End-users who are enjoying these applications. Such demand translates into golden opportunities for carriers, service providers, and municipalities to provide broader WiFi availability in public to End-users. ArrowSpan is there to help them expand their WiFi reach, yet at the same time shorten their deployment cost with cost effective Wi-Fi mesh network solutions.”

About Leadtek Research Inc.
Founded in 1986, Leadtek Research Inc. is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan and has five overseas subsidiaries in the USA, Netherlands, China, Japan and France. Three Business Units – Computer Multimedia, Wireless Communications and Audio/Video Communications – are focused on the design and manufacture of 3D graphics, PC Multimedia, PCTV solutions, GPS module and navigation devices, Bluetooth-enabled products, as well as audio/video communication products including videophones and IP set-top boxes.  They provide integrated systems and total customer solutions that drive the company’s revenue.  Living up to its reputation for reliability, quality and performance based on unrelenting R&D, Leadtek continues to stir the market’s imagination, turning new dreams into digital reality with ever more original hi-tech products forged in its laboratories of cutting edge technology. For more information, please visit

About ArrowSpan, Inc.
ArrowSpan, Inc. develops and manufactures next-generation Wi-Fi mesh network infrastructure solutions including high performance SmartRepeater, Outdoor Wi-Fi mesh network device, and Indoor Wi-Fi mesh network device. ArrowSpan Wi-Fi mesh devices wirelessly connect to other ArrowSpan mesh devices forming an auto-configuring, auto-healing mesh network that expands rapidly to structure a powerful and reliable wireless Wi-Fi network. ArrowSpan Wi-Fi mesh network solutions are specifically designed to seamlessly compatible with all brands of existing network Access Servers and Network Routers on the market today. Our solutions enable carriers, service providers extending the reach of their Wi-Fi wireless network on the existing wireless infrastructure. ArrowSpan’s streamline design philosophy, and manufacturing expertise makes ArrowSpan Wi-Fi mesh network solutions one of most cost efficient solutions on the market. ArrowSpan solutions will greatly maximize the return on investment for carrier and providers who deploy ArrowSpan Wi-Fi mesh network solutions. Our commitment at ArrowSpan is to develop best-in-class cost effective Wi-Fi mesh network solutions for the carriers, service providers, and municipalities. For more information about ArrowSpan, Inc. and our solutions, please visit http://www.


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