#CES Las Vegas – D-Link introduced its HD
Media Router 3000 with SharePort Cloud at International CES.
The 3000 is part of D-Link’s premium
product line and is designed for the high-bandwidth needs customer, said Joe
Renani, of D-Link’s product management team. The $169 device has 2GB per second
bi-directional routing with 900MB per second data transfer rates. The product
is capable of supporting multiple, simultaneous data streams, something that is
becoming more important as homes bring in additional products like tablet PCs,
The SharePort Cloud feature allows
the router to share data from a connected storage device, such as a NAS, with
other computing devices on the home network.
D-Link has also included HD Fuel.
This is a Quality of Service specification that tunes the 3000 to deliver
streaming HD media. HD Fuel comes preset to give bandwidth priority to certain
applications with video considered the most important. The end user can go into
the system to reset the priorities to give gaming, Skype, data downloads and
other operations a higher priority.
Other features include a USB 3.0
port, SD card slot and four Gigabit Ethernet ports.