Netgear Introduces Amazon Alexa enabled Digital Frame in India

  • The company is calling it Netgear Meural Canvas
  • This is first of its kind product launch by Netgear in India

Netgear, commonly known for manufacturing and selling WiFi routers in India, has launched a digital frame in the country. Dubbed, Meural Canvas, the company has not revealed the price of the same. Netgear said that it is retailing the same for starting prices of Rs 75,000.

Marthesh Nagendra, country manager India, ME and SAARC, Netgear, said, “With the launch of Meural, Netgear aims to bolster their state-of-the art technology to bring art into every home across the world and to create lasting, fluid relationships between artists and art lovers. Meural Canvas is an innovative product that lets you combine art, design and technology and customize the artwork in your home every day and match it to your mood, season or your decor.”

2.4GHz and 5GHz bandwidths

Meural is essentially a large digital frame that comes in two sizes, the 27-inch original design and a smaller 21.5-inch design that also carries a lower price tag. Netgear’s official statement read, “With a pre-paid 3 year membership one can access a database of over 30,000 images from various artists and institutions around the world, which you can then display on the 1080p screen.”

It continued, “The Meural Canvas is differentiated by Meural’s patented TrueArt technology, a combination of hardware software, and firmware that combines to deliver a realistic art-viewing experience, including a signature matte, anti-glare display. The canvas can be easily controlled by hand gestures for browsing individual artworks and settings, the Meural mobile app or voice control via Amazon Alexa.”

Each frame is equipped with Wi-Fi capabilities supporting both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bandwidths, as well as increased RAM and automatic orientation for displaying in vertical and horizontal modes. The canvas features an anti-glare matte finish. An easel is available or the product can be wall-mounted.