Short Bytes: To improve your household security, there is a new Linux-based router in market called Turris Omnia. This open source router is built using powerful hardware and focuses on your overall security.
To improve your household security, there is a new router in the market called Turris Omnia. This router is based on a Linux-distribution and due to its open source nature, as soon as a vulnerability is detected, it’s upgraded right on the spot. Is that all? No, it’s not just a router – it’s a lot more than that.
Turris Omnia is built using powerful hardware that can handle gigabit traffic. Apart from acting as a router, you can use it as a home server, printserver, NAS and has a built-in virtual server. You can even serve your external drive into Turris and make it your D.LNA or back-up server
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Turris Omnia is currently running an IndieGogo campaign. Its campaign still going on and more than a thousand backers have already pledged $274,598 which is way past its $100,000 production target. If they reach final $350,000 stretch goal, they’ll also offer IoT support.
Turris Omnia has a 1.6GHz dual-core ARM processor with 4GB flash storage, 1GB DDR3 RAM, 2 USB 3.0 ports, a 4G LTE SIM card slot, 1 Gbit Wan port, two mini PCI Express ports, 1 mSATA PCI Express port, and pin headers with GPIO support.
For more details about Turris Omnia, you can visit their IndieGogo campaign page.
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