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Showcasing the value of design in our daily lives, Orbi Mesh WiFi systems and Nighthawk WiFi routers win a total of thirteen design accolades from the Red Dot jury

SAN JOSE, Calif. — May 18th,   2021 — NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR), the worldwide leading provider of award-winning advanced mesh WiFi, is pleased to share that our team of in-house designers has been recognized for Product Design 2021 by the Red Dot jury of international judges for products from both the Nighthawk and Orbi product lines.

“The winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021 were particularly impressive this year. The design of their products is excellent, in terms of both the aesthetic and the functionality. It’s not easy to prevail in such a strong field of competitors and to win over our jury. Consequently, I want to congratulate the laureates very sincerely on their success,” said Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot.


“NETGEAR has always delivered well engineered, industry leading products. Since bringing Industrial Design in house in 2018, we have significantly increased the size of our design team,” said Robert Springer, Director of Industrial Design. “Further, we have focused on developing a design strategy for each of our brands and have placed emphasis on addressing design down to the smallest details. We have synthesized a coupling where function and design are celebrated by delivering beauty and utility to complement the products that we live with every day. It’s rewarding and humbling to receive validation with recognition from prestigious design competitions like Red Dot Awards. We are excited about the advances we are making as a design team and the future of design at NETGEAR.”

The international jury has awarded the following thirteen products with the esteemed “Red Dot” distinction which stands for high design quality:

         Orbi Tri-band WiFi 6 Mesh System AX6000 (RBK850)
         Orbi Tri-band WiFi 6 Mesh System AX4200 (RBK750)
         Orbi Tri-band WiFi 6 Mesh with built-in DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem AX4200 (CBR750)
         Orbi 4G LTE Advanced Modem + Tri-band WiFi Mesh router AC2200 (LBR20)
         Orbi Dual-Band WiFi 6 Mesh System (RBK350)
         Orbi Dual-band Mesh WiFi System AC1200 (RBK13)
         Nighthawk® M5 5G WiFi 6 mobile router (MR5200)
         Nighthawk® Tri-band Mesh WiFi 6 System AX3600 (MK83)
         Nighthawk® 8-Stream Tri-Band WiFi 6 Router AX6000 (RAX70)
         Nighthawk® AX8 WiFi Mesh Extender (EAX80)
         Nighthawk® DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem WiFi 6 Router (CAX30)
         Nighthawk® DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem WiFi 6 Router (CAX80)
         Nighthawk® DOCSIS 3.1 Multi-Gig 2.5Gbps Cable Modem (CM2050)

The Red Dot Award: Product Design dates back as far as 1955 and recognizes the best products for a given year. The roughly 50 jurors were once again true to the motto “In search of good design and innovation” in the 2021 competition. The international panel of experts comprises specialists from a wide variety of sectors. They scrutinized the products entered in the competition in a process that spanned several days and were guided by assessment criteria such as the product’s formal quality, ergonomics and longevity.

The NETGEAR products which have earned the Red Dot award can be seen in the online exhibition on the Red Dot website from 21 June 2021. This date also marks the beginning of the Red Dot Design Week, during which this year’s award winners and NETGEAR will be celebrated online.

From 22 June 2021, NETGEAR will also be included in the exhibition “Design on Stage” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, where all of the award-winning products are showcased. Visitors to the museum can experience the quality of the designs in a space that features contemporary design solutions and historical industrial architecture. The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2021/2022 comes out in August. The publication provides a comprehensive overview of the state of the art and trends in product design. 

About NETGEAR, Inc.
Since 1996, NETGEAR® (NASDAQ: NTGR) has been the innovative leader in connecting the world to the internet with advanced networking technologies for homes, businesses and service providers around the world.  As staying connected has become more important than ever, NETGEAR delivers award-winning network solutions for remote work, distance learning, UHD streaming, online game play and more. By enabling people to collaborate and connect to a world of information and entertainment, NETGEAR is dedicated to providing a range of connected solutions from easy-to-use high-performance Orbi Mesh WiFi systems, the Nighthawk® portfolio of WiFi routers, cable modems and mobile wireless, cloud-based subscription services for enhanced control and security, to smart networking products and video over Ethernet for Pro AV applications.

The company is headquartered out of San Jose, Calif. with offices located around the globe. More information is available from the NETGEAR Investor Page or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and the NETGEAR blog at

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