If you are in the market for a new high-performance route you might be interested in a new piece of hardware that has successfully launched over on the Indiegogo crowdfunding website.
The Turris Omnia has been designed to provide an open source route that is capable of being the centre of your home network and entertainment system.
The Turris Omnia is capable of handling gigabit traffic and still be able to do much more such as a home server, NAS, printserve or virtual server, says its creators.
The route is powered by a dual core ARM 1.6Ghz processor and the open hardware is supplied running a free operating system based on OpenWrt. Other features of the route to include a SIM card slot, RTC with battery backup and crypto chip for secure random number generation. As well as dimmable RGB LEDs, pin headers with GPIO, I²C, SPI and more. Its creators explain a little more :
We based Turris Omnia on our experience with the development of router Turris, a powerful and secure home router used for CZ.NIC’s network security research project.
CZ.NIC is a non-profit organization running the .CZ top level domain of the Czech Republic. We strongly believe in open source and strive to make all our products open. Besides hardware we also develop network software (BIRD, Knot DNS) and are active in the Internet community (IETF, ICANN, RIPE NCC, etc.).
For more information and to make a pledge jump over to the Indiegogo crowdfunding website where the Turris Omnia route is available to back with early bird prices starting from $189.