GEAK, the smart device maker of Shanda, released Modou, a new brand for its smart gadgets, together with several smart devices under the brand, including Modou Router, a LITE version of the router, and a DASH7-powered accessory Modou Button. Additionally, the company also took the wraps off an operating system ModouRom for the routers.

Modou Router, formerly known as GEAK Router, features a 2.4-inch touch screen and 128MB memory. It also supports 2.4G/5GHz dual-band as well as 2.0TB mobile disk. The gadget is opened for pre-order now for 149 yuan (around US$24). In addition to the distinguishing touch panel, another differentiator of Modou Router from rivals is that its Wifi passwords are set randomly to fend off Wifi squatters.

The LITE version is for entry-level users, featuring 64MB memory and flash memory. It is priced at 119 yuan.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.