App for Windows 10 (Microsoft Surface Pro)

Development,

With Windows 10 now on 43% of all PCs I'm not sure why you would not be eager to develop a Windows 10 application.  As a business with an interest in deploying a mesh network, eero seems like the industry leader.  Without a Windows application your product is just not an option.  

With tools available from Microsoft to deploy your code on a Windows 10 PC, this project does not seem like a huge investment.

Are you considering this anytime soon?

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  • Hi  TommyLGrundy

    Thanks for writing in. At this time, we have no plans to share regarding a Windows 10 app. We are always monitoring interest, and I'll be happy to pass this along to our team.

    Thanks again.

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  • Eero is designed to be run from a smartphone like iPhone or Android.  Windows 10 really isn't all that easy to code for compared to iOS or Android; doesn't help that Microsoft has also said they have no more software updates planned for any Windows phones including their Lumia phones, which does not inspire developers to make apps for Microsoft devices. 

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  • Richard, for the home market the decision to manage the system on a smart phone make sense; however, managing from a Windows PC seems to be a no brainer.  Like you, I see no reason to code for Windows Mobile, but Windows 10 PC seems to be to be perfectly logical next step.

    eero seems like a great product, one I'd very much like to manage from my Surface Pro. 

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  • I just contacted Microsoft and they said they are going to continue to do and offer software updates  for Windows 10 mobile. I am on the Windows insider program for mobile and still get updates. 

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  • Even if there is not an intention to support Windows 10 on the Phone/Mobile platform it still makes sense to support an app for Windows 10.  You could build a Windows Universal App that would work across all Windows platforms and get Desktop/Surface which would provide a large base of usage.  Look at development tools like BlueMix or Xamarin and you can get a cross platform support (iOS/Android/Windows) to reduce the cost of the additional channel.

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  • Totally concur, at least support Windows 10. With an up and coming mesh system being challenged by the big boys, they should cover all bases to increase market share or they will be left behind. 

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  • Wishing this would happen too!

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  • i would also appreciate the windows 10 app. im 32 and just a home owner. i have bought the eero system and ITS KICKIN!!! over 230mbps wifi speeds. Incredible for my house! Recomended already but this product should not just 2/3rds of the way and stop. i just hope this doesnt mean that the product will only live up to 2/3rds the hype.

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  • It would be nice for large sets of data entry such as Port Forwarding rules to have a desktop or web client.

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