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ASUS will use routers you already own for a mesh WiFi setup

ASUS will use routers you already own for a mesh WiFi setup
From Engadget - January 3, 2018

Since you are using routers that you already own to create a mesh network, you can decide which one is the primary and which will act as nodes. You simply find the router with the best capabilities, drop it in a central location, then use the built-in software to configure the network. AiMesh is available as a free firmware update, which adds support for the protocol to your router. Currently, the ASUS RT-AC68U, RT-AC86U, RT-AC88U and the RT-AC3100 routers can handle the update, with a couple more in beta testing. The company plans to roll out updates for even more of its routers later this year, including it's new mesh-centric Lyra system.

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