The AirPort Express is a 802.11n wireless access point available from Apple as of 2014. It facilitates wireless Internet access for a home network. In addition, the AirPort Express contains functions not typically found on other consumer-grade wireless access hardware.
The AirPort Express can provide multimedia streaming, which allows a user to play audio or video to speakers attached to the device. It can also act as a print server, allowing multiple users to share a printer wirelessly. The AirPort Express can also work in conjunction with other network devices the user may already possess to extend the range of a home network, if desired.