Great news on the wire today for owners of a D-Link home monitering system, as you can now use your tablet device to monitor up to 4 cameras at a time in your home. D-Link announced the availability of MyDLink+, the premium, tablet-optimized big brother to the already popular MyDLink lite app in the Android Market. The latter, which is for Android phones, is free and monitors one camera at a time. The former, which has been reduced in the spirit of the season from $4.99 to just $.99, also allows you to monitor from WiFi or 3G. So no matter where you are, you’re connected.
So if you have a home monitering system through D-Link, or you’re thinking about getting one, grab it now at the 80% discount before if goes back up on December 31st. If you don’t have a set-up at home, the wireless cameras range from $79-$99 online, and they’re also great for small businesses, if you’re interested.
Daniel Kelley, associate vice president of marketing for D-Link North America, had this to say about the app:
Our new tablet apps join D-Link’s suite of monitoring tools to help consumers and small business owners manage their remote surveillance needs on-the-go, it’s now easier than ever to see and hear what’s going on at home or at the office without being tied to a computer. All you need is a mydlink-enabled camera and an iPad or Android tablet to monitor everything that’s important to you. The tablet app was a natural addition to our popular iPhone and Android phone app allowing access whenever or wherever you choose.
The full press release can be found after the break.
So what do you D-Link users think? If you were contemplating a home monitering system before, is this the push you needed? Will this be the deciding factor for anyone? Let us know in the comments below!
New mydlink+ App Allows Monitoring of Up to Four Network Cameras Allowing Quick and Easy Access from any Tablet to Monitor What Matters Most
“Our new tablet apps join D-Link’s suite of monitoring tools to help consumers and small business owners manage their remote surveillance needs on-the-go,” says Daniel Kelley, associate vice president marketing, D-Link North America. “It’s now easier than ever to see and hear what’s going on at home or at the office without being tied to a computer. All you need is a mydlink-enabled camera and an iPad or Android tablet to monitor everything that’s important to you. The tablet app was a natural addition to our popular iPhone and Android phone app allowing access whenever or wherever you choose.”
mydlink+ allows users to remotely monitor live video streams of their house, office, kids, valued possessions, and more, from anywhere, anytime with a Wi-Fi or 3G connection. With a multi- camera monitoring dashboard, mydlink™ users have instant access to the home or office, and can easily save snapshots to their tablet, can switch between different cameras with built-in monitoring dashboard, and for the first time see four live video streams on the same screen. Parents can breathe easier with the ability to keep an eye on multiple kids and rooms all at the same time.
More about mydlink-Enabled Network Cameras
Unlike traditional USB-connected webcams, mydlink-enabled cameras feature built-in CPUs and web servers for high-quality live streaming video sent directly to the network without a PC. Offering 802.11n Wi-Fi connectivity, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) for simple three step installation, Motion JPEG, and 20 frames per second (fps) streaming, as well as infrared illumination technology for night viewing, the mydlink product family offers a range of features for home and small office needs. Offering simple installation and an intuitive web-based interface, consumers can easily integrate mydlink-enabled cameras into an existing network and view streaming video from a PC, notebook, iPhone®, iPad, or Android phone or tablet. More information about D-Link’s family of products is available online.
Availability and Pricing
The mydlink+ app is available now at the Apple App Store and the Android Marketplace for $0.99 through December 31. Beginning January 1, 2012, mydlink+ will be available for $4.99. The Wireless N Network Camera DCS-930L and Wireless N Day/Night Home Network Camera DCS-932L are available for a retail price of $79.99 and $99.99 respectively throughout D-Link’s vast network of e-tail outlets in North America, and at the company’s online store, http://www.dlinkshop.com.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2011, D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management. For more information visit www.dlink.com, www.dlink.ca or connect with D-Link on Facebook (www.facebook.com/dlink) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/dlink).
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