SOURCE: D-Link Systems, Inc.
July 14, 2008 06:00 ET
D-Link Now Shipping First 'D-Life™' Product: Internet Surveillance Camera Anyone Can Use
Offering the World's Easiest IP Camera Installation, D-Life™ Enabled Kit Enables Viewing and Camera Sharing From Virtually Any Internet Connection
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - July 14, 2008) - D-Link, the end-to-end networking
solutions provider for consumer and business, today officially launched the
first device from the D-Life™ product family, a surveillance camera kit
that enables remote viewing of live streaming video from a web browser.
The new Internet Surveillance Starter Kit (DHA-390) is designed for the
D-Life website (www.d-life.com) -- groundbreaking technology to activate
and manage networking products via a website, providing customers with an
easier way to experience a connected, digital lifestyle.
With its simple web-based interface, the D-Life Internet Surveillance
Starter Kit from D-Link -- bundled with Internet camera and two Powerline
networking adapters -- offers consumers an effortless way to monitor the
home, children and pets by providing email alert snapshots, live video
monitoring over the Internet on a PC, and the ability to share camera
feeds, even in low light situations.
D-Link is also shipping the D-Life Internet Surveillance Expansion Kit
(DHA-310) with camera and single Powerline adapter for those who wish to
expand their home surveillance system with additional cameras.
"D-Life represents a shift from a hardware-centric focus to one that is
based on consumer product usage and services. With D-Life-Enabled products
such as the DHA-390 and the D-Life website, everything just works. It's
true plug and play, making it easier to install, manage and support D-Link
products," said Steven Joe, president and CEO, D-Link Systems, Inc. "With
this new user experience, even the most novice technical user can access,
enjoy and define their digital lifestyle with ease."
The D-Life cameras plug into existing power outlets in the home for
connecting to the home network router and then out to the Internet,
offering a true plug-and-play experience. To set up the Starter Kit, you
simply connect one of the Powerline adapters to the router and then to a
nearby power outlet. Then plug in the second Powerline adapter with the
camera into any other power outlet on the same circuit in the home for easy
An industry first, D-Life-enabled products let users with high-speed
Internet, a router and a PC quickly and easily install and monitor
compatible home networking devices. The D-Life website leverages Web. 2.0
connectivity and community, allowing users to easily manage their D-Life
world via an online, customizable interface that can be accessed virtually
anytime, anywhere the user has Internet access. The groundbreaking site,
which has been in development for the past several years, takes the work
out of activation and management of devices by offering the following user
To set up the product the user follows these steps
-- Go to www.d-life.com and set up a user account
-- Add the product to their D-Life account by entering 2 product ID numbers
located on the device
-- Connect the D-Life-Enabled device to the home network
-- The user is ready to go, simple as that
Users manage and organize their D-Life products and D-Life services from
one central place, via an easy to navigate website
-- Users can easily add new D-Life products to their existing account
-- Users can define their D-Life profile and define the settings for
their D-Life-Enabled products
Users get more from their digital products then ever before
-- On the D-Life website the user will be able to purchase services
associated with their products, including minutes for phone usage, storage
for video captured from the Internet Surveillance Cameras
-- Connect with other D-Life users using Internet phones, instant
messaging and Internet voice mailbox.
-- Allow other D-Life users to share their products, including the remote
viewing of security camera video
In addition to the DHA-390 and DHA-310, the growing list of D-Life Enabled
products will include networking, communication and security solutions
designed to enhance the digital lives of users. The combination of the
D-Life Enabled products and the D-Life site will provide seamless
interaction between the user and their products and between the user and
The D-Life experience will evolve to enable users to view and share news,
weather and topics of interest, as well as post content relative to their
Price and Availability
The D-Link D-Life Internet Surveillance Starter Kit (DHA-390) and Expansion
Kit (DHA-310) are available now from D-Link's online store, D-LinkShop
(www.dlinkshop.com) with MSRPs of $499.95 and $399.95, respectively. Both
products will be made widely available through D-Link's network of retail,
etail and catalog partners beginning later this year.
D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for small, medium and large
enterprise business networking. The company is an award-winning designer,
developer and manufacturer of networking, broadband, digital electronics,
voice, data and video communications solutions for the digital home, Small
Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium Business (SMB), and Workgroup to
Enterprise environments. With millions of networking and connectivity
products manufactured and shipped, D-Link is a dominant market participant
and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market.
D-Link Systems, Inc. headquarters are located at 17595 Mt. Herrmann Street,
Fountain Valley, Calif., 92708. Phone (800) 326-1688 or (714) 885-6000; FAX
(866) 743-4905; Internet www.dlink.com.
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of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other
countries. All other third party marks mentioned herein may be trademarks
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