D-Link Wireless N Day/Night Network Camera promises simple setup

D-Link has outed its latest wireless security camera, the D-Link Wireless N Day/Night Network Camera DCS-932L. Packing a WiFi-n connection and streaming to your computer, iPhone, iPad or Android device, the webcam also has a built-in IR array for up to 16-feet nighttime range.

Footage is streamed in Motion JPEG format at 20fps, and D-Link reckons setup can be as straightforward as hooking up power, connecting to WiFi and then logging on to the company's website to view the resulting stream. A built-in microphone streams audio as well.

Alternatively, the D-ViewCam app throws in alerts for motion-detection from up to 32 different cameras, local storage to a NAS, notifications and recording schedules. It's available now, priced at $149.99.

Press Release:

New D-Link® Wireless N Network Camera Offers Infrared Illumination for Viewing Live Video Streams at Night

mydlink™-Enabled IP Camera Now Available with Remote Viewing from a PC or Mobile Device

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – April 4, 2011 – Giving people the ability to check in on what matters most for the ultimate peace of mind, D-Link® today announced that it's mydlink™-enabled Wireless N Day/Night Network Camera (DCS-932L) is now available. With a built-in CPU and web server, the DCS-932L offers a complete day and night monitoring system for homes and small offices. Featuring simple installation and an intuitive web-based interface, consumers can easily integrate the DCS-932L into an existing network and view the streaming video from a PC, notebook, Apple iPhone®, Apple iPad®, or Android™ phone or tablet.

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. The compact DCS-932L offers 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 new infrared illumination technology for night viewing. This new infrared technology enables users to monitor a home or small office at up to 16 feet away from the camera, enabling around the clock surveillance of children, sleeping babies, pets, homebound relatives, valued possessions, and more.

"With D-Link's new day/night network camera, consumers can quickly, easily and affordably add networked surveillance to their home or small office," said Daniel Kelley, associate vice president of consumer marketing, D-Link North America. "The addition of infrared technology to the mydlink camera line gives consumers peace of mind knowing that their loved ones and cherished belongings can be easily monitored from a remote location via PC, notebook or smart phone 24 hours a day."

Equipped with mydlink for on-the-go viewing, users can remotely view the DCS-932L's live video stream from a PC or notebook. And with the free mydlink app (available from the Apple App Store or the Android Market Place), consumers can watch real-time video directly on their iPhone, Android phone or Android tablet. Or, use the Apple iPhone App to view video on an iPad. In addition, mydlink allows for a quick and simple set-up and installation right out of the box; just follow the easy three step set-up process, rather than having to configure each camera for specific routers.

The VGA (640x480) resolution DCS-932L also comes with D-ViewCam™ camera management software for Windows PCs, which allows consumers to record video from any mydlink camera to a local hard drive. It also lets consumers set trigger motion detection, recording schedules and e-mail alert notifications for up to 32 cameras.

Availability and Pricing

The DCS-932L Wireless N Network Camera is now available with an MSRP of $149.99 throughout D-Link's vast network of e-tail outlets in North America, and at the company's online store, http://www.dlinkshop.com.