D-Link Enhances Exo Series Routers with Smart Mesh Wi-Fi

D-Link, a global leader in networking and connectivity, is ready to present its latest range of wireless networking and smart home devices at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. This will include a new generation of smart mesh Wi-Fi routers, a number of new mydlink cameras that work with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant, as well as exciting new features to the mydlink app.

The latest D-Link Exo Series, with McAfee Protection, will be showcased for the first time and will include mesh-enabled, smart Wi-Fi routers and extenders. The Exo Series provides value-added, premium features which make this range of devices superior to other household networking solutions. D-Link’s new DCS-8600LH Full HD Outdoor Wi-Fi Camera and DCS-8515LH HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Camera also join D-Link’s family of best-in-class surveillance cameras. Both cameras have been designed to meet the requirements of the modern smart home, including innovative voice control features and compatibility with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.

“Secure, seamless wireless connectivity both in the home and the office is not only needed, it is now expected. Our new Exo Series aims to prevent, detect and combat cyber threats while ensuring first class Wi-Fi service,” said Kevin Wen, President at D-Link Europe.

“We are continuing to see consumers grow more comfortable with using smart home devices via voice assistant features, and there are no signs of this slowing down. As we continue to innovate, compatibility with Amazon Alexa and Google Alexa are a priority for us, and we are thrilled to showcase a number of new products at CES which utilise this” continued Wen.

Updates to the mydlink app will also be presented. The app now includes two new features; Rich Notifications and Smart Recaps, giving consumers increased control of their homes/offices at the touch of their fingertips. Users will receive instant screenshots when a motion event is detected. They can also call an emergency contact when a notification is received. They are also able to create a short time-lapse video of footage captured and filter existing recorded videos by type of event detected.

“Our customers are increasingly looking for instant, convenient ways to keep their homes and offices more secure. The updates to our mydlink app have been developed to allow our users to make the make the most of their D-Link devices through a single, simple interface” said Kevin Wen, President of D-Link Europe.

Throughout CES 2019, D-Link will be showcasing its new 5G NR (New Radio) enhanced gateway.  This HD Wi-Fi camera comes with a built-in smart home hub together with Zigbee-enabled sensors and smart plug. Connectivity enthusiasts can meet D-Link at CES 2019 at Titian 2302, The Venetian, Las Vegas, NV.

Exo Smart Mesh Wi-Fi Routers

The D-Link Exo Series, with McAfee Protection, includes mesh-enabled, smart Wi-Fi routers, providing value-added, premium features that make this range of solutions superior to other household networking devices. The series features D-Link’s Wi-Fi Mesh technology, allowing users to mix-and-match compatible routers and extenders to create networks that meet home/office networking needs. D-Link’s Wi-Fi Mesh creates one network throughout the entire home or office. As you move around, you’re automatically connected to the strongest signal.

D-Link’s Exo Series routers are equipped with end-to-end protection for every device connected to the network. The McAfee Secure Home Platform automatically protects all devices connected to the network.  Emerging threats are identified and blocked thanks to McAfee’s Global Threat Intelligence. Advanced parental controls ensure the safety of kids so that parents can rest easy. McAfee LiveSafe provides on-the-go protection when users are away from home.

The routers available in the first half of 2019 will include:

Exo Routers:

·       DIR-3060 AC3000 Smart Mesh Wi-Fi Router
·       DIR-2660 AC2600 Smart Mesh Wi-Fi Router
·       DIR-1960 AC1900 Smart Mesh Wi-Fi Router

Additional features include:

·       Voice control support with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa enabled devices
·       Powerful 880 MHz dual-core processor  to handle intensive network activity, allowing users can enjoy buffer-free video streaming, lag-free gaming and lightning-fast surfing
·       Integrated Speedtest® by Ookla® for testing the speed of internet connection
·       Automatic firmware updates to ensure the best protection and latest features

DCS-8600LH Full HD Outdoor Wi-Fi Camera

D-Link’s DCS-8600LH Full HD Outdoor Wi-Fi camera is perfect for monitoring any space in any climate, with 135 degrees wide-angle field of view, IP65 waterproof housing, 7 metres of IP65 cabling and the ability to operate at temperatures from -25°C to 45 °C. The DCS-8600LH also features up to 7-metre night vision, two-way audio through an in-built microphone and speaker. This Wi-Fi camera also features motion detection, cloud recording and compatibility with the Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and IFTTT.

DCS-8515LH HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Camera

D-Link’s DCS-8515LH HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi camera provides users with whole room monitoring with its 120-degree wide-angle field of view, and 340/105-degree pan/tilt range. Intelligent auto-tracking pan and tilt automatically track objects as they move across the room. Night vision support allows the camera to see up to 5 metres in complete darkness. Similarly, this camera also enables two-way audio through its built-in microphone and speaker.  It also enables cloud recording, motion detection and compatibility with the Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT.

Availability and Pricing

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About D-Link

D-Link has designed, developed and manufactured award-winning networking, wireless, video surveillance, storage, and home automation solutions for 30 years. As a global leader in connectivity, D-Link is transforming business networks and equipping businesses to operate more efficiently. It is also a key enabler of the smart home, making it easy and affordable for people to monitor, automate and control their home from anywhere. All they need is their smartphone or tablet.

D-Link’s extensive ranges of innovative, high-performing and intuitive technologies are available for both businesses and consumers through its global network of channel and retail partners and service providers. Follow D-Link on the following social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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