D-Link Working on the entire home

D-Link announces a whole suite of products for connecting your home at CES this year. While I don’t see anything earth-shatteringly new in the product line, the specs on each product appear to be good to great and seem to balance performance and ease of use well. Links, product descriptions, and PR are all below. 

    D-Link Breaks Mold with ULTRA Performance Series of 11AC Routers


Comprised of three routers including the AC5300 ULTRA Performance Wi-Fi Router (DIR-895L/R), AC3200 ULTRA Performance Wi-Fi Router (DIR-890L/R) and AC3100 ULTRA Performance Wi-Fi Router (DIR-885L/R), the ULTRA Series delivers chart-topping wireless speeds up to 5.3 Gbps, far-reaching coverage, a revamped user interface, and dynamic Smart Connect to automatically balance clients, giving users more control over their network than ever before. The new series also includes the AC1900 ULTRA Performance Wi-Fi USB Adapter (DWA-192).



·        D-Link Expands DIY Home Automation Offering with Hub and Slew of New Wi-Fi and Z-Wave Devices


A new Connected Home Hub and range of Sensors and Sirens help keep DIY homeowners more in tune with what’s happening, whether home or away. The Connected Home Hub (DCH-G020) plugs into an existing home network router to act as a centralized control for D-Link® Connected Home devices by integrating Wi-Fi and Z-Wave wireless technologies and using the mydlink® Home app for iOS® and Android® devices. D-Link also unveiled a number of solutions built to easily talk with and trigger one another, including the Z-Wave Open & Close Sensor (DCH-Z110), Z-Wave Motion Sensor (DCH-Z120), Wi-Fi Water Sensor (DCH-S160) and Wi-Fi Siren (DCH-S220).



·        D-Link Gets Your Home Talking with New D.I.Y. Security Kits


: Designed to help homeowners and renters take a hands-on approach to their security systems, D-Link unveiled two new D.I.Y. Security Kits – the HD Edition (DCH-101KT) and HD Pan & Tilt Edition (DCH-301KT). Each kit combines three of D-Link’s most popular smart home products – a Wi-Fi Camera, Wi-Fi Smart Plug and Wi-Fi Motion Sensor – offering hundreds of ways to secure, connect and automate the home. The kits also offer free cloud video recording enabling users to automatically capture footage based on motion sensor triggers.



·        D-Link Launches Industry’s First Gigabit PowerLine Kits with MIMO


The industry’s first-to-market PowerLine AV2 2000 Gigabit Starter Kit (DHP-701AV) and an updated PowerLine AV2 1000 Gigabit Starter Kit (DHP-601AV) offer faster gigabit performance utilizing the latest HomePlug AV2 industry-standard technology. The DHP-701AV and DHP-601AV turn virtually any home wall outlet into a powerful network connection1 to handle a range of high-bandwidth applications, including online gaming/ HD video streaming with speeds up to 2000Mbps (DHP-701AV).



·        D-Link Now Shipping New Wi-Fi Baby Camera


D-Link today announced that the HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Baby Camera (DCS-855L) is now available. Representing a new generation of monitoring solutions fit for the modern parent, the new camera works seamlessly with the free mydlink® Baby app to transform mobile devices into top-of-the-line baby monitors.