In our coverage of CES 2014, we had pointed out leaks about D-Link's entry into the home automation market with a 'smart' plug controlled via Wi-Fi. Today, D-Link is making the information official. The D-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug (DSP-W215) will be the first entry in a series of home automation solutions from the company. Amongst the touted features are power scheduling, local and remote control, monitoring of energy usage and overheating protection (with a thermal sensor) through automatic shutoff. Control and monitoring is made possible through the free mydlink Smart Plug mobile app. Thanks to the FCC filings, we already have data on the internal platform. Unlike Belkin's WeMo Insight which seems to use a Ralink chipset, the DSP-W215 seems to go the Qualcomm-Atheros route with...

CES 2014 Networking Wrap-Up: D-Link, Netgear, Thecus and ZyXEL

It has been a week since we got back from CES 2014. In this piece, we have some quick notes on all the miscellaneous products / announcements that we...

9 by Ganesh T S on 1/18/2014

D-Link at CES 2014: WiFi Router and Charger On-The-Go, WiFi Range Extenders too

In the name of connectivity, local networks, data sharing and charging, D-Link are showcasing their DIR-510L WiFi AC750 Portable Router and Charger at CES this week. The principle...

11 by Ian Cutress on 1/6/2014

D-Link at CES 2013: Multiple 802.11ac Routers & IP Camera Solutions

D-Link has been pretty busy preparing products for CES launches, and their focus is very evident. A trio of 802.11ac routers have been introduced along with some surveillance solutions...

2 by Ganesh T S on 1/7/2013

D-Link at CES : Cloud-Friendly Routers and IP Cameras

We took some time to swing by D-Link's press room and got a look at all the nice networking gear announced via multiple press releases yesterday. In keeping up...

6 by Ganesh T S on 1/11/2012

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