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The 1080p TP-Link KC120 Kasa Cam with Night Vision has a range of 25 feet in the dark, shoots at 30 fps, and has a wide-angle view of 130 degrees. The KC120 is controlled via TP-Link’s Kasa app, giving its owners remote viewing capabilities with the option of storing up to 1 GB of video in the cloud for free (upgrades available) or saving incoming feed to a mobile device.
The KC120 uses motion and sound detection that sends notifications to its owner’s mobile device, while activity zones can be set to prevent the camera from sending out false alarms, minimizing unnecessary interruptions. The KC120 also uses AES-120 bit encryption and will be getting extended functionality with Amazon's Echo Show in the near future.
The TP-Link KC120 Kasa Cam is available now for $129.99, sold exclusively on TP-Link’s website and Amazon.
The 4-bay QNAP TS-453BT3 is a Thunderbolt NAS designed for performance minded creatives on a budget, and is powered by a 1.5 GHz Celeron Apollo Lake processor and 8 GB of DDR3L RAM.
The NAS provides access to its storage via its two Thunderbolt 3 ports, or over the network via its single 10 GbE connection – two additional GbE ports are also built into the chassis.
For storage media, TS-453BT3 supports 3.5” or 2.5” HDDs or SSDs, and has dual M.2 2280 SSD slots for caching. Expanding the Thunderbolt NAS is also possible using QNAP expansion enclosures. Other interfaces include five USB 3.0 ports, two HDMI 1.4b outputs, and audio connections for line-out, microphones, and speakers (note: speakers and line-out don’t work simultaneously).
The TS-453BT3 uses QNAP's QTS 4.3 NAS operating system, which includes the QNAP App Center, allowing customers to extend the NAS’ functionality with downloaded apps. Additional controls for the TS-453BT3...
eero announced it has secured a $50 million round of growth funding led by Menlo Ventures with "significant participation" by Index Ventures. This investment brings eero's total VC funding to $90M+.
The funding will be used to expand distribution, provide customer support and add employees.
eero also announced it will be available in over 500 Best Buy stores in the U.S. this summer and on BestBuy.com next week. MSRP remains at $499 for a three-pack, or $199 for a single eero.
eero is the first "mesh wireless" system to hit the market. It won't be alone for long, as its primary competitor,...
Multiple sources report that Apple is discontinuing its AirPort family of routers.
There does not appear to be a formal announcement. But variations in this quote found in iMore's article have been cited in most articles:
The ASUSTOR AS6302T and AS6404T will be powered by Intel’s Apollo Lake Celeron processor. The 2-bay AS6302T will use a 2.0 GHz Dual Core processor, 2 GB of dual-channel DDR3L memory, and single, JBOD and RAID 0/1 support, while the 4-bay AS6404T will have a 1.5 GHz Quad-Core processor, 8 GB of DDR3L memory and single, JBOD, RAID 0/1/5/6/10 support.
Other features shared by both models include:
- 2 x Gigabit Ethernet Port
- USB 3.0 Type-A Port (Front: x 1, Rear: x 2)
- USB 3.0 Type-C Port (Rear: x 1)
- 1 x HDMI 2.0 Port ([email protected] Output)
- Supports Intel AES-NI Hardware Encryption
- Infrared Receiver
- Energy Efficient Design, Supports System Sleep Mode (S3), Internal and External Scheduled Disk Hibernation, Night Mode, Wake-on-WAN
QNAP has announced the release of its TVS-x82T next-generation Thunderbolt 2 NAS series.
The three models (12, 8 and 4 bays) are all designed for very high storage performance and access bandwidth with Intel multi-core processors and 10GbE and Thunderbolt 2 connections.
The top end TVS-1282T is available with a 3.4 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 CPU and 32 GB of DDR4 RAM or a 3.6 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 CPU and 16 GB of DDR4 RAM. Storage options include two M.2 slots for SSD storage, four 2.5" bays for SSD drives and eight bays that hold 2.5" or 3.5" solid state or eSATA drives.
Connectivity options for the TVS-1282T include two Thunderbolt 2, two 10GbE and four Gigabit Ethernet ports. Other ports include five USB 3.0, two HDMI 1.4b, one HDMI 2.0 and analog audio in and output.
Enlarge / A Cisco Aironet access point. (credit: Cisco)
Dan Goodin over at Ars reports "millions" of Wi-Fi access points sold by Cisco, Meraki, and Aruba have two critical vulnerabilities being patched that could allow hackers to run malware inside the sensitive networks that use the gear. While the flaws open corporate networks to some scary attacks, the real-word likelihood of them being exploited is debatable.
Continue reading on Ars Technica...
Domotz, maker of remote network management systems including Fing and the soon-to-be-available Fingbox, has teamed with TRENDnet for an upcoming network management appliance.
TRENDnet’s "Powered by Domotz" network management box will provide remote monitoring, network security and remote support features. It appears to be a hardware implementation of Domotz PRO, primarily targeted as system integrators, VARs and installers.
Domotz PRO is a software suite that provides remote access, remote power management, alerts, network diagnostics, a customer facing app, SNMP monitoring, automation system integration and multi-protocol support.
TRENDnet’s "Powered by Domotz" product line is expected to be ready by early September 2017 for the CEDIA Expo in San Diego. Pricing was not announced.
TP-Link announced its budget-friendly Deco W2400 dual-band Wi-Fi system - a $99 AC1200 two-node mesh kit that can be purchased exclusively in-store at Walmart or on Walmart.com.
The product looks like a re-branded bundle of the three node Deco M4, announced last month, with per-node pricing reduced to $50 from $60.
TP-Link says the Deco W2400 kit covers up 3,000 sq. ft., connecting up to 100 devices. Additional nodes can also be added for expanded coverage.
Through Walmart, TP-Link is able to introduce mesh networking features, such as seamless roaming, adaptive path selection and self-healing, to a broader audience that would usually not consider mesh networking as a cost-effective home solution.
Other Deco W2400 features include user profiles, parental controls (set time limits and content filtering),...
Axis is updating its H.264 compatible compression technology, Zipstream, and is adding real time video stream optimization that will lead to less bandwidth issues for customers, and better storage savings for today’s surveillance systems.
By adding dynamic frame rates to Zipstream, Axis is increasing the quality of video recorded while using less space on the storage device. This leads to customers being able to use higher resolutions on their cameras without having to worry about running out of storage space. For others, bandwidth issues will be less of a problem even as image detail increases. This improved resolution can be especially useful for identifying details that are not always that clear, such as tattoos or signs, with other compression technologies.
Surveillance systems will also benefit from Zipstream as video retention times can increase due to Zipstream’s compression capabilities, which will maximize the space used on...
Business grade access points are affordable and provide key performance improvements.
Read on SmallNetBuilder
TRENDnet's latest 10dBi N300 outdoor PoE TEW-740APBO access point focuses more on coverage than speed.
Able to support AP, WDS, Repeater, and CPE+ AP modes, the TEW-740APBO wasn’t made for its speed given its maximum 300 Mbps link rate. Instead, the IP67 weather-rated AP was designed for long range outdoor coverage, either as a point-to-point network bridge, or as part of a larger access point implementation designed to cover large areas.
The 10dBi N300 Outdoor PoE TEW-740APBO Access Point is available now for $159.99 MSRP.
CherryBlossom, as the implant is code-named, can be especially effective against targets using some D-Link-made DIR-130 and Linksys-manufactured WRT300N models because they can be remotely infected even when they use a strong administrative password....
The new My Cloud Home comes in single and dual-drive versions and is targeted at those who want to bring their "scattered digital content" back home from the cloud.
The Homes support new features not available on the mass-market My Clouds including individual user accounts, built-in search, quick media import via USB, auto media backup from Android and iOS devices and support for file import from Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, Facebook and other cloud services.
The new My Clouds also maintain their predecessor's strengths in easy remote access for files and media playback.
Both models have single gigabit Ethernet ports and USB 3.0 ports, one for the single bay and two for the dual.
The My Cloud Homes are initially available only at Best Buy in the U.S. and at "select retailers and distributors around the world". U.S. MSRPs are $159.99 2TB, $179.99 3TB, $199.99 4TB, $259.99 6TB and $319.99 8TB for the single bay model and...
DeWalt’s DCT100 Jobsite access point is designed for constructions sites where the local geography is constantly changing. The ruggedized access points can withstand 10’ drops and are encased in IP67 material, protecting the AP from dust and water immersion, while also being able to tolerate temperatures between -4°F to 122°F. The DCT100 can be mounted on an anchor, carabiner, tripod or wall-mount.
Based on a self-healing wireless mesh networking model, the Wireless N DCT100 has a maximum link rate of 270 Mbits at 2.4 GHz and 300 Mbits at 5 GHz and includes two GbE ports on each unit.
Pre-orders for the DeWalt DCT100 Jobsite AP are being taken at the company’s website with pricing set at $1495 MSRP.