D-Link has announced the development of a new Wi-Fi camera
that will support Apple HomeKit and the new Home app in iOS 10 later this year, making the global networking company one of the latest major brands to support Apple's smart home framework.
The new D-Link Wi-Fi camera
and integration with HomeKit is
Based on the handful of available Wi-Fi cameras
, "it looks as if there'll be a generation or two of refinement--in both the interface and the features--before we can comfortably recommend them to consumer snapshooters," the report adds.
The NetCam HD Wi-Fi Camera
will be available in spring 2013 and include WeMo SMART capabilities.
Key features of the Belkin NetCam HD+ Wi-Fi Camera
The top-of-line ION AIR PRO Wi-Fi camera
makes it easy to capture and share the action as it occurs on the slopes, in the surf or while jogging at the local park.
Designed for professionals and consumers alike, the aerodynamic, lightweight and easy-to-use ION AIR PRO Wi-Fi camera
features a number of significant industry firsts, including Wi-Fi connectivity and free cloud storage.
Also, during a demonstration of how the Wi-Fi network was set up, Xirrus displayed a live video feed of the 18th fairway of the Hyatt Grand Champions Resort and Spa utilizing an off-the-shelf Wi-Fi camera
The Wi-Fi camera
can be used in office environment for monitoring customer service as well as security in small enterprises.
Three of the top 20 attacks that had been recognized zeroed in on these internet-connected devices, with exploit activity quadrupling against devices such as Wi-Fi cameras
That consumer demand has guided smart home solution provider Alcidae to allocate most of its research and development resources into developing security related smart home products such as garage door controllers, Wi-Fi cameras
and video doorbells.
The stack overflow vulnerabilities affect more than 120 D-Link products , from Wi-Fi cameras
to routers and modems, and allow remote attackers to completely hijack the administer account of the devices to install backdoors and intercept traffic.