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Diamond Multimedia Launches PlugnView, a Remote Home Monitoring Camera Kit For Smartphones And Tablets

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Posted May 9, 2013 by Kevin in Hardware


Los Angeles, Calif. – May 9, 2013 — Diamond Multimedia today announced the PlugnView, a camera kit that allows for remote monitoring of the home or office through a live, full-color stream sent directly to a mobile device. Additionally, the PC software allows for setting recording schedules and email alerts with trigger motion detection keeping the family safe and alert while away. Featuring night vision technology and sharable via iOS and Android platforms, the PlugnView offers a real-time monitoring solution for family security, pet safety and elderly assistance.

The Diamond Multimedia PlugnView home monitoring solution is the first of its kind using HomePlug AV-compliant power line communications (PLC) technology. The advanced plug-and-play technology automatically configures and connects the PlugnView Camera to the Diamond PlugnView app with the scanning of a QR code at the bottom of the camera. After the initial setup, users can view the area selected for instant monitoring from a mobile device or tablet, using 3G, 4G, LTE or Wi-Fi connections.

The PlugnView includes IR night vision up to 16 feet, and an easy two-step installation. While the PC software offers additional features, a PC is not required for installation and wall and ceiling mount accessories are included.

How it Works

Setting up the PlugnView is as simple as downloading an app. First, plug in the PlugnView camera into a wall outlet and connect the adapter (included with camera package) to a router. Next, download the Diamond PlugnView app from Google Play or the Apple store and scan the bottom of the camera to link one or more mobile devices to the live video stream for optimal viewing. After scanning, users can create custom real-time notifications through a PC when away from the home or office for a personalized monitoring experience. The setup can support additional cameras as well.

Pricing and Availability

The Diamond Multimedia PlugnView is now available at the Diamond Multimedia Online Store (Diamond Mulitmedia PlugnView) at authorized resellers including Amazon, MicroCenter, Newegg and TigerDiect. The full set of PlugnView, including a power source, router adapter and all cables retails for $99.99. Individual cameras (no cables or router adapter included) are available at $79.99.

About Diamond Multimedia
For over two decades, Diamond Multimedia has been widely recognized as a pioneer and a driving force in the graphics, sound and communications industries and a key player in launching the multimedia revolution. Today, Diamond Multimedia offers a diverse portfolio of complete multimedia solutions. Ranging from ATI Radeon graphics cards and video capture devices to set top boxes and a wide range of consumer electronics accessories, the company is committed to providing customers with the latest quality technology combined with outstanding service and support.

Diamond products are available to the public throughout North America and Europe through retailers, resellers and systems integrators as well as top technology product distributors. Diamond products stand for performance, quality and value.

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