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Panasonic Panoramic Test

by Ethan Ace, IPVM posted on Jun 24, 2013

Panasonic has gotten into panoramic cameras, with their launch of their WV-SF438 and WV-SW458 models. As part of our groundbreaking Panoramic Camera testing series, we ran a shootout of Panasonic against Axis, Mobotix and Vivotek panoramic cameras, as shown below:

This report examines Panasonic's overall panoramic capabilities in comparison to key market comparables.

The complete report is available only to PRO Members.
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Inside, PRO members can watch three video screencasts on the physical setup of the cameras, their configuration and use with 3rd party VMS systems, six image quality comparisons to Axis, Mobotix and Vivotek, as well as our recommendations and key findings.


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