Idea: Should IPVM Open An Online Lab?

We are thinking of opening an online lab that would allow members to connect and try out various manufacturer's cameras and VMSes.

The idea is that many people are interested in more manufacturers and models than they want (or can reasonably) buy.

By contrast, IPVM has bought 50, maybe 100 unique camera models from 30+ manufacturers. And we buy more every month.

We...

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