Why Don't Manufacturers Do a Better Job Of Building More Robust Wireless IP Cameras?

I was having a discussion today where we both were lamenting the fact that (all or almost) all cameras with integrated wireless are fairly short range / limited in their ability to handle distances / limitations (e.g., external antenna, etc.). Because of that, most who are handing anything bigger than a small area would need to go wireline or add in a Ubiquiti unit (e.g.). While the later might be inexpensive to buy, it does add integration time and cost as well as size.

So, question, does any manufacturer do a better job of building 'professional' wireless IP cameras? If not, anyone care to step up? :)

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