Arecont Tests Firmware

Author: John Honovich, Published on Oct 09, 2012

The tech gods must be smiling at the recent Arecont Vision 'news'. The brave journalists at Security Products traveled all the way to Germany to get this scoop, presented below:

I wondered if there could be anything different today from the recent ASIS show.

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