Axis Powered Doorcam Launched

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Nov 25, 2015

The doorcam market is getting hot, with the most notable player raising $28 million (see our test of Ring doorcam here), driven by consumer IoT funding frenzy and interest in checking who is at the door.

Now, an Axis partner is releasing its own 'Doorcam' offering. In this note, we examine its features, positioning and key limitation.

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