Bosch Edge Recording Reviewed

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Mar 26, 2012

Quietly and for a number of years, Bosch has offered edge and direct to storage surveillance solutions. Before Axis, Bosch already had a free 'no VMS' edge recording offering. Now Bosch is adding 3rd party camera support. In this note, we will overview Bosch's approach, its features and compare to other edge recording options from Axis, Genetec, and Exacq.

Overview

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