Cambium Wireless Video Surveillance Profile

By: Sean Patton, Published on Mar 27, 2019

Cambium Networks, spun out of Motorola Solutions in 2011, says "outdoor durable radios are in their DNA" and they are targeting video surveillance integrator favorite Ubiquiti.

In this report, based on discussions with the company, we examine Cambium's offerings including:

  • Who is Cambium?
  • What verticals do they focus on/target?
  • What is their sales and support model?
  • How is their hardware managed?
  • How much do their radios cost?
  • How do they compare with Ubiquiti?

******* ********, **** *** ** Motorola ********* ** ****, says "******* ******* ****** are ** ***** ***" and **** *** ********* video ********************** ******** ********.

** **** ******, ***** on *********** **** *** company, ** ******* *******'* offerings *********:

  • *** ** *******?
  • **** ********* ** **** focus **/******?
  • **** ** ***** ***** and ******* *****?
  • *** ** ***** ******** managed?
  • *** **** ** ***** radios ****?
  • *** ** **** ******* with ********?

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Company ********

******* ** ************* ******* of *******, **, ******* R&D ******* ** *** Jose, *** ** *** India. **** *** ***** by * $** ******* equity ********** *******. **** ****** *** employees ********, **** ~*** engineers, *** ** *****, and ** ********* ** support. **** ***** ****** sold * ******* ****** globally.

******* **** ***** ****** are ************ ** ***** and ****** ** *** partners.

Limited ************ *******

******* **** *** ******** of ***** ******** ** from **** *** **** hardware, *** **** ***** surveillance. **** **** **** support *,*** ******* ******** globally *** **** ********* been ******* **** ***** surveillance ************* ** *********** utilizing ******* ** ***** market *********. *** ******** of ***** ***** ************ installations *** ** ****** safety *** ******** ***********.

Surveillance ******* ********

******* *** * ******* wireless ******* ****** **** are *********** *** ***** surveillance:

  • ****: *.**** ** **** radios, *** - *** Mbps **********, ****, *** IP67 ***** - ******** at ~$*** ******
  • ***: ******, ****, *.*-*.**** radios, ******* ** ** 1.5 **** *** ****** points. **** ***** - starting ** ~$*** ******
  • *** ********: *** - ****, 6 - ***** ******, Up ** ***** *** throughput, **-**/**-** ***** ******* enclosures (***** **** ******** antenna ********** ** **-** rated), **** ***-* *********. - ******** ** ~$*,*** retail

******* ****** *** ******* per **** (*-***), ***** is ********* *** *** control *** *** ***** communications ** *****.

*** **** ****** *** some ** *******'* ****** is * ******* *** longevity ********** ******* ******** camera ******** *** ********* difficult *** ********* ** service, ******** ** ******** and ****** **** ***** IP66 ** ****** *******, however, ******* **** **** were ******** *** ********* new **** ***** ****** in *** **** ******* line.

Network ******** **********

*******'********** ******* ********** ********** ******* ** * hosted ** **-******* ******, and ******** ****** ********** and ************* ** ******* radios. ****** ***** ******** upgrades *** ********* ***** provisioning ** **** *********. There ** ** ********* required, *** ** ********** cost ******* ** ****.

*************, ********'* ******* ********** software ** *** ******* as * ***** ******* and *** ** ********* on-premise ** ****-****** ** the *****.

Compared ** ********

*** ***** ****-********* *** their ***** ************ ********, Cambium ****** *** * propriety ******** ***** ******** GPS ************ ***** **** they ***** ****** **** effective ******** ***** ****** an **** **** ********, with **** ************ **** neighboring ******. ************ ******* said **** *** ********* an ********* ******** ***** control ***, ***** ** not ********* ** ******** Wifi ********* *** ** common ** ******** ********. Cambium ****** *-**** ******** warranty ****** ********'* * year.

************, ******* ******* ********** software ******** *** ********** and ************* ** ***** full ******* ****, ***** Ubiquiti's ** **** *** their **-** ********.

***** ******* ******** ****** wireless *** ******* ****** hardware *** ********, ******** offers * ***** ** routers, ****, *****, *** optical ************ *********. ******** also ****** ** ******* and ********* ********, *** phones *** ********.

24/7 ***** ******* / ******** **** ********

* *********** ************** ****** Ubiquiti ** **** ******* offers ****** **/* ***** support. **** **** **** there *** ******** ********* Managers **** ******* ******* sales ***********, **-**** *******, and ********** *******.

******* **** ****** ******* ************* *** **** support ************* ********'*, ***** * good ******** *** ****-********** and *************** ****** *** integrators *** ***** *** don't **** ***** *******.

Available ******* ******* ******** / ****** ************

******* **** **** **** through ************ *** ******* partners.**** **** ****** ** approved ************ ********,********* **** ************ ******** suppliers ** ***** *******, but *** ******** ************ like *** ** *******. The ****** *** **** available ** ******** **** multiple ****** *********. **** is * ******* **-**-****** for ***** ***********, *******, unlike ********, **** ** not **** ** ****** store.

Pricing **********

******* **** ****** *** comparatively ****** ** ***-***** Ubiquiti ****** ********, *** 30-50% **** ********* **** low-cost ******** ********:

  • ******* **** ***** *** costs ~$*** ******, ******** to ******** ******** **-** at ~$**
  • ******* **** **** ******** cost ~$*** ****** **** Subscriber ***** ~$*** ****** compared ** ******** ************* Gen2 **** ******** ******* ~$400 ******

Lost ***** ********* ** ******** ******

******* **** ***** ******* short-term **** ** ***** surveillance ** ** ***** their ***** *********, ****** new ********, *** *** up *** ************ *** integration ********. **** **** when **** **** *** Motorola ****, ** *** obviously * *********** **** from * ********* ********** in *** ****** ****** and ***** ************.

**** **** ********** **** they *** *** ********** to **** ******** ** bottom **** *******, ******* focusing ** ********** *** technical *******, *** ************-******* products **** ***** **********.

*******

******* *** ****** * niche ****** ** ***** surveillance ******** ** ********, however **** **/* **** support *** ***** *********** support, **** ***** ** a **** ****** *** integrators *** *** ******* high *******, ***** ******** camera ***********.

Comments (12)

**** *** ****, ******* better **** *** ***** at **** *****. ***'* see *** **** *** lawsuit. *** ******** ******** have **** ******, **** not *** ** ***** on *** ** * can ***** **.

* ******* ***** * had ***** ** * lawsuit *** **** ******* when *** ********* **. And *********** **** **** raises **** ********* ***** technology ** *******, ** not ************ ******* ** this *******.

**** **** **** *** some *********** *********....

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*** ***** **** **** home *** ******** ** the **** **** ** UBNT's ******* ******* ** end ****, ***** *** blogger ***** "**********". **, yes, *** ********** *** blogger ***** ****** ** video ********. :)

* ****** *** **** be ******** *** ***** surveillance ********* ******* ********* CBRS(Citizens ********* ***** *******) also ***** ******** ** "OnGo" ** ******* **** LTE ** *** * and * *** ******** ?

*** ** **** *** post ** ** ***** like ******* ****** *** 3 *** *** **** AP .

*** **** ***** **** "• ***.*** ********* ***/********* interface" ***** ** ***+? But **** *** **** sheet **** **** **** at :***** ******* ** V ** ** *

******* *****

** **** **** *** off ****** ***?

****** *** ** ** V, ** ***, ******** believe **.

****: *** ***** ****** power **** ****** ***, thereof ***.***.

***.*** *** ***.*** **** run ** ***. *** PoE ** ******* ** rated ** ** ***, where *** ***+ ** is ***** ** ** 30W.

***, ** ******** * range ** ******** *** works **** ******** ***. You **** **** * switch **** ***.*** *** the ******** *** ***.*** for *** ********/****

* **** * **** read **** ***+ **** at * ******** ****** voltage. ** ** **** makes ***** ** *** higher *** *******, *** less ******* ****** ** get *** ****** *******

********* ** ****, ***+ sources (***) ******* * higher ******* ***** **** standard ***.

* *** *** *** radio ** * ***+ radio ***** ** *************, as *** ****** ** choice ** ***.

** * **** ****, is ***** ****** **** has ********** **** ***** and ********? ** **** really **** ******* **** Ubiquiti, ** *** **** if ***** ** * reason ** ******.

**** *** ***** ***** that **** *** *** PoE+ ******* ** * maximum ** ***.

** * **** ****, is ***** ****** **** has ********** **** ***** and ********? ** **** really **** ******* **** Ubiquiti, ** *** **** if ***** ** * reason ** ******.

** *****'* ***** ***** them ***, *** * know ********** * ********** WLAN *** **** ********* in ******* *** ******* Cambium.

** **** **** **** Ubiquiti *** ******* *** IP ************ ******** *** nearly * ****** *** and ******** ****** *******. Cambium ******** ****** ********* and ************ ********* *** frankly, *** *** **** you *** ***.

*** *** *** ******* voltage ******** ** *** PSE *** ******** ** the ****** *** ****** for ***+

*** ** ********* **, but *** ***** ***** 44-57v.

** ***+ ** **-**, I ***** ****** *** typical ******* ** **.

* **** **** **** and ****** ****** **** indicate ***+ **** ****** 54-56V

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