Logistical Challenges in Camera Layouts

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Oct 20, 2012

The perfect spot for installing a camera may be infeasible or impossible to install. Lots of logistical challenges force cameras to be mounted in less than ideal conditions. In this note, we review the most common issues including:

Elevation Issues

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