Camera / Card Reader Combo Reviewed

Author: John Grocke, Published on Aug 30, 2013

When IPVM recently reviewed a wall camera for capturing better facial images, several readers commented that a wall-mounted camera would be extremely useful when mounted near access control system card readers. One manufacturer, Geovision, has recently released an ONVIF conformant version of their card reader with an integral 4MP camera, which would eliminate the need for the separate camera. In this update, we'll examine this combination card reader/camera.

Product Overview

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