Covert Cloud Camera Service Launching (KJB)

Author: Ari Erenthal, Published on Jun 22, 2017

Cloud IP cameras, for consumers, has become increasingly commonplace.

However, covert cameras, lag there, with few options.

Now, North America's most common provider of covert cameras, KJB, is launching a cloud service. In this report, we examine

  • Company background
  • Camera form factors
  • SG Home app
  • Storage plans
  • Comparison to cloud IP cameras
  • Comparison to covert cameras
  • Availability

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