Embed SD Cards inside IP Cameras?

Author: John Honovich, Published on Nov 15, 2012

Would it be a good idea to embed SD cars inside IP cameras? With edge storage becoming a hot trend, could this help drive adoption and increase satisfaction of edge storage use? In this note, we look at the pros and cons of the approach.

Background

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