Grandstream's New HD Domes Examined

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 31, 2011

In this note, we examine 2 new HD domes from Grandstream, including the recently announced vandal resistant, outdoor HD dome. While Grandstream remains a relatively unknown player in the video surveillance market, over the last 3 years they have quietly but aggressively expanded their product porfolio. Let's first examine the specifics of the new domes and then provide a competitive comparison.

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