Hanwha Announces 32MP Camera + AI Line

By: Ethan Ace and John Honovich, Published on Sep 10, 2019

In the first rise in maximum megapixel resolution in 5 years, Hanwha has announced a 32MP / 8K camera directly competing with Avigilon's H4 30MP / 7K camera.

Hanwha has also announced AI-powered additions to the P Series, claiming person, vehicle, and face detection.

Hanwha 8K AI

In this note, we look at these new releases, how they compare to competitors, and how they impact Hanwha's outlook for 2020.

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Hanwha 8K AI

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Model ************

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Comments (31)

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