i-Pro Releases A Deck of Cards Size AI IP Camera

By Ethan Ace, Published May 12, 2022, 08:08am EDT (Info+)

IP camera form factors have been fairly set for years but now i-Pro (formerly Panasonic) has released the i-Pro Mini, which it markets as the height of a credit card and similar in size to a deck of cards.

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They are billing it as the "Smallest AI-based Surveillance Camera on the Market." We spoke with the company to better understand its positioning including specs, pricing, target markets, and outlook.

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Pricing *** ************

*** **-******-** *** * ********* ****** price ** ~$*** *** *** ** expected ** **** ***** **** ******* (Q2).

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** *** **** ** ******* ** a ****/*******, ****** ** ******** ** additional ******* *** **** *** ****** flush *****, ********* ******* *** *** mounting *******.

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Analytics ************

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*** **** **** ****** *****-***** ********* to ** *********. *-*** ****:

** *****, ** *** ******* **** video ******** ********* *** ********** ** specific ******** ********* (**** *******, *********), analytics ** ****** **** ******* ***.

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** **** ** **** ** ** see **** ********* **** ****** ****** in **********, *********, ********* *** ****** performance.

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*** ****** ************ **** ***** **** sense. ** **** *** **** **** a ******, ** ***** **** **** a ****** ******, **** ****** *****, or **** ***** **** ** ***-********* device **** ** **** ****** ** concern ******** **** **** *** ***** constantly **********.

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** *** ******* **** * ****** the **** ******* ***** ** **** opinion? ****'* **** ******** ** *** boxy ***** **** *** **** ** the ******, ******. **** ***** ** be ****** ***** ***** ***** *** size, *** **** *** ****** ***** I'm *** **** *** ****** ** is. *'* *** **** **** **** is ***** ***.

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*** **** ******* ***** ***** ***** have ** ** *** ****** *********. Without ****, **'* **** * ***** looking ****** **** ** **** ****** less ********** **** * ********** ****** traditional ******* ******.

** ** ********** ***** ***** ** retail ********* ********* ******* * *** of ******* ** *** **** ******** and ******/******** *******. *** ******** ** that ** **** ********* *** **** a *** ****** ** **** *** a ****** ***** **' **** ***** aisle. **, ** *** ********* **** and ******* * *** ** *******, having * ****** **** ***** **** like * ****** *** ** *********** valuable ** *** *** **** *** help ***** * ****.

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*** ***** ******* **** "******" ***** seeing * ****** ** * ****** locale? *********** ** * *******, *** everyone ** ***** ** ** (*** aware **** *********** ********* ******), *** surveillance ** ****** ** ****** ********** as **** *****, *** *** **** for *****. **** ** ****** ** the ****, *** *** *********.

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*** ***** ******* **** "******" ***** seeing * ****** ** * ****** locale?

** ** *** * ******** ** "a" ******, ** **** "** *******", it ** ***** ****** ** ******* blanketing *** ******, ***** ** **** is ********* ***** ** ** ******** if *** **** ** *** **** to **** ******** *********.

* **** ****** **** **** **** retailers **** *** ***** *** *** continuously ********* ***** ****-***** ******* - cameras, *****, ******* ****, ****** *** store/location **** ****** ** ** * bad ****. ***** *** **** *********, like ****** ******, ***** **** *** be **** ** * *******, *** others, **** ****-*** *******, **** ** create ** ********** **** ***** **** oppressive *** *******-**** (** ***** ***). It *** ** * ********* *** of ************ ***** ******* **** ************ actual *********.

*** **** ****** *** **** "******" about ****, ** ** **********, *** people *** *** ***** ** ***** the ***.

***** *'* *** *******, *** * feel *** ********. ** * ** into * *****, ********** *** * do *** ********, *** *** ******* cameras ** **** ********** ** ***** me ***** **** *** * ***** I'd ****** ***** ** *** ******.

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*** ******* ******* ** **** ********** it ***** ** ***** **** *** a ***** *'* ****** ***** ** the ******

**** ** *******:******* ****** ** *******? **** ** This?

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********* **** *** * ******* **** factor, *** **** * **** ****** lens/bubble ***** ***. ** *** ******** specifically *** *** ****** ******.

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********* **-***** (************) : ********* *-*** Sensing ********* *********** ** *******

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***********. ******* *****:

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**** ****** **** **** * ************ photography ******.

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**** *** ******** **** *** ***** for **** **** ******, **** **** came *** **** ***** ***** ***** and ***-**** ******, *** **-*****. ** they *********** **** *** **** **** and ************ *** ****.

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** *** ********** ******** ** ** an *** ******, *** **** ****** on ** *** *** ** ****** like ******* *******. **** **** ***** to **** ** ** * ******* camera. **** ********* ***** ****** *** they **** **** *** ** *** WV-SW115. ***** **** *** ** ******** retail ******** ** *** **, ** will **** *****. ***** ***** ** buy ** *** ****** **** ****** that *** ** *** *** **** with **** ******** ***, **** *** can *** ****** **** ***** ******* that ****?

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