Lilin's NVR Touch Reviewed

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jun 25, 2012

Can you take the best of traditional DVRs and merge that with the best of megapixel IP video? That is the objective of a new recorder from Lilin called the 'NVR Touch'. In this note, we examine with features, pricing and positioning of the unit compared to VMS software and NVR options from Milestone, Exacq, Synology and QNAP.

Overview

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