Low Cost HD Domes Getting Very Attractive

Author: John Honovich, Published on Nov 09, 2010

In the last year, numerous low cost HD domes have come to market putting intense pressure on SD offerings - both analog and IP.

For aesthetic reasons, domes are the most desirable form factor. However, they are also more challenging to produce than box cameras. Because of this, early in a market's development, you see less domes. As dome models are introduced, the market expands rapidly.

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