Megapixel Solar Wireless (Micropower) Examined

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on May 12, 2015

A fully wireless professional surveillance offering, no networking cables, no power lines.

That has been the goal of Micropower for 5 years. However, low resolution and framerate have limited its appeal.

Now, they have improved resolution, framerate, and other features aimed at these limitations.

In this note, we examine this new release, how it relates to old models and other solar options, and its potential impact on MicroPower's positioning.

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