Milestone Super Low Cost HD Solution

Author: John Honovich, Published on Dec 15, 2014

Recent IPVM testing has shown and verified a super low cost HD solution using Milestone that has never been marketed.

In this note, we break it down, explain how it works and what the cost savings are.

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