Mobotix Wedge Panoramic Camera

By: Brian Rhodes, Published on Dec 19, 2014

Mobotix was one of the first manufacturers with panoramic cameras.

Since then, everyone has gone 360, and panoramic cameras have become commonplace.

Now, Mobotix has a new wedge style panoramic camera that is being offered at a steep discount to Mobotix' existing models.

In this note, we examine the features, prices and competitive positioning of the new Mobotix camera.

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Comments (1)

The last paragraph summed it up" mobotix declined customer base" the camera I take it wpuld only talk to mobotix systems anyway, no use to the innovators who want to push the boundaries and have control of their own destinies and estates.
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