Ex-Microsoft Exec Surveillance Startup Nepoware

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Sep 02, 2016

Former Microsoft executive Richard Ang says he wanted to build an IoT device, and so he has spent 3 years developing what he says is a more dependable and cost-effective solution to monitoring outdoor areas with cameras.

In a conversation with IPVM he explained how his company, Nepoware, plans to address the DIY security market. 

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Comments (16)

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