Retailers on Migrating from Analog to IP

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jun 27, 2012

Migrating existing systems from analog to IP is important to many retailers. At the recent NRF-LP show, a well attended breakout session titled "Transitioning from Analog to IP CCTV" gathered ~200 attendees for an all-retailer panel. In this note, we examine the main points and insights from that session.

Main Speaking Points

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