Pelco's 3D Design Tool Reviewed

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on May 25, 2012

Despite living in the age of computer aided design, many designers and engineers take to 'paper and pencil' during video system design because the software based alternatives are simply too expensive or too awkward to use. A few surveillance design tools do exist but are often either limited in functionality or hundreds of dollars.

In a surprise, Pelco has elected to just "give away" such a piece of software. In this note, we overview Pelco's "3D Camera Design Tool", describe the strengths/weaknesses of the software, and summarize when it is most useful.

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