PoS / Surveillance Integration Tutorial

By Sean Patton, Published Apr 03, 2019, 09:12am EDT (Info+)

Point of Sale System integration is a common feature of Enterprise VMS platforms. It is critical for many retailers but doing so can be challenging. A number of integration methods exist. In this note, we examine:

POS Overview

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Challenges **** ****** *** *******

**********, ***'* ********* *** *** *** integrate **** ***'* ******** *** ********. Making **** *********** ****** *** ** challenging. *****, *** ********* ********* **** these ******** * ******** *** **** generally ****** *** ****** ***********. ********, PoS ********* ***** **** ***** *** VMS/DVR ************ ** ***** **** *** make **** ********* ** *** ******* for ***** *****.

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