Razberi M16 NVR Examined

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Jan 17, 2012

A common concern for IP video systems is the need to simplify offerings for smaller systems and less technical users. Last year, GVI introduced an 'all in one' NVR called the Razberi that attempted to meet that need. However, that offering had limitations. Worse, later in the year, GVI went out of business. Now, with a new company led by former GVI managers launching, they are introducing an improved NVR called the Razberi MP series. In this update, we examine the new series and contrast to current NVR models from Exacq, Genetec, Vivotek, etc.

Product Overview

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