Sentry 360 Panoramic Cameras

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Feb 14, 2012

In this update, we will examine the panoramic camera offerings of Sentry360. This camera line differs from competitors in key ways, with a broader line, increased resolution, and wider VMS support. We will look at these features, pricing, and how the Sentry360 product line compares to competitors Mobotix and Immervision.

Overview

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