Sentry360's 14MP Camera

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Feb 16, 2012

While best known for panoramic cameras, Sentry360 also offers a line of multi-megapixel fixed cameras with up to 14MP resolution. This is rare in the industry, with Arecont and Avigilon being the most notable products currently in this space. In this note, we look at the InSight Series and how it compares to these competitors.

Overview

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