SightLogix's Second Generation SightSensors

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Nov 17, 2011

SightLogix, a provider of specialized analytics for perimeter detection, has introduced a second generation of their SightSensor series of smart cameras with the stated goal of reducing prices to enable 'mainstream' adoption. In this update we'll take a look at the changes to their line, how mainstream the new generation may be and how they compare to competitor VideoIQ. 

Product Overview

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