Smartvue VSaaS / Cloud Video Profile

By: John Honovich, Published on Feb 01, 2018

Smartvue, a US company, has raised over $20 million to develop 'The IoT Video Network' but what does that mean and what does Smartvue offer compared to competitors like Eagle Eye and Genetec?

In this note, we profile Smartvue, based on a conversation with Smartvue's CEO.

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Comments (6)

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