Sony XIS - 248MP Camera System

Author: John Honovich, Published on Apr 02, 2012

The Sony XIS series is one of the most intriguing and unknown surveillance systems available. Designed to capture up to 186.6 Megapixels, this system is optimized for wide area monitoring of critical infrastructure locations. In this note, we examine the features, pricing and positioning of the system, comparing it to ipConfigure's gigapixel camera.

Overview

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