SpotterRF 7X Radar Increase

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Sep 23, 2013

Last year, SpotterRF drew attention releasing a low cost, ground-based radar unit for intrusion detection. This year, the company is ramping up their portfolio and introducing a unit with wider coverage range, and a new integration server to simplify IP camera integrators. What specific advantages do these new models bring to the table, and how much do they cost? We cover the details inside.

Radar Detection Overview

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