Low Cost Radar / Analytics Replacement (SpotterRF)

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Sep 05, 2012

Outdoor detection is critical to security but video analytics have disappointed due to high false alarms. Seeking to overcome this, SpotterRF has announced the C40 surveillance radar, targeted at commercial deployments, claiming larger coverage area and better detection than analytics can provide. In this note, we look at this new entry, its features and integrations, and compare to existing radar offerings and video analytics

Overview

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