The World's Easiest to Install Camera?

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jul 17, 2012

8 cameras installed in 5 minutes. That's the claim of loss-prevention niche surveillance provider USS. The company recently bombarded the NRF-LP show with advertisements claiming world record installation times. In this note, we examine those claims and dig in to see where hype and fact diverge.

Claim

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