Retail Surveillance Bandwidth Solution?

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on May 20, 2014

Watching video surveillance from retail stores remotely is both essential and problematic.

Bandwidth is frequently limited and prioritized for transactions, not surveillance. But investigations and remote live viewing can be crippled by this.

One company, USS is claiming its solution is 'the next big thing in physical security' that solves this problem. However, do they truly have a good solution, or is it just marketing bravado?

We take a closer look at the features, pricing, advantages and weaknesses inside.

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