V5 Rapid Deployment Cameras Profile

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Jan 27, 2017

Easy to deploy "wire free" cameras have been a goal of the security industry for some time. Manufacturers, such as Micropower, have tried, and ultimately failed, to deliver on this concept for several years.

Now, startup V5 has raised $7M+ in funding and has released a new iteration of a solar-powered wireless security camera they claim can be deployed anywhere in under an hour, and that overcomes many previous limitations of other products.

Executives from V5 Systems, provided IPVM with a briefing on the product and company background for this report.

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