720 Degree Camera - IC Realtime

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 25, 2014

Now that essentially every IP camera manufacturer has 360 degree cameras, are you ready for a 720 degree one?

Well, that is what IC Realtime is introducing at ISC West 2014. Inside this note, based on discussions with the manufacturer, we review features, pricing and competitive positioning.

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