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Justin Malcolm, Seon’s director of product management,


acknowledged decision-making basics don’t change much. But he suggests lightning-fast technology advances require fleet managers to keep up with increased demands for comprehensive coverage, higher definition, wireless downloading, streaming add-ons and accelerated replacement cycles. Te increased complexity has also brought new players, such as districts’ information technology departments, into the mix. Tat brings the topic full circle. “It’s a really good place to ask,


‘What do I want? What’s this system going to do for me?’” Scott questioned. “Tat answer varies from place to place. When you get those questions answered, you can start to match the technology to your requirement.” Fleet managers should also place a greater emphasis on net-


workability, explained Scott, by selecting equipment with ports to allow connectivity to devices and functions they might not even be considering today. “It’s important to understand how your devices will interact with other technology,” he continued. Scott noted that today’s buzzwords are different—1080p, 360-degree coverage and transfer capacity, to name a few—and they make the process of understanding a district’s needs all the more challenging. “People understand resolution as it relates to television: 1080p


is going to give you a better image than 720 pixels. But, then you have to talk storage, transfer capacity and speed, if you’re going wireless,” he said. “A 1080p file is two-and-a-half times bigger than 720. Now you’re going to chew up capacity much faster.” Malcolm noted that it’s a delicate balancing act to set the best bit rates and optimize storage and playback quality. But, he noted, Seon has developed a multi-channel feature to “easily tilt the balance to favor playback quality or storage, while maintaining a usable file.”


Te bigger-capacity question is pushing solid state technology out the door, Scott and Malcolm agreed. “(But) if you want to go to an industrial grade solid state drive (SSD), that solution gets fairly pricey as it gets bigger,” Scott cautioned. Malcolm added, “Many SSDs don’t handle abrupt power loss


or improper shutdowns elegantly, whereas (hard disk drives) have robust mechanisms for (mobile) conditions.” Scott touts 247’s patent-pending dual-stage hybrid drive (DHD), which combines solid state and hard drive, which eliminates the in- herent weaknesses in both mediums. “Vibration and file corruption issues are effectively removed from the equation,” he said. Tey also agree that 360-degree cameras are featuring wide fields of view, both horizontally and vertically, and frequently have the ability


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