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Canon is a Japanese camera manufacturer.

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  • ...Camera Calculator: 3 cameras CP Plus Camera Calculator: 8 cameras Canary Camera Calculator: 1 cameras Canon Camera Calculator: 25 cameras Cisco Camera Calculator: 15 cameras ClearView Camera Calculator:...
  • ... VMS / VSaaS Arcules (Arcus Global) - Founded in 2017, Arcus Global is Canon's attempt at developing an enterprise-class VSaaS platform. The company is a combination of...
  • ...shows the dynamic duo of Axis NVRs and Axis camera station VMS: On the plus side, this goes to show Canon is not making Axis sell corporate sibling Milestone. On the other, why in the world is Axis...
  • ...with even well-known specialists like Briefcam doing just tens of millions in revenue per year (see Canon Acquires Briefcam). Unprofitable Like many startups Megvii is unprofitable, losing almost half...
  • While Sony continues to fade out of the video surveillance market and Canon continues to make huge investments into acquiring video surveillance companies, yet another...
  • The video surveillance market has changed significantly since 2000, going from VCRs to ab...
  • 2 years ago, Motorola had no position nor relevancy to video surveillance. Now, they own major...
  • ... The worst case scenario is the Axis  / Canon structure where Axis sells Canon (technically at least) but Canon video surveillance is mostly...
  • IPVM's new 400+ page Mid-Year Industry Guide brings all of these issues and events together in...
  • Briefcam Buys Frost Award* on Jun 20, 2019
    ... It is surprising that Briefcam, now a Canon company and sister to Axis and Milestone, would do this. Evidently, Axis or Milestone are either...
  • ... Arcules - Canon / Milestone spin-out, focusing on cloud VMS / analytics. Arcules Cloud VMS Tested Avigilon...
  • ...may do What this (and the Pelco deal among others) says about the industry How it compares to Sony, Canon and Hanwha moves Financials Overviewed Neither a price paid nor revenue for the business was...
  • ...company, however, Milestone emphasized their aim to be transparent as a 'stand-alone' company within Canon. Milestone's CEO Lars Thinggaard [link no longer available] and CFO Lars Larsen [link no...
  • ISC West 2019 Report on Apr 12, 2019
    ...Milestone XProtect 2019 Updates Pelco Cloud Management / VideoXpert Updates Empty Nissan Truck Booth Canon Crowd People Counting Verkada Sales Claims Sad WD Purple Best Gimmick Biggest Development -...
  • ... Prototype Supports Axis and Canon Not mentioned in the MIPS presentation, Milestone told IPVM their prototype is only compatible...
  • ... Tens of millions of funding from Canon. Unlimited access to Milestone's source code (see our test results). But most integrators have...
  • ... It is large, but similar in size to other factories in the industrial zone, such as Canon's printer factory. The nearby Samsung plant is far larger - 40,000 workers and over 1 million...
  • ... With Canon backing them, they have time, patience and money to eventually make this work which is...
  • ... Axis has been owned by Canon for 3 years now. While Axis continuous to operate relatively independently, Canon might change...
  • ... Now, that patent (acquired by Avigilon a few years ago) has been annulled as Axis / Canon's petition to invalidate the tripwire patent has been granted. Inside this note, we examine the...
  • Turnover at Arcules on Jan 24, 2019
    Canon / Milestone are putting tens of millions into Arcules - their bet on the future of the VMS...
  • ... Value debate Support debate Interoperability a Plus Not as Good as Others No complaints about Canon Value Debate Nowhere was polarization more evident than in the comments around cost,...
  • ..., Axis Q1635 - tested) and Canon announced a ~$20,000 20MP camera last year but these remain exceptions.  Component developers...
  • ... Milestone sold to Canon for hundreds of millions) and has a winery. As an outsider, IPVM cannot tell how well the two...
  • ... Arcules / Milestone Positioning Arcules is owned by Canon and Milestone, having originally been sput out of Milestone in 2017. However, Arcules is...
  • Arcules Cloud VMS Tested on Nov 19, 2018
    ...is a big bet, or as they describe themselves a 'bold company', spun out and backed by Milestone and Canon.  But how good is Arcules cloud VMS? They recently started general availability and, in this...
  • ... 2N, Czech Republic, Axis Communications/Canon subsidiary, see our report: Axis 2N Intercom Tested ABB Welcome, Switzerland Aiphone,...
  • Resideo IPOs, Then Plunges on Oct 31, 2018
    ... Indeed, Milestone's CEO said this was a reason they picked being acquired by Canon over going public, noting: [Being] listed, our visibility would be raised dramatically, and...
  • ... For example, Canon / Milestone's spinout Arcules is leading with analytics providing a clear contrast between the...
  • ...and unusual motion detection, features few if any of their direct competitors offer (the closest being Canon's recent acquisition of Briefcam). Whether one markets Avigilon as 'AI' or not, certainly the...
  • ... Milestone / Canon Arcules Launch, Arcules Cloud VMS Tested Argus (i), Argus VMS, US. Arteco, Pure, eMotion,...
  • ... In 2017, IPVM broke the news that Canon / Axis sued Avigilon for patent infringement. Since then, Avigilon was acquired by Motorola....
  • Canon and Milestone's VSaaS Startup spinoff Arcules launched their platform at Google Cloud...
  • ...Camera Calculator: 3 cameras CP Plus Camera Calculator: 8 cameras Canary Camera Calculator: 1 cameras Canon Camera Calculator: 25 cameras Cisco Camera Calculator: 15 cameras ClearView Camera Calculator:...
  • ...Camera Factory JCI / Tyco Security Acquires Smartvue Anixter Acquires 'PSIM Platform Inner Range Canon Acquires Briefcam, Now Owns Briefcam, Milestone and Axis Arecont Files Ch.11, Agrees To Sell To...
  • Canon cameras made international news earlier this month, with reports of them being hacked in Japan...
  • ... Note that despite both Axis and Milestone being Canon companies, this plugin requires manual download and installation and is not simply installed by...
  • Canon already owns two of the biggest names in video surveillance, Axis (acquired in 2015) and...
  • Hackers disable scores of Canon-made security cameras across Japan   More than 60 security cameras made by Canon Inc. have...
  • ... While it has been nearly 4 years since Canon acquired Milestone, Milestone has continued to demonstrate its historical open focus, which has...
  • 'Best In Show' Fails on Apr 19, 2018
    ...particular, IPConfigure has a long history of promotions, like acquiring a 'cannon' for their booth after Canon acquired Milestone, or $10,000 free VMS licenses for new dealers, or Unlimited Enterprise VMS...
  • ... Axis was also featured, emphasizing their Canon ownership: ISS did get one straight wrong: Fu is actually the founder of Dahua, blood...
  • ... They effectively spun out their cloud solution (Milestone / Canon Launch Cloud Startup Arcus Global, Now Arcules) and it is not clear when that is being launched...
  • ...has its own deep pockets (10-20x larger than Arecont) plus the backing of their giant parent company, Canon. Indeed, last year Axis fired back, explaining to IPVM that: It has come to Axis' attention...
  • ...more than what Tyco paid for Exacq (which turned out to be a very good deal) but far less than the 4x Canon paid for Axis (which was not that great of deal, mainly because of the premium and Axis recent's...
  • ...CEO Prepares To Step Down Notable Industry Moves ADI To Be Spun Out of Honeywell Milestone / Canon Launch Cloud Startup Arcus Global Milestone New "+" Claims To "Conquer The Mid-Market" OnSSI...
  • ... We tested with two lens models representing typical Q1659 options: Canon 85mm F1.2 fixed lens, the best performing low light lens recommended by Axis, with a very narrow...
  • Canon has launched the ME20F-SHN , likely the world's most expensive single imager, non-thermal, IP...
  • ... Bosch analytics test BrainChip, US Briefcam, Israel Canon Acquires Briefcam Calipsa, UK Camio, US. Camio test Checkvideo, US Citilog, France...
  • ... More than 4x what Canon (over)paid for Axis. Up 86% Since Backdoor Disclosure Almost all of that increase (86%) has...
  • In July, Canon sued Avigilon, a notably rare move amongst major players in the industry, including Canon's...
  • Anyone Use Briefcam Before? on Sep 19, 2017
    Canon Marketing Japan to Resell BriefCam Syndex® Software Best-of-Breed Video Analytics Solution...
  • ... Test Parameters The lenses used for images in this report were: Axis Q1659: Canon 24mm F1.4L Sony VB770: Zeiss 35mm F1.4 Testing was also performed with varifocal models, as...
  • ... Axis together with Canon represents the owners of one of the largest patent portfolios in the world. The mention of...
  • ... Toshiba's hard exit, coupled with Sony's soft exit, and following Axis taking over Canon sales and marketing shows a trend of reduced commitments to security. This is also seen...
  • Canon Sues Avigilon on Jul 27, 2017
    Canon, owner of Axis and Milestone, has sued Avigilon for patent infringement in US court. This is a...
  • ...Milestone has spun off a business, Arcus Global [link no longer available], funded by their parent company Canon. The new company aims to transform the VSaaS market with an enterprise-class offering. IPVM...
  • ...Utility / Axis Camera Management Bosch: IP Helper / Configuration Manager Brickcom: Easy Config Canon: Canon Camera Management Tool (CCMT) [link no longer available] D-Link: Setup Wizard Dahua:...
  • Axis has joined the super high resolution camera trend with their Q1659, a 20MP model equipped with Canon's APS-C sensor. We tested the Q1659 against Axis' current super low light and integrated IR...
  • At one point Axis declared the megapixel race was over, but now parent company Canon is showing an imager that would be a rocket ship in a megapixel race. Canon says they are...
  • ... For example, the 50mm Canon lens used in our tests sells for about double the price of the Sigma varifocal. Sigma 18-35mm...
  • ... The most notable counter example is the Axis / Canon 20MP 2017 release, though at ~$5,000 will remain a niche like its Avigilon...
  • ... Note that this is not always the case, notably on super large imager models such as Canon or Sony's 35mm models, Axis' APS-C model, etc., where the larger imager size increases pixel...
  • ... We can only hope that the purchase by Canon does not disrupt the organization. I haven't seen any issue yet, so we can cintinue to...
  • ..." "The biggest surprise for me has been the merging of camera hardware companies, between the Canon reverse takeover by Axis (and the original acquisition by Canon) and now the teaming of Sony and...
  • ... By contrast, Canon EF lenses are widely viewed as superior and for higher quality photography work. What if you...
  • ... And Axis does continue to release many new cameras (most notably the upcoming 20MP Canon / Axis camera and the laser focused PTZ). The big challenge is that ultimately R&D spending...
  • ...on the ASIS show floor, touting positive IPVM coverage and bragging about Axis 'reverse takeover' of Canon, providing a glimpse into the tactics and approach of the Canon subsidiary. While summarizing...
  • ASIS 2016 Review on Sep 13, 2016
    ... More Slow Traffic Day 1 / Still Unhappy Day 2 Low New Products Axis Beats Canon Axis Shows Off Canon / Axis Mobotix Founder Out / Mobotix Opening Up Headshot Lounge A...
  • ... But now, Axis is teaming up with their parent company Canon to go after the super high resolution market, taking aim at Avigilon. In this report, we...
  • The wasteful Axis / Canon conflict is ending. After more than a year of Canon's video surveillance group competing with...
  • While Axis celebrates their end to end system win at top 50 global retailer H&M, their Canon sister company Milestone is proclaiming that end-to-end solutions like Axis' are a "dead...
  • ... Of course, Axis is Milestone's sister company, both owned by Canon. Still, it might be surprising to think of Axis as a VMS company. But Axis has chosen to do so...
  • ...popular acquisition targets in the security industry the past few years (with Tyco acquiring Exacq, Canon acquiring Milestone, Panasonic acquiring Video Insight, OnSSi acquring Seetec, etc., etc.) Now,...
  • ...Being Brought In From Asia" ADI Expo Questions "Laughable If They Weren't Genuine" Axis CEO: Axis And Canon Are 'Competitors In The Market' In terms of reads, discussions tends to skew to more business...
  • ... Axis' Lens Partner Canon, the parent company of Axis, has a long history of optics development and advanced technologies...
  • Axis / Canon Conflict on May 18, 2016
    Canon spent $2.8B to acquire Axis, and in doing so created one of the industries largest product line...
  • ...Konica, Canon, etc. Educating our customers and offering more value in our product offering. - Educating on...
  • ... Worst Sibling Rivalry - Canon vs Axis Canon had a big booth and did not hesitate to compete directly with their subsidiary...
  • ...Million Stock Buy Back Again Avigilon Poison Pill Preps For Sale BRS Labs Is Gone; Giant Gray Is Here Canon Launches Joint Canon / Milestone Financing Hikvision Growth Rate and Profits Falling Hikvision...
  • The "completely separate" companies of Canon and Milestone have a great promotion for you. Get low financing terms and possible rebates on...
  • ... The Canon subsidiary is now the Open Platform Community. Indeed, Milestone's CEO is promising "non-linear...
  • ... Milestone, who was previously #2, remained relatively stable, with no impact shown from the Canon acquisition. Genetec gained, previously #3, their support increased markedly, moving into a...
  • Successor is Massaya Maeda, senior managing director. Story.
  • ..., by Canon for $2.8 billion USD last year) but they generally do not buy other companies, typically...
  • Is Milestone simply a pawn of Canon, destined to be merged with Axis to be Avigilon 2.0? No, declares Milestone's CEO. Indeed, not...
  • ...many valuable assets: The 'best' end to end offering of any of the end to end providers (leaving Canon / Axis / Milestone out of this given that they are one but independent). Strong video analytics...
  • Watch here (1:30 mark): Axis CEO adds Axis / Canon competition will 'probably stay for quite some time'. That's the same thing that we are seeing....
  • ... Canon Aftermath / Chinese Race to the Bottom It is hard to criticize Axis overall since they pulled...
  • FLIR Acquires DVTel on Nov 30, 2015
    ... FLIR Feedback Speaking with FLIR, two particular points of interest to note: Unlike Canon's 'Chinese wall', FLIR fully plans to integrate the sales and marketing efforts of DVTel and...
  • VMS Market Getting Tougher on Nov 19, 2015
    ... Even the Canon / Axis / Milestone case, where they have explicitly declared they are not bundling still creates...
  • ..., Tyco / Exacq, Panasonic / VI, Canon / Axis / Milestone), Avigilon's CEO emphasized that Avigilon differed by being developed end to...
  • ..." [Emphasis Added] Canon has already started boasting about being largest surveillance systems company in the world, but...
  • With both Axis and Milestone firmly entrenched as Canon subsidiaries, Canon is starting to tout its industry leadership. In this note, we examine...
  • Winners Losers Fall 2015 on Oct 12, 2015
    ... It is hard to understand what Milestone's strategy is since their acquisition of Canon. Axis Speaking of Canon's acquisitions, Axis had the deal of the decade. They certainly won...
  • ... Most likely this is explained by PSA not carrying Canon (Milestone's parent) or Axis (Milestone's corporate sibling). Nonetheless, if Milestone wants to...
  • ... This combined with Milestone's larger brand and their resources as a Canon subsidiary / Axis sibling company provides them a powerful base. However, switching to...
  • In the new Canon's Partnership (€8K value) the products for new projects must be "only" Milestone, Canon and Axis...
  • ...Accolades 2015 Winners Avigilon Embedded Access Controller Axis Explosion Protected Camera Housings Canon (Non Axis) High Sensitivity Network Camera Exacq 7.2 Release Access Control...
  • Canon security engineers are sure to create a little sibling rivalry with their engineer friends at...