Why Did Apple And Google Choose Arecont?

Two month ago, I went to Silicon Valley for a conference. The conference was only 2 days long so I stayed for an additional 5 days to look at the city and to visit some techie sites. Being a huge geek myself, I contacted some friends in apple and google so that I can spend a day with them.

Both site where amazing. Both are them are so different but very interesting as well. One thing that I noticed that both shared in common is that both companies chose Arecont for all of their new cameras. The cameras seemed to have gotten upgraded not long ago. Both apple and google are known for being innovative. They facilities have the best of the best. I was drooling the entire time. Eitherway, I am wondering, from all the manufacturers, why Arecont? Why both of the two technology giants would choose Arecont? Is it because its an American made product? Is it because they think it fits better to what they do as a company? Unfortunaltey, both companies did not share any information about their VMS.

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*** **** *** ******** *** ******* ** *** ***** *** Arecont? ** *** *****? ** ******? *'* ******* ***** ****** entities **** ********** ** ***** **** ***** **** ** **** stock ************ ****** *** ****** ** ** ******** ** ******* repair ** ******* ******* ******* ** **** *******. **** *** anyone **** ** ***** * ****** ****- **'* **** ** doing ********. ******* ** **** ***** ** **** ****** (** checkbook ***** ******) *** *** ****** *** *** ************ ** play ****.

**'* ******** ********** ** ******* ** *** ****** ***** ****** Arecont ** *******. * *** * ******* *******:

  • *** ************ *****-****** *** *** *** ******* (**** ******* ********* ******). **'* ****** ****** **** **** * *** ****** competitors *** *** * *** ** ***** *** ****** *** want ** ***** ***** ***** ** *** ****. *** *** they **** **** **** *** *******, ***** ** ** **** **** ***** *** ******** ********.
  • **** *****, *** **** ***** ******* - ***** ******* *** very *** '***** *** ********' - ** ** **** *******, no *********, *********** ******** (*****), **** ** ***** ******* *** significantly **** ***** **** ********** ********** ****/****/*****/*********/*****/***. *********.

**** * ** ******* ***** ** *** ****** ******. ** 2010, ****** *** **** ***** ********* ********* *******, *** **** Asian ************ **** ******. ***, ***** *** **** ******** ************ (with********** *** ***, ** *** ***** ** *** **). *** much ** **** ********* *******?

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**** ** *** ***** ********* (** **** ** *** ****** mentioned) **** **** **** **** ** ***** ********* ** ********* in ***-**** ** ******* **********. ** ***** ** **** ******* Vision ********** *** ***** **** **** **** ** *.*** ******** IP ******* ****** *** ** ***** ******* *********** ** **** time. **'* **** ** ****** *** ****** **** ****. *** the ***** **** ** * **** **** ******* *** ********** to *** ************ ******** *10x ******** to what was then (and often still is now) the biggest pain in migrating to all megapixel IP. Storage/bandwidth costs! When you are talking about global enterprise scales of 10,000 cameras or more, that is the difference between millions of dollars of storage vs. tens of millions of dollars worth of storage costs.

*** ***** ** *** *** **** ****** ** ******. ***** were ********* *** ********* ****** *** ***** ************* ******** ** all *** ***** ******** ******** *** *** **** ********** ** well ** ***** *********, *********** *** ************. *** ** ******** tends ** **** ******* ******* ******* **** **** ** ***, I ******* ** *** ********* ** ***** *** *** ***** they ****** **** ****** **** **** ****** ** **** ****** technology ********* ** ****** *** *****

****'* **** *******. **** *** ****** **** ** ****, ***** was ***** * ****** ***** ******* *.*** ***** ** ******. See *** ***** **** **** -*.*** ** ***: **** *** *** ********* ******** *** *****?*******, ** *** **** ****, ** * ********* **** *****,(*******'*) *.*** ***** ********* ** **********.

*** ******* ********** ** ****/****, *.*** *** * **** **************.

*****, ******, * ***** * ****** *** ******* ** *******, even ******* ***** ***** **********, ****** ******* ** *** **** more *********** *** ****** *** ******. **** ****, *** ***** think ******* ***** ****** ***** ******* ** ******* *** ******.*** ********.

**'* ******** ******* ******* ** *** ******** ***** ** ******* recommended **** ** **** ****** ***** ** ***** *** ******. It's ******** * **** ** *** **** *******, ******* ****.

******, ** *** **** **** ****** ***********? ***'* ** *** 'advisory *****' ** ******* **** ** ** *********** **** **** can **** ** * ****** ****** ** ***** **** ********* and *** ***** ****** *********?

**** ********** ** *** ****** ******* ***** **** ** ***** to **. * ***** ******* ** ****** *** ******** ************ on ******* ****** ****. ******* ******* **** * *** ** their ******** ***** ** **** *** *** *** **** ****** the ******* ***** *******!

* *** * ******** ***** ** * ******* (********* *****) that **** ** ******* ****** **** (***** **** *****). * can **** *** **** *** **** *** * ***** ******, so *** *** ***** **** *** **********. ** *** *** have *** ******* ********* *****, *** *** ********* ** **** today. ** **** ****** **** ****** ** **, ** *** all *** ** **. ** ***** *** *.*** ***********, *** lenses ****** **** *** ***** *** * **** **** ** options. *********** *** ****** *** *** ******* **** *****.

** ********* ** *** ******* ***** ** *** **********. ****** put, *** ****** ******** **** ***** ** ********** ** **** we **** **** ** **** ****** ******* *** ** ************* ********. * ** ** ****** **** **** *******, *** **** are ***** *** ****** ** ****** *****.

* *** **** ** ** ******* ********, *** ***** *** be ******* ** ***** ******* *****. **** **** ****, * have *** **** * *** ** ***** *** *** *** cameras. ****** ******* * *** *** **** *** **** ******** investigations, ** * ***'* ***** ** *** *** ******** *****. I ********* ***** ** ******* *** ****** ** ********* *** parking ****.

**** ********, ******!

****** *** = *****

** **** ** **** **** ** * *** ***** **** their ********* **** *** ******** *** ****** ************. ***'* **** if **** ** **** ** ***, *** **** *** ***** sales *****.