Avigilon 3rd Party Licensing Questions

I have a customer that currently has an Avigilon system and would like to add cameras. I am not an Avigilon dealer, but the customer would like to look at alternative integrators and has asked me what I can do with the system they have.

After reviewing the Avigilon 3rd party camera support page, I found that the Axis P3367 would work with the system so I've gotten that far. This leads me to my questions regarding Avigilon licensing:

1. Is there a special license for 3rd party cameras or is it a standard camera license?

2. Is there a way to buy camera licenses outside of being an Avigilon dealer (I probably know the answer to this, but thought I would ask)?

3. I know I hear a lot about Avigilon on this site, but I'm wondering how well 3rd party cameras integrate with the system. I found many cameras are only supported by ONVIF, but the P3367 seems to have actual native integration so if anyone could provide feedback on this it would be appreciated.

If anyone could provide some info it would be helpful. Thank you.

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