1200 Cameras Upgrade - Licensing Question

I just visited a large 1200 camera deployment. They are currently using analog cameras with some older legacy GE DVR’s. As part of their migration path, they have switched to a combination of two likely scenarios. One is to replace the DVR (upon failure) with a newer truVision DVR. The second scenario would be to replace the existing DVR with a new NVR (NVR 50) and install new IP cameras (assuming Interlogix).

My question is about licensing structure. The customer says that as long as they purchase Interlogix cameras, there is no license associated with it. If they choose to use third party cameras (Axis, Sony, Panasonic etc…) a license fee is associated. Is this true?

Also – I can only assume at that point that this is to obviously promote the use of the Interlogix cameras to recover that cost?

Anyone have specifics they can share?

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