Which Manufacturers Sell Their Own Dummy Cameras?

In the past couple days I've noticed these two familiarly branded decoys:

I know that Swann OEM's from China, but isn't Foscam a 'real' manufacturer? Doesn't it sound like a crazy idea for a real manufacturer to come out with a 'dummy line'...

The marketing blurb might say: 'Foscam is proud to announce its 2015 FauxScam Line, designed for those customers willing to take a chance on crime, but never on brand name...'

But then again, if the dummies are patterned after their real ones, in addition to criminals, they might fool other prospective customers in to thinking that they are real, thus enhancing their brand awareness.

Yeah, right.

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