Worldwide IP Camera Market Size Estimate?

Would anyone care to make an educated guess as to the size of the worldwide IP camera market in units both taking D1/VGA cameras into account and then just taking megapixel (>1) cameras into account? I'm trying to sanity check a number I was given.

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***'* ******* *** ******* ** ****? ***, *******, ***** ***?

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* *****'* ****** ** *** *** ***** * *****. **, this *** * ****** **** ******* ****. * ***'* **** to ***** ** *** ***** *** ******* ** ***** ********* any ******** ****** **** ** *****. *'* **** *** ******* the ******* ** *** **.

* *** **** ** ****'* **** **** ****** ****** ***** gives ******* **** *** *** *********** ***** **** ******* **** (yes... **** * **** ****** *** *****). ***** ********** ********** and ****** **% *** *** ***** ******** ********, ****'** **** about $**** ** ******* **** ****. ** * $*** *** that's ~** *****. *** ******** ******* *** ***** ** * on ***** ****. ****'** #* ********* ** ***, ** *** HikVisions *** ****** ** *** ***** **** ****** **** ***** with *** ** *** *** ******* ****. ********* ****** ** announcement **** *** ****** **** ** *** #* ******** *** megapixel ** **.*% ***** *** *** #* ******** *** *** network ******* ** *.*% *****. **** **** ******* ******* ********* and **** *** *** ******* *******.

* *****'* ***** ****** ******* * ****** ** **** ** 66%. *** *** ******* ***** ******** ******* ** **********? **** just ****** ********** **** *******, * *****'* ***** *** ** the *** ******* **** ******* ***** ******** **** **** **% of ***** **** ***** ***** **.

$*** *** ** *** *** ***, ****'* *** ****. **** sell * *** ** * ****** ***** ******* **** ****** pricing ** $***+. ************, **** **** * **** ****** ** multi-thousand ****** ****. ************ *** ***** ***, ****, *** ***** $200 ** *** *** *** *** ***** *****. ****, ******* their ******** ********, *** **** ** ****** *** ******* ********, which **, ** ****' *** ********* ** ***** **%.

******* ** ****, * ******* ***** ** ****** ********* *** too ****.

**** ** *** ********** ******** ***** ****** **** *****, *** have * **** ******* ** ****:

  • *** ***** ************ ** *******, *** **** *****. ********* * and * **** ***** **** **** ****, ** *** **** to ****** *** **** ** *** **** ** ******* *****.
  • *** *** ******** *** ** ***** ** ***** *********/***********. * have **** *** **** ******* *** ****** ** *** **** faith ** ***** ***********. ** **** **** ******** ************* ********* with *** *** **'* ********* * ******** **** (***:"** ***** you *** *", ************: "****'* *** ***. ***** ** *** get **** ****?", ***: "**, **** **** ***** *** ***?")

"* *****'* ***** *** ** *** *** ******* **** ******* about ******** **** **** **% ** ***** **** ***** ***** IP."

* ** ******* ** ****** ***** **** - ** ** SD.

** *** *** ******* ****, * ******'* ** ********* (********** you **** *** *********, *****, ***** ****** ** *** *****). That's ****** ******* *** ** ********* (**** ****, *******, *******, ACTi, *******, ***.) *** ***** ***** *** *** **** *+ years ** *** ****** *** ****** ** ** (*** **** moved ****).

*****. * ***** *******. * ******** ******* * ***** ** a ****** **** ** *** ***. * ****** **** $*** camera **** *** ***** **** *** **** **** $***, *** that **** **** **** **** *** $*** *******.

* ******* **** *** ** ******* *** ***, *** **'* the **** **** * **** ** **** **** ***** ***. The ***** ** **** *** ** *** ******** *** *** off. *** ******** ** ** *** ****.

** **-****, * *** *** ***** **%+ ** ** **. I ***** **** **** ***********. ** **** ** ** **** there **** * *** ** ******* *** **** ** ****, but ********* *** ******* **** ** ** *** **** ** a ****** *** *** *** **** ********** ***'* ** ******* as ** *** * ****** ** ***** ***. *** ***** as **** *** **** ***********, **** ** *** ****** ** do ** ** * ***** ***** ****.

*** *** ** ***** * ****** ***** ** *** ***. An **** ****** **** ** ***** **** ****** *** $*** (already ********* ********** *** **** ** **%) ** ****** ***** out *** **** ****** ** $***. ****, **** *** * lot ** ***** ******* **** *** $**** **** (*****, *****, the *****-********* * ****** ****** ** ****).

"*** ***** ** **** *** **** ***********, **** ** *** choose ** ** ** ** * ***** ***** ****."

***** **** ** ** ****** ** ***** *** **** ** cameras. ****** **** *** *** ***** ********* *** ***** **** the ***** **** ** *****, ** **'* *** * *******. 5MP *** ****** ** * ********* ***** ** ******.

* ****, *** *'** *** ****** **** ** ****'** ********* at ** ** **** **** ** ***** ** *******.

****, ****'* *** * *******, ****** **** **** *** ** more.