Acquisitions - Winners and Losers

By: John Honovich, Published on Dec 10, 2019

Most major manufacturers have been acquired over the last decade. But which have been good deals or not? In this report, we analyze the results.

Here is a list of acquisitions in the past 2 years, in reverse chronological order:

Moreover, inside this report, we also cover notable deals from the decade including:

**** ***** ************* **** been ******** **** *** last ******. *** ***** have **** **** ***** or ***? ** **** report, ** ******* *** results.

**** ** * **** of************** *** **** * years, ** ******* ************* order:

********, ****** **** ******, we **** ***** ******* deals **** *** ****** including:

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Canon ***** ********

** *** *** ***** more *** **** * bolder *** **** *** past ****** **** *****, paying ******** *** ****, Briefcam, *** ********* ($* to $* ******* *****).

Axis / *****

***** ****, ** ****. Positive ** **** **** has ********* ** ******** develop *** ******** *** remains *** ******* *** most ********** ***-***** ************. Negative ** **** ***** paid * ***** ******* (50% **** **** **** stock *****, ** **** revenue) ***** ** (** 2015) ********* *** ******* severe ******** *** **** and ***** ***-***** ************.

***, **** ******** ******* from ****** ** / China ******** ** *** biggest, ******, ********* ****** for ******* *********, ** ultimately **** *** ** a **** *** *** Canon.

Milestone / *****

*** ****, ** ****.********* *** ********. ******* ***** ** no ****** **** ***** will **** ****** *******, there ** * *********** risk *** ************ *** software *****. ** ***** / ********* *** **** Arcules ******, **** ***** become * **** **** ultimately. *** ******* ** struggling *** *********, ******* its *** ***** ********, is ********* ***** ** be **** ** *** 2020s.

Briefcam / *****

**** ****, ** ****. Unlike **** *** ********* whose **** ****** ***** had ******* **** **** over, ******** **** ****** continues. ***** *** ******** sources ***** ***** **** a *********** ******* *** Briefcam (** *** ***** of ~$*** *******, * to *** *******), ********'* continued **** ****** **** (50%+ ******) ******* ****.

********, ** / ********* is **** ****** *** going **** **** **** 18 ****** *** **** Canon ****** ********. *** Briefcam's ************* **** *&* and ***** **** **** stands *** ** * field ** ****** ** small ******** ****** ** make ** ***** **** the ********.

Canon ****/*********/******** ******?

** *** *** **** 5 ***** *** ***** Canon ******** **** *** Milestone. **** ********* ***** run ** ************* ** they *** **** **** (i.e., **** **** ***** partners *** *********** **** and *** *** **** today).

**** ******* ***** *******? We ** *** ****. Canon *** *** ********** talk ***** ***** ****-**** outlook, ***-**** *****, ***. Is ***** ****** **** a ***-**** ****? ** do *** ****.

*** ******* **** ***** be ** ****** *** 3 *** ***** *** still ** ******** ***** of **** *********.

Schneider / ***** - ***** ******** **** ** *** ****

*********'* *********** ** ***** in **** *** $*.* billion ** ********* *** worst ******** ******** ******** deal ** *** ****. This ** *** **** and *******, *.*.,***** - * ****** of *******.

******* ** ****,********* ******* **** *** Pelco ***~**% **** **** **** they ****** **** ***, sources *** ***** $** million.

Pelco / *******

**** ****, ** ****. Judging **** ***** ** what ***** **** ***, means **** ** * terrible ****. *** *******, Pelco's ******** ** *** expecting *** *** **** need ** *** *** 2007 *****.

***** ** ******* ** a ***** ******* *** run-down **********. **** *** it *** ******* ** the ******. **** *** not ***** ** ****** to ******** ***** *** ******* *************** ********* **** make ***** ****** **** what ********* **** **** for.

********, ******* ******** **** China ******** ********, ** lots ** ** ****** will ** **** ** giving *****, *** **-***** again, * ****** ******. How **** ***** *** execute ** **** ** a ******* *** ** is * ***** ***********.

Tyco / *** ******

***** ****, ** ****, just ******* ** *** security *******. **** ** based ********* ** ******* sources ****** **** *** business ** ****** *** less ***** ***** **** focused *** **** *** than ** *** **** Tyco.

FLIR / *****

*** ****. **** **** a ******* *** *****, but *** *** *** the *********, *** ***' development *** ********* *** they **** ********* ** integrate ***** **** *** historical **** ********. * few ***** *** ** reported ** *******'* ******** ********' ********, **** *********, ******** worse, *****.

FLIR ****** *****

*** ****. ******* ** helping **** *** ** end-to-end ********, ** ********* them ** *** **** busy ** *********** ***** China ********* *** ********* the ******* **** *****, see, *.*.***** ********** *** **** Brand ** *** *** Catalog.

FLIR ******* *** ***** ** *****

**** ****, *** ****** considering. ***** ** ******* has ****** *** *** for **** ** *** Lorex, *** **** **** they **** **** ** convince ***** ** *** their *** ******* *** good *** ****. ******, the ****** *** *****. FLIR **** **** ** Dahua ** ***** ****, months ****** *** ** government *** *** ******. If **** *** ****** just * ****** *****, instead ** ***** ****** them ****** $** ******* they ***** **** **** lucky ** **** **** business ****.

** *** ***** ****, it *** *** **** a *** **** *** Dahua. ***** *** *** FLIR *** / ***** sales ***** ***** **** far **** ********* **** what ***** ***** ** build ** *** *** in *** **.

**** ** *** **** a ****, ***** ***** circumstances ** '*** ***' but ** *** ******** for ****.

Samsung / ******

**** ****, ** ****. While *** ******* / Hanwha **** *** *** bigger **** **** ***** surveillance, ****** ******* ***** surveillance *** **** ***** well. ****** *** ******* allowed ********* ** ** invested ** ***** ***** surveillance ******** *** **** have ************ ***** ********* of *** ***** / US ********* ** ****** one ** *** *** competitors *****.

Avigilon / *******

***** ****. *** **** $32 *******, ******** *** technology **** ** *** at *** **** ****** of ***** *********** *********** (video ********* / **), and * ***,****** ***********, *** *** **** became ********'* ***, *** now ********'* ***.

Motorola / Avigilon

***** ****, ** ****. Motorola **** * ********** premium *** ********, ******** continues ** **** *** AI / ********* ** even **** ********* **** when ******** ******** ****.

***** *** ******** ***** how ******** **** *********/****** Avigilon (*.*.,********'* *********'* ****** *********) *** ******** *** its *** ********** ** selling ** ****** ********** and ********** ******.

Amazon / ****

**** *** *** ****. The **** **** ** that ****** ** * money-making *******, ** ******** the **** ****** ******** segment **** ****** **** enhance ****'* ******, *******, profits, ***.

*** *** **** ** that ** ** ******** an ******* ****** ** scrutiny *** ********* **** for **** *** ******. Literally ***** ****, *** International ***** ********** ****** / ****, ***** ** not **** *** ******'* brand. **** ***** ********** be **** ****** **** its *****.

Convergint / ****

*******, ** ****. ********** significantly ****** **** ***** acquisitions ** ****, ***** is ********** *** ******** alarming ***** **** ****** firm **** ******** ****.

** ****** ********* ***** combining****** ******* *****-******* ****** ********* targets. ****, ******* ******* say ********** *** **** paying *********** ******** *** their ************ ***** ***** it **** **** ** get ********* *********** *******.

****, *** *** *** Allied ******** *** ********** similar ********** ****-***.

ADT / *** **** / ******* ***********

******** * **** ****, to ****. *** *********** market ** **** ** structural ******* **** *** rise ** *** ******** margins *** ****** ******** acquisition ****** ** ***'* scale. ***** ********** *********** is *** * ***, high-growth ********, ** ** structurally **** ***** **** residential *** ** * natural ********* (** ******, as *** **** *** be).

** ****** ********* ***** rolling ** ***********, ******* ADT, **********, ******, ***.. Even ******* * ****** fun *******, *********** ****** poorly, ** ** ** heavily ****** ********* *** suffers **** ************ ** scale **** ****** ** enforce ******* ******** *** diverse ********, *******, *** cultures.

Resideo / ********* **** / ***

*** ****, *********, ** date. ***:******* ****, **** *******,******* ***** ******* **%, CFO ******,******* *** ** **** Down.

** *** ******** ****, things *** ** ***, so **** *** *******, it ** ****** ******** that **** *******.

Qognify / *****

******** ** ** **** for *****. ***** ********* for * **** **** and ** ** *** clear **** ******* **** but ******** **** **** little *** ** (***** is **** ** **** and ****** ***** *****), it ** ****** ***** to ** **** *** Qognify.

** ******, **** ** not * **** ******* for *****, *** **** had ********* ** ***** a *** ***.

Bosch / **** '***********'

*** **** *** *****. Bosch *** **** ********** by ******* **** **** over *** **** *** years ***** **** *** continued ** ******** *** efforts ** ******* ***** surveillance ********.

**** ** * **** deal **** ****'* ***********, if ** *** ***** them **** **** ** not **** ******** ********.

Panasonic ****-***

**** ****, ** ****. Panasonic *** ********* **** the **** ******, ** the ****-*** / ****-*** gives **** ** *********** to **-*****. **** **** do ** *** ***** to **** ***** ** is **** **** **** out *** * ****** now.

Others ** *******?

** ****** ~** ** the **** ******* ***** to *****. *** ***** others ** *** ******** and ** **** ******* feedback.

Comments (50)

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...***** ********** ******** ******** the ***** **** ** printed ** *** *'*&*'*.

** *** ************ *’*&*’* a ****** ** ******** term? * ***’* ***** I’ve ***** ** ******.

** *** ** *** few ****** ***** ***** management ******** ******** *** stuff **** ** ******* on *** *'*&*'*

* *** ******* ****. My **** ********, ****** Convergint, ** *** *** huge ******** ************ ******** those *&** ***** ******* the ******* ** * financial *****? **, ** other *****, *** *** large *********** ******** ** turn **** **** ******* performers ** **** ********* performance *******?

**** **** *** *** trying ** ******* *** of *** ***** ** the **** ****** ** the ******** ******** ** certain *******

* *** ******* **** as ****, ** ******** there ** *** ** you **** ***** ****** long ****? ***'** ******* paid ***** ****** ******** or **** ** ********, what ** ***** ********** to **** ***** **** term ** * *** in *** ********* *******? And **'* *** **** acquiring ****, ***** **** if *** ******** *****, you ***** **** *** tech ***** *** * longer *****.

***/**** ***'* ** ***** as ** ******* ** the ******* ** *** numbers.

** *** ***/****, ** clarify, * ** *** saying ****** *** *****, just **** *** *** Tyco ******** ******* ** be ***** ****** **** Tyco *** ********.

**** ********!

**** -

** * ******** ********** employee, * **** *** that **** ***'* (*******) really ** **** * great ****** ** ****** to ******** *** *&*'*. However, *** *** ******* in **** ********* ** requires * *** ** work *** ******** ** stretched **** *** ** does *** ** ** turnover *** **** ** changes. **** *** *********** business, **'* ********* **** location *********. **** ********** acquisitions ******* *** ***** to **** *** * certain ****** *****.

********** *’*&*’* ** ********************** ****.

*** ***** ** ** out ** *** ****, what **** *'*&*'* ****? Videos & *********?

*** ** * ********* those **** **** ***** guys?

* ***’* **** ***** the **, *** **’* clearly ***** **...

**** ** ** ******* as **** * ***** convergint **** ** **** till *** ******** ***** or *** ****** ***** down. ***** **** **** may ** *** **** JCI/Tyco....

*** *** *** ******* low ** ***** **** with **** ****** **** saying

** ** *********** *** customer.. ***. ******* *** gone **** ******* ** nothing ** *** **** few *****, **** * couple ** ******** ***** office ** *** "**** charge" *** ******** ** astronomical, ** ** $*,*** before **** **** ***** it. *'* ****** ***** but *****. *** **'* never **** *** **** to *** **, ** you ***** *** ****** get *** *** *** with ** **** ****** to *** **** * 50+ **** *** ******, then *** ****, **** some ***** **** **** another, ******* **** ******... I ****'* **** ****/******** Dynamics ****** **** ******; glad * *** **** before **** ********.

******** **** ** ** older/smaller **** (*** ****), * ******* **** Hikvision's *********** ** *** UK's ******* *** ~$** million ***** ********** *********** ** *********'* ***** rights ******.

*** ****** *************** *** ****** ****** Pyronix, ****** ** ***** to ******** ** ****** technology ** ********* **. But ***** ** ********** a ****** ** ***** and *** *********** ** UK ********* ************ ** the **** ****.

**** **** ***** **** me ***** ** **** tune:

"******* *** ******" - Social **********

"**** *** **********, **** realize *** ***** ** too **** ** ***?"

*******. *** ****** * fan ****.

**** **** ** *** poster ***** *** ********** adversity *** ******** ********** - ****'* ** **** on *** ***** ****** County ***** ******...

* **** *** **** tunes **** ** *** I **** **** *** acoustic ******** ** *** after ** *** *** of *** *****.

***, *** ****'* **** to **** ** ***** in *** '*** ** understand *** ********* ******* in *** *****.

***, *** ****'* **** to **** ** ***** in *** '*** ** understand *** ********* ******* in *** *****.

** *** ** ******, even ***** ;)

****’******* ***** ****/****...

************ ** ** - as * ****-**** ***** fan - * **** never ***** **** **** before. #*************

***********.

***** ***.

Motorola / Avigilon

** ** ******* * BAD ****.

******** ** * ****** integrator *** *********** (*** many *******) ***'* **** to *** **** *** competition.

**** **** **** **** affect *****.

******** ** * ****** integrator *** *********** (*** many *******) ***'* **** to *** **** *** competition.

****'* * **** ***** and ********** * **** for ******** *** ******** long-time ***********. ** *******, we *** ********* *** deals ****** ** *** good ** *** ** has **** *** *** acquirer.

** ***** *** ***, I **** *** **** any ***** ***** **** Motorola ********* **** ******** integrators *** ****'* ********* a **** ** ****** when *** **** ******** -******** ******** ** ******** Solutions*** **** **** **** how ******** ******* *** sales ** ******** ********.

********* *** **** ** the **** ******** **** as *** ** * can ****. ****'** ****** been ****** ** ** "fast ******", *** ********* wise ** ***** ****'** only ******* ** **** third. ********** **** *** one ** *** **** choices, *** * ***** they **** "********* *** lost ** ****". **** were ***** **********, *** they ***** **** **. But ****** *** ******** like ****, ** * don't *** ****** ******** Milestone ******* ****.

** ******** *****'* ** old ****** - *****'* the ******** **** ****** complain *****, *** ******** no-one ****. * ***** this ** **** **'** seeing **** ******/****. * thought **** ******/****/******* *** going ** ** **** Ring ** ***. *******, I ***'* **** ****** talking ***** **** *******. It **** ******* ** cheap ************, *** **** is * ******* ********* player. **** *** **** with *** **'* ****** the ******* (******* ** Tasers ********), *** ****** seem ** **** ***** products. ****** *****'* **** much *** ******, ***** have, ***** ****, * seriously ***** **** **** about * *** ***'* complaining ** **** ** people **** ******.

*'* ********* **** ******** is ********** * **** deal, *** ******* * am **** ***** **** my *** *********** **** them. ******** *** ******* about ** **** ** was **** ******* ***** of ********, *** **-*** was **** **** ** set ** ** ** deliver *** ******* **'* see ** *** *****. Instead, ** *** **** a ***** ** ***'* mashed ********, ********* ******* people ******* ** *** of **** *****, *********, half *** **** *** gone. *'* **** ****'** added * ***** ****, but **** ** ********** (in ***** ** ***) Avigilons ********** ******.

********* *** **** ** the **** ******** **** as *** ** * can ****.

**** ** *** *** giving ********* ******! ;) Seriously, ******, *** ****** was *********.

*** * ***** **** will "********* *** **** in ****"

****** *** ****'* *** what * ****. ** full *******:

*** ******* ** ********** and *********, ******* *** own ***** ********, ** literally ***** ** ** lost ** *** *****.

**** ***** ** ******* for ********* *** ****** are ***** ** *** a *** ***** ** the **** *** ***** ("2020s") ** **** ** not ****** *** **** they *** ***** **** Milestone / *******.

** ******** *****'* ** old ****** - *****'* the ******** **** ****** complain *****, *** ******** no-one ****. * ***** this ** **** **'** seeing **** ******/****.

*** ***** ****? ******* of ****, *** ********* publicly ***** ****? *** we *** *** ****-**** but **** ** * good ******* **** **** because *** *** *** does *** **** *** are ******** ** ** mass **********.

*'* ********* **** ******** is ********** * **** deal, *** ******* * am **** ***** **** my *** *********** **** them.

** ** ****** * good **** ** * financial *****, **** *** growing ** * *** market, **** *** ************* ahead ** **** ** their *********** ** *************, etc. ** *** ** the ****** ** ******* it ***** *** *** our ****** **** ** released ** ***** *******.

**** *** ****** ***** of *** *********** - it's ******** * ******* thing. ****** *** ***** for ****** ** ***** any **** ** **** disagreement *** *********.

*** ** ***** **** come **** ** *************.

****' ******** ******** ***** little ***** (** **) and ** ******** ****** to ********. ** *** as * *** **** they **** ** *** chip ** **** ****** silicon ***** ***'* ** cheap ** ***********. **** design **** ***** ** years ***, *** ***** it **** ***** *******. Other **** **** ***** design ****** * ***'* see **** ******** ******** special. *** ******* *** optics *** ********* ** everyone ****, ** ** comes **** ** *** image ********** ******** (** ASIC), *** ***** ********** depends ** *** ******: how ****** *** *** devs, *** *** **** horsepower ** **** ****? I ** ********* **** Axis ** ******* ** both *****. **** ** a *** ****** **** the ******** *** ***** are ****** ** **** as **** ***. *** customers *** ** **** holding *********, ****** ******* that ***** **** *****, but ** ********** ******** 6 ****** **** ***.

**, ** *** *** hand, *** *** ***** that **** ** * morally ******** *******, *** that's *** *** ***'* see **** ******* ***** their ******* - ** - ** ***'** ******* in * ********, ******** at *** ******* ** an ******** ****** ********** its ******* - *** might ***** **** **'* simply **** ** * lack ** **********:

** **** **** *** can *** *** ****** you **** ** ** racial *********, ** *** just ** ** ** a ********* ******. ** if ***'** ***** ** do ****, *** *** a ******* *** * "dumb" ******? **** *** the ******** *******, *** Axis ******** ***'* **** be ** ***** ****** platform.

***** **** ********* (** opposed ** ****** *********** and *********) *** *** very ********* *****. **** detection ****** ****** *** the **** ***** ***** that *** *** ** pretty ***-**** ********, *** if ***'** ******* * NN ** ******* **** parameters ***** **** ****, it's * ********* ********. Maybe **** ****** ***** had *** ********** ** do *** ******. * don't ****. * ***'* even **** *** ***'* create * ********-*** **** could ** **** *** the **, *** * am ****** **** **** no-one ** **** ***** ever ******* ********* *** R&D ** ****** **** a ***.

**;**; **** ** *** expensive, *** *********** ******** to *********, ***** ** why ************ ******* ***'* use ****.

**'* ******** * ******* thing. ****** *** ***** for ****** ** ***** any **** ** **** disagreement *** *********.

** ****, *** ***** in ********** *** **** business **** *** ******, finds ** *********** ** work **** ****. ******** are ********** * *********, hah.

**;**; **** ** *** expensive, *** *********** ******** to *********, ***** ** why ************ ******* ***'* use ****.

* ***** **** ****** don't *** **** ****. In ** *** ********** people **** ** **** Axis ******* **'* ***** known. **'* * ****** from ****** ** ****, but "** *** **** fired *** ****** ***." It ***** ***** **** that *** **** *********. They *** ***, **** known, ** **** ********* issues. ** ***** ********** of **** *****, *** "phoning ****" *** *** made ** *****. ** North ******* **********, ****'* been * *** *****.

** ****** **** **** people * **** **** see *** ***** **********, suddenly **** ***'* **** so **** ***** ********* being **** ** *****, when *** ***** ** the ****.

* **** ********** ****** like **** ********. **** seem **** ****, **** work. *'** ****** *** any ****** **** ****, but * ***** *** the **** ***** *********. Especially *** **** *** years, * **** ** say **, ***** ******** got ******, *** *** prices ****'* ****** **** up **** ****. ** course *** **'* * different *****, ** ***** of ****** ********** **** them *** ***** *****.

**** **** **** ** be ******* **** ** the **** *** *****. Maybe **'* ******* **** were *** * **** where * *** ******* to *** ** *****. Now ** ***** **** they ***'* ****** ** anything *********. ****** **-******, instead ** ***-****** **** it ***** ** *** products ** *** *********.

**** **** **** ***** chip(wholesale)? ***'* ***** **** could **** **** ***** that ***. **** *** cheapo ************* * *** of * *** ** by ***** * **** that's *** *********** ** what ****.

** ******, ** ***** Axis ** *** **** expensive.

** **** ** * shootout ** $*** (** $300, $***, ***) *******, Hik ***** ** ****** ‘technically ********’ ** ****?

**** **** *****, ****** is *********** ******** ** Axis ** ****.

**** **** *****, ****** is *********** ******** ** Axis ** ****.

**, ** ******, ***’** absolutely *****, *** **** absolutely :)

***** ** * ********* matter, ** ********** ***’* business ** ******** *********** to ***** ******* ******* within *** **** ***** range, ** ****** ** decide ***** ***** ** that ***** ***** *** superior ** *** ******.

*** ********, **** *** WDR **** *** ******* where **** **** ********* better, *** ****** *** just *** ** * premium, **** *** ********* 2x ** ** *** price, ******* **** ** a ********* *****.

*** ** *** **** where *** ****** *** close ****** ** **** either * ****** ******, this *** *** ******:

** ********** ***’* ******** is ******** *********** ** using ******* ******* ****** the **** ***** *****

*** *** *** ********** the *** ***** ********* does **** :)

* ** ****** ********* to **** *** ** 'technically ********'. **** ** generally *********** ******** *** to **** ******, *** premium ********* *********** ** Axis **** *** ******* the ******* ***** ** Axis.

***** ** ********** ** hear **** ******** ** S2/Lenel/UTC.

******** ** **/*****/***.

*******:***, ***** ** *****, Acquires ******** ****** ***** *** S2, ******* *******

** *** *** **** UTC ***** ** ********* to ******* **. *** problems **** ****** *** / **** ***** **** certainly *********** ** ****** another, ***** ****** ******* offering.

** ***** ** **** for ***. ** ******* on *** ** ***** out, **** **** **** long ****? **** *** / ******* ***. **** more ******? **** *** bungle *** ********** ** the *** *********, ***.? TBD

*****, ***** **** *** hip ******* ** ****. I **** *** ******* and *** ******, *** at *** *** ** the *** ****** *** in ******** ** **** money. ** *** ******* are *********** ****** ** pay *** **** ** buy *** **** ****, and **** **** **** profit *** **********, ********** thats ***** ** ****** their ****** ***********, ********** of **** **** ******* loyalties. ***** *** **** of *** ***** ***** made ** ** **** Camera ** ***** **** by ****. ***************, *** always ***** ** ** be ******** *********** **** they ****** * ********** decent ****** **** **** the ***** **** ********* that **** ** ***-***** relationship. ** * ****** competitive **** ****** ******, that **** ** ************ usually **** ****** *** pretty ******* ** * consider *** **** ******* to ** ******** ** an ******* ** **** regard. **** *** **** how **** **** **** last ** *** **** run.

** * ****** *********** open ****** ******

*** ****** ***** ************ market ** *** * highly *********** **** ****** system. ***** * **** many ********** ***** ****, Axis ** ************* *** significantly **** ** *** PRC's ******** ************** ** favor ** *** *** companies *** ******* ********* like ****. ** **** had *********'* ********** ******* and **********, ** *** could **** ******* ** incredibly *** ******. ****/*** fair?

****, * ***** ** will **** ** (************) agree ** ******** ** that ***** ****. ** is ***** ***********. **** was *** **** **** you ***** * **** year, ** *** ******, quoting ** ******* ****, meeting ******** **** *** users *** ********* ******,************** *** ******* ** selling **** * ******? How **** ************* *********** were ***** ** **** job *** *** **** they? **** *** **** closing *****? ** *** projects **** *** ****, what ********** *** *** customer **** ***** ** at ***** *** ** the ******* **** ****'* choose **** ****** ** Axis? * ** ** (virtually) *** *** ***** day *** ** ***** experience ***** ** * different *****. * ******* that ** *** ***** a ******** ****** ** this ** * ***** alone ***** *** **** hear **** ****** ****, while *** ** *** standard ***** ** ***** apply - ************ ********, ROI, ***, ******* ***************, etc ***, - *** still ****** ***** *********** out *****. *****'* **** of "****** *****" ** a ****** **** * agree. *** * **** that ********** ** *** other *******, **** ** going ***** * ***, I ****** *****'* *** into *** ********, **** technically ************* *** ***, that ***'* *********** ***** as *** ** *** primary ******* ** ***** analysis. *** ** ******* back ** ** ******** point, ** ******* ****, (because ** ** **** the ******* *** *** people), **, ** * dealer **** ********** **** less ***** ** * project **** ** ** sold ******* ***- ******* brand. ** **** ***** other ******. *** ** I *** ****** *** simple *********** **** * was ********* **** ***** the ******* (** *** of *** *******) ****** products ** ** *********** where ***** ********** ******** ******, **** ******* less **** *** ****** for *** *******, ****'* caught ** ** **** yet. ** ***** *** up-sell **** ** *** of *** *********. **** a ***** ********** *** the *******. *** ******** out *** ***************** ******* **** **** than ***** ***-******* ******* was ********* ** ** point ***** ****** ******** and *********** ****** ***** selection ** ******** ** promote. ** (**** ******** professionals) **** *** ******** and *** *** **** through ******* **** *** money ** **** *** there. *** ****'* * serious ****** **** **** be ******* ** **** or *** ***** ************ when ** ***** **** to ******* ** *****, no ****** ***** ******* your *******.

****, * ***** ** will **** ** (************) agree ** ******** ** that ***** ****. ** is ***** ***********. **** was *** **** **** you ***** * **** year, ** *** ******, quoting ** ******* ****, meeting ******** **** *** users *** ********* ******, exclusively *** *** ******* of ******* **** * system?...

*** ******** *** *** reasons********** ******* **** **** than ***** ***-******* ******* was ********* ** ** point ***** ****** ******** and *********** ****** ***** selection ** ******** ** promote. ** (**** ******** professionals) **** *** ******** and *** *** **** through ******* **** *** money ** **** *** there.

* ***'* ***** ** disagree ****. *** ****, selling ***** ************ ** end ***** ** ***** competitive. ** ***** ** that *** ***** ************ manufacturer **** ** *** a ****** *********************.

** ** *** ***** an '****' ******, **** would ** *** ****** and ********* ***** ** far *******, *.*., *** the ***** ************ ***** be **** ****. ** my ***** ** **** about *** ****** ****** not ***** '****' *** therefore ************* *********.

*'* ** ******* *** say **** * ******* understand *** ******* *** position **** *** *** in, ********** ***** ******* most *** ***** "**** the ****** **** ***** stuff ** ** **** more ********* ** ******* of *** ********** / anti-competitive ******* ** *** other **** ** *** word" ** ********* *** going ** ** * compelling ***** ******.

******. * ***** ***** the ********** ********** *** that *** **** ********* to *** ************* **** theory *** * *** pontificating ** *** ***-**** sale ****.

****** *** **********.

******!

****;

* **** **#*'* ******* about *** *********** **** market ** **** "** market". * *** **** you **** ** ** market, **'* **** ** and **'* ****** ** the ******* * *** with ****** *******, ******** growing *** **** ******* with **. **** *** not ** *** **** globally, *** * **** only ** ****** **** to ***** **** **, but ****'* **** * see ** ****.

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

** ****** *** ******** cameras *** **** **** with * ********* ***? I ***** ****** **** to ** *** *********, but * **** **** info ** **** ****. It's **** ** ********** that ******** ** ***** treat ******** ** ** first ***** ********, *** everyone **** ** ******* of * (********) ***** caste, *** **** ***** Milestone *** **** ****?

***** ** ** **** Canon **** **** **** and ********* ** ***** thing ** **** ** neither ***** ******* **** moves *** *** ******* apart (*.*. ********* ********* heavily ** ********** ******** in ******** ******* ***** ignoring ******** ** ****). This ******* **** ******** continue ** **** ** both ********* *** **** can **** ******* ** a ****** ****. ***** then, **'* ******** ** usual (********, *** *********** can *** *********** ******* daughter ******* ** *****'* cc ****** **?)

******* **** ** ***** IP ****** ****** ** Hanwha * ***** ***. Have ****** ******* **** industry **** ***** ** Hanwha ** **** (*** were ******* ***** ***** Hanwha's ******* **** * was *****). *** ** people ********** *** ********** between ******* * ** camera ** * ******* one? *** *** ******* significantly ******* **** ****?

******;

* ******* ** *** US **** ***** ** a **** *********** ******* South ***** *** *****, and ****'* ******* ********** by *** ********* **** folks **** ****** ***** the ****** ***** '*****' has ***** ** ****.

*** ***, ***** ** a *********** ********** ** price ******* * *** A **** *** **** up *** ****** ******, feature ** *******. ***, that ***-**** *** *** see *** ** ****, but *** ********** ********** has ****** ************* *** margin **** ******, ** my **********.

**** *** *** **** Hikua ** *******, ***'* imagine **** **** ***** be ***** *** ** now, *** ** ***** last ********* ****** ****'** growing ** * ****** brisk **% **** *** making ***** * ******** profit.

** ****** **** ***** - ****'** **** *** safe ******. ***, ******, but **** *** *** going **** *** **** make ***** (*** ******) products, *** **** **** this ****** ** ****** quite ****.

**** ***** ****** ************* enjoy **** * ***** reputation *** ********* *******?

* ***** ******. ***.....(*** my ******* ** **** above). * *** ****** contemplating **** ** *** unusual *** ******** *******-********* for * ************ ** grow ** **** **** and **** * "******** profit" (******* * ******* that ********** ***** ***** dealers **** **** **** profit **** **** ***** otherwise ****) *** ********* why *** **** ********* by *** ******* ** far *** ******* ** not ** **** **** indefinitely. ** ***** ******* I **** ** *********** for **. *** * doubt ** **** **** forever.

*****'* * *********** ********** between****************** *** **** *** could **** * ********'********* ***** *********,** **, *** **** a ******** ** ******* pay *** * ***** surveillance ********.

* ***** **** *** have * *********** ***** issue, ** ***** *************' cameras *** ******* ***** closely ****** (** ******) at * ***** ****. This *** ** ************ an ***** **** ******* customers (***** ********* *** up ** * *** part ** *** ******) that ****** ******* ****** on *** **********.

*** * ***'* ***** they **** ****** *** problem **** ***** *********, particularly ** *** **** camera ***** / ********** level, ** ***** ***** to ** * *** of ******** **** ********* are *********** ****** *** amounts **** *** ****** to **** * ***** surveillance ********. * *****'* seen * ***** ** this, *** *********** ** seems ****** ***** **** customers *** ****** **** to **** ***** ************ than **** **** **** before - **** *******, more ******, **** *******. It *****'* **** **** there's * ******* *********** ceiling ***** ********* *** saying "**, ** ***'* possibly ***** **** ** video ************."

*** ** **** ********** level, *********' ********* *** driven ** **** **** other ******** **** **** "what's *** **** ** each ****** *** *** specific ********* ******** ****** a **********." **** ***** about ***** **** ("*** companies *** **** *** companies") ***** *********, **** dealer *** ********* *******, track ******, ******** **********... and ** *** ***-*********** surveillance ****** ******, **** has * ****** **** lead ** ********* ******** in ***** *******. (**** interesting ** *** ** Avigilon ******** ***** ** also ** ** *** non-proprietary [*.*., *** ***-***********-******-**-*****-***-***] camera ****** ** ********'* recent ******* **** *********.)

*** ** **** *** be **** ******** * premium *** *** ***** other ****** **** ***** to *** *****.

** #* *'* **** to ******** **** **** comment ***** ****** **** money **** ****. ** you **** **** ******* all ******* ** *** TCO? **** *** **** in *** **** *** continues ** ** ***** the **** ***** *** us *** *** *********. Maybe *** **** ** 40-50% ****** ** ********* are ****, *** ** long ** *** *** efficient ** **** ******** and **** ********* ** the ********* *** **** and ****, ** *** need ** **** **** margin ** *** *********??? The ******* ****** ******* in *** ******** ** under *** ************ ***** and ****** *****. * don't **** ****** **** Axis ********...

**** *** ** ***** an ******** ** *** acquiring *-**** ***?

*** ** *** ******* enterprise ****** ** *** market ** ******* & State ***********. *** **** are **** ******** ** spend **** ** ** Axis ******. *** **** of *** ****** *** either ** ******* ********* trouble ** **** ***** so ****’** ***** **** low ****** ***** **** and ** **** ***** will ********** ****** *** Cyber ******** ****** *** buy ******* ******. *** Feds ****** ***** *** restrictions ********** ** *** States ** *** *** aid ** **** ***-********* areas ** *** ****** until **** ******.

*** ** **** ******* worth ******?

**** ******** ******* *** made ** *** **. US ** ******, *'* not **** *** **** break ** ***, ** some ****** *** ** made *** **** *** Canada ****, ** ** it's **** **** *** you *** *** * Canadian **** *** *** a ** **** *** in *** **** *****?

*** ** ***'** **** in ******* *******, ********* people ****** ******** *******, are ****** *** *** as ****, *** **** versa.

********, ******** *** ******* still ****.

********** **** * **** for ***. ****, *** might ******** *** ********* Smartvue *** *** ****. The ***** ***** ****** (now **** *****) *** new ********** ***** ****** credential *** ****** ******* offerings, ** ****** ***** dedicated *** ****, *** rolling *** ******* *** global ******** - *** coming ***** ****. **** that *** ********* ******* is *** ******* * dedicated ***** **** ** Nashville.

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